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  • Yoga in Jainism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Key Chapple

    Jaina Studies is a relatively new and rapidly expanding field of inquiry for scholars of Indian religion and philosophy. In Jainism, "yoga" carries many meanings, and this book explores the definitions, nuances, and applications of the term in relation to Jainism from early times to the present.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

  • Objects of Worship in South Asian Religions

    Forms, Practices and Meanings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen, Mikael Aktor, Kristina Myrvold

    Objects of worship are an aspect of the material dimension of lived religion in South Asia. The omnipresence of these objects and their use is a theme which cuts across the religious traditions in the pluralistic religious culture of the region. Divine power becomes manifest in the objects and for…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Brunei – History, Islam, Society and Contemporary Issues

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ooi Keat Gin

    Brunei, although a relatively small state, is disproportionately important on account of its rich resource base. In addition, in recent years the country has endeavoured to play a greater role in regional affairs, especially through ASEAN, holding the chair of the organisation in 2013, and also…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Women and Sharia Law in Northern Indonesia

    Local Women's NGOs and the Reform of Islamic Law in Aceh, 1st Edition

    By Dina Afrianty

    This book examines the life of women in the Indonesian province of Aceh, where Islamic law was introduced in 1999. It outlines how women have had to face the formalisation of conservative understandings of sharia law in regulations and new state institutions over the last decade or so, how they…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • New Religious Movements and Counselling

    Academic, Professional and Personal Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-12-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

  • A History of the World's Religions

    14th Edition

    By David S. Noss, Blake R. Grangaard

    A History of the World's Religions bridges the interval between the founding of religions and their present state, and gives students an accurate look at the religions of the world by including descriptive and interpretive details from original source materials. Refined by over forty years of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-26
    Routledge

  • The Challenge of Religion after Modernity

    Beyond Disenchantment, 1st Edition

    By Raymond L. M. Lee, Susan E. Ackerman

    This title was first published in 2003:If God has departed, as Baudrillard claims, is religion still relevant? A new religious landscape is appearing in the new millennium. The middle classes with their electronic technologies are producing a culture of commodified images and signs that is…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Anthropology

    1st Edition

    By Andrew J. Strathern

    Edited by Pamela J. Stewart

    This companion provides an indispensable overview of contemporary and classical issues in social and cultural anthropology. Although anthropology has expanded greatly over time in terms of the diversity of topics in which its practitioners engage, many of the broad themes and topics at the heart of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

  • Yoga in Modern Hinduism

    Hariharānanda Āraṇya and Sāṃkhyayoga, 1st Edition

    By Knut A. Jacobsen

    The Sāṃkhyayoga institution of Kāpil Maṭh is a religious organisation with a small tradition of followers which emerged in the last decade of the nineteenth century and the first decades of the twentieth century in Bengal in India around the renunciant and yogin Hariharānanda Āraṇya. This tradition…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • Korean Shamanism

    The Cultural Paradox, 1st Edition

    By Chongho Kim

    Title first published in 2003. Shamanism has a contradictory position within the Korean cultural system, leading to the periodical suppression of shamanism yet also, paradoxically, ensuring its survival throughout Korean history. This book examines the place of shamans within contemporary society…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Maya Identities and the Violence of Place

    Borders Bleed, 1st Edition

    By Charles D. Thompson, Jr

    This title was first published in 2001. Exploring issues of diversity and cross-cultural interaction and understanding, Maya Identities and the Violence of Place offers new perspectives on borderlands and identities, providing an important case study of people from Latin America on the move.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ninian Smart on World Religions

    Volume 2: Traditions and the Challenges of Modernity, 1st Edition

    Edited by John J. Shepherd

    Ninian Smart came to public prominence as the founding Professor of the first British university Department of Religious Studies in the late 1960s. His pioneering views on education in religion proved hugely influential at all levels, from primary schools to academic teaching and research. An…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

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