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Methodology in Religious Studies The Interface With Womenªs Studies (Mcgill Studies in the History of Religions) by Arvind Sharma

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History of religion,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • Religion,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Christianity - Theology - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9465616M
ISBN 100791453472
ISBN 109780791453476

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  Comparison is at the heart of religious studies as a discipline and foundational to the field s methodology. In this book, Arvind Sharma introduces the term reciprocal illumination to describe the mutual enlightenment that can occur when a comparison is made between one tradition and another, one method and another, or between a tradition and a s: 1.   What is a methodology in religious studies? Methodologies in religious studies are the interpretive models on which the analysis of religious phenomena and resources are discussed. Methodologies provide a lense of analysis from which to view the field of religous studies. Methodology in Religious Studies assesses the impact of women’s studies on the various methods employed in studying religion. Since its inception in the s, the study of religion as an academic discipline has evolved over time, ranging from the classically historical to the boldly : Paperback.   Comparison is at the heart of religious studies as a discipline and foundational to the field's methodology. In this book, Arvind Sharma introduces the term "reciprocal illumination" to describe the mutual enlightenment that can occur when a comparison is made between one tradition and another, one method and another, or between a tradition and Cited by: 2.

RELIGIOUS. METHODOLOGY Different approaches to the study of religion Introduction to Methodology There are many different ways of studying religion. They all provide important insights into religious studies. Today we are going to look at a few of the major approaches to the study of religion: Theology Literary Criticism Historiography Anthropology Sociology Psychology Philosophy Phenomonology 5/5(1). Religious Studies Review does not accept unsolicited manuscripts. Please contact Elias Bongmba, the Managing Editor, at [email protected] if you are interested in writing book reviews or a review essay for RSR. Please note that book reviews are organized into the following sections: Texts, Tools, and Media; Comparative Studies; Methodology and Theory. Appendix A: Research Methodology Bruce A. Chadwick, Brent L. Top, and Richard J. McClendon, “Appendix A: Research Methodology,” in Shield of Faith: The Power of Religion in the Lives of LDS Youth and Young Adults (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University; Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, ), – Comparison is at the heart of religious studies as a discipline and foundational to the field’s methodology. In this book, Arvind Sharma introduces the term “reciprocal illumination” to describe the mutual enlightenment that can occur when a comparison is made between one tradition and another, one method and another, or between a tradition and a method.

The implications of his parenthesis for methodology in religious studies in general and Bahá’í studies in particular are considerable. Behind the brief assertion looms a very large and complex methodological question, which has been much debated, and for which no clear consensus has yet emerged. Asha Mukherjee, Visva-Bharati University, Śantiniketan, India Tagore on Comparative Methodology of Religions. Study of religion describes, analyzes and compares how certain human beings do in fact express their faith in terms of particular scriptures, religious figures, sacred rituals, community solidarity etc.—and how all these explicitly religious phenomena may relate to other aspects of. Religious studies is the academic field of multi-disciplinary, secular study of religious beliefs, behaviors and institutions. It describes, compares, interprets, and explains religion, emphasising systematic, historically-based, and cross-cultural perspectives. Subcategories. This category has the following 10 subcategories, out of 10 total. religious experience differ from each other.” Thesis: “The difference between Otto and Proudfoot on the issue of religious experience can be explained by a larger difference between them: Otto is an insider and Proudfoot is an outsider.” Level Two: Thesis-as-interesting-arguable-and-original (more ambitious-and often longer-research essays):File Size: KB.