The Handbook of New Age is a comprehensive survey of alternative spiritualities: their history, their global impact, their cultural influence and how they are understood by scholars. Chapters by many of the leading scholars of the movement give the latest analysis of contemporary spiritual trends, and present up-to-date observations of the interaction between the New Age movement and many different fields of knowledge and research.
Handbook of New Age
Edited by Olav Hammer and Mikael Rothstein
The Brill Handbook of the Theosophical Current represents pioneering research into an important but under-researched current. The three sections in this volume are devoted to the Theosophical Society, Theosophically influenced religious currents, and the interaction between Theosophy and ...
Edited by Inken Prohl and John Nelson
Representing work by some of the leading scholars in the field, this volume presents important topics in the religious environment of contemporary Japan by surveying exciting trends, religious change and innovation, and the interactivity of religion with market and global forces.
Edited by Adam Possamai, University of Western Sydney
‘Hyper-real religions’ are innovative religions and spirituality that mix elements of religious tradition with popular culture. Through various case studies, this book studies the on and off-line religious/spiritual consumption of these narratives through a social scientific approach.
Edited by Carole M. Cusack, University of Sydney and Alex Norman, University of Sydney.
This volume fills a lacuna in the academic assessment of new religions by investigating their cultural products (such as music, architecture, food et cetera). Contributions explore the manifold ways in which new religions have contributed to humanity’s creative output.
Edited by James R. Lewis and Olav Hammer
The present collection examines the many different ways in which religions appeal to the authority of science. The result is a wide-ranging and uniquely compelling study of how religions adapt their message to the challenges of the contemporary world.
Edited by Murphy Pizza and James R. Lewis
As Contemporary Paganism continues to grow and establish its identity and place on the global religious landscape, new angles of inquiry about it have emerged and are discussed by Pagan Studies scholars of varying disciplines in this collection.
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