20th century Products

  • Modern Religious Cults and Movements (Routledge Revivals)

    By Gaius Glenn Atkins

    First published in 1923, this title explores the schools of religious thought and practice that sprung up towards the end of the nineteenth century and at the start of the twentieth: sects, mystics and spiritualists, theological sciences and scientific theologies, personal philosophies, and a huge…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge Revivals

  • Buddhism and Violence

    Militarism and Buddhism in Modern Asia

    Edited by Vladimir Tikhonov, Torkel Brekke

    It is generally accepted in the West that Buddhism is a ‘peaceful’ religion. The Western public tends to assume that the doctrinal rejection of violence in Buddhism would make Buddhist pacifists, and often expects Buddhist societies or individual Asian Buddhists to conform to the modern Western…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Russian Orthodox Church, 1917-1948

    From Decline to Resurrection

    By Daniela Kalkandjieva

    This book tells the remarkable story of the decline and revival of the Russian Orthodox Church in the first half of the twentieth century and the astonishing U-turn in the attitude of the Soviet Union’s leaders towards the church. In the years after 1917 the Bolsheviks’ anti-religious policies, the…

    Hardback – 2014-11-24
    Routledge Religion, Society and Government in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet States

  • Making Sense of the Secular

    Critical Perspectives from Europe to Asia

    Edited by Ranjan Ghosh

    This book offers a wide range of critical perspectives on how secularism unfolds and has been made sense of across Europe and Asia. The book evaluates secularism as it exists today – its formations and discontents within contemporary discourses of power, terror, religion and cosmopolitanism – and…

    Hardback – 2012-11-06
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • America, Amerikkka

    Elect Nation and Imperial Violence

    By Rosemary Radford Ruether

    America views itself as a nation inhabiting a "promised land" and enjoying a favoured relation with God. This view of unique election has been coupled with racial exclusivism and the marginalization of non-white citizens.America, Amerikkka traces the historical and ideological patterns behind…

    Paperback – 2007-01-01
    Religion and Violence

  • Twentieth Century Mythologies

    Dumaezil, Laevi-Strauss, Eliade

    By Daniel Dubuisson, Martha Cunningham

    Myths have intrigued scholars throughout history. 'Twentieth Century Mythologies' traces the study of myth over the last century, presenting the key theories of mythology and critiquing traditional definitions of myth. The volume presents the work of influential scholars in mythology: the noted…

    Paperback – 2006-03-01

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