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  • A Historical Introduction to the Study of New Religious Movements

    By W. Michael Ashcraft

    The American public’s perception of New Religious Movements (NRMs) as fundamentally harmful cults stems from the "anticult" movement of the 1970s, which gave a sometimes hysterical and often distorted image of NRMs to the media. At the same time, academics pioneered a new field, studying these same…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge New 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

  • New Religious Movements and Counselling

    Academic, Professional and Personal Perspectives

    Edited by Sarah Harvey, Silke Steidinger, James A. Beckford

    There are many different ways in which minority religions and counselling may interact. In some cases there can be antagonism between counselling services and minority religions with each suspecting they are ideologically threatened by the other, but it can be argued that the most common…

    Hardback – 2018-01-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

  • Ritual Embodiment in Modern Western Magic

    Becoming the Magician

    By Damon Zacharias Lycourinos

    In the Western world, magic has often functioned as an umbrella term for various religious beliefs and ritual practices that seek to influence events by harnessing supernatural power. The definition of these myriad occult and esoteric traditions have, however, usually come from those that are…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Gnostica

  • The Indigo Children

    New Age Experimentation with Self and Science

    By Beth Singler

    The Indigo Child concept is a contemporary New Age redefinition of self. Indigo Children are described in their primary literature as a spiritually, psychically, and genetically advanced generation. Born from the early 1980s, the Indigo Children are thought to be here to usher in a new golden age…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge New Religions

  • The Problem of Invented Religions

    Edited by Steven J. Sutcliffe, Carole M Cusack

    Invented religions have been described as modern religions which advertise their invented status and reject traditional strategies of authorisation. But what does it mean for a religious formation to be ‘made up’, and how might this status affect perceptions of its legitimacy or authenticity in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • What is Mormonism?

    A Student's Introduction

    By Patrick Q. Mason

    What is Mormonism? A Student’s Introduction is an easy-to-read and informative overview of the religion founded by Joseph Smith in 1830. This short and lively book covers Mormonism’s history, core beliefs, rituals, and devotional practices, as well as the impact on the daily lives of its followers.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22
    Routledge
    What is this thing called Religion?

  • New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam

    Edited by Dawn-Marie Gibson, Herbert Berg

    New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam contributes to the ongoing dialogue about the nature and influence of the Nation of Islam (NOI), bringing fresh insights to areas that have previously been overlooked in the scholarship of Elijah Muhammad’s NOI, the Imam W.D. Mohammed community and Louis…

    Hardback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Religion in the Twenty-First Century

    By Mary Pat Fisher

    Religion in the Twenty-First Century is a unique and informative survey of the global religious situation as we enter the new millennium. Through a thematic and people-oriented approach, this book provides a valuable introduction to a variety of new religious movements - whether founded as…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03
    Routledge
    Religions of the World

  • Religion and Media in China

    Insights and Case Studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong

    Edited by Stefania Travagnin

    This volume focuses on the intersection of religion and media in China, bringing interdisciplinary approaches to bear on the role of religion in the lives of individuals and greater shifts within Chinese society in an increasingly media-saturated environment. With case studies focusing on Mainland…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • The Occult World

    Edited by Christopher Partridge

    This volume presents students and scholars with a comprehensive overview of the fascinating world of the occult. It explores the history of Western occultism, from ancient and medieval sources via the Renaissance, right up to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and contemporary occultism.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • 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 – 2016-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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