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  1. 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

  2. Introducing Anthropology of Religion

    Culture to the Ultimate

    By Jack David Eller

    This lively and readable survey introduces students to key areas of the field and shows how to apply an anthropological approach to the study of contemporary world religions. Written by an experienced teacher, it covers all of the traditional topics of anthropology of religion, including...

    Published July 15th 2007 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Shamanism:Critical Concepts V1

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

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Shamanism:Critical Concepts V2

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

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Shamanism:Critical Concepts V3

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

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Religion: The Basics

    By Malory Nye

    Series: The Basics

    Is religion the same as culture? How does it fit with life in the modern world? Do you have to 'believe' to be part of one? From televangelism in the American South to the wearing of hijab in Britain and Egypt; from the rise of paganism to the aftermath of September 11th, this accessible guide...

    Published September 10th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Natural Symbols

    Explorations in Cosmology, 3rd Edition

    By Professor Mary Douglas, Mary Douglas

    Series: Routledge Classics

    One of the most important works of modern anthropology. Written against the backdrop of the student uprisings of the late 1960s, the book took seriously the revolutionary fervour of the times, but instead of seeking to destroy the rituals and symbols that can govern and oppress, Mary Douglas saw...

    Published August 13th 2003 by Routledge

  10. The Discipline of Religion

    Structure, Meaning, Rhetoric

    By Russell T. McCutcheon

    The Discipline of Religion is a lively critical journey through religious studies today, looking at its recent growth as an academic discipline, and its contemporary political and social meanings. Focusing on the differences between religious belief and academic religious discourse, Russell T....

    Published April 30th 2003 by Routledge