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Nina Käsehage (ed.)Religious Fundamentalism in the Age of Pandemic
Religions are contested by fundamentalists who seem to understand Covid-19 as a supernatural »sign« that might be useful for triggering a religious revolution. In this book, internationally renowned scholars discuss the term »Religious Fundamentalism« as well as the practical impact of Covid-19 on the religions.
Medicine – Religion – Spirituality
Global Perspectives on Traditional, Complementary, and Alternative Healing
Healer, Doctor, Priest: Entanglements of religion and medicine in contemporary Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Religion, Tradition and the Popular
Transcultural Views from Asia and Europe
Asia and Europe: a rapid development of religious popular cultures and lifestyles can be observed. This book provides unique case studies illustrating new religious practices, forms of articulation and mass mediatization.
Humanism in East Asian Confucian Contexts
The path towards a conciliatory world culture does not lead past elaborating the humanist traditions of Confucian culture as well. This volume provides a vital insight into humanism and being human in East Asia.
Carmen Meinert (ed.)Traces of Humanism in China
Tradition and Modernity
In many ways, humanist traditions are part of the world's cultural heritage. The contributions to this volume lay out previously hardly known insights into humanist thought in China for a broad audience.
Buddhist Approaches to Human Rights
Dissonances and Resonances
Buddhism is known as the gentle religion. But which role does the idea of human rights play in Buddhist countries? This volume paints a dense picture of the political and conceptual reality in the hemisphere of Buddhism.