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  1. The Location of Religion

    A Spatial Analysis

    By Kim Knott

    The ways in which humans interact with their location is an important topic within sociological studies of religion. It is integral to the place of religion in secular society. 'The Location of Religion: A Spatial Analysis' offers an overview of the ways in which religion can be located within...

    Published March 30th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Religion and the Domestication of Dissent

    Or, How to Live in a Less Than Perfect Nation

    By Russell T. McCutcheon

    Series: Religion in Culture

    Since the events of 9/11 the representation of Islam has increasingly come adrift from its actuality. Scholars and pundits have effectively demonised a whole faith by wilfully apportioning blame and by ignoring the differences within the Islamic movement. 'Religion and the Domestication of Dissent'...

    Published December 31st 2004 by Routledge

  3. Hindu Selves in a Modern World

    Guru Faith in the Mata Amritanandamayi Mission

    By Maya Warrier

    Series: Routledge South Asian Religion Series

    This book explores devotional Hinduism in a modern context of high consumerism and revolutionised communications. It focuses on a fast-growing and high-profile contemporary Hindu guru faith originating in India and attracting a transnational following. The organisation is led by a vastly popular...

    Published December 16th 2004 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. Skilful Means

    A Concept in Mahayana Buddhism, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Pye

    'Skilful Means' is the key principle of Mahayana, one of the great Buddhist traditions. First described in the Lotus Sutra, it originates in myths of the Buddha's compassionate plans for raising life from the ceaseless round of birth and death. His strategies or interventions are 'skilful means'...

    Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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