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Branching Streams Flow in the DarknessZen Talks on the Sandokai

Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness: Zen Talks on the Sandokai

Shunryu Suzuki

Mel Weitsman and Michael Wenger (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219823
eISBN:
9780520936232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219823.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

When Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind was published in 1972, it was enthusiastically embraced by Westerners eager for spiritual insight and knowledge of Zen. The book became the most successful treatise on ... More

Bringing the Gods to MindMantra and Ritual in Early Indian Sacrifice

Bringing the Gods to Mind: Mantra and Ritual in Early Indian Sacrifice

Laurie Patton

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520240872
eISBN:
9780520930889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240872.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This book introduces a new perspective on Indic religious history by rethinking the role of mantra in Vedic ritual. The book takes a new look at mantra as “performed poetry” and in five case studies ... More

Business of the HeartReligion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century

Business of the Heart: Religion and Emotion in the Nineteenth Century

Stephen Corrigan

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221963
eISBN:
9780520924321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221963.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The “Businessmen's Revival” was a religious revival that unfolded in the wake of the 1857 market crash among white, middle-class Protestants. Delving into the religious history of Boston in the ... More

The Catholic RevolutionNew  Wine, Old Wineskins, and the Second Vatican Council

The Catholic Revolution: New Wine, Old Wineskins, and the Second Vatican Council

Andrew Greeley

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238176
eISBN:
9780520938779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238176.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

How, a mere generation after Vatican Council II initiated the biggest reform since the Reformation, can the Catholic Church be in such deep trouble? The question resonates throughout this book. A ... More

Chanting Down the New JerusalemCalypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean

Chanting Down the New Jerusalem: Calypso, Christianity, and Capitalism in the Caribbean

Francio Guadeloupe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520254886
eISBN:
9780520942639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254886.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This ethnography probes the ethos and attitude created by radio disc jockeys on the bi-national Caribbean island of Saint Martin/Sint Maarten. Examining the intersection of Christianity, calypso, and ... More

Classifying Christians"Ethnography, Heresiology, and the Limits of Knowledge in Late Antiquity"

Classifying Christians: "Ethnography, Heresiology, and the Limits of Knowledge in Late Antiquity"

Todd S. Berzon

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284265
eISBN:
9780520959880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284265.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book investigates late antique Christian heresiologies as ethnographies that catalogued and detailed the origins, rituals, doctrines, and customs of the heretics in explicitly polemical and ... More

Critical ChristianityTranslation and Denominational Conflict in Papua New Guinea

Critical Christianity: Translation and Denominational Conflict in Papua New Guinea

Courtney Handman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520283756
eISBN:
9780520959514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283756.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In Critical Christianity, Courtney Handman analyzes the complex and conflicting forms of sociality that Guhu-Samane Christians of rural Papua New Guinea privilege and celebrate as “the body of ... More

Crusading PeaceChristendom, the Muslim World, and Western Political Order

Crusading Peace: Christendom, the Muslim World, and Western Political Order

Tomaz Mastnak

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520226357
eISBN:
9780520925991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226357.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book's provocative analysis of the roots of peacemaking in the Western world elucidates struggles for peace that took place in the high and late Middle Ages. The author traces the ways that ... More

A Culture of ConspiracyApocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America

A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America

Michael Barkun

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238053
eISBN:
9780520939721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238053.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

What do UFO believers, Christian millennialists, and right-wing conspiracy theorists have in common? It is well known that some Americans are obsessed with conspiracies. The Kennedy assassination, ... More

Democracy's DharmaReligious Renaissance and Political Development in Taiwan

Democracy's Dharma: Religious Renaissance and Political Development in Taiwan

Richard Madsen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252271
eISBN:
9780520941038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252271.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book explores the remarkable religious renaissance that has reformed, revitalized, and renewed the practices of Buddhism and Daoism in Taiwan. The author connects these noteworthy developments ... More

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