Religion: Western Religions

  • Globalization and Orthodox Christianity: The Transformations of a Religious Tradition book cover

    Globalization and Orthodox Christianity

    The Transformations of a Religious Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Victor Roudometof

    With approximately 200 to 300 million adherents worldwide, Orthodox Christianity is among the largest branches of Christianity, yet it remains relatively understudied. This book examines the rich and complex entanglements between Orthodox Christianity and globalization, offering a substantive…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Making Sense of the Secular: Critical Perspectives from Europe to Asia book cover

    Making Sense of the Secular

    Critical Perspectives from Europe to Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ranjan Ghosh

    This book offers a wide range of critical perspectives on how secularism unfolds and has been made sense of across Europe and Asia. The book evaluates secularism as it exists today – its formations and discontents within contemporary discourses of power, terror, religion and cosmopolitanism – and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • A Genetic History of New England Theology (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    A Genetic History of New England Theology (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Frank Hugh Foster

    First published in 1907, this text provides a scientific treatment of New England theology and American dogmatic history. Frank Hugh Foster analyses the eighteenth-century rise of the school of New England theology, which became the dominant school of thought in New England congregationalism and,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge Revivals

  • Companion Encyclopedia of Theology book cover

    Companion Encyclopedia of Theology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Byrne, Leslie Houlden, Rev Prof Leslie Houlden

    The Companion Encyclopedia of Theology provides a comprehensive guide to modern theological thought. An international team of theologians and practitioners of both the Christian and Jewish faiths investigate and consider aspects of theology in 48 self-contained articles. Neither partisan and…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

  • Religion in World History: The Persistence of Imperial Communion book cover

    Religion in World History

    The Persistence of Imperial Communion, 1st Edition

    By John C. Super, Briane K. Turley

    In Religion and World History, distinguished authors John C. Super and Briane K. Turley examine the value of religion for interpreting the human experience in the past and present. They explore the elements of religion which best connect it to the cultural and political dynamics that have…

    Paperback – 2005-12-08
    Themes in World History

  • Religion in French Feminist Thought: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Religion in French Feminist Thought

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Morny Joy, Kathleen O'Grady, Judith L. Poxon

    Religion in French Feminist Thought: Critical Perspectives brings together some of the leading modern religious responses to major French feminist writings on religion. It considers central figures such as Hélène Cixous, Julia Kristeva, Luce Irigaray and Catherine Clément, and its focus on…

    Paperback – 2003-06-19

  • Children of the New Age: A History of Spiritual Practices book cover

    Children of the New Age

    A History of Spiritual Practices, 1st Edition

    By Steven Sutcliffe

    The first true social history of the phenomenon known as New Age culture, Children of the New Age presents an overview of the diverse varieties of New Age belief and practice from the 1930s to the present day. Drawing on original ethnographic research and rarely seen archival material, it calls…

    Paperback – 2002-11-14

  • Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic: Ecstasy and Neo-Shamanism in North European Paganism book cover

    Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic

    Ecstasy and Neo-Shamanism in North European Paganism, 1st Edition

    By Jenny Blain

    This accessible study of Northern European shamanistic practice, or seidr, explores the way in which the ancient Norse belief systems evoked in the Icelandic Sagas and Eddas have been rediscovered and reinvented by groups in Europe and North America. The book examines the phenomenon of altered…

    Paperback – 2001-11-22

  • Spirituality and the Occult book cover

    Spirituality and the Occult

    1st Edition

    By Brian Gibbons

    Spirituality and the Occult argues against the widely held view that occult spiritualities are marginal to Western culture. Showing that the esoteric tradition is unfairly neglected in Western culture and that much of what we take to be 'modern' derives at least in part from this tradition, it…

    Paperback – 2000-12-22

  • The Tao of the West: Western Tranformations of Taoist Thought book cover

    The Tao of the West

    Western Tranformations of Taoist Thought, 1st Edition

    By J.J. Clarke

    In this book, J.J. Clarke shows us how Taoist texts, ideas, and practices have been assimilated within a whole range of Western ideas and agendas. We see how Chinese thinkers such as Lao-tzu and Chuang tzu, along with practices such as Feng Shui and Tai Chi, have been used as a key Western…

    Paperback – 2000-04-24

  • New Religious Movements: Challenge and Response book cover

    New Religious Movements

    Challenge and Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jamie Cresswell, Bryan Wilson

    New Religious Movements: Challenge & Response is the most comprehensive, wide-ranging study on the global impact of new religions.* New religions discussed include Hare Krishna, Sikh Dharma, The Unification Church, The Church of Scientology, The Jesus People and Wicca.* Focuses on the rise of new…

    Paperback – 1999-03-18

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