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by Kim Esther Knibbe.
Faith in the familiar is an ethnography of religious change in the Netherlands, discussing Catholicism and popular forms of New Age. It focuses on the location of religion in local life and how people relate to religious authority.
By Daniel Dubuisson (translated by Seth Cherney)
Resting on a new and long awaited comparative study (of buddhism, yoga, christian spirituality and ancient philosophies), this book restores wisdoms into their fascinating and vigorous personality. It particularly demonstrates that all of them were inspired by similar principles and conceived ...
Edited by Katell Berthelot and Matthias Morgenstern
This volume explores the development of the idea of a common humanity for all human beings from Antiquity to the present time focussing on the "other" as "neighbour, enemy, and infidel", on the interpretation of the Biblical story of Abraham´s sacrifice and on ancient and modern ethical and ...
Adrian Konik, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
This book explores the potential interface between Foucaultian discourse analysis and the development of an indigenous rationale for the practice of contemporary Western Buddhism, along with the growing significance of such a rationale for ‘traditional’ Buddhism in an era dominated by ...
Alberdina Houtman, Albert de Jong, Magda Misset-van de Weg
The contributions to this volume all deal with the crucial problem of change in the religious traditions of the ancient world. They range from broad overviews to detailed case-studies, discussing examples from Greek, Roman, Jewish, Christian and Manichaean literature.
By Tomas Sundnes Drønen (School of Mission and Theology, Stavanger, Norway)
The global aspects of the new Pentecostal churches in northern Cameroon are in this volume discussed through descriptions of the movement's relationship with mainline churches, traditional religion, and Islam.
Edited by Hilde Nielssen, Inger Marie Okkenhaug, Karina Hestad Skeie
This book makes visible an important but neglected aspect of Christian missions: its transnational character. Missionaries considered themselves global actors, yet they operated within a variety of nation-states. The volume demonstrates how processes on a national level are closely linked to ...
Edited by Amarnath Amarasingam, Laurier-Waterloo University
This book brings together eminent and rising scholars from religious studies, science, sociology of religion, sociology of science, philosophy, and theology in order to engage the new atheism and place it in the context of broader debates in these areas.
Edited by Giuseppe Giordan, University of Padua, Italy, and Enzo Pace, University of Padua, Italy.
This volume offers eleven case studies of contemporary movements from around the world where religious, secular and spiritual dynamics interplay in the postmodern condition of the 21st century, as traditional and contemporary sources are combined in new and dynamic ways.
Cristina Rocha & Manuel A. Vásquez
The Diaspora of Brazilian Religions explores the global spread of religions originating in Brazil. Through ethnographically-rich case studies throughout the world, the book examines the circulation and consumption of Brazilian Christianities, African-based religion, and diverse expressions of ...
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