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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Indigenous societies around the world have been historically disparaged by European explorers, colonial officials and Christian missionaries. Nowhere was this more evident than in early descriptions of indigenous religions as savage, primitive, superstitious and fetishistic. Liberal intellectuals, both indigenous and colonial, reacted to this by... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 119.95
The academic study of Indigenous Religions developed historically from missiological and anthropological sources, but little analysis has been devoted to this classification within departments of religious studies. Evaluating this assumption in the light of case studies drawn from Zimbabwe, Alaska and shamanic traditions, and in view of current debates... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 104.95
The study of indigenous religions has become an important academic field, particularly since the religious practices of indigenous peoples are being transformed by forces of globalization and transcontinental migration. This book will further our understanding of indigenous religions by first considering key methodological issues related to defining... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
Religion Online provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to this burgeoning new religious reality, from cyberpilgrimages to neo-pagan chatroom communities. A substantial introduction by the editors presenting the main themes and issues is followed by sixteen chapters addressing core issues of concern such as youth, religion and the internet,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95
In the twenty-first century, religious life is increasingly moving from churches, mosques and temples onto the Internet. Today, anyone can go online and seek a new form of religious expression without ever encountering a physical place of worship, or an ordained teacher or priest. The digital age offers virtual worship, cyber-prayers and talk-boards... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 56.95
What role do indigenous religions play in today's world? Beyond Primitivism is a complete appraisal of indigenous religions - faiths integrally connected to the cultures in which they originate, as distinct from global religions of conversion - as practised across America, Africa, Asia and the Pacific today. At a time when local traditions across... more...
- Lokwort Buchverlag 2014; US$ 19.99
Im Jahr 1994 konnten erstmals alle Menschen in Südafrika ihre Regierung wählen. Nach Jahrzehnten einer unmenschlichen Politik wurde die Apartheid abgeschafft. Nelson Mandela und Desmond Tutu sind die bekanntesten Namen, die für den Befreiungskampf der schwarzen Bevölkerung stehen. Doch unzählige «stille Helden» haben durch ihren Widerstand die Verhältnisse... more...