Invention of World Religions Or, How European Universalism Was Preserved in the Language of Pluralism

ISBN-10: 0226509893

ISBN-13: 9780226509891

Edition: 2005

Authors: Tomoko Masuzawa

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Examining the emergence of 'world religions' in modern European thought, the author offers a close reading of various sources from as early as the 17th century.
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List price: $31.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 5/15/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
World Religions in the Academy Today
The Discourse on Religion as a Discourse of Othering
A Synoptic Overview
Writing History in the Age of Theory: A Brief Discourse on Method
"The Religions of the World" before "World Religions"
"World Religions" in the Age of World Wars
Early Modern Taxonomy, or the Order of Nations
Before the Birth of Science
The Legacy of Comparative Theology
Two Pioneers: Frederick Denison Maurice and James Freeman Clarke
Strategies for Representation
A Critic: Charles Hardwick
The Variety of Parascientific Comparativism
The Birth Trauma of World Religions
Buddhism, a World Religion
Before Buddhism
Europe Discovers Buddhism
Buddhism and the Future of Europe
Philology and the Discovery of a Fissure in the European Past
The Discovery of the Indo-European Past
The Birth of Comparative Grammar
The Supremacy of Inflection
The Essential Nature of the Semitic: Ernest Renan
Islam, a Semitic Religion
The Problem of Islam for Premodern and Early Modern Europe
The Problem of Semitism and Aryanism for Nineteenth-Century Europe
Islam, the Arab Religion: Abraham Kuenen
Sufism, an Aryan Islam: Otto Pfleiderer
Philologist Out of Season: F. Max M�ller on the Classification of Language and Religion
The Aristocracy of Book Religions
On the Possibility of the Common Origin of Languages
The Trouble with the Turanian
The Real Trouble with the Turanian
A Tale of Two Burnoufs
Interregnum: Omnibus Guide for Looking toward the Twentieth Century
Bequest of the Nineteenth Century: The Sacred Books of the East, 1879-1910
The World's Parliament of Religions, 1893
Amateur Interests Have Their Say: Private Foundations and Endowed Lectureships
Colonial Self-Articulation
Transitional Systems
The Question of Hegemony: Ernst Troeltsch and the Reconstituted European Universalism Unconcluding Scientific Postscript
Bibliography
Index
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