Genealogies Of Religion

Author: Talal Asad
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801895936
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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.

Genealogies Of Religion

Author: Talal Asad
Publisher: Johns Hopkins Univ Pr
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"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.

Genealogies Of Religion

Author: Talal Asad
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801846328
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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.

Formations Of The Secular

Author: Talal Asad
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804783098
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Opening with the provocative query “what might an anthropology of the secular look like?” this book explores the concepts, practices, and political formations of secularism, with emphasis on the major historical shifts that have shaped ...

The Ideology Of Religious Studies

Author: Timothy Fitzgerald
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195347159
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In this book Fitzgerald sides with those who argue that the concept of religion itself should be abandoned.

Powers Of The Secular Modern

Author: David Scott
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804752664
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This book presents a set of critical engagements by writers from a variety of disciplines with the work of noted anthropologist Talal Asad. While centrally about secularization, this volume is much more than that.

Is Critique Secular

Author: Talal Asad
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0982329415
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In this volume, four leading thinkers of our times confront the paradoxes and dilemmas attending the supposed stand-off between Islam and liberal democratic values.

Christian Moderns

Author: Webb Keane
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520939219
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Through its exploration of language, materiality, and morality, this book illuminates a wide range of debates in social and cultural theory.

The Western Construction Of Religion

Author: Daniel Dubuisson
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801873201
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The Western Construction of Religion not only provides a critical assessment of the whole history of "religionas it is understood in the West but offers better ways of constructing the study of this central part of human experience.

Questioning Secularism

Author: Hussein Ali Agrama
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226010686
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What, exactly, is secularism? What has the West's long familiarity with it inevitably obscured? In this work, Hussein Ali Agrama tackles these questions.