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  • Ritual Journeys in South Asia

    Constellations and Contestations of Mobility and Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jürgen Schaflechner, Christoph Bergmann

    This book focuses on the ritualized forms of mobility that constitute phenomena of pilgrimage in South Asia and establishes a new analytical framework for the study of ritual journeys. The book advances the conceptual scope of ‘classical’ Pilgrimage Studies and provides empirical depth through…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge

  • The Rādhā Tantra

    A critical edition and annotated translation, 1st Edition

    By Mans Broo

    The Rādhā Tantra is an anonymous 17th century tantric text from Bengal. The text offers a lively picture of the meeting of different religious traditions in 17th century Bengal, since it presents a Śākta version of the famous Vaiṣṇava story of Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa. This book presents a critically…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

  • Sharia and the State in Pakistan

    Blasphemy Politics, 1st Edition

    By Farhat Haq

    This book analyses the formulation, interpretation and implementation of sharia in Pakistan and its relationship with the Pakistani state whilst addressing the complexity of sharia as a codified set of laws. Drawing on insights from Islamic studies, anthropology and legal studies to examine the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Regional Communities of Devotion in South Asia

    Insiders, Outsiders, and Interlopers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gil Ben-Herut, Jon Keune, Anne E Monius

    This book explores the key motif of the religious Other in devotional (bhakti) literatures and practices from across the Indian subcontinent. The primary aim of this book is to reconsider and challenge inherited notions of the bhakta’s or devotee’s Other and unmask processes of representation that…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • Religions of Old Korea

    1st Edition

    By Charles Allen Clark

    This book, first published in 1932, was written by a Western expert on Korea, and was the first to thoroughly investigate and document the old religious practices of Korea. No book like this could be written again from original sources, for all of the data has passed away, and archival records are…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

  • Hanyang Kut

    Korean Shaman Ritual Music from Seoul, 1st Edition

    By Maria K. Seo

    This volume, first published in 2002, presents a sophisticated analysis of the musical instruments, repertoires, musicians and ensembles, and symbolism of the ritual music of Shamans of Seoul, Korea. Placed firmly in a social and historical context, it shows that Shamanism, considered superstition…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

  • Korean

    1st Edition

    By Ho-min Sohn

    This work, first published in 1994, provides a framework which covers the major aspects of contemporary standard Korean and allows cross-language comparisons. It offers a wide-ranging and comprehensive grammatical description of Korean, covering syntax, morphology, phonology, ideophone/…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

  • Poems from Korea

    From the Earliest Era to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter H. Lee

    The Koreans, according to the Chinese chronicles, are ‘the people who enjoy singing and dancing’ and who regaled their gods with dance and song. Since then poetry has been an essential part of Korean life and has been regarded as the highest of the arts. In this first comprehensive anthology of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Korean Studies

  • Religious Entrepreneurism in China’s Urban House Churches

    The Rise and Fall of Early Rain Reformed Presbyterian Church, 1st Edition

    By Li Ma

    This book offers a unique historical documentation of the development of the ambitious religious entrepreneurism by leaders of the Early Rain church (and later Western China Presbytery leadership), in an effort to gain social influence in China through local institution-building and global public…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Women in British Buddhism

    Commitment, Connection, Community, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Starkey

    Based on detailed ethnographic research, this book explores the varied experiences of women who have converted to Buddhism in contemporary Britain and analyses the implications of their experiences for understanding the translation and transference of Buddhist practices temporally and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Vedic Practice, Ritual Studies and Jaimini’s Mīmāṃsāsūtras

    Dharma and the Enjoined Subject, 1st Edition

    By Samuel G. Ngaihte

    Drawing on insights from Indian intellectual tradition, this book examines the conception of dharma by Jaimini in his Mīmāṃsāsūtras, assessing its contemporary relevance, particularly within ritual scholarship. Presenting a hermeneutical re-reading of the text, it investigates the theme of the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

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