Religions in the modern world: traditions and transformations

The modern contexts of religion / Linda Woodhead -- How to study religion / Kim Knott -- Hinduism / David Smith -- Buddhism / Cathy Cantwell and Hiroko Kawanami -- Sikhism / Christopher Shackle -- Chinese religions / Stephan Feuchtwang -- Japanese religions / Robert Kisala -- Judaism / Seth Kunin --...

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Contributors: Kawanami, Hiroko 1952- (Other); Partridge, Christopher 1961- (Other); Woodhead, Linda 1964- (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: London [u.a.] Routledge 2009
Edition:2. ed.
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Religion / The Modern
Further subjects:B Religions
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Summary:The modern contexts of religion / Linda Woodhead -- How to study religion / Kim Knott -- Hinduism / David Smith -- Buddhism / Cathy Cantwell and Hiroko Kawanami -- Sikhism / Christopher Shackle -- Chinese religions / Stephan Feuchtwang -- Japanese religions / Robert Kisala -- Judaism / Seth Kunin -- Christianity / Linda Woodhead -- Islam / David Waines -- Religion in Africa / Charles Gore -- Native American religions / Kennth Mello -- Spirituality / Giselle Vincett and Linda Woodhead -- New age religion -- Wouter J. Hanegraaff -- Paganism / Graham Harvey -- New religious movements / Douglas Cowan -- Religion and globalization / David Lehmann -- Religion and politics / Jeffrey Haynes -- Religion and violence / Charles Selengut -- Religion and gender / Linda Woodhead -- Religion and popular culture / Chris Partridge -- Secularism and secularization -- Grace Davie and Linda Woodhead
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0415458919