Religion in Southeast Asia: An Encyclopedia of Faiths and Cultures

Editor: Athyal, Jesudas M.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $89.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $133.50
ISBN: 978-1-61-069249-6
Category: Religion & Theology
Image Count: 44
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

In this unprecedented profile of the religions of Southeast Asia, scholars from around the world explore the faiths, spiritual practices, and theological dogmas of the region. The book contains a fascinating collection of accurate, detailed articles; informative sidebars; and an extensive list of reference materials, all of which uncover beliefs in that part of the world. Discussions of ancient religions, combined with a look at contemporary trends, feature topics such as religious fundamentalism, secularism, and globalization.

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Table of Contents

  • Topical List of Entries
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • A
  • Ahmadiyya
  • Aisyiyah and Nasyiatul Aisyiyah
  • Alatas, Syed Hussein
  • Ancestor Worship
  • Animism
  • Armenians
  • Atheism/Agnosticism
  • Attas, Syed Muhammad Naquib al-
  • B
  • Bahá’í Faith
  • Belo, Carlos Filipe Ximenes
  • Bhikkhu, Buddhadasa
  • Bhikkhuni, Dhammananda
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Buddhism
  • C
  • Calungsod, Pedro
  • Cambodia
  • Cao Dai
  • Christian Conference of Asia
  • Christianity
  • Christmas Island
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Colonialism
  • Communism
  • Confucianism
  • Contextualization
  • D
  • Dance and Drama (Theater)
  • Daoism (Taoism)
  • Dhammakaya
  • Dharma/Dhamma
  • Diaspora
  • Duc, Thich Quang
  • E
  • Education
  • Engaged Buddhism
  • Ethnicity
  • F
  • Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences
  • Feminism and Islamic Traditions
  • Freedom of Religion
  • Fundamentalism
  • G
  • Ghosananda, Maha
  • Globalization
  • Goddess Traditions
  • H
  • Hanh, Thich Nhat
  • Hinduism
  • Hòa Hảo Buddhism
  • Humanism
  • I
  • Ileto, Reynaldo C.
  • Indonesia
  • Interreligious Relations and Dialogue
  • Islam
  • J
  • Jainism
  • Jesuits
  • Judaism
  • K
  • Khmer Buddhism
  • Koyama, Kosuke
  • Kyaw Than, U
  • L
  • Lao Tzu (Laozi)
  • Laos
  • Liberation Theologies
  • Localization of Hinduism in Indonesia
  • Loh, I-to
  • M
  • Maarif, Ahmad Syafi'i
  • Malaysia
  • Melanesian Religion
  • Messianic Movements
  • Minorities
  • Missionary Movements
  • Morality
  • Muhammadiyah
  • Music
  • Muslimat NU
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Myth/Mythology
  • N
  • Nacpil, Emerito
  • Nahdlatul Ulama
  • Nationalism
  • O
  • Oka, Gedong Bagus
  • Orientalism
  • P
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Peace-Building
  • Pesantren
  • Philippines
  • Pilgrimage
  • Popular Religion
  • Postcolonial Theory
  • Puppetry
  • R
  • Rais, Muhammad Amien
  • Reform Movements
  • Religion and Society
  • Religious Conversions
  • Religious Discrimination and Intolerance
  • Ritual Dynamics
  • Ruiz, Lorenzo
  • S
  • Santi Asoke
  • Santo, Ignacia del Espiritu
  • Sathya Sai Baba Movement
  • Sayadaw, Mahasi
  • Sayadaw, Thamanya
  • Secularism
  • Sexuality
  • Shamanism
  • Shari'a
  • Siddique, Muhammad Abdul Aleem
  • Simatupang, T. B.
  • Sin, Cardinal Jaime Lechica
  • Singapore
  • Sisters in Islam
  • Sivaraksa, Sulak
  • Southeast Asian Religions in the USA
  • Spirit Mediumship
  • Study of Religion
  • Sufism
  • Syncretism
  • T
  • Thailand
  • Thaipusam
  • Thien Buddhism
  • Timor Leste (East Timor)
  • Tourism
  • U
  • Uplanders
  • V
  • Vietnam
  • W
  • Wahid, Abdurrahman
  • Wali Sanga (Wali Songo)
  • Water Festivals
  • Women
  • Women's Monastic Communities
  • Z
  • Zoroastrianism
  • Selected Bibliography
  • About the Editor and Contributors