Religion: World Religions

  • Twentieth Century Christian Responses to Religious Pluralism: Difference is Everything book cover

    Twentieth Century Christian Responses to Religious Pluralism

    Difference is Everything, 1st Edition

    By David Pitman

    Twentieth Century Christian Responses to Religious Pluralism begins with the recognition that the traditional three-fold typology adopted by Christians in responding to other living world religions is no longer adequate and offers a much more sophisticated and developed approach. This is…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Anishinaabe Ways of Knowing and Being book cover

    Anishinaabe Ways of Knowing and Being

    1st Edition

    By Lawrence W. Gross

    Very few studies have examined the worldview of the Anishinaabeg from within the culture itself and none have explored the Anishinaabe worldview in relation to their efforts to maintain their culture in the present-day world. This book fills that gap. Focusing mainly on the Minnesota Anishinaabeg…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Shamanism and Violence: Power, Repression and Suffering in Indigenous Religious Conflicts book cover

    Shamanism and Violence

    Power, Repression and Suffering in Indigenous Religious Conflicts, 1st Edition

    By Davide Torri

    Edited by Diana Riboli

    Proposing a new theoretical framework, this book explores Shamanism’s links with violence from a global perspective. Contributors, renowned anthropologists and authorities in the field, draw on their research in Mongolia, China, Korea, Malaysia, Nepal, India, Siberia, America, Papua New Guinea,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge

  • Critical Buddhism: Engaging with Modern Japanese Buddhist Thought book cover

    Critical Buddhism

    Engaging with Modern Japanese Buddhist Thought, 1st Edition

    By James Mark Shields

    In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the relative calm world of Japanese Buddhist scholarship was thrown into chaos with the publication of several works by Buddhist scholars Hakamaya Noriaki and Matsumoto Shiro, dedicated to the promotion of something they called Critical Buddhism (hihan bukkyo). In…

    Paperback – 2016-10-17
    Routledge

  • Transnational Faiths: Latin-American Immigrants and their Religions in Japan book cover

    Transnational Faiths

    Latin-American Immigrants and their Religions in Japan, 1st Edition

    By Hugo Córdova Quero, Rafael Shoji

    Japan has witnessed the arrival of thousands of immigrants, since the 1990s, from Latin America, especially from Brazil and Peru. Along with immigrants from other parts of the world, they all express the new face of Japan - one of multiculturality and multi-ethnicity. Newcomers are having a strong…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Caitanya Vaisnava Philosophy: Tradition, Reason and Devotion book cover

    Caitanya Vaisnava Philosophy

    Tradition, Reason and Devotion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ravi M. Gupta

    In the sixteenth century, the saint and scholar Sri Caitanya set in motion a wave of devotion to Krishna that began in eastern India and has now found its way around the world. Caitanya taught that the highest aim of life is to develop selfless love for God Krishna, the blue-hued cowherd boy who…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • South Asian Christian Diaspora: Invisible Diaspora in Europe and North America book cover

    South Asian Christian Diaspora

    Invisible Diaspora in Europe and North America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Selva J. Raj, Knut A. Jacobsen

    The South Asian Christian diaspora is largely invisible in the literature about religion and migration. This is the first comprehensive study of South Asian Christians living in Europe and North America, presenting the main features of these diasporas, their community histories and their religious…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Dharma and Ecology of Hindu Communities: Sustenance and Sustainability book cover

    Dharma and Ecology of Hindu Communities

    Sustenance and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Pankaj Jain

    In Indic religious traditions, a number of rituals and myths exist in which the environment is revered. Despite this nature worship in India, its natural resources are under heavy pressure with its growing economy and exploding population. This has led several scholars to raise questions about the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Tantric Buddhism and Altered States of Consciousness: Durkheim, Emotional Energy and Visions of the Consort book cover

    Tantric Buddhism and Altered States of Consciousness

    Durkheim, Emotional Energy and Visions of the Consort, 1st Edition

    By Louise Child

    This book explores the role of altered states of consciousness in the communication of social and emotional energies, both on a societal level and between individual persons. Drawing from an original reading of Durkheimian social theorists (including Mauss, Hertz, and Hubert) and Jungian psychology…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Pentecostal Theology for the Twenty-First Century: Engaging with Multi-Faith Singapore book cover

    Pentecostal Theology for the Twenty-First Century

    Engaging with Multi-Faith Singapore, 1st Edition

    By May Ling Tan-Chow

    In our post 9/11 world where there is a growing religious fundamentalism, and when both exclusion and easy tolerance are inadequate options, this book offers a creative alternative arguing that Pentecostalism has the potential to be a peaceful harbinger of plurality. The potential lies in its…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Jataka Stories in Theravada Buddhism: Narrating the Bodhisatta Path book cover

    Jataka Stories in Theravada Buddhism

    Narrating the Bodhisatta Path, 1st Edition

    By Naomi Appleton

    Jataka stories (stories about the previous births of the Buddha) are very popular in Theravada Buddhist countries, where they are found in both canonical texts and later compositions and collections, and are commonly used in sermons, children's books, plays, poetry, temple illustrations, rituals…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Sikh Identity: An Exploration of Groups Among Sikhs book cover

    Sikh Identity

    An Exploration of Groups Among Sikhs, 1st Edition

    By Opinderjit Kaur Takhar

    It is commonly assumed that all Sikhs are the same, but the very existence of different groups who have varying beliefs and practices within the Sikh community shows that a corporate identity for the Sikh community is not possible and serves to alienate a substantial proportion of Sikhs from the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

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