Theory for Religious Studies (Theory4 Series) / Edition 1

Theory for Religious Studies (Theory4 Series) / Edition 1

by William E. Deal, Timothy K. Beal
     
 

In this handy volume, two professors of religious studies provide the student of religious studies - whether the motivated undergraduate, graduate student, or professor - with a brief review of theorists' work from the perspective of religious studies. For example, in 5-10 pages, the reader will get a review of Emmanuel Levinas's work as it offers insights for

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In this handy volume, two professors of religious studies provide the student of religious studies - whether the motivated undergraduate, graduate student, or professor - with a brief review of theorists' work from the perspective of religious studies. For example, in 5-10 pages, the reader will get a review of Emmanuel Levinas's work as it offers insights for scholars in religious studies, followed by a selected bibliography. In short, this is a guide for students of religious studies that will take major theoretical writers in the humanities and social sciences and explain their relevance to the study of religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415966399
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Series:
theory4 Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

William Deal is Severance Associate Professor of Religion at Case Western Reserve University. Timothy Beal is Harkness Professor of Biblical Literature and Director of the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities at Case Western Reserve University; he is the author, most recently, of Religion and Its Monsters, also published by Routledge

Table of Contents

Predecessors1
1Sigmund Freud3
2Karl Marx9
3Friedrich Nietzsche15
4Ferdinand de Saussure19
The theorists25
5Louis Althusser27
6Mikhail Bakhtin33
7Roland Barthes39
8Georges Bataille45
9Jean Baudrillard51
10Walter Benjamin55
11Pierre Bourdieu61
12Judith Butler67
13Helene Cixous73
14Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari77
15Jacques Derrida83
16Michel Foucault91
17Hans-Georg Gadamer99
18Luce Irigaray105
19Julia Kristeva111
20Jacques Lacan117
21Henri Lefebvre123
22Emmanuel Levinas127
23Jean-Francois Lyotard131
24Maurice Merleau-Ponty135
25Edward W. Said141
26Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak147
27Hayden White153
28Raymond Williams159
29Slavoj Zizek165

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