Religions in the Modern World: Traditions and Transformations

Religions in the Modern World: Traditions and Transformations


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415458900
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/24/2009
Pages: 576
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Linda Woodhead, Hiroko Kawanami and Christopher Partridge are all members of the Religious Studies department at Lancaster University.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Modern Contexts of Religion 1. How to Study Religion Kim Knott 2. Hinduism David Smith 3. Buddhism (Cathy Cantwell and Hiroko Kawanami 4. Sikhism Christopher Shackle 5. Chinese Religions Stephan Feuchtwang 6. Japanese Religions Robert Kisala 7. Judaism Seth Kunin 8. Christianity Linda Woodhead 9. Islam David Waines 10. Religion in Africa Charles Gore 11. Native American Religions Kenneth Mello 12. Spirituality Giselle Vincett and Linda Woodhead 13. New Age Religion Wouter J. Hanegraaff 14. Paganism Graham Harvey 15. New Religious Movements Douglas Cowan 16. Religion and Globalization David Lehmann 17. Religion and Politics Jeffrey Haynes 18. Religion and Violence Charles Selengut 19. Religion and Gender Linda Woodhead 20. Religion and Popular Culture Christopher Partridge 21. Secularism and Secularization Grace Davie and Linda Woodhead

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