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Indian AsceticismPower, Violence, and Play

Indian Asceticism: Power, Violence, and Play

Carl Olson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190225315
eISBN:
9780190225346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225315.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

Indian cultural discourses and narratives about ascetics are examined to understand the powers exhibited by ascetics, which are byproducts of their path, and the ways that these powers are ... More

The Religious Imagination and the Sense of God

The Religious Imagination and the Sense of God

John Bowker

Published in print:
1978
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266464
eISBN:
9780191683046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266464.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, World Religions

This book asks why, since so many characterizations of theistic reality have gone to extinction, do some, not simply survive, but undergo considerable recharacterization, when they have come under ... More

Teaching Interreligious Encounters

Teaching Interreligious Encounters

Marc A. Pugliese and Alex Y. Hwang (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190677565
eISBN:
9780190677596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677565.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, World Religions

Teaching Interreligious Encounters is a volume of essays that explores various issues related to practical and theoretical facets of teaching across multiple religious traditions, including ... More

The Zoroastrian DiasporaReligion and Migration

The Zoroastrian Diaspora: Religion and Migration

John R. Hinnells

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267591
eISBN:
9780191683329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267591.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

What is the distinctive Zoroastrian experience, and what is the common diasporic experience? This book is the outcome of twenty years of research and of archival and fieldwork in eleven countries. It ... More

Zoroastrians in BritainThe Ratanbai Katrak Lectures: University of Oxford 1985

Zoroastrians in Britain: The Ratanbai Katrak Lectures: University of Oxford 1985

John R. Hinnells

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198261933
eISBN:
9780191682247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261933.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

Zoroastrianism is the religion of ancient Iran, dating back over a thousand years before the time of Christ. It is also the religion of Britain's oldest South Asian minority, with a history going ... More

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