Indigenous Religions Products

  • Church, Cosmovision and the Environment

    Religion and Social Conflict in Contemporary Latin America

    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 – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Expanding World Ayahuasca Diaspora

    Appropriation, Integration and Legislation

    Edited by Beatriz Caiuby Labate, Clancy Cavnar

    During its expansion from the Amazon jungle to Western societies, ayahuasca use has encountered different legal and cultural responses. Following on from the earlier edited collection, The Expanding World Ayahuasca Diaspora continues to explore how certain alternative global religious groups,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-09 
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Spaces of Spirituality

    Edited by Nadia Bartolini, Sara MacKian, Steve Pile

    This book pushes the boundaries of geographies of religion to bring into focus questions of spirituality. By seeing religion through the lens of practice rather than as a set of beliefs, geographies of religion can be interpreted much more widely, bringing a whole range of other spiritual practices…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Spiritual and Social Transformation in African American Spiritual Churches

    More than Conjurers

    By Margarita Simon Guillory

    At the core of African American religion’s response to social inequalities has been a symbiotic relationship between socio-political activism and spiritual restoration. Drawing on archival material and ethnographic fieldwork with African American Spiritual Churches in the USA, this book examines…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Praising His Name In The Dance

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

    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 – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Religions of India

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Sushil Mittal, Gene Thursby

    India is a highly diverse country, home to a wide array of languages, religions, and cultural traditions. Analyzing the dynamic religious traditions of this democratic nation sheds light on the complex evolution from India’s past to today’s modern culture. Written by leading experts in the field,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora

    Edited by William Ackah, Jualynne E. Dodson, R. Drew Smith

    Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora explores the ways in which religious ideas and beliefs continue to play a crucial role in the lives of people of African descent. The chapters in this volume use historical and contemporary examples to show how people of African…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Rastafari Movement

    A North American and Caribbean Perspective

    By Michael Barnett

    The Rastafari Movement: A North American and Caribbean Perspective provides a historical and ideological overview of the Rastafari movement in the context of its early beginnings in the island of Jamaica and its eventual establishment in other geographic locations. Building on previous scholarship…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06
    Routledge

  • The Origins of Religion

    By Rafael Karsten

    This book, first published in 1935, collects together material on the origins of religion from two very different sources. South America, where the author spent six years studying the religious beliefs and customs of several Indian tribes representing different stages of culture; and the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology of Religion

  • The African Diaspora in India

    Assimilation, Change and Cultural Survivals

    By Purnima Mehta Bhatt

    This book explores the understudied and often overlooked subject of African presence in India. It focuses on the so-called Sidis, Siddis or Habshis who occupy a unique place in Indian history. The Sidis comprise scattered communities of people of African descent who travelled and settled along the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06
    Routledge India

  • Community and Trinity in Africa

    By Ibrahim S. Bitrus

    Community and Trinity in Africa recasts the African tradition of community from a theological perspective. Ibrahim S. Bitrus explains the new Trinitarian hermeneutics of God as the fundamental framework for constructing an authentic African tradition of community. The book explores the tripartite…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Religion in Africa and the Diaspora

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