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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€195,00
$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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Volume: 
131

Edited by James Baskind (Nagoya City University) and Richard Bowring (Cambridge University).

The Myōtei Dialogues is the first complete English translation of Fukansai Habian’s Myōtei mondō (1605), one of the most important works of early Japanese Christianity.
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Volume: 
151
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004302464
Expected: 
December 2015
€104,00
$135.00

by Olof Sundqvist (Stockholm University, Sweden)

In An Arena for Higher Powers Olof Sundqvist offers an account of the role played by religion in political undertakings among the pre-Christian ruling elites at ceremonial buildings in in Late Iron Age Scandinavia (i.e. AD 550-1050/1100).
Series: 
Volume: 
150
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004292703
Expected: 
November 2015
€193,00
$250.00

Edited by Tomáš Bubík (University of Pardubice) and Henryk Hoffmann (Jagiellonian University in Kraków)

The book provides a systematic treatise about the history and present of the Academic study of Religions in the Central and Eastern Europe. The origins of the discipline can be found as late as the early 20th century, but promising beginnings were disrupted by the rise of the Marxist-Leninist...
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Volume: 
149
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283077
E-ISBN: 
9789004292789
Publication date: 
April 2015
€126,00
$163.00

Edited by David W. Kim (Australian National University)

Religious Transformation in Modern Asia offers phenomenological glimpses of the religious transition in 18th to 20th centuries. The colonial experience of indigenous Asian people, as case studies, will be expounded in relation to the emergence of a new religion, Christianity.
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Volume: 
148
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004287990
E-ISBN: 
9789004289710
Publication date: 
March 2015
€126,00
$163.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
147
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251922
E-ISBN: 
9789004254947
Publication date: 
July 2014
€186,00
$240.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004272248
Publication date: 
May 2014
€167,00
$216.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004271036
Publication date: 
March 2014
€109,00
$141.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004257238
Publication date: 
August 2013
€152,00
$193.00

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
E-ISBN: 
9789004214934
Publication date: 
June 2013
€100,00
$127.00

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.
Series: 
Volume: 
142
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004244504
E-ISBN: 
9789004250291
Publication date: 
April 2013
€171,00
$234.00

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