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  • Buddhism, Christianity and the Question of Creation

    Karmic or Divine?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Perry Schmidt-Leukel

    Is the world created by a divine creator? Or is it the constant product of karmic forces? The issue of creation was at the heart of the classic controversies between Buddhism and Hindu Theism. In modern times it can be found at the centre of many polemical debates between Buddhism and Christianity.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Zhuangzi and Early Chinese Philosophy

    Vagueness, Transformation and Paradox, 1st Edition

    The Daoist philosopher Zhuangzi (also known as Chuang Tzu), along with Confucius, Lao Tzu, and the Buddha, ranks among the most influential thinkers in the development of East Asian thought. His literary style is humorous and entertaining, yet the philosophical content is extraordinarily subtle and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge
    Ashgate World Philosophies Series

  • Divination

    Perspectives for a New Millennium, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Curry

    Divination is any ritual and its associated tradition performed in order to ask a more-than-human intelligence for guidance. A universal human practice, it has received surprisingly little academic attention. This interdisciplinary collection by leading scholars in the field is dedicated to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Philosophical Explorations of New and Alternative Religious Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Morgan Luck

    Philosophy of religion is focused chiefly on theism. Yet there are a growing number of new and alternative religious movements that would also benefit from philosophical scrutiny. This book is the first collection of philosophical essays, by a team of international authors, focusing on new and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Visioning New and Minority Religions

    Projecting the future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eugene V. Gallagher

    Rather than being ephemeral fads, new religious movements (NRMs) have always been and will always be with us. So will their study. Offering an assessment of the state-of-the-field of the study of NRMs, Visioning New and Minority Religions begins by considering the analytical tools for the study of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

  • Caste-based Discrimination in International Human Rights Law

    1st Edition

    By David Keane

    With particular focus on the Hindu caste system, this book represents a comprehensive analysis of the elimination of all forms of racial discrimination in international law. It evaluates the strategies that have informed the work of the United Nations in this area, mapping a new path that moves…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Blackfoot Religion and the Consequences of Cultural Commoditization

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth Hayes Lokensgard

    This book explores the exchange of Blackfoot "medicine bundles" within contemporary Blackfoot culture and between the Blackfoot Peoples and Euro-Americans. These ceremonial bundles, which are circulated as gifts in their native context, are robbed of their statuses as living beings or persons,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Astrology and Popular Religion in the Modern West

    Prophecy, Cosmology and the New Age Movement, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Campion

    This book explores an area of contemporary religion, spirituality and popular culture which has not so far been investigated in depth, the phenomenon of astrology in the modern west. Locating modern astrology historically and sociologically in its religious, New Age and millenarian contexts,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Biodivinity and Biodiversity

    The Limits to Religious Environmentalism, 1st Edition

    By Emma Tomalin

    This book is concerned with the argument that religious traditions are inherently environmentally friendly. Yet in a developing country such as India, the majority of people cannot afford to put the 'Earth first' regardless of the extent to which this idea can be supported by their religious…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Alpha Enterprise

    Evangelism in a Post-Christian Era, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Hunt

    The Alpha Enterprise explores the development, growth and impact of the most widely used evangelising programme of recent decades. The Alpha course is run in over seven thousand churches in the UK and over five thousand in the USA. Across the world some four million people have graduated through…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • African Traditions in the Study of Religion in Africa

    Emerging Trends, Indigenous Spirituality and the Interface with other World Religions, 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 – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Indigenous Peoples' Wisdom and Power

    Affirming Our Knowledge Through Narratives, 1st Edition

    Capturing the narratives of indigenes, this book presents a unique anthology on global Indigenous peoples' wisdoms and ways of knowing. Covering issues of religion, cultural self-determination, philosophy, spirituality, sacred sites, oppression, gender and the suppressed voices of women, the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

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