Princeton Readings in Religions17

  • Religions of India in Practice Religions of India in Practice

    Edited by Donald S. Lopez Jr.

    The inaugural volume of Princeton Readings in Religions brings together the work of thirty scholars of the religions of India in a new anthology designed to reshape the ways in which the religious traditions of India are understood. The...

  • Asian Religions in Practice Asian Religions in Practice: An Introduction

    Edited by Donald S. Lopez Jr.

    Princeton Readings in Religions is a new series of anthologies on the religions of the world, representing the significant advances that have been made in the study of religions in the last thirty years. This volume brings together the...

  • Religions of Japan in Practice Religions of Japan in Practice

    Edited by George J. Tanabe Jr.

    This anthology reflects a range of Japanese religions in their complex, sometimes conflicting, diversity. In the tradition of the Princeton Readings in Religions series, the collection presents documents (legends and miracle tales...

  • Tantra in Practice Tantra in Practice

    Edited by David Gordon White

    As David White explains in the Introduction to Tantra in Practice, Tantra is an Asian body of beliefs and practices that seeks to channel the divine energy that grounds the universe, in creative and liberating ways. The subsequent...

  • Religions of the United States in Practice, Volume 2 Religions of the United States in Practice, Volume 2

    Edited by Colleen McDannell

    Religions of the United States in Practice is a rich anthology of primary sources with accompanying essays that examines religious behavior in America. From praying in an early American synagogue to performing Mormon healing rituals to...

  • Religions of Late Antiquity in Practice Religions of Late Antiquity in Practice

    Edited by Richard Valantasis

    This is an unprecedented collection of nearly seventy Late Antique primary religious texts. These texts--all in new English translation and many appearing in English for the first time--represent every major religious current from the...

  • Religions of Asia in Practice Religions of Asia in Practice: An Anthology

    Edited by Donald S. Lopez Jr.

    The acclaimed volumes of Princeton Readings in Religions present the remarkable range of all that is encompassed in the practice of religions, across the centuries and across the world.



    Religions of Asia in Practice: An Anthology brings...



  • Religions of Tibet in Practice Religions of Tibet in Practice: Abridged Edition

    Edited by Donald S. Lopez Jr.

    Originally published in 1997, Religions of Tibet in Practice is a landmark work--the first major anthology on the topic ever produced. This new edition--abridged to further facilitate course use--presents a stunning array of works that...

  • Religions of the United States in Practice, Volume 1 Religions of the United States in Practice, Volume 1

    Edited by Colleen McDannell

    Religions of the United States in Practice is a rich anthology of primary sources with accompanying essays that examines religious behavior in America. From praying in an early American synagogue to performing Mormon healing rituals to...

  • Religions of Korea in Practice Religions of Korea in Practice

    Edited by Robert E. Buswell Jr.

    Korea has one of the most diverse religious cultures in the world today, with a range and breadth of religious practice virtually unrivaled by any other country. This volume in the Princeton Readings in Religions series is the first...

  • Buddhism in Practice Buddhism in Practice: Abridged Edition
    Donald S. Lopez Jr.

    This anthology, first published in 1995, illustrates the vast scope of Buddhist practice in Asia, past and present. Re-released now in a slimmer but still extensive edition, Buddhism in Practice presents a selection of thirty-five...

  • Yoga in Practice Yoga in Practice

    Edited by David Gordon White

    Yoga is a body of practice that spans two millennia and transcends the boundaries of any single religion, geographic region, or teaching lineage. In fact, over the centuries there have been many "yogas"—yogas of battlefield warriors...

  • Islam in South Asia in Practice Islam in South Asia in Practice

    Edited by Barbara D. Metcalf

    This volume of Princeton Readings in Religions brings together the work of more than thirty scholars of Islam and Muslim societies in South Asia to create a rich anthology of primary texts that contributes to a new appreciation of the...

  • Medieval Christianity in Practice Medieval Christianity in Practice

    Edited by Miri Rubin

    Medieval Christianity in Practice provides readers with a sweeping look at the religious practices of the European Middle Ages. Comprising forty-two selections from primary source materials--each translated with an introduction and...

  • The Historical Jesus in Context The Historical Jesus in Context

    Edited by Amy-Jill Levine, Dale C. Allison Jr., and John Dominic Crossan

    The Historical Jesus in Context is a landmark collection that places the gospel narratives in their full literary, social, and archaeological context. More than twenty-five internationally recognized experts offer new translations and...

  • Judaism in Practice Judaism in Practice: From the Middle Ages through the Early Modern Period

    Edited by Lawrence Fine

    This collection of original materials provides a sweeping view of medieval and early modern Jewish ritual and religious practice. Including such diverse texts as ritual manuals, legal codes, mystical books, autobiographical writings...

  • Religions of China in Practice Religions of China in Practice

    Edited by Donald S. Lopez Jr.

    This third volume of Princeton Readings in Religions demonstrates that the "three religions" of China--Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism (with a fourth, folk religion, sometimes added)--are not mutually exclusive: they overlap and...