Books

Book cover for the power of the wandering mind
Published Apr. 10, 2019 3:06 PM

Nondirective Meditation is not about emptying the mind. Instead, mind wandering is seen as an important resource. Silently repeating a meditation sound helps to cultivate a free mental attitude.

Nine nights of the Goddess book cover
Published Mar. 28, 2019 2:16 PM

Explores the contemporary nature and the diverse narratives, rituals, and performances of the Navarātri festival.

Published Mar. 25, 2019 10:13 AM

Six years before the Egyptian revolution of January 2011, many young Egyptians had resorted to blogging as a means of self-expression and literary creativity.

Published Mar. 25, 2019 10:12 AM

This volume maps the breadth and domain of genre literature in India across seven languages (Tamil, Urdu, Bangla, Hindi, Odia, Marathi and English) and nine genres for the first time.

Published Sep. 5, 2017 9:58 AM

New book on Brill edited by Jacob Høigilt and Gunvor Mejdell.

Published Aug. 23, 2017 10:21 AM

PhD candidate Olav Gjertsen Ørum's masterthesis has been published on Brill.

Published Aug. 18, 2017 11:59 AM

In this book Aike Rots traces the development in recent decades of the idea of Shinto as an 'ancient nature religion,' and a resource for overcoming environmental problems.

Published Apr. 27, 2017 11:19 AM

A new book about modern Buddhism edited by Hanna Havnevik, Ute Hüsken, Mark Teeuwen, Vladimir Tikhonov og Koen Wellens.

Published May 4, 2015 9:21 AM

Mette Halskov Hansen has written a book about education in today's China, recently published by University of Washington Press.

Published Aug. 7, 2012 10:08 AM

The book opens with a chapter on folk religion as a field of cultural research in Scandinavia, but has a special focus on Bohuslän in western Sweden and the neighbouring disctricts in Norway.

Published June 17, 2010 2:56 PM

A New History of SHINTO, Wiley-Blackwell

Published June 17, 2010 2:56 PM

Æmula Lauri. The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters, 1760-2010. Sciences History Publications, Sagamore Beach 2009.

Published June 17, 2010 2:56 PM
Published June 17, 2010 2:56 PM

Bondeliv på 1800-talet. Med utgångspunkt i en bondes dagböcker och brev, Novus 2009

Published June 17, 2010 2:56 PM
Published June 17, 2010 2:56 PM

Teater i perspektiv, Thalia Publishing 2010

Published June 17, 2010 2:56 PM
Published June 17, 2010 2:56 PM

Ritual Matters. Dynamic Dimensions in Practice, Routledge 2010

Published June 17, 2010 2:56 PM

Negotiating Pasts in the Nordic Countries, Nordic Academic Press 2009

Published June 17, 2010 2:56 PM