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  1. 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 19th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 July 1st 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 31st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Theology and the Arts

    Engaging Faith

    By Ruth Illman, W. Alan Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book brings the emerging fields of practical theology and theology of the arts into a dialogue beyond the bias of modern systematic and constructive theology. The authors draw upon postmodern, post-secular, feminist, liberation, and dialogical/dialectical philosophy and theology, and their...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Modern Pagan and Native Faith Movements in Central and Eastern Europe

    By Kaarina Aitamurto, Scott Simpson

    Series: Studies in Contemporary and Historical Paganism

    The resurgence of religiosity in post-communist Europe has been widely noted, but the full spectrum of religious practice in the diverse countries of Central and Eastern Europe has been effectively hidden behind the region's range of languages and cultures. This volume presents an overview of one...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Religion as Magical Ideology

    How the Supernatural Reflects Rationality

    By Konrad Talmont-Kaminski

    Series: Religion, Cognition and Culture

    'Religion as Magical Ideology' examines the relationship between rationality and supernatural beliefs arguing that such beliefs are products of evolution, cognition and culture. The book does not offer a false rapprochement between reason and religion; instead, it explores their interrelationship...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. William James's Hidden Religious Imagination

    A Universe of Relations

    By Jeremy Carrette

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book offers a radical new reading of William James’s work on the idea of ‘religion.’ Moving beyond previous psychological and philosophical interpretations, it uncovers a dynamic, imaginative, and critical use of the category of religion. This work argues that we can only fully understand...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Witchcraft and Sorcery in East Africa

    Edited by John Middleton, E. H. Winter

    Containing ten essays by anthropologists on the beliefs and practices associated with witches and sorcerers in Eastern Africa, the chapters in this book are all based on field research and new information which is studied within its wider social context. First published in 1963....

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Occult Philos Elizabethan Age

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Imagining the Pagan Past

    Gods and Goddesses in Literature and History since the Dark Ages

    By Marion Gibson

    Imagining the Pagan Past explores stories of Britain’s pagan history. These tales have been characterised by gods and fairies, folklore and magic. They have had an uncomfortable relationship with the scholarly world; often being seen as historically dubious, self-indulgent romance and, worse,...

    Published January 23rd 2013 by Routledge