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Finding God through YogaParamahansa Yogananda and Modern American Religion in a Global Age

Finding God through Yoga: Paramahansa Yogananda and Modern American Religion in a Global Age

David J. Neumann

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648637
eISBN:
9781469648651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648637.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Paramahansa Yogananda (1893–1952), a Hindu missionary to the United States, wrote one of the world’s most highly acclaimed spiritual classics, Autobiography of a Yogi, which was first published in ... More

The Global RefugeHuguenots in an Age of Empire

The Global Refuge: Huguenots in an Age of Empire

Owen Stanwood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190264741
eISBN:
9780190264772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190264741.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Modern History

Huguenot refugees were everywhere in the early modern world. Exiles fleeing French persecution, they scattered around Europe and beyond following the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, ... More

The Invention of Papal HistoryOnofrio Panvinio between Renaissance and Catholic Reform

The Invention of Papal History: Onofrio Panvinio between Renaissance and Catholic Reform

Stefan Bauer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198807001
eISBN:
9780191844799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807001.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

How was the history of post-classical Rome and of the Church written in the Catholic Reformation? Historical texts composed in Rome at this time have been considered secondary to the city’s ... More

Prescribing the DharmaPsychotherapists, Buddhist Traditions, and Defining Religion

Prescribing the Dharma: Psychotherapists, Buddhist Traditions, and Defining Religion

Ira Helderman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648521
eISBN:
9781469648545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648521.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Interest in the psychotherapeutic capacity of Buddhist teachings and practices is widely evident in the popular imagination. News media routinely report on the neuropsychological study of Buddhist ... More

The Regulation of Religion and the Making of Hinduism in Colonial Trinidad

The Regulation of Religion and the Making of Hinduism in Colonial Trinidad

Alexander Rocklin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648712
eISBN:
9781469648736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648712.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

How can religious freedom be granted to people who do not have a religion? While Indian indentured workers in colonial Trinidad practiced cherished rituals, "Hinduism" was not a widespread category ... More

A Saint of Our OwnHow the Quest for a Holy Hero Helped Catholics Become American

A Saint of Our Own: How the Quest for a Holy Hero Helped Catholics Become American

Kathleen Sprows Cummings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649474
eISBN:
9781469649498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649474.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Canonization, the process by which the Catholic Church names saints, may be fundamentally about holiness, but it is never only about holiness. In the United States, it was often about the ways in ... More

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