Cultural approaches to studying religion : an introduction to theories and methods

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Full title: Cultural approaches to studying religion : an introduction to theories and methods / edited by Sarah J. Bloesch and Meredith Minister.
Other authors: Bloesch, Sarah J., (Editor)
Minister, Meredith, 1983- (Editor)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Contributors
  • Introduction, Sarah J. Bloesch (Elon University, USA) and Meredith Minister (Shenandoah University, USA)
  • Part One Comparative Approaches: 1. The Bounds of Hierarchy / Mary Douglas, Kathryn Lofton (Yale University, USA)
  • Feminist Textual Critique / Phyllis Trible, Rhiannon Graybill (Rhodes College, USA)
  • Myth and the Religious Imaginary / Wendy Doniger, Laurie Patton (Middlebury College, USA)
  • Ritual and Belief / Catherine Bell, Kevin Lewis O'Neill (University of Toronto, Canada)
  • Part Two Examining Particularities: Womanist Religious Interpretation / Alice Walker, Carolyn M. Jones Medine (University of Georgia, USA)
  • ignifying Religion in the Modern World / Charles H. Long, Juan M. Floyd- Thomas (Vanderbilt University, USA)
  • Gender and Materiality / Caroline Walker Bynum, Jessica A. Boon (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USA)
  • Part Three Expanding Boundaries: Mestiza Language of Religion / Gloria Anzaldúa, Joseph Winters (Duke University, USA)
  • Performative, Queer Theories for Religion / Judith Butler, Ellen T. Armour (Vanderbilt University, USA)
  • Disrupting Secular Power and the Study of Religion / Saba Mahmood, SherAli Tareen (Franklin and Marshall College, USA)