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Religious Discourse in Postcolonial Studies

Magical Realism in Hombres De Maiz And Bandarshah

by Haifa Saud Alfaisal

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Latin America,
  • Caribbean & Latin American,
  • Islam - History,
  • Religion,
  • Magic realism (Literature),
  • Postcolonialism,
  • Religion in literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10971102M
    ISBN 100773456864
    ISBN 109780773456860

      Hagiography and the Need for Postcolonial Discourse. Posted by As Francisco Lozada explains in his description of postcolonialism in An Introductory Dictionary of Theology and Religious Studies: Postcolonial theory represents a fluid approach that aims to de-ideologize “colonial” interpretations that universalize or totalize history. Postcolonial Studies: A Materialist Critique offers an invaluable framework upon which to build such a future. Born in South Africa and resident in the United Kingdom since , Benita Parry is Honorary Professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Size: 1MB.

    (shelved 15 times as postcolonial-theory) avg rating — 16, ratings — published Postcolonial Studies. In Calls for Papers Religion and Racism – Intercultural Perspectives invites submissions for the topical issue ‘Religion and Racism – Intercultural Perspectives,’ under the general editorship of Dr. Daniel White Hodge (North Park University). • What is the significance of racial rhetoric within religious.

    The book rightly calls Richard King is Reader in Religious Studies at the University of Stirling. He is the author of Early Advaita Vedanta and Buddhism and Indian Philosophy: An Introduction to Hindu Orientalism and the quest for a postcolonial discourse –. Postcolonialism’s understanding of religion, broadly conceived, depends on a certain secular relation between critique and history. It is assumed that historicization constitutes a critical secular practice within which true-to-the-Greek and other conventional senses of the word ‘critique’ ultimately cause life to become separated from : Ananda Abeysekara.


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It relates this problem to the ‘magical realism’ label that is applied to Pages: Equally important, the volume also compels postcolonial studies to take note of religion's role in sustaining colonial ideologies.

The individual essays offer absorbing case studies about the power of religious discourse in containing feminist aspirations, while, in.

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Religious Discourse in Modern Japan explores the introduction of the Western concept of “religion” to Japan in the modern era, and the emergence of discourse on Shinto, philosophy, and Buddhism. Taking Anesaki’s founding of religious studies (shukyogaku) at Tokyo Imperial University as a pivot, Isomae examines the evolution of this academic discipline in the changing context of social Cited by: 5.

Read "Postcolonialism, Feminism and Religious Discourse" by available from Rakuten Kobo. Contributors examine white feminist theology's misappropriations of Native North American women, Chinese footbinding, an Brand: Taylor And Francis. Equally important, the volume also compels postcolonial studies to take note of religion's role in sustaining colonial ideologies.

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This absen ce is striking because: many. Postcolonial theology is the application of postcolonial criticism to Christian is in postcolonial discourse, the term postcolonial is used without a hyphen, denoting an intellectual reaction against the colonial, instead of being merely sequential to it.

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[Haifa Saud Alfaisal]. Description: The first book in the new Postcolonialism and Religions series offers a preview of the series focus on multireligious, indigenous, and transnational scholarly voices. In this book, the once arch enemies of Religious studies and Postcolonial theory become critical companions in shared analysis of major postcolonial themes.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The study of global religions is being transformed by its engagement with feminist and postcolonial thought. The editors of Postcolonialism, Feminism and Religious Discourse argue that gender, religion, and colonial conquest are inseparable.

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PUI-LAN (EDS.), POSTCOLONIALISM, FEMINISM AND RELIGIOUS DISCOURSE (NEW YORK: ROUTLEDGE, ) Esther Fuchs, University of Arizona This collection of essays aims at unpacking the relationship between postcolonial and feminist theories in the context of religious discourses, and as such, it promises to shed light on the tangled.

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