Theories and Methods in the Study of Religions: Philosophico-Theological Appraisal Based on Socio-Psychological and Subaltern Concerns

By: John V. Mathew

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The book discusses the methodological issues in the study of religions in general and in the context of various approaches to the study of religion such as, the Comparative Science of Religion approach of Max Mueller, Sociological approach of Max Weber and Emile Durkheim, Psychological approach of Carl Jung. It also deals with the Indian approach to the study of religion especially that of Mahatma Gandhi and also the study of other religions undertaken by Christian scholar, Kenneth Cragg.It further analyzes two different approaches towards Vedanta thought by Indian Christian thinkers namely Brahmabandhav Upadhyaya and D. G. Moses.Finally, the book presents the distinctive subaltern postcolonial methodology as a viable approach to study the religio-cultural traditions of the subaltern community in India. This scholarly presentation is a must read for students of religion, culture and philosophy and for those involved with the struggles of the subaltern community. Printed Pages: 280.

Title: Theories and Methods in the Study of Religions: Philosophico-Theological Appraisal Based on Socio-Psychological and Subaltern Concerns

Author Name: John V. Mathew

Categories: India, Psychology,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Christian World Imprints/B.R. Publishing Corporation: 2016

ISBN: 9789351480952

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Seller ID: 110815

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