Mind and Body in Early China: Beyond Orientalism and the Myth of Holism by Edward Slingerland

Title: Mind and Body in Early China: Beyond Orientalism and the Myth of Holism Author: Edward Slingerland Genre: Religion Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA Release Date: December 21, 2018 Pages: 400 Mind and Body in Early China critiques Orientalist accounts of early China as the radical, “holistic” other. The idea that the early Chinese held […]

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The Making of a Modern Temple and a Hindu City by Deonnie Moodie

Title: The Making of a Modern Temple and a Hindu City Author: Deonnie Moodie Genre: Religion Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA Release Date: December 4, 2018 Pages: 240 “Middle-class Hindus have worked to modernize Kālīghāṭ – the most famous Hindu temple in Kolkata – over the past long century. Rather than being rejected with the […]

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The Snake and the Mongoose by Nathan McGovern

Title: The Snake and the Mongoose: The Emergence of identity in Early Indian Religion Author: Nathan McGovern Genre: History Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA Release Date: November 15, 2018 Pages: 328 Since the beginning of modern Indology in the 19th century, the relationship between the early Indian religions of Buddhism, Jainism, and Hinduism has been […]

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