Theory and method in the study of religion: twenty five years on

Response to G.L. Ebersole's Criticism of my Critique of The Encyclopedia of ReligionPart Three; Coffee with McCutcheon: A Conversation about Language, Pedagogy and Critical Pluralism; Naming the Unnameable? Theological Language and the Academic Study of Religion; Part Four; On "Belief"...

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Contributors: Hughes, Aaron W. 1968- (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Leiden BRILL 2013
In:Year: 2013
Series/Journal:Supplements to Method & Theory in the Study of Religion
Further subjects:B Religion Study and teaching
B Religion Methodology
B Religion ; Study and teaching
B RELIGION ; Comparative Religion
B RELIGION ; Essays
B Religion ; Methodology
B RELIGION ; Reference
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Parallel Edition:Erscheint auch als: Hughes, Aaron W: Theory and Method in the Study of Religion. - Leiden : BRILL, 2013. - 9789004256019
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Summary:Response to G.L. Ebersole's Criticism of my Critique of The Encyclopedia of ReligionPart Three; Coffee with McCutcheon: A Conversation about Language, Pedagogy and Critical Pluralism; Naming the Unnameable? Theological Language and the Academic Study of Religion; Part Four; On "Belief": A Story of Protectionism; On the Transformation of "Belief" and the Domestication of "Faith" in the Academic Study of Religion; Part Five; Who Owns Culture Now?; Who Owns "Culture"?; Part Six; Lincoln's Clarion Call for Methodological Solipsism; Theses on Method; Part Seven
The Rewards of Redescription: AN Assessment of Burton Mack's Influence on the Study of Christian OriginsOn Redescribing Christian Origins; Part Eight; Taking a Critical Turn: Reflections on Islamic Studies and the Relevance of John Wansbrough; The Implications of, and Opposition to, the Methods and Theories of John Wansbrough; Part Nine; "DON'T DRINK THE WATER": Women, Gender, and the Study of Religion; The Category of Gender in the Study of Religion; Part Ten; Postmodern Critiques Still Challenge the Study of Religion; Global Perspectives on Methodology in the Study of Religion
Theory and Method in the Study of Religion; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Theory and Method in the Study of Religion: Twenty-Five Years On; Inaugural Editorial; Part One; Pulling No Punches: Taking Aim at the Eliadean Paradigm; How Historical is the History of Religions?; Part Two; Alleviating the Eliade Effect: Neil McMullin's Critique of Mircea Eliade's Regnant Discourse in the Study of Religion; The Encyclopedia of Religion: A Critique from the Perspective of the History of the Japanese Religious Traditions; Letter to the Editors
This volume reflects on current debates in the acdemic study of religion by reprinting select articles form the Brill journal Method and Theory in the Study of Religions, currently in its 25th volume, and asking a group of younger scholars to comment on them
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ISBN:9004257578