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  • Ritual in Industrial Society

    A Sociological Analysis of Ritualism in Modern England, 1st Edition

    By Robert Bocock

    Originally published in 1974, Ritual in Industrial Society is based on several years’ research including interviews and observations into the importance of ritual in industrial society within modern Britain. The book addresses how identity and meaning for people of all occupations and social…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This small but interdisciplinary collection on ritual originally published between 1974 and 1998, draws together research by leading academics in the area of anthropology, sociology, history and religion and provides a focused approach to the study of ritual in human society. Comprised of 4 volumes…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • The Ways Out

    Utopian Communal Groups in an Age of Babylon, 1st Edition

    By John R. Hall

    A comparative analysis of both secular and religious communal groups in contemporary America, this study, originally published in 1978, shows that contemporary communalists stand in relation to collectivism much the same as early Protestants stood in relation to individualism – as the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Utopias

  • The Routledge History of Witchcraft

    1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Dillinger

    The Routledge History of Witchcraft is a comprehensive and interdisciplinary study of the belief in witches from antiquity to the present day, providing both an introduction to the subject of witchcraft and an overview of the on-going debates. This extensive collection covers the entire breadth of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16 
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    Routledge Histories

  • Freud's Early Psychoanalysis, Witch Trials and the Inquisitorial Method

    The Harsh Therapy, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Duffy

    In Freud’s Early Psychoanalysis, Witch Trials and the Inquisitorial Method: The Harsh Therapy, Kathleen Duffy asks why Freud compared his ‘hysterical’ patients to the accused women in the witch trials, and his ‘psychoanalytical’ treatment to the inquisitorial method of their judges. He wrote in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Feeling Exclusion

    Religious Conflict, Exile and Emotions in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giovanni Tarantino, Charles Zika

    Feeling Exclusion: Religious Conflict, Exile and Emotions in Early Modern Europe investigates the emotional experience of exclusion at the heart of the religious life of persecuted and exiled individuals and communities in early modern Europe. Between the late fifteenth and early eighteenth…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Knowing Beyond Knowledge

    Epistemologies of Religious Experience in Classical and Modern Advaita, 1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Forsthoefel

    This title was first published in 2002. This book builds on contemporary discussion of 'mysticism' and religious experience by examining the process and content of 'religious knowing' in classical and modern Advaita. Drawing from the work of William Alston and Alvin Plantinga, Thomas Forsthoefel…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Developing Magical Consciousness

    A Theoretical and Practical Guide for the Expansion of Perception, 1st Edition

    By Susan Greenwood

    Offering a new template for future exploration, Susan Greenwood examines and develops the notion that the experience of magic is a panhuman orientation of consciousness, a form of knowledge largely marginalized in Western societies. In this volume she aims to form a "bridge of communication"…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Occultism

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1978 and 1992, draw together research by leading academics in the area of the occult and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The collection examines occultism from a broad range of disciplines, from shamanism and the occult…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24
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    Routledge Library Editions: Occultism

  • The Shaman and the Magician

    Journeys Between the Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Nevill Drury

    Originally published in 1982, The Shaman and the Magician draws on the author’s wide experience of occultism, western magic and anthropological knowledge of shamanism, to explore the interesting parallels between traditional shamanism and the more visionary aspects of magic in modern western…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Occultism

  • The Occult Sourcebook

    1st Edition

    By Nevill Drury, Gregory Tillett

    Originally published in 1978, The Occult Sourcebook has been compiled primarily for the many people who are for the first time becoming engrossed by the numerous and often confusing possibilities underlying the occult sciences. It consists of a series of articles on key areas, providing the reader…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Occultism

  • The Esoteric Scene, Cultic Milieu, and Occult Tarot

    1st Edition

    By Danny L. Jorgensen

    Originally published in 1992, The Esoteric Scene, Cultic Milieu, and Occult Tarot examines beliefs, practices, and activities described as mystical, psychical, magical, spiritual, metaphysical, theophysical, esoteric, occult, and/or pagan, among other possible labels, by their American disciplines.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Occultism

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