Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Indigenous Religions Books

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 26 new and published books in the subject of Indigenous Religions — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 2

  1. Egalitarian Revolution in the Savanna

    The Origins of a West African Political System

    By Stephen A. Dueppen

    Series: Approaches to Anthropological Archaeology

    Many West African societies have egalitarian political systems, with non-centralised distributions of power. 'Egalitarian Revolution in the Savanna' analyses a wide range of archaeological data to explore the development of such societies. The volume offers a detailed case study of the village...

    Published February 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 2012

    Decoding the Countercultural Apocalypse

    By Joseph Gelfer

    21 December 2012 was believed to mark the end of the thirteenth B'ak'tun cycle in the Long Count of the Mayan calendar. Many people believed this date to mark the end of the world or, at the very least, a shift to a new form of global consciousness. Examining how much of the phenomenon is based on...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Home Away from Home

    The Caribbean Diasporan Church in the Black Atlantic Tradition

    By Delroy A. Reid-Salmon

    An estimated two-thirds of Caribbeans live outside their homeland. 'Home Away from Home' identifies the different forms of Caribbean diasporan identity and argues that the faith Caribbean people brought with them into the diaspora plays a central role in their development. The study provides a...

    Published June 26th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Black Theology in Britain

    A Reader

    By Michael N. Jagessar, Anthony G. Reddie

    Black theology as a discipline emerged in 1960s America, growing out of the experiences of Black people of the African Diaspora as they sought to re-interpret the central ideas of Christianity in light of struggle and oppression. However, a form of Black theology has been present in Britain since...

    Published September 29th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Jesus Dub

    Theology, Music and Social Change

    By Robert Beckford

    Robert Beckford explores the dialogue between two central institutions in African Caribbean life: the church and the dancehall. He highlights how Dub – one of the central features of dancehall culture – can be mobilized as a framework for re-evaluating theology, taking apart doctrine and...

    Published April 20th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Islam in Post-Soviet Russia

    Edited by Hilary Pilkington, Galina Yemelianova

    This book, based on extensive original research in the field, analyses the political, social and cultural implications of the rise of Islam in post-Soviet Russia. Examining in particular the situation in Tatarstan and Dagestan, where there are large Muslim populations, the authors chart the long...

    Published April 11th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Religions of South Asia

    An Introduction

    Edited by Sushil Mittal, Gene Thursby

    South Asia is home to many of the world's most vibrant religious faiths. It is also one of the most dynamic and historically rich regions on earth, where changing political and social structures have caused religions to interact and hybridise in unique ways. This textbook introduces the...

    Published February 15th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Beyond Primitivism

    Indigenous Religious Traditions and Modernity

    Edited by Jacob K. Olupona

    What role do indigenous religions play in today's world? Beyond Primitivism is a complete appraisal of indigenous religions - faiths integrally connected to the cultures in which they originate, as distinct from global religions of conversion - as practised across America, Africa, Asia and the...

    Published October 29th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Ecstatic Religion

    A Study of Shamanism and Spirit Possession, 3rd Edition

    By I.M. Lewis

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 11th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Shamanism

    An Introduction

    By Margaret Stutley

    Shamanism is one of the earliest and farthest-reaching magical and religious traditions, vestiges of which still underlie the major religious faiths of the modern world. The function of the shaman is to show his or her people the unseen powers behind the mere appearances of nature, as experienced...

    Published October 9th 2002 by Routledge