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Zoroastrians in Britain

John R. Hinnells.

February 1996; published online October 2011.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 352 pages.

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...

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The Zoroastrian Diaspora

John R. Hinnells.

April 2005; published online October 2011.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 884 pages.

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...

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To the Ends of the Earth

Allan Heaton Anderson.

February 2013; published online May 2013.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 336 pages.

Scholars have commented for years on the southward shift of Christianity during the twentieth century. The majority of Christians worldwide are now found in the continents of Africa, Asia,...

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Guodian

Kenneth Holloway.

April 2009; published online May 2009.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 224 pages.

The Guodian manuscripts were buried with the teacher of the heir apparent to the Chu throne. The tomb was closed around 300 BCE shortly before one of the most significant period-defining...

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The Apocalyptic Year 1000

Edited by Richard Landes, Andrew Gow and David C. Van Meter.

June 2003; published online October 2011.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 376 pages.

The chapters in this book challenge prevailing views on the way in which apocalyptic concerns contributed to larger processes of social change at the first millennium. Several basic...

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Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Africa

Edited by Terence O. Ranger.

October 2006; published online May 2008.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 288 pages.

In recent decades, Christianity has acquired millions of new adherents in Africa, the region with the world's fastest expanding population. What role has this development of evangelical...

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Teaching Confucianism

Jeffrey L. Richey.

March 2008; published online May 2008.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 244 pages.

Teaching Confucianism presents pedagogically oriented essays that are informed by the latest scholarship, as well as practical experience in the religious studies and theology...

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The Western Esoteric Traditions

Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke.

October 2008; published online October 2011.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 296 pages.

Western esotericism combines spirituality with an empirical observation of the natural world while also relating humanity to the universe through a harmonious celestial order. This...

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Mystics

William Harmless.

December 2007; published online October 2011.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 336 pages.

Mystics are path-breaking religious practitioners who claim to have experience of the infinite, word-defying mystery that is God. Many have been gifted writers with an uncanny ability to...

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Storytracking

Sam D. Gill.

April 1998; published online October 2011.

Book. Subjects: East Asian religions. 288 pages.

This work takes a narrative technique (known as “storytracking”) practiced by Australian aboriginal people and applies it to the academic study of their culture. The book's purpose is to...

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