Chronicles the astonishing and counterintuitive spread of Christianity among a group of previously isolated tribes in a remote and hilly part of Northeastern India.
Explores distinctions between the sacred and the secular in a variety of religious traditions, and proposes ways in which their relationship can be mutually beneficial.
An up-to-date examination of the work of one of the most inventive thinkers in the study of religion.
A cross-case analysis of fifteen faith communities striving to care for the earth and live more sustainably.
Essays in the field of comparative world religions and corresponding axial civilizations.
Investigates the professional practices of astrologers in urban India and their popularity among the educated middle and upper classes.
Examines radical and messianic movements in Israel seeking to rebuild the Third Temple in Jerusalem.
Essays on various facets of Nursi’s spirituality as portrayed in his Risale-i Nur.
Discusses the ideas of the most important living Muslim thinker and leader in contemporary Turkey.
Explores the roots of modern transpersonal psychology and spirituality through psychobiography.
New perspectives on the bond between religion and economics.
By focusing on contemporary popular religious traditions, the book represents a substantial contribution to the study of modern religious practices in Banaras, holy city of India. This book offers in-depth, ...