Religion: Indigenous Religions

  • Landscape, Ritual and Identity among the Hyolmo of Nepal: The Buddha and the Drum book cover

    Landscape, Ritual and Identity among the Hyolmo of Nepal

    The Buddha and the Drum, 1st Edition

    By Davide Torri

    Highlighting patterns of change and adaptation among the Hyolmo of Nepal, their religious life in the villages and in the urban context, this book addresses the Shamanic-Buddhist interface and their dynamics of change, mutual appropriations and negotiations over time. An important contribution to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Religions in Contemporary Africa: An Introduction book cover

    Religions in Contemporary Africa

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Laura S. Grillo, Adriaan van Klinken, Hassan Ndzovu

    Religions in Contemporary Africa is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the three main religious traditions on the African continent, African indigenous religions, Christianity and Islam. The book provides a historical overview of these important traditions and focuses on the roles they…

    Paperback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on Native American Justice Issues book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Native American Justice Issues

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Armand French

    Native Americans are disproportionately represented as offenders in the U.S. criminal justice system. Routledge Handbook on Native American Justice Issues is an authoritative volume that provides an overview of the state of American Indigenous populations and their contact with justice concerns and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Narratives of Obeah in West Indian Literature: Moving through the Margins book cover

    Narratives of Obeah in West Indian Literature

    Moving through the Margins, 1st Edition

    By Janelle Rodriques

    This book explores representations of Obeah, a name used in the English/Creole-speaking Caribbean to describe various African-inspired, syncretic Caribbean religious practices, across a range of prose fictions published in the twentieth century. In the Caribbean and its diasporas, Obeah often…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08 
    Routledge

  • Contextualizing Eschatology in African Cultural and Religious Beliefs book cover

    Contextualizing Eschatology in African Cultural and Religious Beliefs

    1st Edition

    By Ibigbolade Simon Aderibigbe

    The concept of Eschatology is usually explained from the perspective of "end times" in relation to either the human individual or and the cosmos. Within these contexts, the primary interests, particularly with regard to human eschatology, have centered on the questions of death, afterlife,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Religion in Africa and the Diaspora

  • Indigenous Perspectives on Sacred Natural Sites: Culture, Governance and Conservation book cover

    Indigenous Perspectives on Sacred Natural Sites

    Culture, Governance and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Liljeblad, Bas Verschuuren

    Much previous literature on sacred natural sites has been written from a non-indigenous perspective. In contrast, this book facilitates a greater self-expression of indigenous perspectives regarding treatment of the sacred and its protection and governance in the face of threats from various forms…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Sacred Natural Sites and Spiritual Governance: The Legal Case for Juristic Personhood book cover

    Indigenous Sacred Natural Sites and Spiritual Governance

    The Legal Case for Juristic Personhood, 1st Edition

    By John Studley

    Since time immemorial indigenous people have engaged in legal relationships with other-than-human-persons. These relationships are exemplified in enspirited sacred natural sites, which are owned and governed by numina spirits that can potentially place legal demands on humankind in return for…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Environment and Sustainability

  • Indigenous Religions book cover

    Indigenous Religions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Harvey, Amy Whitehead

    Scholarly attention to Indigenous religions has grown massively in the last twenty years. Within varied forms of Indigenous Studies (e.g. Native American Studies, Maori Studies), as a field itself, and within ethnological disciplines such as Anthropology and Religious Studies, issues related to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Rethinking Relations and Animism: Personhood and Materiality book cover

    Rethinking Relations and Animism

    Personhood and Materiality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel Astor-Aguilera, Graham Harvey

    Personhood and relationality have re-animated debate in and between many disciplines. We are in the midst of a simultaneous "ontological turn", a "(re)turn to things" and a "relational turn", and also debating a "new animism". It is increasingly recognised that the boundaries between the "natural"…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Witchcraft and Sorcery in Rhodesia book cover

    Witchcraft and Sorcery in Rhodesia

    1st Edition

    By J. R. Crawford

    Originally published in 1967, this book is a study of witchcraft and sorcery among the Shona, Ndebele and Kalanga peoples of Zimbabwe. It analyses in their social context verbatim evidence and confessions from a comprehensive series of judicial records. It provides the first systematic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Praising His Name In The Dance: Spirit Possession in the Spiritual Baptist Faith and Orisha Work in Trinidad, West Indies book cover

    Praising His Name In The Dance

    Spirit Possession in the Spiritual Baptist Faith and Orisha Work in Trinidad, West Indies, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Anthony Lum

    The author provides a detailed portrait of the Spiritual Baptist Faith and Orisha Work, two religions that share a common basis in the traditional religion of the Yoruba in West Africa. Specifically, the author studies the phenomenon of spirit possession, an integral aspect of worship in both…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Church, Cosmovision and the Environment: Religion and Social Conflict in Contemporary Latin America book cover

    Church, Cosmovision and the Environment

    Religion and Social Conflict in Contemporary Latin America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evan Berry, Robert Albro

    Though currently only partially understood, evolving interactions among Latin American communities of faith, governments, and civil societies are a key feature of the popular mobilizations and policy debates about environmental issues in the region. This edited collection describes and analyses…

    Hardback – 2018-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Environment

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