Genealogies of Religion Discipline and Reasons of Power in Christianity and Islam
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Description: "This eloquent, lucid, and complex work is the product of remarkable intelligence and erudition; it is a profound contribution to the understanding of the cultural hegemony of the West."--Ralph M. Coury, Religious Studies Review. "All articles are extremely well written, exhibit impressive scholarship, and are thoughtful and are thoughtful and stimulating. Asad's criticisms are neither judgmental nor self-righteous but are generally driven by the will to understand."--James R. Wood, Contemporary Sociology.
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Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 8/1/1993
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Talal Asad is a professor of anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and the author of Formations of the Secularand Genealogies of Religion.
|The Construction of Religion as an Anthropological Category|
|Toward a Genealogy of the Concept of Ritual|
|Pain and Truth in Medieval Christian Ritual|
|On Discipline and Humility in Medieval Christian Monasticism|
|The Concept of Cultural Translation in British Social Anthropology|
|The Limits of Religious Criticism in the Middle East: Notes on Islamic Public Argument|
|Multiculturalism and British Identity in the Wake of the Rushdie Affair|
|Ethnography, Literature, and Politics: Some Readings and Uses of Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses|