Religion: World Religions

  • 'What is Truth?': Towards a Theological Poetics book cover

    'What is Truth?'

    Towards a Theological Poetics, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Shanks

    In a culture where institutional religion is in decline there is a pressing need for new theological strategies. Andrew Shanks argues for a fresh 'theological poetics', providing an eloquent first step towards meeting these needs and an alternative strategy for reconciling Christian theology with…

    Paperback – 2001-05-31

  • Philosophy in Classical India: An Introduction and Analysis book cover

    Philosophy in Classical India

    An Introduction and Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Jonardon Ganeri

    This original work focuses on the rational principles of Indian philosophical theory, rather than the mysticism more usually associated with it. Ganeri explores the philosophical projects of a number of major Indian philosophers and looks into the methods of rational inquiry deployed within these…

    Paperback – 2001-02-08

  • Religion and Ecology in India and Southeast Asia book cover

    Religion and Ecology in India and Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    By David L Gosling

    What part can Hindu and Buddhist traditions play in resolving the ecological problems facing India and South East Asia? David Gosling's exciting study, based on extensive fieldwork, is of global significance: the creation of more sustainable relationships between people and the natural world is one…

    Paperback – 2001-02-01

  • 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

  • Orientalism and Religion: Post-Colonial Theory, India and

    Orientalism and Religion

    Post-Colonial Theory, India and "The Mystic East", 1st Edition

    By Richard King

    Orientalism and Religion offers us a timely discussion of the implications of contemporary post-colonial theory for the study of religion. Richard King examines the way in which notions such as mysticism, religion, Hinduism and Buddhism are taken for granted. He shows us how religion needs to be…

    Paperback – 1999-04-15

  • 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

  • The Concept of the Goddess book cover

    The Concept of the Goddess

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Billington, Miranda Green

    The Concept of the Goddess explores the function and nature of goddesses and their cults in many cultures, including:* Celtic* Roman* Norse* Caucasian* Japanese traditions.The contributors explore the reasons for the existence of so many goddesses in the mythology of patriarchal societies and show…

    Paperback – 1998-11-05

  • The Other Freud: Religion, Culture and Psychoanalysis book cover

    The Other Freud

    Religion, Culture and Psychoanalysis, 1st Edition

    By James DiCenso

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1998-11-05

  • Freud and Jung on Religion book cover

    Freud and Jung on Religion

    1st Edition

    By Michael Palmer

    Michael Palmer provides a detailed account of the theories of religion of both Freud and Jung and sets them side by side for the first timeIn the first section of the text Dr Palmer analyses Freud's claim that religion is an obsessional neurosis - a psychological illness fuelled by sexual…

    Paperback – 1997-08-28

  • The Psychology of Religious Behaviour, Belief and Experience book cover

    The Psychology of Religious Behaviour, Belief and Experience

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi, Michael Argyle

    Because society is increasingly secular, it may seem irrelevant to consider the psychology of religion. But the diversity of our multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society in fact makes religion more important to the social sciences than it has ever been before. What are the social consequences of…

    Paperback – 1997-08-21

  • The Religious Function of the Psyche book cover

    The Religious Function of the Psyche

    1st Edition

    By Lionel Corbett

    Traditional concepts of God are no longer tenable for many people who nevertheless experience a strong sense of the sacred in their lives. The Religious Function of the Psyche offers a psychological model for the understanding of such experience, using the language and interpretive methods of depth…

    Paperback – 1996-10-17

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