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  1. Shared Idioms, Sacred Symbols, and the Articulation of Identities in South Asia

    Edited by Kelly Pemberton, Michael Nijhawan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    How do text, performance, and rhetoric simultaneously reflect and challenge notions of distinct community and religious identities? This volume examines evidence of shared idioms of sanctity within a larger framework of religious nationalism, literary productions, and communalism in South Asia....

    Published December 16th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Levi-Strauss on Religion

    The Structuring Mind

    By Paul-Francois Tremlett

    Series: Key Thinkers in the Study of Religion

    Levi-Strauss, the 'father of modern anthropology', is one of the most influential thinkers of the Twentieth Century. His development of 'structuralism' - the identification of patterns of human cognition and behaviour - greatly influenced Althusser, Lacan, Foucault and Derrida. -Levi-Strauss on...

    Published September 9th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Religion: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Malory Nye

    Series: The Basics

    From the local to the global level, religion is – more than ever – an important and hotly debated part of modern life in the twenty-first century. From silver rings to ringtones and from clubs to headscarves, we often find the cultural role and discussion of religion in unexpected ways....

    Published May 7th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibet

    By Frances Garrett

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This book explores the cultural history of embryology in Tibet, in culture, religion, art and literature, and what this reveals about its medicine and religion. Filling a significant gap in the literature this is the first in-depth exploration of Tibetan medical history in the English language. It...

    Published April 24th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Introducing World Religions

    By Victoria Kennick Urubshurow

    Introducing World Religions offers an exciting new approach to the study of the world's religions. Taking its inspiration from performance studies and using an innovative dramatic metaphor, it enables students to explore religious ideas and culture in terms of the players (key figures), the script...

    Published March 13th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Religion and Violence in South Asia

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by John Hinnells, Richard King

    Do religions justify and cause violence or are they more appropriately seen as forces for peace and tolerance? Featuring contributions from international experts in the field, this book explores the debate that has emerged in the context of secular modernity about whether religion is a primary...

    Published November 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  7. Shamanism:Critical Concepts V1

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

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Shamanism:Critical Concepts V2

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

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Shamanism:Critical Concepts V3

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

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Shamanism

    Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Edited by Andrei A. Znamenski

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Mircea Eliade descibed shamanism as the primal religion of humanity, the 'archaic technique of ecstasy'. The books of best-selling author Carlos Castaneda made it part of popular culture. Since the 1960s shamanism has continued to attract the attention of scholars, artists, writers and the general...

    Published March 10th 2004 by Routledge