The Collected Writings of Charles H. Long: Ellipsis

The Collected Writings of Charles H. Long: Ellipsis

by Charles H. Long (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781350032637
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 02/22/2018
Pages: 456
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Charles H. Long is Emeritus Professor of Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA. He is the author of Significations: Signs, Symbols, and Images in the Interpretation of Religion (1986). Over a long career, Long held professorial positions at the University of Chicago, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, and Syracuse University. In addition, he has served as a visiting professor at Tsukuba University in Japan, the University of Queensland in Australia, and Capetown University in South Africa. 

Table of Contents

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Acknowledgements
Introduction
Part One: America and the Study of Religion
1. America, Religious Interpretations of
2. New Orleans as an American City: Origins, Exchanges, Materialities, and Religion
Part Two: Theory and Method in the Study of Religion
3. The Study of Religion in the United States of America: Its Past and Its Future
4. Mentalities , Myths, and Religion
5. Encountering Wach: Hermeneutics, Religious Experience, and America
6. Introduction, written by Professors William Clebsch and Charles H. Long to the Reprint of Morris Jastrow, Jr's The Study of Religion
7. A Look at the Chicago Tradition in the History of Religions: Retrospect and Future
8. The Chicago School: An Academic Mode of Being
9. The University, the Liberal Arts, and the Teaching and Study of Religion
10. Mircea Eliade and the Imagination of Matter
11. Popular Religion
12. Transculturation and Religion
13. The Religious Implications of the Situation of Cultural Contact
14. New Space, New Time: Disjunctions and Context for a New World Religion
15. Religion, Discourse and Hermeneutics: New Approaches to the Study of Religion
Part Three: African American Religion in the United States
16. African American Religion in the United States of America: An Interpretive Essay
17. Assessment and New Departures for a Study of Black Religion in The United States of America
18. Rapporteur's Commentary
19. What Is Africa to me?: Reflection, Discernment, and Anticipation
20. Bodies in Time and the Healing of Spaces: Religion, Temporalities, And Health
Part Four: Kindling, Embers and Sparks
21. Passage and Prayer: The Origin of Religion in the Atlantic World
22. Outline for Continuing Research For Understanding of Religion and its Study
23. From Colonialism to Community, Religion and Culture in Charles H. Long's Significations
24. Charles H. Long Interviewed by David Carrasco, the Neil L. Rudenstine Professor for the Study of Latin America, The Peabody Museum and the Harvard Divinity School
25. The Humanities and 'Other' Humans
26. History, Religion and the Future
27. Enlightenment, Ancestors, and Primordiality: A note on Modernity and Memory
28. Encounters with Korean Ancestors: Rituals, Dreams, and Stories
29. The West African High God: History and Religious Experience
30. Primitive/Civilised: The Axial Age in a World Context
31. Theodicy as/and and Modernity: Comments on Mark M. S. Scott's paper, Theorizing Theodicy in the Study of Religion.
32. Religion and Mythology: A Critical Review of Some Recent Discussions
33. Book review - Other Times, Other Places: Myths and Cities in Meso-American Religion
34. Book review - The Dreams of Professor Campbell: Joseph Campbell's The Mythic Image
35. The Gift of Speech and the Travail of Language
36. Introduction to the Wesleyan University Edition of Henri Baudet's Paradise on Earth
37. How I Changed my Mind or Not
Index

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