Religion > Comparative Religion/World Religions

   
1 2 3 >>>
    sort list by title


Harvests, Feasts, and Graves
Postcultural Consciousness in Contemporary Papua New Guinea
Ryan Schram



Spirit Matters
Occult Beliefs, Alternative Religions, and the Crisis of Faith in Victorian Britain
J. Jeffrey Franklin



Hell and Its Rivals
Death and Retribution among Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Early Middle Ages
Alan E. Bernstein
In Hell and Its Rivals, Alan E. Bernstein examines an array of sources from within and beyond the three Abrahamic faiths—including theology, chronicles, legal charters, edifying tales, and narratives of near-death experiences—to analyze the origins and evolution of belief in Hell.



Raja Yudhisthira
Kingship in Epic Mahabharata
Kevin McGrath
In Raja Yudhisthira, Kevin McGrath brings his comprehensive literary, ethnographic, and analytical knowledge of the epic Mahabharata to bear on the representation of kingship in the poem.



Religion on the Battlefield
Ron E. Hassner
In Religion on the Battlefield, Hassner focuses on the everyday practice of religion in a military context: the prayers, rituals, fasts, and feasts of the religious practitioners who populate the battlefields of modern wars.



Living Buddhism
Mind, Self, and Emotion in a Thai Community
Julia Cassaniti
In Living Buddhism, Julia Cassaniti explores Buddhist ideas of impermanence, nonattachment, and intention as they are translated into everyday practice in contemporary Thailand.



Libanius the Sophist
Rhetoric, Reality, and Religion in the Fourth Century
Raffaella Cribiore
Raffaella Cribiore draws on her unique knowledge of the entire body of Libanius’s vast literary output to offer the fullest intellectual portrait yet of this remarkable thinker.



Kith, Kin, and Neighbors
Communities and Confessions in Seventeenth-Century Wilno
David Frick
Perhaps the most complete reconstruction ever written of life in an early modern European city, this book sets a new standard for urban history and for work on the religious and communal life of Eastern Europe.



The Spirit of Things
Materiality and Religious Diversity in Southeast Asia
In this volume, contributors offer rich ethnographic analyses of religious practices in the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Burma that examine the roles materiality plays in the religious lives of Southeast Asians.



Loci Sacri
Understanding Sacred Places
Sacred places are not static entities but reveal a historical dynamic. This volume explores both the cultural developments that have shaped them and their varied multidimensional levels of significance.



1 2 3 >>>

Events

Connect with us

Newsletters