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  1. Nine Worlds of Seid-Magic

    Ecstasy and Neo-Shamanism in North European Paganism

    By Jenny Blain

    This accessible study of Northern European shamanistic practice, or seidr, explores the way in which the ancient Norse belief systems evoked in the Icelandic Sagas and Eddas have been rediscovered and reinvented by groups in Europe and North America. The book examines the phenomenon of altered...

    Published November 21st 2001 by Routledge

  2. Religions Today

    An Introduction

    By Mary Pat Fisher

    Religions Today provides a sympathetic account of what living religions really are. Fisher traces the historical development and practices of major religious movements and explores how these evolve into contemporary belief and teaching. She considers major faiths as well as indigenous religions and...

    Published October 31st 2001 by Routledge

  3. Religions in the Modern World

    Traditions and Transformations

    Edited by Christopher Partridge, Linda Woodhead, Hiroko Kawanami

    This comprehensive guide offers an unrivalled introduction to recent work in the study of religion, from the religious traditions of Asia and the West, to new forms of religion and spirituality such as New Age.With an historical introduction to each religion and detailed analysis of its place in...

    Published October 24th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Faith in Science

    Scientists Search for Truth

    Edited by Mark Richardson, Gordy Slack

    Through intimate conversations with some of the world's most distinguished scientists (including two Nobel Laureates), Faith in Science invites us to explore the connections between scientific and religious approaches to truth. Subjects range from the existence and nature of God to the role of...

    Published September 5th 2001 by Routledge

  5. The Sociology of Religion

    Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Malcolm B. Hamilton

    This clear introduction to the sociology of religion combines a discussion of key theorists with a modern emphasis on the diversity of religious beliefs and practices. Malcolm Hamilton's expanded second edition brings the discussion fully up-to-date, and extends its material on secularization and...

    Published August 1st 2001 by Routledge

  6. 'What is Truth?'

    Towards a Theological Poetics

    By Andrew Shanks

    In a culture where institutional religion is in decline there is a pressing need for new theological strategies. Andrew Shanks argues for a fresh 'theological poetics', providing an eloquent first step towards meeting these needs and an alternative strategy for reconciling Christian theology with...

    Published May 30th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Philosophy in Classical India

    An Introduction and Analysis

    By Jonardon Ganeri

    This original work focuses on the rational principles of Indian philosophical theory, rather than the mysticism more usually associated with it. Ganeri explores the philosophical projects of a number of major Indian philosophers and looks into the methods of rational inquiry deployed within these...

    Published February 7th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Religion and Ecology in India and Southeast Asia

    By David L Gosling

    What part can Hindu and Buddhist traditions play in resolving the ecological problems facing India and South East Asia? David Gosling's exciting study, based on extensive fieldwork, is of global significance: the creation of more sustainable relationships between people and the natural world is one...

    Published January 31st 2001 by Routledge

  9. Spirituality and the Occult

    By Brian Gibbons

    Spirituality and the Occult argues against the widely held view that occult spiritualities are marginal to Western culture. Showing that the esoteric tradition is unfairly neglected in Western culture and that much of what we take to be 'modern' derives at least in part from this tradition, it...

    Published December 21st 2000 by Routledge

  10. Zoroastrians

    Their Religious Beliefs and Practices, 2nd Edition

    By Mary Boyce

    Series: The Library of Religious Beliefs and Practices

    This book traces the continuous history of the faith from the time it was preached by Zoroaster down to the present day - a span of about 3,500 years. First taught among nomads on the Asian steppes, Zoroastrianism became the state religion of the three great Iranian empires and had a remarkable...

    Published December 13th 2000 by Routledge