Religion: World Religions

  • Aboriginal Environmental Knowledge: Rational Reverence book cover

    Aboriginal Environmental Knowledge

    Rational Reverence, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Laudine

    Whilst there are popular ideas about which champion Aboriginal environmental knowledge, many of these are based more on romantic notions than on any detailed understanding of what might be the content of this knowledge. This book is based on a grounded and broad assessment of less well known…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Taming Time, Timing Death: Social Technologies and Ritual book cover

    Taming Time, Timing Death

    Social Technologies and Ritual, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rane Willerslev, Dorthe Refslund Christensen

    Departing from a persisting current in Western thought, which conceives of time in the abstract, and often reflects upon death as occupying a space at life's margins, this book begins from position that it is in fact through the material and perishable world that we experience time. As such, it is…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Studies in Death, Materiality and the Origin of Time

  • Islamic Myths and Memories: Mediators of Globalization book cover

    Islamic Myths and Memories

    Mediators of Globalization, 1st Edition

    By Itzchak Weismann, Mark Sedgwick

    Islamic myths and collective memory are very much alive in today’s localized struggles for identity, and are deployed in the ongoing construction of worldwide cultural networks. This book brings the theoretical perspectives of myth-making and collective memory to the study of Islam and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Radical Human Ecology: Intercultural and Indigenous Approaches book cover

    Radical Human Ecology

    Intercultural and Indigenous Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Rose Roberts

    Edited by Lewis Williams

    Human ecology - the study and practice of relationships between the natural and the social environment - has gained prominence as scholars seek more effectively to engage with pressing global concerns. In the past seventy years most human ecology has skirted the fringes of geography, sociology and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • The Order of the Solar Temple: The Temple of Death book cover

    The Order of the Solar Temple

    The Temple of Death, 1st Edition

    Edited by James R. Lewis

    In October 1994, fifty-three members of the Order of the Solar Temple in Switzerland and Québec were murdered or committed suicide. This incident and two later group suicides in subsequent years played a pivotal role in inflaming the cult controversy in Europe, influencing the public to support…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Routledge New Religions

  • Transforming Masculinities in African Christianity: Gender Controversies in Times of AIDS book cover

    Transforming Masculinities in African Christianity

    Gender Controversies in Times of AIDS, 1st Edition

    By Adriaan van Klinken

    Studies of gender in African Christianity have usually focused on women. This book draws attention to men and constructions of masculinity, particularly important in light of the HIV epidemic which has given rise to a critical investigation of dominant forms of masculinity. These are often…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • 'Cult Wars' in Historical Perspective: New and Minority Religions book cover

    'Cult Wars' in Historical Perspective

    New and Minority Religions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eugene V. Gallagher

    'Cult Wars' in Historical Perspective  provides a broad characterization of the shifting religious contours over the past several decades. Offering an assessment of several important topics in the study of new religions, this book explores developments in well-known groups such as the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

  • After World Religions: Reconstructing Religious Studies book cover

    After World Religions

    Reconstructing Religious Studies, 1st Edition

    By Christopher R Cotter, David G. Robertson

    The World Religions Paradigm has been the subject of critique and controversy in Religious Studies for many years. After World Religions provides a rationale for overhauling the World Religions curriculum, as well as a roadmap for doing so. The volume offers concise and practical introductions to…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11
    Routledge
    Religion in Culture

  • 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
    Routledge Revivals

  • Religion and Science in the Mirror of Buddhism book cover

    Religion and Science in the Mirror of Buddhism

    1st Edition

    By Francisca Cho, Richard K. Squier

    This book offers a Buddhist perspective on the conflict between religion and science in contemporary western society. Examining Buddhist history, authors Francisca Cho and Richard K. Squier offer a comparative analysis of Buddhist and western scientific epistemologies that transcends the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02
    Routledge

  • Modern Religious Cults and Movements (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Modern Religious Cults and Movements (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Gaius Glenn Atkins

    First published in 1923, this title explores the schools of religious thought and practice that sprung up towards the end of the nineteenth century and at the start of the twentieth: sects, mystics and spiritualists, theological sciences and scientific theologies, personal philosophies, and a huge…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition: Salvific Space book cover

    Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition

    Salvific Space, 1st Edition

    By Knut A. Jacobsen

    Salvific space is one of the central ideas in the Hindu traditions of pilgrimage, and concerns the ability of space, especially sites associated with bodies of water such as rivers and lakes, to grant salvific rewards. Focusing on religious, historical and sociological questions about the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

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