Alternative Traditions & Esotericism Products

  • Natural Theology Reconfigured

    Confucian Axiology and American Pragmatism

    By Zhiqiu Xu

    Classic natural theology in its logical, rational, Aristotelian presentation has encountered an impasse. Since the Enlightenment, nature has ceased to be a vital topic in theological discussions until a recent revival of interest stemming from ecological and feminist concerns. Provocatively…

    Hardback – 2016-04-19 
    Routledge
    Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Death, Life and Laughter

    Essays on Religion in Honour of Douglas Davies

    By Martha Middlemiss Lé Mon

    Edited by Mathew Guest

    Birth, death and the rituals that take us from one to the other tell us a lot about humanity and our quest to understand ourselves. It is cross-disciplinary analyses of the life-course that have generated the most profound insights into religion and spirituality, challenging the concepts and…

    Paperback – 2016-03-28 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Challenges for Religious and Spiritual Education

    Edited by Arniika Kuusisto, Terry Lovat

    From being on the margins of scholarly debate for much of the past century and a half, religion is being recognized once again as an area of concern for scholars, politicians, and public policy makers, and thus, the role of religious and spiritual education has taken on a new importance. Apart from…

    Hardback – 2016-03-14 
    Routledge

  • The Damned Art (RLE Witchcraft)

    Essays in the Literature of Witchcraft

    Edited by Sydney Anglo

    This book approaches witchcraft and demonology through literary records. The works discussed deal with the contemporary theories propounded by those who sought either to justify, or to refute persecution. Eight contributors of differing interests,a nd with different approaches to their subject,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft

  • An Introduction to the History of Religion (Routledge Revivals)

    By F. B. Jevons

    First published in 1902, this book investigates the history and development of early religion from an anthropological perspective. Rather than dealing with religions that grew from the teachings of their original founders, such as Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism, Jevons considers those religions…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Wonder and Skepticism in the Middle Ages

    By Keagan Brewer

    Wonder and Skepticism in the Middle Ages explores the response by medieval society to tales of marvels and the supernatural, which ranged from firm belief to outright rejection, and asks why the believers believed, and why the skeptical disbelieved. Despite living in a world whose structures more…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • Witches (RLE Witchcraft)

    Investigating An Ancient Religion

    By T C Lethbridge

    Clues to T.C. Lethbridge’s books lie in their subtitles. Witches: Investigating an Ancient Religion is no exception. In his study of the old pagan gods of Britain, Lethbridge believed that witch cults had their roots in prehistory and eventually became a religion of the suppressed…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft

  • The Kabbalah Unveiled

    The Kabbalah is an esoteric Jewish doctrine adapted by author S.L. MacGregor Mathers to form the Hermetic order of the Golden Dawn, an occult organisation. This volume includes three of the critical books from the Zohar, the fundamental work in Kabbalah, as well as Mathers' introduction explaining…

    Hardback – 2015-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Exploring New Monastic Communities

    The (Re)invention of Tradition

    By Stefania Palmisano

    Examining the recent radical re-invention of monastic tradition in the everyday life of New Monastic Communities, Exploring New Monastic Communities considers how, growing up in the wake of Vatican II, new Catholic communities are renewing monastic life by emphasizing the most innovative and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge
    Ashgate AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Series

  • British Poets and Secret Societies (Routledge Revivals)

    By Marie Mulvey-Roberts

    A surprisingly large number of English poets have either belonged to a secret society, or been strongly influenced by its tenets. One of the best known examples is Christopher Smart’s membership of the Freemasons, and the resulting influence of Masonic doctrines on A Song to David. However, many…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires

    The History of Corpse Medicine from the Renaissance to the Victorians, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Sugg

    Mummies, Cannibals and Vampires charts in vivid detail the largely forgotten history of European corpse medicine, which saw kings, ladies, gentlemen, priests and scientists prescribe, swallow or wear human blood, flesh, bone, fat, brains and skin in an attempt to heal themselves of epilepsy,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge

  • Christian Goddess Spirituality

    Enchanting Christianity

    By Mary Ann Beavis

    This monograph focuses on "Christian Goddess Spirituality" (CGS), the phenomenon of (mostly) women who combine Christianity and Goddess Spirituality, including Wicca/Witchcraft. Mary Ann Beavis’s study provides ethnographic data and analysis on the lived religious experience of CGS practitioners,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

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