From Yoga to Kabbalah: Religious Exoticism and the Logics of Bricolage

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Religious exoticism implies a deeply ambivalent relationship to otherness and to religion itself: traditional religious teachings are uprooted and fragmented in order to be appropriated as practical methods for personal growth. Western contemporary societies have seen the massive popularization of such "exotic" religious resources as yoga and meditation, Shamanism, Buddhism, Sufism, and Kabbalah. Veronique Altglas shows that these trends inform us about how religious resources are disseminated globally, as well as how the ...

From Yoga to Kabbalah: Religious Exoticism and the Logics of Bricolage 2014, Oxford University Press (UK)

ISBN-13: 9780199997626

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From Yoga to Kabbalah: Religious Exoticism and the Logics of Bricolage 2014, Oxford University Press (UK)

ISBN-13: 9780199997633

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