History and Religion

History and Religion

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This volume is the first systematic scholarly study that analyses the complex relationship between history and religion. It considers religious groups as both producers of historical narratives and topics of historiography. From different disciplinary perspectives, the authors explore how religions are historicised. In so doing, they address the biases and elisions of current analytical and descriptive frames in the history of religion.Narrating a Religious Past Bernd-Christian Otto, Susanne Rau, JAprg RA¼pke ... Erunproductive elementsE¼ and became the object of the governmenta#39;s program for Erproductive transformationE¼ (cf. ... least, from a€œwastefula€ religious practices like the burning of ghost money during festivals, extravagant funerals or marriages (cf.


Title:History and Religion
Author: Bernd-Christian Otto, Susanne Rau, Jörg Rüpke
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG - 2015-08-31
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