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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
This essential student textbook consists of seventeen sections, all written by leading scholars in their different fields. They cover all the religious traditions of Southwest Asia, Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Tibet, and East Asia. The major traditions that are described and discussed are (from the Southwest) Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Sikhism... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Taking a critical approach to the concept of ?religious pluralism?, this book examines the dynamics of religious co-existence in Asia as they are directly addressed by governments, or indirectly managed by groups and individuals. It looks at the quality of relations that emerge in encounters among people of different religious traditions or among... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 30.95 US$ 26.82
This lively introduction offers a complete overview of the main Asian religions, their traditions and contemporary relevance, and how they are lived and practiced today. Provides readers with an all-embracing introduction to Asian religions, covering each of the main traditions in a style that is lively and distinctive Focuses on Asian religions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Traditionally, research on the history of Asian religions has been marked by a bias for literary evidence, privileging canonical texts penned in ?classical? languages. Not only has a focus on literary evidence shaped the dominant narratives about the religious histories of Asia, in both scholarship and popular culture, but it has contributed to the... more...
- ATF Press 2014; US$ 19.95
The processes of globalisation are reshaping our world dramatically and rapidly. The great issues of our day emphasise that we are all in this together: startling inequalities, pressures on the environment, continuing hunger and poverty, climate change, economic integration, mass migrations, instant communications and recurring armed conflicts.How... more...
- Springer Singapore 2013; US$ 101.08
This book explores the complex ways in which contemporary contexts of religious pluralism in Asia both enable, and are threatened by, projects of proselytization. It covers a broad range of national and confessional contexts across Asia. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Shamans throughout much of Asia are regarded as having the power to control and coerce spirits. Many Asians today still turn to shamans to communicate with the world of the dead, heal the sick, and explain enigmatic events. To understand Asian religions, therefore, a knowledge of shamanism is essential. Shamans in Asia provides an introduction to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This book addresses the growing academic concerns of the market-religion convergences in Asia. Bringing together a group of leading scholars from Asia, Europe, Australia and North America, it discusses multiple issues regarding religious commodifications and their consequences across Asia?s diverse religious traditions. Covering key issues in the... more...