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  1. Health and Religious Rituals in South Asia

    Disease, Possession and Healing

    Edited by Fabrizio Ferrari

    Series: Routledge South Asian Religion Series

    Drawing on original fieldwork, this book develops a fresh methodological approach to the study of indigenous understandings of disease as possession, and looks at healing rituals in different South Asian cultural contexts. Contributors discuss the meaning of 'disease', 'possession' and 'healing' in...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Religion in Contemporary European Cinema

    The Postsecular Constellation

    Edited by Costica Bradatan, Camil Ungureanu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

    The religious landscape in Europe is changing dramatically. While the authority of institutional religion has weakened, a growing number of people now desire individualized religious and spiritual experiences, finding the self-complacency of secularism unfulfilling. The "crisis of religion" is...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Science and Religion

    One Planet, Many Possibilities

    Edited by Lucas F. Johnston, Whitney Bauman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This collection offers new perspectives on the study of science and religion, bringing together articles that highlight the differences between epistemological systems and call into question the dominant narrative of modern science. The volume provides historical context for the contemporary...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Education, Religion and Diversity

    Developing a new model of religious education

    By L. Philip Barnes

    "In this thoughtful and provocative book Philip Barnes challenges religious educators to re-think their field, and proposes a new, post-liberal model of religious education to help them do so. His model both confronts prejudice and intolerance and also allows the voices of different religions to be...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Buddhism in Canada

    Edited by Bruce Matthews

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Buddhism has become a major religion in Canada over the last half-century. The 'ethnic Buddhism' associated with immigrant Asian people is the most important aspect, but there is also a growing constituency of Euro-Canadian Buddhists seriously interested in the faith. This insightful study&...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Hinduism and Environmental Ethics

    Law, Literature, and Philosophy

    By Christopher G. Framarin

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    This book argues that the standard arguments for and against the claim that certain Hindu texts and traditions attribute direct moral standing to animals and plants are unconvincing. It presents careful, extensive, and original interpretations of passages from the Manusmrti (law), the Mahabharata (...

    Published February 6th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Gender and Masculinities

    Histories, Texts and Practices in India and Sri Lanka

    Edited by Assa Doron, Alex Broom

    Series: Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

    Gender persists as a key site of social inequality globally, and within contemporary south Asian contexts, the cultural practices which make up ‘masculinities’ remain vital for understanding everyday life and social relations. Yet masculinities, and their discontents, are an understudied and often...

    Published January 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Believer's Brain

    Home of the Religious and Spiritual Mind

    By Kenneth M. Heilman, Russell S. Donda

    About 90% of people have faith in a supreme being, but our yearning for the divine, and whatever it promises, involves a large divergence in mental states and behaviors. Some adhere to doctrine, supplication, and fastidious religious practices; others have a strong sense they are part of something...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Understanding Religious Ritual

    Theoretical approaches and innovations

    Edited by John P. Hoffmann

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Although numerous studies of religious rituals have been conducted by religious studies scholars, anthropologists, sociologists, and psychologists, it is rare to find a work that brings scholars from different disciplines together to discuss the similarities and differences in their research. This...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Mobilizing Regions, Mobilizing Europe

    Expert Knowledge and Scientific Planning in European Regional Development

    By Sebastian M. Buettner

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    Regional development strategies are becoming more similar all around Europe, even though regional differences are more pronounced than ever and many European regions have become more autonomous actors. This thesis of a peculiar standardized diversification of sub-national space in the modern...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Routledge