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Religion, Theory, Critique is an essential tool for learning about theory and method in the study of religion. Leading experts engage with contemporary and classical theories as well as non-Western cultural contexts. Unlike other collections, this anthology emphasizes the dynamic relationship between "religion" as an object of study and different methodological approaches and openly addresses. A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s open access publishing program for monographs. Visit to learn more. The Yoruba of southwestern Nigeria are exceptional for the copresence among them of three religious traditions: Islam, Christianity, and the indigenous orisa religion.
The book is also a joy to read; Lambert not only has a felicitous style, but often finds just the right quotation from a protagonist or scholar to make a particular point without belaboring it. For general readers, or as a starter for an undergraduate course in American religion and politics, this book would be a fine choice.". About the Author. Joshua Dubler is a critically engaged scholar whose teaching and writing takes place where American religious history and ethnography intersects with critical theory, and with the theory of other topics he teaches classes on Religion in America, Islam in America, Theories of Religion, Guilt, Genealogy, and Pilgrimage.
Likewise, religious book publishing has become a multi-billion dollar business, fueled by the "quest culture" of America's baby boomers (Roof ). Driven in large part by the public resurgence of the sacred, religion's academic comeback has also been aided by . Emily Stratton, a PhD Candidate in Religious Studies at Indiana University, is based in Accra, Ghana. American Religion; Religion, Science, and Technology; Religion and the Human Book Series. Theologies of American Exceptionalism; Theologies Exhibit; The Being Human Summer Institute; Knausgaard Project;.
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Religion in the University represents a highly accessible contribution to the culture of the academy."—Howard Wettstein, author of The Significance of Religious Experience “This book asks whether distinctively religious voices merit a place in the.
Religion in the University represents a highly accessible contribution to the culture of the academy."—Howard Wettstein, author of The Significance of Religious Experience “This book asks whether distinctively religious voices merit a place in the intellectual and educational practices of our universities.
Wolterstorff’s answer, which is /5(6). What is religion's place within the academy today. Are the perspectives of religious believers acceptable in an academic setting. In this lucid and penetrating essay, Nicholas Wolterstorff ranges from Max Weber and John Locke to Ludwig Wittgenstein and Charles Taylor to argue that religious orientations and voices do have a home in the modern university, and he offers a sketch of what that.
Religion in the University, Nicholas Wolterstorff. New Haven: Yale University Press, Summary: Defends the idea of the place of religious ideas in scholarly discussion. In many quarters of the world of higher education, religious ideas or religiously informed perspectives are deemed inappropriate for the classroom, and for scholarly research and discourse, confining these.
Buy the Hardcover Book Religion In The University by Nicholas Wolterstorff atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. From one of the world’s leading philosophers, this is a powerful defense of religion’s role within the modern university What is religion’s place within the academy.
Are the perspectives of religious believers acceptable in an academic setting. In this lucid and penetrating essay, Nicholas Wolterstorff ranges from Max Weber and John Locke to Ludwig Wittgenstein and Charles Taylor to argue that religious orientations and voices do have a home in the modern university, and he offers a sketch of what that home.
Latest Religious Studies books, ebooks, and academic textbooks from Cambridge University Press, including religious ethics, theology, Islam, Judaism, and Biblical studies. -- Farr Curlin, MD, Program on Medicine and Religion, University of Chicago Medical Center "This book will interest students of medicine, nursing, and theology for its grounded analysis rooted in real-world s: But religion is very much alive in other fast developing countries of the world.
In Europe, nevertheless, the organized churches very much wanted to stress the Christian character of European identity, and this engendered a lively protest focusing on the perceived threat to the secular European tradition.
Central University Press publishes. Cambridge has been publishing in the field of religious studies sincemaking our programme one of the oldest and most prestigious in the world.
We publish books and journals on a wide range of religions and topics, from church history and theology, to biblical studies and religious ethics. Jan Assmann is honorary professor of cultural studies at the University of Konstanz and professor emeritus of Egyptology at the University of Heidelberg, where he taught for nearly three decades.
He is the author of many books on ancient history and religion, including From Akhenaten to Moses, Cultural Memory and Early Civilization, and Moses. Benjamin E. Zeller is assistant professor of religion at Lake Forest College. He is the author of Prophets and Protons: New Religious Movements and Science in Late Twentieth-Century America.
Marie W. Dallam is assistant professor of religion and culture at the Joe C. and Carole Kerr McClendon Honors College at the University of Oklahoma.
Victoria S. Harrison (PhD, University of London, ) is Reader in Philosophy and Director of the Centre for Philosophy and Religion at the University of Glasgow. She came to Glasgow in from the University of Colorado at Boulder, having previously held positions at Birkbeck College (University of London), the University of Notre Dame's.
The book Paging God: Religion in the Halls of Medicine, Wendy Cadge is published by University of Chicago Press. The book Paging God: Religion in the Halls of Medicine, Wendy Cadge is published by University of Chicago Press.
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Religion on the Academic Oxford University Press website Academic Book with CD/DVD (1) CD-Rom (1) Leather Binding (66) Set (3) Spiral Bound (1) Religion.
View all titles in Religion. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and. Bronislaw Szerszynski, Lancaster University This book breaks new ground and may serve as a model for more sophisticated engagements with Daoism in terms of ecology.
It is at the cutting edge of Daoist Studies. Louis Komjathy, Associate Professor of Chinese Religions and Comparative Religious Studies at the University of San Diego.
León is the author of two books: The Political Spirituality of Cesar Chavez: Crossing Religious Borders (Berkeley: University of California Press, ), and La Llorona’s Children: Religion, Life, and Death in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands (Berkeley: University of California Press, ). Books in Religion: Comparative Studies and History of Religion published or distributed by the University of Chicago Press.
Finalist, Albert J. Raboteau Prize for the Best Book in Africana Religions presented by the Journal of Africana Religions. An examination of the religious importance of food among Caribbean and Latin American communities.
Before honey can be offered to the Afro-Cuban deity Ochún, it must be tasted, to prove to her that it is s: 9.
This book presents an interdisciplinary study of the role of spirituality and religious ritual in the emergence of complex societies.
Involving an eminent group of natural scientists, archaeologists, anthropologists, philosophers, and theologians, this volume examines Çatalhöyük as a case study.
Patrick Allitt of Emory University has written a very impressive book,Religion in America Since A History. What has been said about America must also be said about religion in America: it is so vast and various that almost anything said about it is amply supported by the s: 9.Midwest Book Review For scholars of religious history willing to set aside the author’s oversimplifications, this tightly written exploration of French perspectives on the complex interplay between American religion, the legal system, and politics will prove interesting Elizabeth A.
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