A Magic Still Dwells: Comparative Religion in the Postmodern Age / Edition 1

A Magic Still Dwells: Comparative Religion in the Postmodern Age / Edition 1

by Kimberley C. Patton
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520221052

ISBN-13: 9780520221055

Pub. Date: 01/11/2000

Publisher: University of California Press

"The need for a fresh look at the area of comparative religions should be apparent to anyone with any connection to the field.
In the time that post-modernism has become the fin de siecle intellectual establishment, challenge to its orthodoxy has become unthinkable. However it is now obvious that a radical change of intellectual style is much overdue. . . . we

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"The need for a fresh look at the area of comparative religions should be apparent to anyone with any connection to the field.
In the time that post-modernism has become the fin de siecle intellectual establishment, challenge to its orthodoxy has become unthinkable. However it is now obvious that a radical change of intellectual style is much overdue. . . . we must critique post-modernism from within the mind set of the period. This book does just that, filling a yawning gap in the literature of the field." —Ralph Slotten, Professor Emeritus of the History of Religions, Dickinson College

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520221055
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
01/11/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Wendy Doniger, Diana Eck, Malcolm David Eckel, Jonathan R. Herman, Barbara A. Holdrege, William E. Paden, Laurie L. Patton, Kimberley C. Patton, Benjamin C. Ray, Huston Smith, Jonathan Z. Smith, Lawrence E. Sullivan, Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, David Gordon White

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