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  • Socialism and Religion

    Roads to Common Wealth, 1st Edition

    By Vincent Geoghegan

    In the past decade philosophers and political theorists have increasingly pondered the role of religion in a modern secular society, and of the possible value of religion as a resource for contemporary thinking. The global resurgence of a new religious politics – graphically symbolised by 9/11 -…

    Paperback – 2013-03-15
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Ritual Texts for the Afterlife

    Orpheus and the Bacchic Gold Tablets, 2nd Edition

    By Fritz Graf, Sarah Iles Johnston, Fritz Graf, Sarah Iles Johnston

    Fascinating texts written on small gold tablets that were deposited in graves provide a unique source of information about what some Greeks and Romans believed regarding the fate that awaited them after death, and how they could influence it.  These texts, dating from the late fifth century…

    Paperback – 2013-03-06

  • Media and Ritual

    Death, Community and Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Sumiala

    This wide-ranging and accessible book offers a stimulating introduction to the field of media anthropology and the study of religious ritual. Johanna Sumiala explores the interweaving of rituals, communication and community. She uses the tools of anthropological enquiry to examine a variety of…

    Paperback – 2012-09-26
    Media, Religion and Culture

  • Comte de Gobineau and Orientalism

    Selected Eastern Writings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Nash, Daniel O'Donoghue

    Though known to specialists, Comte de Gobineau’s vital if idiosyncratic contribution to Orientalism has only been accessible to the English reader through secondary sources. Especially important for its portrayal of an esoteric Sufi sect like the Ahl-i Haqq, and its vivid narrative of the Babi…

    Paperback – 2012-06-21
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Cults, New Religions and Religious Creativity (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Nelson

    The twentieth century has been marked by an unprecedented outburst of religious activity on a world-wide scale, and in particular by a mushrooming of numerous religious movements. This work, first published in 1987, takes a fresh approach to the understanding of this phenomenon, an approach…

    Paperback – 2012-05-09

  • Tibetan Rituals of Death

    Buddhist Funerary Practices, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Gouin

    This book describes and analyses the structure and performance of Tibetan Buddhist death rituals, and situates that performance within the wider context of Buddhist death practices generally. Drawing on a detailed and systematic comparative survey of existing records of Tibetan funerary practices,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • The Anthropology of Islam Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Kreinath

    The Anthropology of Islam Reader brings together a rich variety of ethnographic work, offering an insight into various forms of Islam as practiced in different geographic, social, and cultural contexts. Topics explored include Ramadan and the Hajj, the Feast of Sacrifice, and the representation of…

    Paperback – 2011-11-09

  • 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 Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Russia and Islam

    State, Society and Radicalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roland Dannreuther, Luke March

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, both the Russian state and Russia's Muslim communities have struggled to find a new modus vivendi in a rapidly changing domestic and international socio-political context. At the same time as Islamic religious belief and practice have flourished, the state…

    Paperback – 2011-08-18
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Traveling Spirits

    Migrants, Markets and Mobilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gertrud Hüwelmeier, Kristine Krause

    Maintaining and forging religious networks across borders have long been part of migrants' activities. However, due to the wide availability of communication technologies and the reduced costs of transportation, transnational social practices, including religious activities, have witnessed an…

    Paperback – 2011-08-15
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Fifty Key Thinkers on Religion

    1st Edition

    By Gary Kessler

    Fifty Key Thinkers on Religion is an accessible guide to the most important and widely studied theorists on religion of the last 300 years. Arranged chronologically, the book explores the lives, works and ideas of key writers across a truly interdisciplinary range, from sociologists to…

    Paperback – 2011-07-20
    Routledge Key Guides

  • The Global Impact of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion

    A Century-Old Myth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Esther Webman

    The Protocols of the Elders of Zion has attracted the interest of politicians and academicians, and generated extensive research, since the tract first appeared in the early twentieth century. Despite having repeatedly been discredited as a historical document, and in spite of the fact that it…

    Hardback – 2011-06-14
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

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