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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 11 new and published books in the subject of New Age — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Fantasy and Belief

    Alternative Religions, Popular Narratives, and Digital Cultures

    By Danielle Kirby

    Series: Approaches to New Religions

    Religion and spirituality are being transformed in our late modern and secularising times. New forms of belief proliferate, often notable for not being limited to traditional systems of reference or expression. Increasingly, these new religions present worldviews which draw directly upon popular...

    Published January 1st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Gender and Power in Contemporary Spirituality

    Ethnographic Approaches

    Edited by Anna Fedele, Kim Knibbe

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book explores the entanglements of gender and power in spiritual practices and analyzes strategies used by spiritual practitioners to attain what to social scientists might seem an impossible goal: creating spiritual communities without creating gendered hierarchies. What strategies do...

    Published December 20th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. UFO Religions

    Edited by Christopher Partridge

    The spectre of the UFO, as popularized by shows such as The X-Files, has brought an astonishing slant to the face of modern religious practice. But what motivates the fantastical and sometimes sinister beliefs of UFO worshippers? UFO Religions critically examines some of the fascinating issues...

    Published July 3rd 2003 by Routledge

  6. Children of the New Age

    A History of Spiritual Practices

    By Steven Sutcliffe

    The first true social history of the phenomenon known as New Age culture, Children of the New Age presents an overview of the diverse varieties of New Age belief and practice from the 1930s to the present day. Drawing on original ethnographic research and rarely seen archival material, it calls...

    Published November 14th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Shamanism

    A Reader

    Edited by Graham Harvey

    Shamanism has been practised amongst communities all over the world for millennia, and continues to survive today in both modern and ancient forms. Shamanism: A Reader unites perspectives from disciplines including anthropology, psychology, musicology, and botany to provide an unique overview of...

    Published October 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  8. Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition

    2nd Edition

    By Frances Yates

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Giordano Bruno is known as the Prophet of the New Age, and his vision of an infinite universe grounded in science is increasingly celebrated. One of the principal forces behind his rediscovery was the great British historian Frances Yates. In calling attention to Giordono Bruno, she paved the...

    Published April 11th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic

    Ecstasy and Neo-Shamanism in North European Paganism

    By Jenny Blain

    This accessible study of Northern European shamanistic practice, or seidr, explores the way in which the ancient Norse belief systems evoked in the Icelandic Sagas and Eddas have been rediscovered and reinvented by groups in Europe and North America. The book examines the phenomenon of altered...

    Published November 22nd 2001 by Routledge

  10. A General Theory of Magic

    2nd Edition

    By Marcel Mauss

    Series: Routledge Classics

    First written by Marcel Mauss and Henri Humbert in 1902, A General Theory of Magic gained a wide new readership when republished by Mauss in 1950. As a study of magic in 'primitive' societies and its survival today in our thoughts and social actions, it represents what Claude Lévi-Strauss called,...

    Published May 18th 2001 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Occult World
    Edited by Christopher Partridge
    To Be Published December 11th 2014
  2. International Perspectives on Pilgrimage Studies: Itineraries, Gaps and Obstacles
    Edited by John Eade, Dionigi Albera
    To Be Published March 15th 2015

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