Reading the Fifth Veda

Studies on the Mahābhārata - Essays by Alf Hiltebeitel, Volume 1

Edited by Vishwa Adluri and Joydeep Bagchee

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€191,00
$254.00
ISBN13: 
9789004185661
E-ISBN: 
9789004216204
Publication Date: 
July 2011
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Hardback
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viii, 628 pp.
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131

by Egil Asprem (University of California, Santa Barbara)

The Problem of Disenchantment offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to the intellectual history of science, religion, and “the occult” in the early 20th century.
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Volume: 
147
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251922
Publication date: 
July 2014

Edited by Domenico Accorinti (Liceo classico “G. Galilei”, Pisa, Italy)

The correspondence between Raffaele Pettazzoni and Herbert Jennings Rose (1927–1958) sheds light on the behind-the-scenes activity of two great modern scholars and provides an interesting perspective on the history of religions in the first half of the twentieth century.
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Volume: 
146
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004266841
Publication date: 
May 2014

by Anthony J. Blasi (University of Texas at San Antonio)

Sociology of Religion in America tells the story of the controversies involved in the development of a scientific specialty that often makes news in America. The evidence it presents runs contrary to the many myths about the field.
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Volume: 
145
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271005
Publication date: 
March 2014

Edited by Michael Hawley (Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada)

Sikh Diaspora: Theory, Agency, and Experience is a collection of essays offering new insights into the diverse experiences of Sikhs beyond the Punjab. The essays in this volume engage with diaspora theory, agency, space, social relations, and aesthetics.
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Volume: 
144
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004252608
Publication date: 
August 2013

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.
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Volume: 
143
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004250529
Publication date: 
June 2013

by Mercedes García-Arenal and Fernando Rodríguez Mediano. Translated from the Spanish by Consuelo López-Morillas

The Spanish Orient offers a study of the Morisco minority in Early Modern Granada through the affair of the forged Arabic gospels found in the city at the end of 16th century. It connects the findings of this gospel with the origins of Orientalism.
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Volume: 
142
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004244504
Publication date: 
April 2013

Edited by Pashaura Singh & Michael Hawley

Re-imagining South Asian Religions is a collection of essays offering new ways of understanding aspects of Hindu, Tibetan Buddhist, Sikh, Jain, Theosophical, and Indian Christian experiences.
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Volume: 
141
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004242364
Publication date: 
December 2012

Edited by Ilinca Tanaseanu-Döbler and Marvin Döbler.

Although religious education is a crucial topic in present-day History of Religions, its study focuses on contemporary phenomena and is still undertheorised. The present volume proposes a comprehensive theoretical framework based on interdisciplinary case studies of religious education in pre...
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Volume: 
140
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004232136
Publication date: 
September 2012

Edited by Phyllis Granoff and Koichi Shinohara

Sins and Sinners: Asian Perspectives brings together essays by leading scholars of Asian religions to explore the diversity of beliefs about sin and its remedies.
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Volume: 
139
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229464
Publication date: 
August 2012

Edited by David Cave and Rebecca Sachs Norris

This book reflects on the implications of neurobiology and the scientific worldview on aspects of religious experience, belief, and practice, focusing especially on the body and the construction of religious meaning.
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Volume: 
138
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004221116
Publication date: 
February 2012

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