The Problem of Disenchantment

Scientific Naturalism and Esoteric Discourse 1900 - 1939

by Egil Asprem (University of California, Santa Barbara)

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€205,00
$245.00
ISBN13: 
9789004251922
E-ISBN: 
9789004254947
Publication Date: 
July 2014
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Hardback
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xii, 631 pp., index
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ISSN: 
0169-8834
Volume: 
147

By Jorunn J. Buckley

An edition of the scholarly letters of the English Lady E. S. Drower, famous for her novels, travel accounts, and studies in the Middle East, especially on the Mandaeans. Drower (1879‐1972) kept up a lively correspodence with scholars, and the letters here span the years 1938 to the mid‐1960s.
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Volume: 
137
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004205192
E-ISBN: 
9789004222472
Publication date: 
January 2012
€122,00
$147.00

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...
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Volume: 
136
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004193840
E-ISBN: 
9789004216297
Publication date: 
September 2011
€118,00
$143.00

by James Alexander Kapaló

This ethnographic study of Gagauz religion offers an original perspective on ‘folk religion’ as discourse and object of study. It is also the first monograph published in a Western language on this little-known European people’s history and culture.
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Volume: 
135
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004197992
E-ISBN: 
9789004216341
Publication date: 
September 2011
€146,00
$175.00

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 legal...
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Volume: 
134
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201651
E-ISBN: 
9789004211124
Publication date: 
April 2011
€155,00
$188.00

Andrew Phillips Mallory

Representing important new primary source material for scholars of early New England; Saints, Sinners, and the God of the World: The Hartford Sermon Notebook Transcribed, 1679-1680, is a complete transcription of 62 previously unknown Puritan sermons from five different ministers.
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Volume: 
133
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004192423
E-ISBN: 
9789004216402
Publication date: 
February 2011
€151,00
$182.00

Edited by Vishwa Adluri and Joydeep Bagchee

Bringing together Hiltebeitel's major essays on the the Mahābhārata, the Rāmāyaṇa, and the south Indian cults of Draupadī and Kūttāṇṭavar along with new articles written especially for this collection, this two volume work offers a comprehensive re-reading of the Indian epic tradition by the...
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Volume: 
132
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004193802
E-ISBN: 
9789004216228
Publication date: 
July 2011
€207,00
$250.00

Edited by Vishwa Adluri and Joydeep Bagchee

Bringing together Hiltebeitel's major essays on the the Mahābhārata, the Rāmāyaṇa, and the south Indian cults of Draupadī and Kūttāṇṭavar along with new articles written especially for this collection, this two volume work offers a comprehensive re-reading of the Indian epic tradition by the...
Series: 
Volume: 
131
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004185661
E-ISBN: 
9789004216204
Publication date: 
July 2011
€215,00
$259.00

by Richard Fox

Drawing on ethnographic and archival research conducted on the Indonesian island of Bali, this book demonstrates that more nuanced attention to problems of media will have serious implications for how we think about the study of religions, past and present.
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Volume: 
130
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004176492
E-ISBN: 
9789047429937
Publication date: 
December 2010
€151,00
$182.00

Edited by Ugo Dessì

This book analyzes social aspects of Shin Buddhism (Jōdo Shinshū), a mainstream Japanese religious tradition. The contributions collected here especially focus on the intersection between Shin Buddhism, politics, education, social movements, economy, culture and the media, gender, and globalization.
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Volume: 
129
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004186538
E-ISBN: 
9789004193796
Publication date: 
August 2010
€130,00
$157.00

Michael R. Darby

This monograph analyses almost forty Hebrew Christian institutions - and the ideology of their founders - in nineteenth-century Britain, components of a century-long movement which were to varying degrees characteristic, through identity negotiation, of ehtnic, institutional, theological and...
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Volume: 
128
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184558
E-ISBN: 
9789004216273
Publication date: 
October 2010
€115,00
$140.00

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