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This volume deals with the transformation of unchurched religious creativity in the late modern West. It analyzes the ways in which the advance of science, globalization and individualism have fundamentally reshaped esoteric religious traditions, from theosophy to the New Age. This publication ...
This book provides novel analyses of religion, the Roman 'religio', the construction of 'religions' in India and the nature of cultural differences. It also shows how the dynamic of Christianity as a religion has brought forth the western culture.
Edited by Thomas A. Idinopulos and Edward A. Yonan
This volume focuses on the writings of Robert A. Segal and his defense of reductionism and criticism of Mircea Eliade's non-reductive interpretation of religion. Related questions on religion and reductionism are explored by major scholars of religion in major departments of religion in the ...
Edited with Introduction and Notes by Robert Benedetto. Translations by Winifred K. Vass
This volume contains 123 documents which illustrate the early history of the American Presbyterian Congo Mission and its struggle for human rights in the Congo from 1890-1918. The documents, many of which have never been published, are crucial to a full understanding of both the work of the ...
T. Jack Thompson
The first book-length study in sixty years of the missionary methods of Donald Fraser, this book also examines how the Ngoni of northern Malawi adapted Christianity to their own world-view, and how Fraser's empathy for African culture facilitated this process.
Christianity can find a home in African culture. This book describes attemps - of varying degrees of success - to integrate Christianity and African culture. It analyses how Tanzanian Christians redefined their roles in reaction to the cultural approach presented by the missionaries.
Edited by Paul Gifford
This book describes and analyses the role the Christian churches have played in Africa's political restructuring since the mid-1980's. It contains theoretical discussions and 13 case studies, covering events up till late 1993.
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