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Religious experience, life, practice

A Sociology of Religious Emotion

ISBN : 9780199655779

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¥5,929
Author: 
Ole Riis; Professor, Linda Woodhead
Pages
280 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
142 x 215 mm
Pub date
Jun 2012
This timely book aims to change the way we think about religion by putting emotion back onto the agenda. It challenges a tendency to over-emphasise rational aspects of religion, and rehabilitates its ... Read more

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Comparative Mysticism: An Anthology of Original Sources

ISBN : 9780195143799

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¥45,474
Author: 
Steven T. Katz
Pages
648 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
184 x 255 mm
Pub date
Nov 2012
This collection of primary texts introduces readers to the mystical literature of the world's great religious traditions. Beginning with an introduction by Steven T. Katz, a leading scholar of mystici ... Read more

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Contradictory Lives: Baul Women in India and Bangladesh

ISBN : 9780199773541

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¥19,734
Author: 
Lisa I. Knight
Pages
232 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
162 x 237 mm
Pub date
Jul 2011
In literature and popular imagination, Bauls of India and Bangladesh are characterized as musical mystics: orange-clad nomads of both Hindu and Muslim backgrounds. They wander the countryside and ente ... Read more

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Dancing the Labyrinth: Spirituality in the Lives of Women

ISBN : 9780190940430

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¥6,688
Author: 
Maddy Cunningham; Jade de Saussure
Pages
280 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
May 2019
There is a scarcity of professional literature and research that focuses on women's spiritual development and experiences and how it may differ from that of men. For women, the spiritual is often inne ... Read more

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Emerging Adults' Religiousness and Spirituality: Meaning-Making in an Age of Transition

ISBN : 9780199959181

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¥12,870
Author: 
Carolyn McNamara Barry; Mona M. Abo-Zena
Pages
280 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
161 x 234 mm
Pub date
Apr 2014
Although most American children are raised in a faith tradition, by the time they reach their early twenties their outward religious expression declines significantly, with many leaving the faith in w ... Read more

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From Yoga to Kabbalah: Religious Exoticism and the Logics of Bricolage

ISBN : 9780199997633

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¥8,404
Author: 
Veronique Altglas
Pages
408 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
158 x 235 mm
Pub date
Jun 2014
Religious exoticism implies a deeply ambivalent relationship to otherness and to religion itself: traditional religious teachings are uprooted and fragmented in order to be appropriated as practical m ... Read more

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Indian Asceticism: Power, Violence, and Play

ISBN : 9780190225322

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¥7,887
Author: 
Carl Olson
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
164 x 234 mm
Pub date
Apr 2015
Throughout the history of Indian religions, the ascetic figure is most closely identified with power. Power is a by-product of the ascetic path, and is displayed in the ability to fly, walk on water o ... Read more

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Irreverence and the Sacred: Critical Studies in the History of Religions

ISBN : 9780190911966

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¥19,734
Author: 
Hugh Urban; Greg Johnson
Pages
360 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Dec 2018
Irreverence and the Sacred brings together some of the most cutting edge, interdisciplinary, and international scholars working today in order to debate key issues in the critical and comparative stud ... Read more

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Living Religion: Embodiment, Theology, and the Possibility of a Spiritual Sense

ISBN : 9780190927387

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¥5,830
Author: 
James W. Jones
Pages
184 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
May 2019
Is it reasonable to live a religiously oriented life, or is such a life the height of irrationality? Has neuroscience shown that religious experiences are akin to delusions, or might neuroscience actu ... Read more

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Monasticism: A Very Short Introduction

ISBN : 9780198717645

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¥1,793
Author: 
Stephen J. Davis
Pages
168 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
111 x 174 mm
Pub date
Jan 2018
Series
Very Short Introductions
Considers monasticism and monastic communities from ancient and medieval times right through to the 21st century Compares the different religious traditions of monasticism — especially Buddhism, ... Read more

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