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Writing History, Constructing Religion James G. Crossley

Writing History, Constructing Religion

James G. Crossley

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ISBN : 9781281097927
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233 pages
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British and American scholars of religion, sociology, literature, and education examine the histories that religions construct for themselves and the world, and what information they might provide for secular historians. Their topics include definingMoreBritish and American scholars of religion, sociology, literature, and education examine the histories that religions construct for themselves and the world, and what information they might provide for secular historians. Their topics include defining history, the fate of secularization before and after postmodernism, attempts to write a life of Jesus, and writing Hindutva history as an exercise in constructing nationalist religion. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR