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  • Buddhist Modernities

    Re-inventing Tradition in the Globalizing Modern World

    Edited by Hanna Havnevik, Ute Hüsken, Mark Teeuwen, Vladimir Tikhonov, Koen Wellens

    The transformations Buddhism has been undergoing in the modern age have inspired much research over the last decade. The main focus of attention has been the phenomenon known as Buddhist modernism, which is defined as a conscious attempt to adjust Buddhist teachings and practices in conformity with…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Identity Crises and Indigenous Religious Traditions

    Exploring Nigerian-African Christian Societies

    By Elijah Obinna

    This book highlights the complex identity crises among many Christians as they negotiate their new identities, religious ideas and convictions as both Christians and members of Nigerian-African societies. Through an interdisciplinary interpretation of religious practices and educational issues in…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    Religion in Modern Africa

  • Religion, Migration, and Mobility

    The Brazilian Experience

    Edited by Cristina Maria de Castro, Andrew Dawson

    Focusing on migration and mobility, this edited collection examines the religious landscape of Brazil as populated and shaped by transnational flows and domestic migratory movements. Bringing together interdisciplinary perspectives on migration and religion, this book argues that Brazil’s diverse…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Asceticism and Power in South and Southeast Asia

    Edited by Peter Flügel, Gustaaf Houtman

    Including analyses by top academics in the field, this book takes a unique look at questions of power and asceticism in the Hindu, Jain and Buddhist traditions of South and Southeast Asia. Ideas about power and purity in these three traditions are crucially related to ascetic practices.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Pakistan

    Edited by Aparna Pande

    With a population of 190 million, Pakistan is strategically located at the crossroads of the Middle East, Central and South Asia, and has the second largest Muslim population in the world. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Pakistan provides an in-depth and comprehensive coverage of issues from…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Early Buddhist Meditation

    The Four Jhanas as the Actualization of Insight

    By Keren Arbel

    The relationship between insight practice (vipassana) and the attainment of the four jhànas (i.e. right samàdhi) is a key problem in the study of Buddhist meditation. The four jhànas have been misunderstood by inaccurate interpretations of key terms in Buddhist psychology and philosophy and there…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

    By Various

    First published between 1913 and 1994, this 6 volume set examines the history of Islam in a variety of regions across the world. Spanning continents from Africa, to Asia, North America and Europe, and ranging from 19th century ethnographical studies to modern day historical research, these titles…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • The Integral Philosophy of Aurobindo

    Hermeneutics and the Study of Religion

    By Brainerd Prince

    Sri Aurobindo was an Indian nationalist, philosopher, yogi, guru, and poet. This book is an enquiry into the integral philosophy of Aurobindo and its contemporary relevance. It offers a reading of Aurobindo’s key texts by bringing them into conversation with religious studies and the hermeneutical…

    Hardback – 2017-01-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • 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 – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge
    Religions of the World

  • Science and Socio-Religious Revolution in India

    Moving the Mountains

    By Pankaj Jain

    Scholars have long noticed a discrepancy in the way non-Western and Western peoples conceptualize the scientific and religious worlds. Non-Western traditions and communities, such as of India, are better positioned to provide an alternative to the Western dualistic thinking of separating science…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • The New Generation Witches

    Teenage Witchcraft in Contemporary Culture

    By Peg Aloi

    Edited by Hannah E. Johnston

    From the shelves of mainstream bookstores and the pages of teen magazines, to popular films and television series, contemporary culture at the turn of the twenty-first century has been fascinated with teenage identity and the presence of magic and the occult. Alongside this profusion of products…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Religions

  • Contemporary Religious Satanism

    A Critical Anthology

    Edited by Jesper Aagaard Petersen

    The Church of Satan was founded by Anton LaVey on April 30, 1966. In his hands, Satan became a provocative symbol for indulgence, vital existence, natural wisdom and the human being's true animal nature. At present, religious Satanism exists primarily as a decentralized subculture with a strong…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Religions

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