The Basics 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Malory Nye
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Religion by Malory Nye
Book DescriptionFrom the local to the global level, religion is - more than ever - an important and hotly debated part of modern life in the twenty-first century. From silver rings to ringtones and from clubs to headscarves, we often find the cultural role and discussion of religion in unexpected ways. Now in its second edition, Religion: The Basics remains the best introduction to religion and contemporary culture available. The new edition has been fully revised and updated, and includes new discussions of: * the study of religion and culture in the twenty-first century * texts, films and rituals * cognitive approaches to religion * globalization and multiculturalism * spirituality in the West * popular religion. With new case studies, linking cultural theory to real world religious experience and practice, and guides to further reading, Religion: The Basics is an essential buy for students wanting to get to grips with this hotly debated topic.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415449489
(198mm x 129mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 8-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Malory Nye
Multiculturalism and Minority Religions in Britain, Paperback (May 2015)
A detailed case study of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Britain. The book studies the particular development of a new religious movement within the context of Britain, and issues relating to minority religions' place within a multicultural but still hegemonically Christian society.
Place for Our Gods, Hardback (November 1995)» View all books by Malory Nye
An anthropological micro-study of about 150 Hindu families living in Edinburgh, and about the fact that two associations exist among them - one of which is based on activities at a temple. The author explores why there is a temple in Edinburgh, and the community associated with it.
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Author Biography - Malory Nye
Malory Nye is Acting Principal and Professor of Multiculturalism at the Al-Maktoum Institute, Scotland. He has written a number of books on religion and multiculturalism, and is the founding editor of the journal Culture and Religion.
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