Religion: World Religions

  • Christianity in Contemporary China: Socio-cultural Perspectives book cover

    Christianity in Contemporary China

    Socio-cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francis Khek Gee Lim

    Christianity is one of the fastest growing religions in China. Despite its long history in China and its significant indigenization or intertwinement with Chinese society and culture, Christianity continues to generate suspicion among political elites and intense debates among broader communities…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • The Refutation of the Self in Indian Buddhism: Candrakīrti on the Selflessness of Persons book cover

    The Refutation of the Self in Indian Buddhism

    Candrakīrti on the Selflessness of Persons, 1st Edition

    By James Duerlinger

    Since the Buddha did not fully explain the theory of persons that underlies his teaching, in later centuries a number of different interpretations were developed. This book presents the interpretation by the celebrated Indian Buddhist philosopher, Candrakīrti (ca. 570–650 C.E.). Candrakīrti’s…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Buddhist Inclusivism: Attitudes Towards Religious Others book cover

    Buddhist Inclusivism

    Attitudes Towards Religious Others, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Beise Kiblinger

    Although Christians have well-developed responses to other religions, the counterpart scholarship from Buddhists has thus far lagged behind. Breaking new ground, Buddhist Inclusivism analyzes the currently favored position towards religious others, inclusivism, in Buddhist traditions. Kristin…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge
    Ashgate World Philosophies Series

  • Indian Ethics: Classical Traditions and Contemporary Challenges: Volume I book cover

    Indian Ethics

    Classical Traditions and Contemporary Challenges: Volume I, 1st Edition

    Edited by Purushottama Bilimoria, Joseph Prabhu, Renuka Sharma

    Indian ethics is one of the great traditions of moral thought in world philosophy whose insights have influenced thinkers in early Greece, Europe, Asia, and the New World. This is the first such systematic study of the spectrum of moral reflections from India, engaging a critical cross-cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge

  • In Search of the Folk Daoists of North China book cover

    In Search of the Folk Daoists of North China

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Jones

    The living practice of Daoist ritual is still only a small part of Daoist studies. Most of this work focuses on the southeast, with the vast area of north China often assumed to be a tabula rasa for local lay liturgical traditions. This book, based on fieldwork, challenges this assumption. With…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge

  • The Art of Living Foundation: Spirituality and Wellbeing in the Global Context book cover

    The Art of Living Foundation

    Spirituality and Wellbeing in the Global Context, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Jacobs

    The Hindu-derived meditation movement, The Art of Living (AOL), founded in 1981 by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Bangalore, has grown into a global organization which claims presence in more than 150 countries. Stephen Jacobs presents the first comprehensive study of AOL as an important transnational…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Routledge New Religions

  • Translating Religion: What is Lost and Gained? book cover

    Translating Religion

    What is Lost and Gained?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael DeJonge, Christiane Tietz

    Translating Religion advances thinking about translation as a critical category in religious studies, combining theoretical reflection about processes of translation in religion with focused case studies that are international, interdisciplinary, and interreligious. By operating with broad…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Vitality of Karamojong Religion: Dying Tradition or Living Faith? book cover

    The Vitality of Karamojong Religion

    Dying Tradition or Living Faith?, 1st Edition

    By Ben Knighton

    How long can a traditional religion survive the impact of world religions, state hegemony, and globalization? The ’Karamoja problem’ is one that has perplexed colonial and independent governments alike. Now Karamojong notoriety for armed cattle raiding has attracted the attention of the UN and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • The Vivekacudamani of Sankaracarya Bhagavatpada: An Introduction and Translation book cover

    The Vivekacudamani of Sankaracarya Bhagavatpada

    An Introduction and Translation, 1st Edition

    By John Grimes

    Advaita Vedanta is one of the most important and widely studied schools of thought in Hindu religion and the Vivekacudamani is one of the most important texts in the Advaita tradition and the most popular philosophical work ascribed to the great Indian philosopher, Sankara. Sankara (c.650-700) is…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • From Primitive to Indigenous: The Academic Study of Indigenous Religions book cover

    From Primitive to Indigenous

    The Academic Study of Indigenous Religions, 1st Edition

    By James L. Cox

    The academic study of Indigenous Religions developed historically from missiological and anthropological sources, but little analysis has been devoted to this classification within departments of religious studies. Evaluating this assumption in the light of case studies drawn from Zimbabwe, Alaska…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Vijayanagara Voices: Exploring South Indian History and Hindu Literature book cover

    Vijayanagara Voices

    Exploring South Indian History and Hindu Literature, 1st Edition

    By William J. Jackson

    The Vijayanagara Empire flourished in South India between 1336 and 1565. Conveying the depth and creativity of Hindu religious and literary expression during that time, Vijayanagara Voices explores some of the contributions made by poets, singer-saints, and philosophers. Through translations and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • African Traditions in the Study of Religion, Diaspora and Gendered Societies book cover

    African Traditions in the Study of Religion, Diaspora and Gendered Societies

    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 – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

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