Modern Religion, Modern Race Hardback
by Theodore M. Vial;
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Modern Religion, Modern Race
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Vial focuses on the development of these ideas in the late-18th and early-19th centuries in Germany. By examining the theories of Kant, Herder, and Schleiermacher, among others, Vial uncovers co-constitutive nature of race and religion, and how the two concepts are used today to make sense of the world. He shows that while we disdain the racist language of some of the founders of the religious studies discipline, our continued use of their theories leads us, unwittingly, to reiterate many of the same distinctions and hierarchies. Although it may not be time to abandon the very category of religion, with all its attendant baggage, Modern Religion, Modern Race calls for us to critically examine that baggage, and the way in which religion has always carried within it race.
Modern Religion, Modern Race by Theodore M. Vial was published by Oxford University Press Inc in August 2016. The ISBN for Modern Religion, Modern Race is 9780190212551.
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Details for Modern Religion, Modern Race
|Author / Artist||Theodore M. Vial|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press Inc (August 2016)|
|Number of Pages||296|
|Page last updated||30th August 2017|