Ascetic Self Paperback

Subjectivity, Memory and Tradition

by Gavin D. Flood;

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Ascetic Self

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Describes the ascetic self in the scriptural religions of Christianity, Buddhism and Hinduism. This book claims that asceticism can be understood as the internalisation of tradition, the shaping of the narrative of a life in accordance with the narrative of tradition that might be seen as the performance of the memory of tradition.

Ascetic Self by Gavin D. Flood was published by Cambridge University Press in November 2004 and is our 62682nd best seller. The ISBN for Ascetic Self is 9780521604017.

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Details for Ascetic Self

Page last updated 14th July 2017
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherCambridge University Press (November 2004)
Number of Pages304
Thickness17 mm
Height228 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code1117231
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