Indigenous Religions Products

  • Religions in Contemporary Africa

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Laura S. Grillo, Adriaan van Klinken, Hassan Ndzovu

    Religions in Contemporary Africa is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the three main religious traditions on the African continent, African indigenous religions, Christianity and Islam. The book provides a historical overview of these important traditions and focuses on the roles they…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge

  • Moving through the Margins

    Moving through the Margins, 1st Edition

    By Janelle Rodriques

    This book explores representations of Obeah, a name used in the English/Creole-speaking Caribbean to describe various African-inspired, syncretic Caribbean religious practices, across a range of prose fictions published in the twentieth century. In the Caribbean and its diasporas, Obeah often…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08 
    Routledge

  • Contextualizing Eschatology in African Cultural and Religious Beliefs

    1st Edition

    By Ibigbolade Simon Aderibigbe

    The concept of Eschatology is usually explained from the perspective of "end times" in relation to either the human individual or and the cosmos. Within these contexts, the primary interests, particularly with regard to human eschatology, have centered on the questions of death, afterlife,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Religion in Africa and the Diaspora

  • Indigenous Perspectives on Sacred Natural Sites

    Culture, Governance and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Liljeblad, Bas Verschuuren

    Much previous literature on sacred natural sites has been written from a non-indigenous perspective. In contrast, this book facilitates a greater self-expression of indigenous perspectives regarding treatment of the sacred and its protection and governance in the face of threats from various forms…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Sacred Natural Sites and Spiritual Governance

    The Legal Case for Juristic Personhood, 1st Edition

    By John Studley

    Since time immemorial indigenous people have engaged in legal relationships with other-than-human-persons. These relationships are exemplified in enspirited sacred natural sites, which are owned and governed by numina spirits that can potentially place legal demands on humankind in return for…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Indigenous Religions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Harvey, Amy Whitehead

    Scholarly attention to Indigenous religions has grown massively in the last twenty years. Within varied forms of Indigenous Studies (e.g. Native American Studies, Maori Studies), as a field itself, and within ethnological disciplines such as Anthropology and Religious Studies, issues related to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Rethinking Relations and Animism

    Personhood and Materiality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel Astor-Aguilera, Graham Harvey

    Personhood and relationality have re-animated debate in and between many disciplines. We are in the midst of a simultaneous "ontological turn", a "(re)turn to things" and a "relational turn", and also debating a "new animism". It is increasingly recognised that the boundaries between the "natural"…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Witchcraft and Sorcery in Rhodesia

    1st Edition

    By J. R. Crawford

    Originally published in 1967, this book is a study of witchcraft and sorcery among the Shona, Ndebele and Kalanga peoples of Zimbabwe. It analyses in their social context verbatim evidence and confessions from a comprehensive series of judicial records. It provides the first systematic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Praising His Name In The Dance

    Spirit Possession in the Spiritual Baptist Faith and Orisha Work in Trinidad, West Indies, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Anthony Lum

    The author provides a detailed portrait of the Spiritual Baptist Faith and Orisha Work, two religions that share a common basis in the traditional religion of the Yoruba in West Africa. Specifically, the author studies the phenomenon of spirit possession, an integral aspect of worship in both…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Church, Cosmovision and the Environment

    Religion and Social Conflict in Contemporary Latin America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evan Berry, Robert Albro

    Though currently only partially understood, evolving interactions among Latin American communities of faith, governments, and civil societies are a key feature of the popular mobilizations and policy debates about environmental issues in the region. This edited collection describes and analyses…

    Hardback – 2018-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Environment

  • Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Willis J. Jenkins, Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim

    The moral values and interpretive systems of religions are crucially involved in how people imagine the challenges of sustainability and how societies mobilize to enhance ecosystem resilience and human well-being. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology provides the most comprehensive and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Australian Indigenous Hip Hop

    The Politics of Culture, Identity, and Spirituality, 1st Edition

    By Chiara Minestrelli

    This book investigates the discursive and performative strategies employed by Australian Indigenous rappers to make sense of the world and establish a position of authority over their identity and place in society. Focusing on the aesthetics, the language, and the performativity of Hip Hop, this…

    Paperback – 2018-05-04
    Routledge

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