Religious Reflections on the Human Body

Religious Reflections on the Human Body

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qIt provides imaginative and thought-provoking... coverage of the ways in which religious thought and practice construct understandings of the human body.q -- Journal of Asian Studies qDrawing on a remarkably diverse set of studies discussing the major Western religious traditions (including Islam) and East and South Asian traditions, the book challenges easy theorization of 'the body in religion.'... an excellent source book for college-level comparative religion courses... q -- Bruce Mannheim, University of Michigan q... an important study that... should be of considerable interest to the general student of the history and phenomenology of religions.q -- Muslim World Book Review The first cross-cultural and interdisciplinary survey on the relationship between religious practice and ideology and the human body.How this fact determines the parameters of religious experience and discourse and, conversely, how religious thought and practice construct understandings of the human body is the subject of this volume. This collection of essays cannotanbsp;...

Title:Religious Reflections on the Human Body
Author: Jane Marie Law
Publisher:Indiana University Press - 1995-02-22

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