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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 41.95
Interest in theories of religion has never been greater. Scholars debate single theoretical approaches in different scholarly journals, while the ?new atheists? such as Richard Dawkins and Daniel Dennett criticize the whole idea of religion. For everyone eager to understand the current state of the field, Contemporary Theories of Religion surveys... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
This book explores the dynamic interaction between religion and tourism in the modern world. It considers questions such as: do travellers leave their religion at home when they are touring ? and what happens if not? what are the relationships between tourism and pilgrimage? what happens to religious performances, places and festivals that function... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 32.61
What constitutes the field of religious studies? The 29 chapters in this introductory text offer an incisive look at the key approaches, methods, problems, and subjects that define contemporary academic research in the field of religious studies at universities in the German-speaking world. It provides a unique and polyphonic portrait... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95
This is the first comprehensive survey in English of research methods in the field of religious studies. It is designed to enable non-specialists and students at upper undergraduate and graduate levels to understand the variety of research methods used in the field. The aim is to create awareness of the relevant methods currently available and to... more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 67.50
This book, first published in German in 2005, offers a compact, concise and accessible survey of Zoroastrianism. This tiny religious community traces its root to Zarathustra who lived some 2,500-3,500 years ago. Chapters address Zarathustra and the origins of the religion, religious concepts and narratives, ethics and gender, priesthoods and rituals,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
Magic has been an important term in Western history and continues to be an essential topic in the modern academic study of religion, anthropology, sociology, and cultural history. Defining Magic is the first volume to assemble key texts that aim at determining the nature of magic, establish its boundaries and key features, and explain its working.... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 217.00
Volume two of Theorizing Rituals mainly consists of an annotated bibliography of more than 400 items covering those books, edited volumes and essays that are considered most relevant for the field of ritual theory. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00
This is the first ever comprehensive English-language survey of Zoroastrianism, one of the oldest living religions Evenly divided into five thematic sections beginning with an introduction to Zoroaster/Zarathustra and concluding with the intersections of Zoroastrianism and other religions Reflects the global nature of Zoroastrian studies with... more...