Religion and Culture

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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Overview

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415923620
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/28/1999
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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Michel Foucault (1926-1984) was one of the most important intellectual figures of the twentieth century. He is known for many significant writings, including The Archaeology of Knowledge (1969) and the first volume of The History of Sexuality (1976). Jeremy R. Carrette is Lecturer in Religious Studies at the University of Stirling.

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Table of Contents

Foreword: Cry of spirit
Acknowledgements
Note on Translations and Transcripts
Prologue to a confession of the flesh 1
Pt. I Madness, religion and the avante-garde
1 Religious deviations and medical knowledge 50
2 A preface to transgression 57
3 The debate on the novel 72
4 The prose of Actaeon 75
5 Philosophy and the death of God 85
6 Who are you, Professor Foucault? 87
Pt. II Religion, politics and the East
7 On religion 106
8 Michel Foucault and Zen: a stay in a Zen temple 110
9 Sexuality and power 115
10 Is it useless to revolt? 131
11 Pastoral power and political reason 135
Pt. III Christianity, sexuality and the self: fragments of an unpublished volume
12 On the government of the living 154
13 About the beginning of the hermeneutics of the self 158
14 Sexuality and solitude 182
15 The battle for chastity 188
Postscript: 'I am not what I am' - Foucault, Christian asceticism and a 'way out' of sexuality 199
Notes on contributors and translators 211
Index 213
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