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  1. Psychology and the Occult

    By C.G. Jung

    Series: Routledge Classics

    A fifteen-year-old girl who claimed regular communications with the spirits of her dead friends and relatives was the subject of the very first published work by the now legendary psychoanalyst C.G. Jung. Collected here, alongside many of his later writings on such subjects as life after death,...

    Published February 1st 2008 by Routledge

  2. Wicca and the Christian Heritage

    Ritual, Sex and Magic

    By Joanne Pearson

    What is Wicca? Is it witchcraft, Paganism, occultism, esotericism, magic, spirituality, mysticism, nature religion, secrecy, gnosis, the exotic or 'other'? Wicca has been defined by and explored within all these contexts over the past thirty years by anthropologists, sociologists and...

    Published April 30th 2007 by Routledge

  3. New Religions in Global Perspective

    Religious Change in the Modern World

    By Peter B. Clarke

    Peter B. Clarke’s in-depth account explores the innovative character of new religious movements and new forms of spirituality from a global vantage point. Ranging from North America and Europe to Japan, Latin America, South Asia, Africa and the Caribbean, it is the perfect introduction to NRMs such...

    Published December 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  4. New Religions and the Nazis

    By Karla Poewe

    This book sheds light on an important but neglected part of Nazi history – the contribution of new religions to the emergence of Nazi ideology in 1920s and 1930s Germany. Post –World War I conditions threw Germans into major turmoil. The loss of the war, the Weimar Republic and the punitive Treaty...

    Published December 1st 2005 by Routledge

  5. Western Esotericism

    A Brief History of Secret Knowledge, 2nd Edition

    By Kocku von Stuckrad

    Esotericism is the search for an absolute but hidden knowledge accessed through mystical vision, the mediation of higher beings, or personal experience. In Western cultural history esoteric approaches to religion have often been in conflict with - and suffered at the hands of - more established...

    Published October 31st 2005 by Routledge

  6. Western Esotericism

    A Brief History of Secret Knowledge

    By Kocku von Stuckrad, Nicholas Goodricke-Clarke

    A controversial issue of public debate during the recent years, esotericism can be described as the search for an absolute but hidden knowledge that people claim to access through mystical vision, the mediation of higher beings, or personal experience. In Western cultural history these claims often...

    Published October 1st 2005 by Routledge

  7. A Special Illumination

    Authority, Inspiration and Heresy in Gay Spirituality

    By Rollan McCleary

    Gay spirituality represents a hidden strand in Western thought that was only publically declared from the Gay Liberation of the 1970s. Since "coming out", expressions of gay spirituality have proliferated in both number and diversity. Beginning with gay theology within Christianity, the phenomenon...

    Published November 1st 2004 by Routledge

  8. Cyberhenge

    Modern Pagans on the Internet

    By Douglas E. Cowan

    Cyberhenge examines the use of Internet technology in shaping religious traditions and rituals. Cowan asks how and why Neopaganism has embraced the Internet in such an innovative and imaginative way....

    Published October 26th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Spirituality, Health, and Wholeness

    An Introductory Guide for Health Care Professionals

    By Henry Lamberton, Siroj Sorajjakool

    Learn to respond effectively and appropriately to spiritual needs in a health care setting Spirituality, Health, and Wholeness: An Introductory Guide for Health Care Professionals explores the principles of spiritual care as applied to clinical practice. This book focuses specifically on the...

    Published August 18th 2004 by Routledge

  10. The Paganism Reader

    Edited by Chas Clifton, Graham Harvey

    Paganism is one of the world's fastest-growing religions, practised in a huge variety of ways. The Paganism Reader provides a definitive collection of key sources in Paganism, ranging from its ancient origins to its twentieth-century reconstruction and revival. Chronologically organized sections...

    Published March 11th 2004 by Routledge