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Studies in the History of Religions

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The Numen Book Series publishes scholarly monographs and edited volumes on the historical, comparative, and cross-cultural study of religions throughout the world, from antiquity to the present. The series publishes both methodologically contextualized historical research and theoretical and methodological contributions to the study of religions.

A number of volumes of the Numen Book Series are published within the subseries Texts and Sources in the History of Religions.

The series has published an average of four volumes per year over the last 5 years.
The Lead Books of the Sacromonte and the Parchment of the Torre Turpiana: Granada, 1588-1606
The Lead Books of the Sacromonte and the Parchment of the Torre Turpiana: Granada, 1588-1606
A Chinese Paradigm of the Jingtu Famen
A Chinese Paradigm of the Jingtu Famen
The Life and Work of Ernesto De Martino
The Life and Work of Ernesto De Martino
Documenting the History of Religions in the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (1950‒1970)
Documenting the History of Religions in the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (1950‒1970)
Theoretical and Empirical Investigations of Divination and Magic
Theoretical and Empirical Investigations of Divination and Magic
The Brahmo Samaj and its Vaiṣṇava Milieus
The Brahmo Samaj and its Vaiṣṇava Milieus
The Reception of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in Britain
The Reception of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá in Britain
The Devotion and Promotion of Stigmatics in Europe, c. 1800–1950
The Devotion and Promotion of Stigmatics in Europe, c. 1800–1950
Tantra, Ritual Performance, and Politics in Nepal and Kerala
Tantra, Ritual Performance, and Politics in Nepal and Kerala
Chán Buddhism in Dūnhuáng and Beyond
Chán Buddhism in Dūnhuáng and Beyond
Forced Conversion in Christianity, Judaism and Islam
Forced Conversion in Christianity, Judaism and Islam
Buddhist Apologetics in East Asia
Buddhist Apologetics in East Asia
Aztec Religion and Art of Writing
Aztec Religion and Art of Writing
Religions and Education in Antiquity
Religions and Education in Antiquity
The Secular Religion of Franklin Merrell-Wolff
The Secular Religion of Franklin Merrell-Wolff
Contesting Religious Identities
Contesting Religious Identities
Religious Dynamics under the Impact of Imperialism and Colonialism
Religious Dynamics under the Impact of Imperialism and Colonialism
Lifelong Religion as Habitus
Lifelong Religion as Habitus
Cosmopolitan Dharma
Cosmopolitan Dharma
The Myōtei Dialogues
The Myōtei Dialogues
An Arena for Higher Powers
An Arena for Higher Powers
Studying Religions with the Iron Curtain Closed and Opened
Studying Religions with the Iron Curtain Closed and Opened
Religious Transformation in Modern Asia
Religious Transformation in Modern Asia
The Problem of Disenchantment
The Problem of Disenchantment
Raffaele Pettazzoni and Herbert Jennings Rose, Correspondence 1927–1958
Raffaele Pettazzoni and Herbert Jennings Rose, Correspondence 1927–1958
Sociology of Religion in America
Sociology of Religion in America
Sikh Diaspora
Sikh Diaspora
Faith in the Familiar
Faith in the Familiar
The Orient in Spain
The Orient in Spain
Re-imagining South Asian Religions
Re-imagining South Asian Religions
Sins and Sinners
Sins and Sinners
Religion and the Body
Religion and the Body
Lady E. S. Drower's Scholarly Correspondence
Lady E. S. Drower's Scholarly Correspondence
Wisdoms of Humanity
Wisdoms of Humanity
Text, Context and Performance
Text, Context and Performance
The Quest for a Common Humanity
The Quest for a Common Humanity
Saints, Sinners, and the God of the World
Saints, Sinners, and the God of the World
When the Goddess was a Woman
When the Goddess was a Woman
Reading the Fifth Veda
Reading the Fifth Veda
Myths, Martyrs, and Modernity
Myths, Martyrs, and Modernity
Religion and Retributive Logic
Religion and Retributive Logic
Buddhism and Transgression
Buddhism and Transgression
The Zoroastrian Myth of Migration from Iran and Settlement in the Indian Diaspora
The Zoroastrian Myth of Migration from Iran and Settlement in the Indian Diaspora
The Founder of the Hare Krishnas as Seen by Devotees
The Founder of the Hare Krishnas as Seen by Devotees
Japanese Rinzai Zen Buddhism
Japanese Rinzai Zen Buddhism
In the Presence of Sai Baba
In the Presence of Sai Baba
Intertextuality in the Tales of Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav
Intertextuality in the Tales of Rabbi Nahman of Bratslav
Comparing Religions
Comparing Religions
Theory and Practice of Yoga
Theory and Practice of Yoga
Study of Religion in Southern Africa
Study of Religion in Southern Africa
Belief, Bounty, and Beauty
Belief, Bounty, and Beauty
The Unity of Mystical Traditions
The Unity of Mystical Traditions
