Origins of Enchantment - How Religions Compete
Language: en
Authors: Paul Seabright
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-02 - Publisher:

Books about Origins of Enchantment - How Religions Compete
The Ontology of Gods
Language: en
Pages: 117
Authors: Jibu Mathew George
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-23 - Publisher: Springer

This volume offers a novel philosophical thesis on the ontology of religion, and proposes a new conceptual repertoire to deal with supernatural religion. Jibu Mathew George offers an interdisciplinary perspective on the source and dynamics of religious ideation upon which belief and faith are based, at the fundamental levels of
Islamic Modernism and the Re-Enchantment of the Sacred in the Age of History
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Monica M. Ringer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-04 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

This book studies the complex relationship of religion to modernity and argues that modernity should be understood as the consequence, not the cause, of the new intellectual landscape of the 19th century. Shows how the adoption of historicism in the 19th century engendered Islamic modernism as a theological reform movement.
God and Enchantment of Place
Language: en
Pages: 436
Authors: David Brown, Professor of Modern History David Brown
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-10-14 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

While the focus is mainly on Christianity, examples are also drawn from Hinduism, Islam, and the classical world."--BOOK JACKET.
Buddhist Revitalization and Chinese Religions in Malaysia
Language: en
Authors: Lee Ooi Tan
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-08 - Publisher: Amsterdam University Press

This book tells the story of how a minority community comes to grip with the puzzling drama of modernity, history, globalization, and cultural assertion in an ever changing Malaysia. It captures the religious connection, transformation, and tension within a complex traditional belief system in a multi-religious society. In particular, the