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  • Indian Ethics

    Classical Traditions and Contemporary Challenges: Volume I, 1st Edition

    Edited by Purushottama Bilimoria, Joseph Prabhu, Renuka Sharma

    Indian ethics is one of the great traditions of moral thought in world philosophy whose insights have influenced thinkers in early Greece, Europe, Asia, and the New World. This is the first such systematic study of the spectrum of moral reflections from India, engaging a critical cross-cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge

  • In Search of the Folk Daoists of North China

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Jones

    The living practice of Daoist ritual is still only a small part of Daoist studies. Most of this work focuses on the southeast, with the vast area of north China often assumed to be a tabula rasa for local lay liturgical traditions. This book, based on fieldwork, challenges this assumption. With…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge

  • Society in Contemporary Laos

    Capitalism, Habitus and Belief, 1st Edition

    By Boike Rehbein

    Over the past decade, Laos’ exposure to global capitalism has resulted in extensive economic and social transformations. Precapitalist social structures both persist and are transformed into a particular configuration of classes. This entails increasing social inequality, a widening range of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Art of Living Foundation

    Spirituality and Wellbeing in the Global Context, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Jacobs

    The Hindu-derived meditation movement, The Art of Living (AOL), founded in 1981 by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Bangalore, has grown into a global organization which claims presence in more than 150 countries. Stephen Jacobs presents the first comprehensive study of AOL as an important transnational…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Routledge New Religions

  • Translating Religion

    What is Lost and Gained?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael DeJonge, Christiane Tietz

    Translating Religion advances thinking about translation as a critical category in religious studies, combining theoretical reflection about processes of translation in religion with focused case studies that are international, interdisciplinary, and interreligious. By operating with broad…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Poesis of Peace

    Narratives, Cultures, and Philosophies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klaus-Gerd Giesen, Carool Kersten, Lenart Škof

    Exploring the relations between the concepts of peace and violence with aesthetics, nature, the body, and environmental issues, The Poesis of Peace applies a multidisciplinary approach to case studies in both Western and non-Western contexts including Islam, Chinese philosophy, Buddhist and Hindu…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • The Vitality of Karamojong Religion

    Dying Tradition or Living Faith?, 1st Edition

    By Ben Knighton

    How long can a traditional religion survive the impact of world religions, state hegemony, and globalization? The ’Karamoja problem’ is one that has perplexed colonial and independent governments alike. Now Karamojong notoriety for armed cattle raiding has attracted the attention of the UN and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Buddhist Modernities

    Re-inventing Tradition in the Globalizing Modern World, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Vivekacudamani of Sankaracarya Bhagavatpada

    An Introduction and Translation, 1st Edition

    By John Grimes

    Advaita Vedanta is one of the most important and widely studied schools of thought in Hindu religion and the Vivekacudamani is one of the most important texts in the Advaita tradition and the most popular philosophical work ascribed to the great Indian philosopher, Sankara. Sankara (c.650-700) is…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • From Primitive to Indigenous

    The Academic Study of Indigenous Religions, 1st Edition

    By James L. Cox

    The academic study of Indigenous Religions developed historically from missiological and anthropological sources, but little analysis has been devoted to this classification within departments of religious studies. Evaluating this assumption in the light of case studies drawn from Zimbabwe, Alaska…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Vijayanagara Voices

    Exploring South Indian History and Hindu Literature, 1st Edition

    By William J. Jackson

    The Vijayanagara Empire flourished in South India between 1336 and 1565. Conveying the depth and creativity of Hindu religious and literary expression during that time, Vijayanagara Voices explores some of the contributions made by poets, singer-saints, and philosophers. Through translations and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • African Traditions in the Study of Religion, Diaspora and Gendered Societies

    1st Edition

    By Ezra Chitando

    Edited by Afe Adogame

    The historiography of African religions and religions in Africa presents a remarkable shift from the study of 'Africa as Object' to 'Africa as Subject', thus translating the subject from obscurity into the global community of the academic study of religion. This book presents a unique…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

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