Handbook of Contemporary Japanese Religions

Edited by Inken Prohl and John Nelson

Status: 
€198,00
$263.00
ISBN13: 
9789004234352
E-ISBN: 
9789004234369
Publication Date: 
September 2012
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xxii, 654 pp.
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Language: 
ISSN: 
1874-6691
Volume: 
06

Edited by Henrik Bogdan (University of Gothenburg) and Jan A.M. Snoek (prof. em. University of Heidelberg)

The Brill Handbook of Freemasonry is a pioneering work that brings together, for the first time, leading scholars on Freemasonry—the largest, oldest, and most influential secret society in the world.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004218338
Publication date: 
June 2014

Edited by Olav Hammer and Mikael Rothstein

The Brill Handbook of the Theosophical Current represents pioneering research into an important but under-researched current. The three sections in this volume are devoted to the Theosophical Society, Theosophically influenced religious currents, and the interaction between Theosophy and...
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004235960
Publication date: 
January 2013

Edited by Adam Possamai, University of Western Sydney

‘Hyper-real religions’ are innovative religions and spirituality that mix elements of religious tradition with popular culture. Through various case studies, this book studies the on and off-line religious/spiritual consumption of these narratives through a social scientific approach.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004218819
Publication date: 
March 2012

Edited by Carole M. Cusack, University of Sydney and Alex Norman, University of Sydney.

This volume fills a lacuna in the academic assessment of new religions by investigating their cultural products (such as music, architecture, food et cetera). Contributions explore the manifold ways in which new religions have contributed to humanity’s creative output.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004221871
Publication date: 
March 2012

Edited by James R. Lewis and Olav Hammer

The present collection examines the many different ways in which religions appeal to the authority of science. The result is a wide-ranging and uniquely compelling study of how religions adapt their message to the challenges of the contemporary world.
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004187917
Publication date: 
November 2010

Edited by Murphy Pizza and James R. Lewis

As Contemporary Paganism continues to grow and establish its identity and place on the global religious landscape, new angles of inquiry about it have emerged and are discussed by Pagan Studies scholars of varying disciplines in this collection.
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004163737
Publication date: 
January 2009

Edited by Daren Kemp and James R. Lewis

The New Age Handbook is a comprehensive survey of alternative spiritualities: their history, their global impact, their cultural influence and how they are understood by scholars.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004153554
Publication date: 
May 2007