Religious Categories and the Construction of the Indigenous

Edited by Christopher Hartney and Daniel J. Tower, University of Sydney

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€119,00
$132.00
ISBN13: 
9789004324411
E-ISBN: 
9789004328983
Publication Date: 
October 2016
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
Approx. 260 pp.
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ISSN: 
2214-3270
Volume: 
7

Nicolas Meylan, University of Lausanne, University of Geneva

In Mana: A History of a Western Category Nicolas Meylan proposes a critical account of Western imaginations of mana, an Oceanic word borrowed by Europeans to denote ‘supernatural power’.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004348707
Expected: 
August 2017
€116,00
$134.00

Vaia Touna University of Alabama

In Fabrications of the Greek Past, Vaia Touna demonstrates that present-day meanings of historical artifacts are created by social actors through their ever-contemporary acts of identification, such as their interpretations, categorizations, representations, and classifications.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004348608
Expected: 
August 2017
€110,00
$127.00

Edited by Steffen Führding, Leibniz University Hannover

This collection of essays provides an insight into the theoretical and methodological debates within the academic study of religion in Hanover and beyond over the last years.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004347861
Expected: 
August 2017
€132,00
$152.00

Daniel Dubuisson, CNRS

In this book, Daniel Dubuisson analyses the long history of the dichotomy between religion and magic, as well as the great stakes of power which it has concealed over the centuries.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004298958
E-ISBN: 
9789004317567
Publication date: 
April 2016
€99,00
$128.00
This collection of essays provides scholars in the study of religion occasion to discuss the theoretical and methodological issues raised, to debate and expand upon them, or, in the spirit of scientific inquiry, even to refute the arguments made.
Series: 
Volume: 
05
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004310445
E-ISBN: 
9789004310452
Publication date: 
February 2016
€115,00
$149.00

Edited by Frans Wijsen (Radboud University Nijmegen) and Kocku von Stuckrad (University of Groningen)

Making Religion provides a unique overview of theoretical and practical aspects of the discursive study of religion. Leading scholars in the field discuss the opportunities and challenges of discourse analysis and its application in the study of religion.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004309166
E-ISBN: 
9789004309180
Publication date: 
February 2016
€126,00
$163.00

Edited by Trevor Stack (University of Aberdeen), Naomi R. Goldenberg (University of Ottawa), and Timothy Fitzgerald (University of Stirling)

Religious-secular distinctions have been crucial to the way in which modern governments have rationalised their governance and marked out their sovereignty – as crucial as the territorial boundaries that they have drawn around nations. The authors of this volume provide a multi-dimensional...
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004290556
E-ISBN: 
9789004290594
Publication date: 
May 2015
€131,00
$166.00

by Russell T. McCutcheon (University of Alabama)

The essays in A Modest Proposal on Method, three of which are new, further document failings in the study of religion but offers practical suggestions for reinventing the field.
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004281233
E-ISBN: 
9789004281417
Publication date: 
October 2014
€113,00
$144.00

Edited by Aaron W. Hughes (University of Rochester)

This volume reflects on current debates in the acdemic study of religion by reprinting select articles form the Brill journal Method and Theory in the Study of Religions, currently in its 25th volume, and asking a group of younger scholars to comment on them.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256019
E-ISBN: 
9789004257573
Publication date: 
September 2013
€128,00
$151.00