Hermeneutics, politics, and the history of religions : the contested legacies of Joachim Wach and Mircea Eliade

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Full title: Hermeneutics, politics, and the history of religions : the contested legacies of Joachim Wach and Mircea Eliade / edited by Christian K. Wedemeyer and Wendy Doniger.
Other authors: Wedemeyer, Christian K.
Doniger, Wendy.
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Introduction I : two scholars, a "school," and a conference / Christian K. Wedemeyer
  • Introduction II : life and art, or politics and religion, in the writings of Mircea Eliade / Wendy Doniger
  • pt. I. Joachim Wach : contexts, categories, and controversy. Joachim Wach between the George circle and Weber's typology of religious communities / Hans G. Kippenberg
  • The master-interpreter : notes on the German career of Joachim Wach (1922-1935) / Steven M. Wasserstrom
  • After the naming explosion : Joachim Wach's unfinished project / Gregory D. Alles
  • Wach, Radhakrishnan, and relativism / Charles S. Preston
  • pt. II. Mircea Eliade : literature and politics. Eliade and Ionesco in the post-World War II years : questions of identity in exile / Matei Calinescu
  • The poetical and rhetorical structure of the Eliadean text : a contribution to critical theory and discourses on religions / Daniel Dubuisson
  • Modern Western esoteric currents in the work of Mircea Eliade : the extent and limits of their presence / Antoine Faivre
  • The camouflaged sacred in Mircea Eliade's self-perception, literature, and scholarship / Moshe Idel
  • The influence of Eastern Orthodox Christian theology on Mircea Eliade's understanding of religion / Bryan Rennie
  • The eternal deferral / Jonathan Z. Smith
  • pt. III. Mircea Eliade : politics and literature. Southeast Europe and the idea of the history of religions in Mircea Eliade / Florin Turcanu
  • Fascist scholars, fascist scholarship : the quest for ur-fascism and the study of religion / Elaine Fisher
  • Tracing the red thread : anti-communist themes in the work of Mircea Eliade / Anne T. Mocko
  • Mircea Eliade's ambivalent legacy / Carlo Ginzburg.