Asia, Modernity, and the Pursuit of the Sacred

Gnostics, Scholars, Mystics, and Reformers

  • Authors
  • Joel S. Kahn

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About this book


Asia, Modernity, and the Pursuit of the Sacred examines a large number of Europeans who, disillusioned with western culture and religion after World War I, and anticipating the spiritual seekers of the counterculture, turned to the religious traditions of Asia for inspiration.


Asia Religion Spirituality Secularism Islam anthropology culture religion Tradition

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Social Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-55389-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-56795-6
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