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  • Religious Commodifications in Asia

    Marketing Gods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pattana Kitiarsa

    This book addresses the growing academic concerns of the market-religion convergences in Asia. Bringing together a group of leading scholars from Asia, Europe, Australia and North America, it discusses multiple issues regarding religious commodifications and their consequences across Asia’s…

    Paperback – 2011-09-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Power, Wealth and Women in Indian Mahayana Buddhism

    The Gandavyuha-sutra, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Osto

    This book examines the concepts of power, wealth and women in the important Mahayana Buddhist scripture known as the Gandavyuha-sutra, and relates these to the text’s social context in ancient Indian during the Buddhist Middle Period (0–500 CE). Employing contemporary textual theory, worldview…

    Paperback – 2011-09-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • The Routledge Encyclopedia of Taoism

    2-Volume Set, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fabrizio Pregadio

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Taoism provides comprehensive coverage of Taoist religion, thought and history, reflecting the current state of Taoist scholarship. It contains hundreds of entries authored by an international body of experts which cover areas such as schools and traditions, texts,…

    Paperback – 2011-06-27
    Routledge

  • Islam and the Baha'i Faith

    A Comparative Study of Muhammad ‘Abduh and ‘Abdul-Baha ‘Abbas, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Scharbrodt

    Muhammad ‘Abduh (1849-1905) was one of the key thinkers and reformers of modern Islam who has influenced both liberal and fundamentalist Muslims today. ‘Abdul-Baha (1844-1921) was the son of Baha’ullah (1817-1892), the founder of the Baha’i Faith; a new religion which began as a messianic movement…

    Paperback – 2011-03-24
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Buddhist Manuscript Cultures

    Knowledge, Ritual, and Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen C. Berkwitz, Juliane Schober, Claudia Brown

    Buddhist Manuscript Cultures explores how religious and cultural practices in premodern Asia were shaped by literary and artistic traditions as well as by Buddhist material culture. This study of Buddhist texts focuses on the significance of their material forms rather than their doctrinal contents…

    Paperback – 2011-01-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Yoga in the Modern World

    Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Singleton, Jean Byrne

    Today yoga is a thoroughly globalised phenomenon. Yoga has taken the world by storm and is even seeing renewed popularity in India. Both in India and abroad, adults, children and teenagers are practicing yoga in diverse settings; gyms, schools, home, work, yoga studios and temples. The yoga…

    Paperback – 2009-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • The Ethics of War in Asian Civilizations

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Torkel Brekke

    This book explores how issues of ethics in war and warfare have been treated by major ethical traditions of Asia. It opens a discussion about whether there are universal standards in the ideologies of warfare between the major religious traditions of the world. While the chapters are written by…

    Paperback – 2009-04-29
    Routledge

  • South Asian Religions on Display

    Religious Processions in South Asia and in the Diaspora, 1st Edition

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    Religious procession is a significant dimension of religion in South Asia. Processions are central not only in Hinduism, but also Islam, Christianity, Jainism and Sikhism, which have large procession rituals. The last years have seen an increase in processions and ritualizations of space both…

    Paperback – 2009-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • Madrasas in South Asia

    Teaching Terror?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jamal Malik

    After 9/11, madrasas have been linked to international terrorism. They are suspected to foster anti-western, traditionalist or even fundamentalist views and to train al-Qaeda fighters. This has led to misconceptions on madrasa-education in general and its role in South Asia in particular.…

    Paperback – 2009-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Introducing Daoism

    1st Edition

    By Livia Kohn

    Daoism is one of the major religious traditions of the East, but in the past has not been as well known as Buddhism and Hinduism. With the increased interest in Eastern religions, and alternative spiritual traditions, interest in Daoism is increasing. Introducing Daoism is a lively and accessible…

    Paperback – 2008-09-26
    Routledge
    World Religions

  • Science and the Indian Tradition

    When Einstein Met Tagore, 1st Edition

    By David L. Gosling

    This new text is a detailed study of an important process in modern Indian history. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, India experienced an intellectual renaissance, which owed as much to the influx of new ideas from the West as to traditional religious and cultural insights.…

    Paperback – 2008-08-31
    Routledge
    India in the Modern World

  • World Philosophies

    2nd Edition

    By Ninian Smart

    Edited by Oliver Leaman

    World Philosophies presents in one volume a superb introduction to all the world’s major philosophical and religious traditions. Covering all corners of the globe, Ninian Smart’s work offers a comprehensive and global philosophical and religious picture. In this revised and expanded second…

    Paperback – 2008-06-27
    Routledge

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