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The Insider/Outsider Problem in the Study of Religion A Reader (Controversies in the Study of Religion) by Russell T. McCutcheon

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Published by Cassell .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Religion: general,
  • Education,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • General,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • Study and teaching

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9874664M
ISBN 100304701785
ISBN 109780304701780

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Insider/outsider problem in the study of religion. London ; New York: Cassell, (OCoLC) Online version: Insider/outsider problem in the study of religion. London ; New York: Cassell, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Russell T McCutcheon.   The second edition of The Insider/Outsider Problem in the Study of Religion prompts students to consider the implications of the position they adopt when studying religion. While classic readings from the original edition are retained, this volume is more focused and includes a new section that makes the insider/outsider problem itself the. Religion can’t be studied without knowing what we are trying to study, and while some would argue it just Bibliography. Hinnells, John, The Routledge Companion to the Study of Religion, London; New York, Routledge, McCutcheon, Russell T., The Insider/Outsider Problem in the Study of Religion: A Reader, London, Continuum,   About The Insider/Outsider Problem in the Study of Religion. Thirty classic and contemporary readings - from such writers as Kant, Hume, Schleiermacher, and Otto, to Ninian Smart, Mircea Eliade, Karen McCarthy-Brown, and Wendy Doniger.

The Insider/Outsider Debate has implications for numerous methodological issues in the study of religion, such as the emic/etic distinction, the distinction between religion and spirituality, the notions of “believing without belonging”, the claim to be “spiritual but not religious” and the existence of multiple, complicated, contesting. The insider/outsider problem in the study of religion: a reader. Responsibility Nielsen Book Data) Summary The "insider/outsider problem" is a theoretical and methodological issue that confronts the student of human behaviour and culture. arranged chapter introduce readers to the strengths and weaknesses of several popular options in. Full Description: "This volume explores the insider/outsider debate through a variety of new essays from an international group of scholars, discussing a number of points that stem from the different positionings of religious adherents as well as scholars. The questioning of these boundaries has many implications for methodological issues in the study of religion. The Insider/Outsider Problem in the Study of Religion () by Russell McCutcheon(ED.) Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any :