Religion: Alternative Traditions & Esotericism

  • Ritual in Industrial Society: A Sociological Analysis of Ritualism in Modern England book cover

    Ritual in Industrial Society

    A Sociological Analysis of Ritualism in Modern England, 1st Edition

    By Robert Bocock

    Originally published in 1974, Ritual in Industrial Society is based on several years’ research including interviews and observations into the importance of ritual in industrial society within modern Britain. The book addresses how identity and meaning for people of all occupations and social…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • Routledge Library Editions: Ritual book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This small but interdisciplinary collection on ritual originally published between 1974 and 1998, draws together research by leading academics in the area of anthropology, sociology, history and religion and provides a focused approach to the study of ritual in human society. Comprised of 4 volumes…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • Alternative Religions Among European Youth book cover

    Alternative Religions Among European Youth

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luigi Tomasi

    Frist published in 1999, this book provides an overview of various non-conventional notions of what is sacred, currently held among European young people. It analyses the growing estrangement between traditional religious doctrines and current beliefs among young people in the following countries:…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Knowing Beyond Knowledge: Epistemologies of Religious Experience in Classical and Modern Advaita book cover

    Knowing Beyond Knowledge

    Epistemologies of Religious Experience in Classical and Modern Advaita, 1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Forsthoefel

    This title was first published in 2002. This book builds on contemporary discussion of 'mysticism' and religious experience by examining the process and content of 'religious knowing' in classical and modern Advaita. Drawing from the work of William Alston and Alvin Plantinga, Thomas Forsthoefel…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Ways Out: Utopian Communal Groups in an Age of Babylon book cover

    The Ways Out

    Utopian Communal Groups in an Age of Babylon, 1st Edition

    By John R. Hall

    A comparative analysis of both secular and religious communal groups in contemporary America, this study, originally published in 1978, shows that contemporary communalists stand in relation to collectivism much the same as early Protestants stood in relation to individualism – as the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Utopias

  • The Routledge History of Witchcraft book cover

    The Routledge History of Witchcraft

    1st Edition

    Edited by Johannes Dillinger

    The Routledge History of Witchcraft is a comprehensive and interdisciplinary study of the belief in witches from antiquity to the present day, providing both an introduction to the subject of witchcraft and an overview of the on-going debates. This extensive collection covers the entire breadth of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-16 
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    Routledge Histories

  • Freud's Early Psychoanalysis, Witch Trials and the Inquisitorial Method: The Harsh Therapy book cover

    Freud's Early Psychoanalysis, Witch Trials and the Inquisitorial Method

    The Harsh Therapy, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Duffy

    In Freud’s Early Psychoanalysis, Witch Trials and the Inquisitorial Method: The Harsh Therapy, Kathleen Duffy asks why Freud compared his ‘hysterical’ patients to the accused women in the witch trials, and his ‘psychoanalytical’ treatment to the inquisitorial method of their judges. He wrote in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Feeling Exclusion: Religious Conflict, Exile and Emotions in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Feeling Exclusion

    Religious Conflict, Exile and Emotions in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giovanni Tarantino, Charles Zika

    Feeling Exclusion: Religious Conflict, Exile and Emotions in Early Modern Europe investigates the emotional experience of exclusion at the heart of the religious life of persecuted and exiled individuals and communities in early modern Europe. Between the late fifteenth and early eighteenth…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Developing Magical Consciousness: A Theoretical and Practical Guide for the Expansion of Perception book cover

    Developing Magical Consciousness

    A Theoretical and Practical Guide for the Expansion of Perception, 1st Edition

    By Susan Greenwood

    Offering a new template for future exploration, Susan Greenwood examines and develops the notion that the experience of magic is a panhuman orientation of consciousness, a form of knowledge largely marginalized in Western societies. In this volume she aims to form a "bridge of communication"…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Occultism book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Occultism

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1978 and 1992, draw together research by leading academics in the area of the occult and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The collection examines occultism from a broad range of disciplines, from shamanism and the occult…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Occultism

  • The Shaman and the Magician: Journeys Between the Worlds book cover

    The Shaman and the Magician

    Journeys Between the Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Nevill Drury

    Originally published in 1982, The Shaman and the Magician draws on the author’s wide experience of occultism, western magic and anthropological knowledge of shamanism, to explore the interesting parallels between traditional shamanism and the more visionary aspects of magic in modern western…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Occultism

  • The Occult Sourcebook book cover

    The Occult Sourcebook

    1st Edition

    By Nevill Drury, Gregory Tillett

    Originally published in 1978, The Occult Sourcebook has been compiled primarily for the many people who are for the first time becoming engrossed by the numerous and often confusing possibilities underlying the occult sciences. It consists of a series of articles on key areas, providing the reader…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Occultism

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