Religion: World Religions

  • Blackfoot Religion and the Consequences of Cultural Commoditization book cover

    Blackfoot Religion and the Consequences of Cultural Commoditization

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth Hayes Lokensgard

    This book explores the exchange of Blackfoot "medicine bundles" within contemporary Blackfoot culture and between the Blackfoot Peoples and Euro-Americans. These ceremonial bundles, which are circulated as gifts in their native context, are robbed of their statuses as living beings or persons,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Astrology and Popular Religion in the Modern West: Prophecy, Cosmology and the New Age Movement book cover

    Astrology and Popular Religion in the Modern West

    Prophecy, Cosmology and the New Age Movement, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Campion

    This book explores an area of contemporary religion, spirituality and popular culture which has not so far been investigated in depth, the phenomenon of astrology in the modern west. Locating modern astrology historically and sociologically in its religious, New Age and millenarian contexts,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Biodivinity and Biodiversity: The Limits to Religious Environmentalism book cover

    Biodivinity and Biodiversity

    The Limits to Religious Environmentalism, 1st Edition

    By Emma Tomalin

    This book is concerned with the argument that religious traditions are inherently environmentally friendly. Yet in a developing country such as India, the majority of people cannot afford to put the 'Earth first' regardless of the extent to which this idea can be supported by their religious…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Alpha Enterprise: Evangelism in a Post-Christian Era book cover

    The Alpha Enterprise

    Evangelism in a Post-Christian Era, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Hunt

    The Alpha Enterprise explores the development, growth and impact of the most widely used evangelising programme of recent decades. The Alpha course is run in over seven thousand churches in the UK and over five thousand in the USA. Across the world some four million people have graduated through…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • African Traditions in the Study of Religion in Africa: Emerging Trends, Indigenous Spirituality and the Interface with other World Religions book cover

    African Traditions in the Study of Religion in Africa

    Emerging Trends, Indigenous Spirituality and the Interface with other World Religions, 1st Edition

    By Ezra Chitando

    Edited by Afe Adogame

    The historiography of African religions and religions in Africa presents a remarkable shift from the study of 'Africa as Object' to 'Africa as Subject', thus translating the subject from obscurity into the global community of the academic study of religion. This book presents a unique…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Indigenous Peoples' Wisdom and Power: Affirming Our Knowledge Through Narratives book cover

    Indigenous Peoples' Wisdom and Power

    Affirming Our Knowledge Through Narratives, 1st Edition

    Capturing the narratives of indigenes, this book presents a unique anthology on global Indigenous peoples' wisdoms and ways of knowing. Covering issues of religion, cultural self-determination, philosophy, spirituality, sacred sites, oppression, gender and the suppressed voices of women, the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Wisdom in Early Confucian and Israelite Traditions book cover

    Wisdom in Early Confucian and Israelite Traditions

    1st Edition

    By Xinzhong Yao

    Wisdom is an integratal part of all philosophical and religious traditions in the world. Focusing on the concept of wisdom, this book examines the difficulties and problems facing comparative studies of the early Confucian and Israelite traditions by exploring the cosmological and ethical…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge
    Ashgate World Philosophies Series

  • Social Identities Between the Sacred and the Secular book cover

    Social Identities Between the Sacred and the Secular

    1st Edition

    Edited by Abby Day, Giselle Vincett, Christopher R. Cotter

    Focusing on the important relationship between the 'sacred' and the 'secular', this book demonstrates that it is not paradoxical to think in terms of both secular and sacred or neither, in different times and places. International experts from a range of disciplinary perspectives draw on local,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28
    Routledge

  • Sikhs in Europe: Migration, Identities and Representations book cover

    Sikhs in Europe

    Migration, Identities and Representations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristina Myrvold, Knut A. Jacobsen

    Sikhs in Europe are neglected in the study of religions and migrant groups: previous studies have focused on the history, culture and religious practices of Sikhs in North America and the UK, but few have focused on Sikhs in continental Europe. This book fills this gap, presenting new data and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Sankara and Santideva: A Selfless Response to an Illusory World book cover

    The Ethics of Sankara and Santideva

    A Selfless Response to an Illusory World, 1st Edition

    By Warren Lee Todd

    Exploring the philosophical concerns of the nature of self, this book draws from two of the most influential Indian masters, Śaṅkara and Śāntideva. Todd demonstrates that an ethics of altruism is still possible within a metaphysics which assumes there to be no independent self. A new ethical model…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge
    Dialogues in South Asian Traditions: Religion, Philosophy, Literature and History

  • Mulla Sadra's Transcendent Philosophy book cover

    Mulla Sadra's Transcendent Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Muhammad Kamal

    Sadradin Shirazi (1571-1640), known also as Mulla Sadra, spoke of the primacy of Being and promoted a new ontology, founding a new epistemology. Mulla Sadra's ontology is an important philosophical turn and contribution to the understanding of the development of Muslim philosophy and thought.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Ashgate World Philosophies Series

  • Globalization, Ethics and Islam: The Case of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi book cover

    Globalization, Ethics and Islam

    The Case of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi, 1st Edition

    By Ibrahim Ozdemir

    Edited by Ian Markham

    Said Nursi (1877-1960) was an advocate of a form of Islam strongly committed to non-violence and constructive engagement with the West and Christianity. He has six million followers - the Nursi community - primarily in Turkey. Yet many in the USA and Europe are not familiar with his important work;…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

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