Religion: Alternative Traditions & Esotericism

  • Omens and Oracles: Divination in Ancient Greece book cover

    Omens and Oracles: Divination in Ancient Greece

    By Matthew Dillon

    Addressing the role which divination played in ancient Greek society, this volume deals with various forms of prophecy and how each was utilised and for what purpose. Chapters bring together key types of divining, such as from birds, celestial phenomena, the entrails of sacrificed animals, and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge

  • The Kabbalah Unveiled book cover

    The Kabbalah Unveiled

    The Kabbalah is an esoteric Jewish doctrine adapted by author S.L. MacGregor Mathers to form the Hermetic order of the Golden Dawn, an occult organisation. This volume includes three of the critical books from the Zohar, the fundamental work in Kabbalah, as well as Mathers' introduction explaining…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mystical Theology and Continental Philosophy: Interchange in the Wake of God book cover

    Mystical Theology and Continental Philosophy

    Interchange in the Wake of God

    Edited by David Lewin, Simon D. Podmore, Duane Williams

    Exploration of the interface between mystical theology and continental philosophy is a defining feature of the current intellectual and even devotional climate. But to what extent and in what depth are these disciplines actually speaking to one another; or even speaking about the same phenomena?…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Theological Explorations in Christian Mysticism

  • The Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft book cover

    The Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft

    4th Edition

    By Rebecca Stein, Philip L. Stein

    This concise and accessible textbook introduces students to the anthropological study of religion. Stein and Stein examine religious expression from a cross-cultural perspective and expose students to the varying complexity of world religions. The chapters incorporate key theoretical concepts and a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge

  • The Elder Brother: A Biography of Charles Webster Leadbeater book cover

    The Elder Brother

    A Biography of Charles Webster Leadbeater

    By Gregory Tillett

    A leading figure in the Theosophical Society, Leadbeater was a prolific author, writing on subjects ranging from Buddhism, Masonic history and the origins of Christianity through to the power of thought and the fourth dimension. Leadbeater was also the force behind Annie Besant, the discoverer and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Philosophical Approaches to Demonology book cover

    Philosophical Approaches to Demonology

    Edited by Benjamin W. McCraw, Robert Arp

    In contradistinction to the many monographs and edited volumes devoted to historical, cultural, or theological treatments of demonology, this collection features newly written papers by philosophers and other scholars engaged specifically in philosophical argument, debate, and dialogue involving…

    Hardback – 2017-04-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • Testimony in the Spirit: Rescripting Ordinary Pentecostal Theology book cover

    Testimony in the Spirit

    Rescripting Ordinary Pentecostal Theology

    By Mark J. Cartledge

    Paperback – 2017-04-12
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Approaching Jonathan Edwards: The Evolution of a Persona book cover

    Approaching Jonathan Edwards

    The Evolution of a Persona

    By Carol Ball

    Exploring the inner motivations of one of America’s greatest religious thinkers, this book analyses the ways in which Jonathan Edwards' intense personal piety and deep experience of divine sovereignty drove an introverted intellectual along a course that would eventually develop into a mature and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Boundless Innocence in Thomas Traherne's Poetic Theology: 'Were all Men Wise and Innocent...' book cover

    Boundless Innocence in Thomas Traherne's Poetic Theology

    'Were all Men Wise and Innocent...'

    By Elizabeth S. Dodd

    The seventeenth-century poet and divine Thomas Traherne finds innocence in every stage of existence. He finds it in the chaos at the origins of creation as well as in the blessed order of Eden. He finds it in the activities of grace and the hope of glory, but also in the trials of misery and even…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • The Art of Living Foundation: Spirituality and Wellbeing in the Global Context book cover

    The Art of Living Foundation

    Spirituality and Wellbeing in the Global Context

    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

  • Vijayanagara Voices: Exploring South Indian History and Hindu Literature book cover

    Vijayanagara Voices

    Exploring South Indian History and Hindu Literature

    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

  • Godly Zeal and Furious Rage (RLE Witchcraft): The Witch in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Godly Zeal and Furious Rage (RLE Witchcraft)

    The Witch in Early Modern Europe

    By Geoffrey Robert Quaife

    Though it is clearly an exceptionally important part of popular culture, witchcraft has generated a variety of often contradictory interpretations, starting from widely differing premises about the nature of witchcraft, its social role and the importance of higher theology as well as more popular…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft

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