True Religion / Edition 1

True Religion / Edition 1

by Graham Ward
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631221743

ISBN-13: 9780631221746

Pub. Date: 12/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

"Through reference to plays, poetry, painting, novels and films, this manifesto traces the genealogy of 'true religion' in the Western world, charting changes in our understanding of the term from Shakespeare to Salman Rushdie, pointing out how closely linked those changes are to secularism, liberalism and the development of capitalism." The book is guaranteed to…  See more details below

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"Through reference to plays, poetry, painting, novels and films, this manifesto traces the genealogy of 'true religion' in the Western world, charting changes in our understanding of the term from Shakespeare to Salman Rushdie, pointing out how closely linked those changes are to secularism, liberalism and the development of capitalism." The book is guaranteed to excite students and scholars of literature, theology and religion, as well as the general reader.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631221746
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Series:
Wiley-Blackwell Manifestos Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
15.20(w) x 22.60(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction: A Manifesto
1Religion Before and After Secularism1
2True Religion and Temporal Goods35
3True Religion and Consumption73
4True Religion as Special Effect114
Afterword154
Notes155
Index161

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