Indigenous Religions Products

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Naoya Furuta

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking…

    Paperback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Religion, Diaspora and Cultural Identity

    A Reader in the Anglophone Caribbean

    By J.W. Pulis

    Although the religions of the Caribbean have been a subject of popular media, there have been few ethnographic publications. This text is a much-needed and long overdue addition to Caribbean studies and the exploration of ideas, beliefs, and religious practices of Caribbean folk in diaspora and at…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology of Religion

    By Various

    This collection of previously out-of-print titles brings togther some key texts from the early study of the anthropology of religion. An important reference collection, these books will prove invaluable to students of religion and anthropology.…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology of Religion

  • The Beginnings of Religion

    An introductory and Scientific Study

    By E.O. James

    In this book, first published in 1948, an attempt has been made to provide an intelligible introduction to a somewhat complex aspect of scientific inquiry. And secondly, to construct a background of ‘primitive’ ritual and belief against which the more developed religions can be placed. This book is…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology of Religion

  • The Concept of Deity

    A Comparative and Historical Study. The Wilde Lectures in Natural and Comparative Religion in the University of Oxford

    By E.O. James

    For good or ill, most, if not all, of the great institutions which have formed the framework of society have had their roots in the idea of Deity as a beneficent providential order of transcendental reality. In being handed down through countless generations the beliefs, concepts and customs have…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology of Religion

  • Primitive Ritual and Belief

    An Anthropological Essay

    By E.O. James

    This book, first published in 1917, investigates the rites and beliefs of people who had remained in a ‘primitive’ state of culture throughout the ages. Special attention was paid to the ritual and mythology of the Aborigines of Australia, in what was then some of the first studies of their beliefs.…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology of Religion

  • The 'Soul' of the Primitive

    By Lucien Levy-Bruhl

    The object of this book, first published in 1928, is a study of the ways in which those who were once called ‘primitives’ conceive of their own individuality. The author inquires into the notions they possess of their life-principle, their soul, and their personality, often encountering that many…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology of Religion

  • When the Golden Bough Breaks

    Structuralism or Typology?

    By Peter Munz

    This original, provocative study, first published in 1973, presents a new method of interpretation of mythology, and reveals the wide-ranging implications of this universal phenomenon for many disciplines. The volume begins with a sympathetic but critical examination of Lévi-Strauss’s…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology of Religion

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology of Religion

  • Religion in Evolution (Routledge Revivals)

    By F. B. Jevons

    First published in 1906, these four lectures were originally delivered in the Vacation Term for Biblical Study at Cambridge. Evidence is derived from the native tribes of Australia in particular, whom Jevons compares for his discussion. The first lecture considers whether religion has evolved from,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

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