This e-book addresses the starting to be educational matters of the market-religion convergences in Asia.

Bringing jointly a bunch of major students from Asia, Europe, Australia and North the United States, it discusses a number of matters relating to non secular commodifications and their results throughout Asia’s various spiritual traditions. protecting key concerns within the anthropology and sociology of up to date Asian faith, it attracts theoretical implications for the learn of religions within the gentle of the shift of non secular associations from conventional non secular ideals to fabric prosperity. the truth that religions compete with one another in a ‘market of faiths’ is usually on the center of the research. The contributions convey how usual humans and spiritual associations in Asia adjusted to, and negotiated with, the penetrative forces of an international marketplace economic system into the region’s altering religio-cultural landscapes.

An first-class contribution to the becoming calls for of ethnographically and theoretically up to date interpretations of Asian religions, Religious Commodifications in Asia will be of curiosity to students of Asian faith and new spiritual movements.

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