Orientalism and Religion: Postcolonial Theory, India and 'the Mystic East'

Routledge (1999)
Orientalism and Religion offers us a timely discussion of the implications of contemporary post-colonial theory for the study of religion. Drawing on a variety of post-structuralist and post-colonial thinkers, including Foucault, Gadamer, Said, and Spivak, Richard King examines the way in which notions such as mysticism, religion, Hinduism and Buddhism are taken for granted, and shows us how religion needs to be redescribed along the lines of cultural studies
Keywords Religions Study and teaching  Philosophy, Indic Study and teaching
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Call number BL2203.K56 1999
ISBN(s) 0415202574   0415202582   9780415202572  
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