Citizens of the World
Citizens of the World
The Future of the Study of Religion
The Future of the Study of Religion
South Asians in the Diaspora
South Asians in the Diaspora
Religion as a Human Capacity
Religion as a Human Capacity
Egypt - Temple of the Whole World
Egypt - Temple of the Whole World
The Resurgence of Religion
The Resurgence of Religion
Modern Societies & the Science of Religions
Modern Societies & the Science of Religions
Friedrich Max Müller
Friedrich Max Müller
Claiming Knowledge
Claiming Knowledge
Claiming Knowledge
Claiming Knowledge
Representation in Religion
Representation in Religion
Women and Miracle Stories
Women and Miracle Stories
Women and Miracle Stories
Women and Miracle Stories
Man, Meaning, and Mystery
Man, Meaning, and Mystery
New Perspectives on Advaita Vedānta
New Perspectives on Advaita Vedānta
The Pragmatics of Defining Religion
The Pragmatics of Defining Religion
Canonization and Decanonization
Canonization and Decanonization
What is Religion?
What is Religion?
Religion in the Making
Religion in the Making
Naven or the Other Self
Naven or the Other Self
Toward the Millennium
Toward the Millennium
Syncretistic Religious Communities in the Near East
Syncretistic Religious Communities in the Near East
Envisioning Magic
Envisioning Magic
Epic Narratives in the Hoysaḷa Temples
Epic Narratives in the Hoysaḷa Temples
The Sacred and its Scholars
The Sacred and its Scholars
New Age Religion and Western Culture
New Age Religion and Western Culture
Dreams, Sufism and Sainthood
Dreams, Sufism and Sainthood
Hidden Wisdom
Hidden Wisdom
Hidden Wisdom
Hidden Wisdom
Scripture and Knowledge
Scripture and Knowledge
The Topography of Remembrance
The Topography of Remembrance
Pluralism and Identity
Pluralism and Identity
Secrecy and Concealment
Secrecy and Concealment
'The Heathen in his Blindness...'
'The Heathen in his Blindness...'
Religion and Reductionism
Religion and Reductionism
Die Religionswissenschaft und das Christentum
Die Religionswissenschaft und das Christentum
Buddha and Christ
Buddha and Christ
The Virgin Goddess
The Virgin Goddess
The Virgin Goddess
The Virgin Goddess
Conceptualizing Religion
Conceptualizing Religion
The Deer Goddess of Ancient Siberia
The Deer Goddess of Ancient Siberia
The Divine Verdict
The Divine Verdict
Effigies Dei
Effigies Dei
Gilgul
Gilgul
Early Buddhism and Christianity in Korea
Early Buddhism and Christianity in Korea
Selected Studies on Ritual in the Indian Religions
Selected Studies on Ritual in the Indian Religions
Satan's Tragedy and Redemption
Satan's Tragedy and Redemption
Some Religious Aspects of Islam
Some Religious Aspects of Islam
The Rediscovery of Gnosticism (2 vols.)
The Rediscovery of Gnosticism (2 vols.)
Transitions and Transformations in the History of Religions
Transitions and Transformations in the History of Religions
Faith and Knowledge in Early Buddhism
Faith and Knowledge in Early Buddhism
Pain and Grace
Pain and Grace
Hindu-Muslim Relations in British India
Hindu-Muslim Relations in British India
Caodai Spiritism
Caodai Spiritism
Hinduism
Hinduism
Weg in die Zukunft
Weg in die Zukunft
The Rainbow
The Rainbow
The Origins of Demythologizing
The Origins of Demythologizing
Satan and Mara
Satan and Mara
Hathor and Thoth
Hathor and Thoth
Priesthood
Priesthood
English and Hindi Religious Poetry
English and Hindi Religious Poetry
Ex orbe religionum
Ex orbe religionum
Ex orbe religionum
Ex orbe religionum
Zeus und Hera
Zeus und Hera
Problems and Methods of the History of Religions
Problems and Methods of the History of Religions
Liber Amicorum
Liber Amicorum
Creation and Cosmology
Creation and Cosmology
Religious Pluralism and World Community
Religious Pluralism and World Community
Religions in Antiquity
Religions in Antiquity
Egyptian Festivals
Egyptian Festivals
The Origins of Gnosticism / Le origini dello gnosticismo
The Origins of Gnosticism / Le origini dello gnosticismo
The Tree of Life
The Tree of Life
Initiation
Initiation
The Persistence of Religion
The Persistence of Religion
Sacred Bridge
Sacred Bridge
Gabriel's Wing
Gabriel's Wing
The Sacral Kingship / La Regalità Sacra
The Sacral Kingship / La Regalità Sacra
Geburt eines Gottes
Geburt eines Gottes
Anthropologie réligieuse
Anthropologie réligieuse
Series Editors
Steven Engler, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada
Richard King, SOAS, University of London, UK
Kocku von Stuckrad, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Gerard Wiegers, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Authors who are interested in publishing in the Series are invited to submit their proposals and/or full manuscripts to the Acquisitions Editor for Religious Studies at Brill, Tessel Jonquière.
Please also consult the "Publishing Books with Brill" page on Brill's website for additional information. This page includes a link to Brill's Author Guide.
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