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Genealogies of religion : discipline and reasons of power in Christianity and Islam

Author: Talal Asad
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1993.
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"In Genealogies of Religion Asad explores how religion as a historical category emerged in the West and has come to be applied by scholars, journalists, and politicians as a universal concept. The idea that religion has undergone a radical change since the Christian Reformation - from totalitarian and socially repressive to private and relatively benign - is a familiar part of the story of secularization. It is  Read more...
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Asad, Talal.
Genealogies of religion.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)623917118
Named Person: Salman Rushdie; Salman Rushdie; Salman Rushdie; Salman Rushdie; Salman Rushdie
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Talal Asad
ISBN: 0801846315 9780801846311 0801846323 9780801846328
OCLC Number: 27727085
Description: 335 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Genealogies --
The Construction of Religion as an Anthropological Category --
Toward a Genealogy of the Concept of Ritual --
Archaisms --
Pain and Truth in Medieval Christian Ritual --
On Discipline and Humility in Medieval Christian Monasticism --
Translations --
The Concept of Cultural Translation in British Social Anthropology --
The Limits of Religious Criticism in the Middle East: Notes on Islamic Public Argument --
Polemics --
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.
Responsibility: Talal Asad.
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He argues that "religionis a construction of European modernity, a construction that authorizes-for Westerners and non-Westerners alike-particular forms of "history making."  Read more...

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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. Read more...

 
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