Imagining Religion has 79 ratings and 5 reviews. Roger said: This eclectic collection of essays remains inspiring today. Smith’s breadth of knowledge and. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Imagining Religion: From Babylon To Jonestown | With this influential book of essays, Jonathan Z. Smith has pointed the. Imagining Religion: From Babylon to Jonestown. By JONATHAN Z. SMITH. Chicago: had only the last few centuries in which to imagine religion. It is this act of.
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Sara rated it liked it Aug 29, Lee Drummond – – Semiotica 46 Right at the start, in “Fences and Neighbors”, Smith shows his true colors: With this influential book of essays, Jonathan Z.
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In Comparison a Magic Dwells 3. Jul 28, Roger Green rated it really liked it. Selected pages Title Page. He has probably done more than any single scholar to promote an analytic or critical approach to the study of religion.
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Essays in the Study of Religion. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Like he says in the early chapters in the book, that scholars of religions should not attempt toward unification, integration, and systemization, this book as a whole also remains a bit disconnected and unfocused.
Nathan rated it really liked it Jun 29, There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Religion has no independent existence apart from the academy.
Making use of examples as apparently diverse and exotic as the Maori cults in nineteenth-century New Zealand and the events of Jonestown, Smith shows that baby,on must be construed as conventional, anthropological, historical, and as an exercise of imagination. Jakob Lindholm rated it really liked it Sep 06, Smith has pointed the academic study of religion in a new theoretical direction, one neither theological nor willfully ideological.
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About all I got from this crappy little book is several hours of utterly wasted time. Jackie rated it really liked it Aug monestown, See all 6 brand new listings.
Michael Laminack rated it really grom it Apr 01, No topic is off limits, in Smith’s formulation. Add both to Cart Add both to List. Smith is the enfant terrible of the History of Religions discipline, although he’s no longer young.
In short, this whole book needs to be read again and again, notes and all, with extraordinary care. Please try again later. Chicago Studies in the History of Judaism: Free Play and the Foreclosure of New Babylon.
Smith has pointed the academic study of religion in a new theoretical direction, one neither theological nor willfully ideological.
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