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  1. 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 13th 2002 by Routledge

  2. On the Meaning of Life

    By John Cottingham

    Series: Thinking in Action

    The question 'What is the meaning of life?' is one of the most fascinating, oldest and most difficult questions human beings have ever posed themselves. In an increasingly secularized culture, it remains a question to which we are ineluctably and powerfully drawn.Drawing skillfully on a wealth of...

    Published November 13th 2002 by Routledge

  3. The Face of the Deep

    A Theology of Becoming

    By Catherine Keller

    This is a groundbreaking, highly original work of postmodern feminist theology from one of the most important authors in the field. The Face of the Deep deconstructs the Christian doctrine of creation which claims that a transcendent Lord unilaterally created the universe out of nothing. Catherine...

    Published November 13th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Religion, Spirituality and the Near-Death Experience

    By Mark Fox

    This dramatic and sustained response to decades of research into near-death experiences (NDEs) is the first book to credibly bridge the gap between the competing factions of science and spirituality. Neither a religious argument touting NDEs as hard evidence for God, nor a scientific rebuke to...

    Published November 6th 2002 by Routledge

  5. 2000 Years and Beyond

    Faith, Identity and the 'Commmon Era'

    Edited by David Archard, Trevor A. Hart, Nigel Rapport, David Archard, Paul Gifford, Trevor A. Hart, Nigel Rapport

    2000 Years and Beyond brings together some of the most eminent thinkers of our time - specialists in philosophy, theology, anthropology and cultural theory. In a horizon-scanning work, they look backwards and forwards to explore what links us to the matrix of the Judaeo-Christian tradition from...

    Published October 30th 2002 by Routledge

  6. International Perspectives on Citizenship, Education and Religious Diversity

    Edited by Robert Jackson

    Citizenship is high on the agenda of education systems in many of the world's democracies. As yet, however, discussions of citizenship education have neglected issues of religious diversity and how the study of religions can contribute to our understanding of citizenship. International Perspectives...

    Published October 9th 2002 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  9. Developments in Australian Buddhism

    Facets of the Diamond

    By Michelle Spuler

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This book examines the adaptation of Buddhism to the Australian sociocultural context. To gain insight into this process of cross-cultural adaptation, issues arising in the development of Diamond Sangha Zen Buddhist groups (one of the largest Zen lineages in the West) in Australia are...

    Published September 18th 2002 by Routledge

  10. The Freedom to do God's Will

    Religious Fundamentalism and Social Change

    Edited by James Busuttil, Gerrie ter Haar

    Under the auspices of top international commentators, The Freedom to do God's Will considers the global impact of fundamentalism on religious traditions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Mormonism, Christianity, Judaism and Islam. With special reference to human rights issues, women's rights and the...

    Published September 4th 2002 by Routledge