Handbook of Hyper-real Religions

Edited by Adam Possamai, University of Western Sydney

Status: 
€159,00
$196.00
ISBN13: 
9789004218819
E-ISBN: 
9789004226944
Publication Date: 
March 2012
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xiv, 442 pp.
Imprint: 
Language: 
ISSN: 
1874-6691
Volume: 
5

Bettina E. Schmidt, University of Wales Trinity Saint David, and Steven Engler, Mount Royal University

This Handbook provides an unprecedented overview of Brazil’s religious landscape. Its three sections discuss specific religions/groups of traditions, Brazilian religions in the diaspora, and related issues (e.g., women, possession, politics, race and material culture).
Series: 
Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004321854
Expected: 
September 2016
€185,00
$194.00

Edited by Stephen Hunt (University of the West of England, Bristol, UK)

The Handbook of Contemporary Christianity: Movements, Institutions & Allegiance traces how the largest religion in the world is increasingly expressed in energetic global forms – leading to fresh modes of organisation, belonging, believing, and traditional and syncretic movements.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004265394
E-ISBN: 
9789004310780
Publication date: 
February 2016
€162,00
$210.00

Edited by James R. Lewis and Inga Bårdsen Tøllefsen (University of Tromsø, Norway)

Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004292444
E-ISBN: 
9789004292468
Publication date: 
July 2015
€172,00
$223.00

Edited by Stephen Hunt (University of the West of England, Bristol, UK)

The Handbook of Global Contemporary Christianity: Themes and Developments in Culture, Politics, and Society maps the transformations of the largest of the major religions. International experts in the area detail challenges and dilemmas facing Christianity via its various global expressions, both...
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004265387
E-ISBN: 
9789004291027
Publication date: 
March 2015
€150,00
$194.00

Edited by Cathy Gutierrez (Sweet Briar College)

The Brill Handbook of Spiritualism and Channeling marks the first extensive collection on these two interrelated movements and examines themes such as gender, race, performance, and technology in each instance.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004263772
E-ISBN: 
9789004264083
Publication date: 
April 2015
€172,00
$223.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004273122
Publication date: 
June 2014
€219,00
$268.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004235977
Publication date: 
January 2013
€181,00
$234.00

Edited by Inken Prohl and John Nelson

Representing work by some of the leading scholars in the field, this volume presents important topics in the religious environment of contemporary Japan by surveying exciting trends, religious change and innovation, and the interactivity of religion with market and global forces.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004234352
E-ISBN: 
9789004234369
Publication date: 
September 2012
€214,00
$263.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004226487
Publication date: 
March 2012
€242,00
$298.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004216389
Publication date: 
November 2010
€250,00
$307.00

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