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This study is focused on the interaction of material and symbolic values ascribed to sacred trees in India and expressed in 3,000 years of ritual practice. Point of departure is the contemporary trend of mining religious narratives in order to mobilise environmental awareness.
The book supports an ecumenical theory of mysticism through a comparative analysis of Tibetan Dzogchen and German mysticism. Using a systems model of consciousness as an interpretive framework, it shows how the distinct doctrines and practices of these two traditions function in parallal, ...
Arie L. Molendijk
This book explores the emergence of the science of religion in the Netherlands in the second half of the nineteenth century. The emphasis is on processes of institutionalization, professionalization, and internationalization on the one hand, and on contemporary discussions about method and ...
Edited by Moshe Sharon
Twelve comprehensive studies dedicated to messianism, millenniarism and eschatological thought in Judaism Christianity and Islam that underlies the birth of Hassidism, “Mormonism” and the Bahā’ī Faith introduced by the editor’s study of the underlying common source of this religious activity.
Edited by Slavica Jakelić and Lori Pearson
This volume brings together divergent voices in religious and theological studies for a conversation about the proper objects, methods, and goals for the study of religion in the twenty-first century.
Edited by Michael Stausberg
Rituals play a prominent role in Zoroastrianism, one of the oldest religious traditions of mankind. In this book, scholars from a broad range of disciplines make the first ever collective effort to discuss Zoroastrian rituals in different historical contexts and geographical settings.
Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen and P. Pratap Kumar
This book explores the role of religion in a great number of the South Asian diaspora communities around the world and is unique in its emphasis on religious diversity, both across and within the religious traditions.
Andreas E. Buss
The book attempts to identify the uniqueness of the Russian-Orthodox religious tradition from a historical and comparative perspective and to contrast it with two of modern Western society's characteristics: its particular economic ethics and individualism.
Edited by Timothy Light and Brian C. Wilson
Prepared in honor of E. Thomas Lawson, the essays in Religion as a Human Capacity offer a broad range of cognitivist theoretical explorations of religion, as well as cutting-edge applications of cognitive and other contemporary theories to religious data.
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