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Dwelling on the borders: Self, text and world

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In spite of secularist predictions, religion on a global scale has not gone away and shows little sign of diminishing. Within the context of the renewal of interest in religion and the assertion of religion in the public realm, I seek in this article to explore the ways in which the self has been (and continues to be) formed in religious traditions. Drawing on substantive examples from my work on textual traditions in India and Europe, the article argues that 'religious reading' is central to...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Role:
Author
Journal:
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Volume:
44
Issue:
1
Pages:
13-34
Publication date:
2008-01-01
ISSN:
0497-1817
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:202844
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uuid:2373a266-687e-414e-8d2e-35026b68fbb8
Local pid:
pubs:202844
Source identifiers:
202844
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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