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  1. Spiritualism, 1840-1930

    Edited by Patricia Pulham, Christine Ferguson, Rosario Arias, Tatiana Kontou

    Series: Victorian Concepts

    SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE! (Valid until three months after publication.) Since its advent in the 1840s, modern spiritualism has been a topic of popular interest and critical scrutiny. Spiritualism gained increasing prominence in the second half of the nineteenth century, and developed as a...

    Published December 18th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Spiritual Art and Art Education

    By Janis Lander

    Series: Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

    This book is a study of contemporary spirituality as it is practiced in the world today, characterized by its secular and inclusive nature, and applied to art and art education. It identifies the issues facing a formal introduction of contemporary spiritual concepts into a secular and multicultural...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. New Age Spirituality

    Rethinking Religion

    By Steven J. Sutcliffe, Ingvild Saelid Gilhus

    New Age and holistic beliefs and practices - sometimes called the "new spirituality" - are widely distributed across modern global society. The fluid and popular nature of new age makes these movements a very challenging field to understand using traditional models of religious analysis. Rather...

    Published November 29th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Aleister Crowley and the Temptation of Politics

    By Marco Pasi

    Aleister Crowley (1875-1947) is one of the most famous and significant authors in the history of western esotericism. Crowley has been long ignored by scholars of religion whilst the stories of magical and sexual practice which circulate about him continue to attract popular interest. "Aleister...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Eros and Touch from a Pagan Perspective

    Divided for Love's Sake

    By Christine Hoff Kraemer

    Within the past twenty years, contemporary Pagan leaders, progressive Christian and Goddess theologians, advocates for queer and BDSM communities, and therapeutic bodyworkers have all begun to speak forcefully about the sacredness of the body and of touch. Many assert that the erotic is a divinely...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Ritual and Belief in Morocco: Vol. I (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Westermarck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Between the years of 1898 and 1926, Edward Westermarck spent a total of seven years in Morocco, visiting towns and tribes in different parts of the country, meeting local people and learning about their language and culture; his findings are noted in this two-volume set, first published in 1926....

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Ritual and Belief in Morocco: Vol. II (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Westermarck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Between the years of 1898 and 1926, Edward Westermarck spent a total of seven years in Morocco, visiting towns and tribes in different parts of the country, meeting local people and learning about their language and culture; his findings are noted in this two-volume set, first published in 1926....

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Occultism in a Global Perspective

    Edited by Henrik Bogdan, Gordan Djurdjevic

    The study of the ideas and practices associated with occultism is a rapidly growing branch of contemporary scholarship. However, most research has focused on English and French speaking areas and has not addressed the wider spread and significance of occultism. Occultism in a Global Perspective...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Spiritualism and Society (Routledge Revivals)

    By G. K. Nelson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1969, this title explores the origins of Spiritualism as a religious movement. The first part is a history of Spiritualism, with a focus on its origins within America and the development of the organisation within itself. Next, Nelson considers the rise of Spiritualism in Britain...

    Published June 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Pop Pagans

    Paganism and Popular Music

    By Donna Weston, Andy Bennett

    Series: Studies in Contemporary and Historical Paganism

    Paganism is rapidly becoming a religious, creative, and political force internationally. It has found one of its most public expressions in popular music, where it is voiced by singers and musicians across rock, folk, techno, goth, metal, Celtic, world, and pop music. With essays ranging across the...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge