The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Religion

The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Religion

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Each essay in this Companion examines one or more literary texts and a religious tradition to illustrate how we can understand both literature and religion better by looking at them in tandem. Unlike most literature and religion books, which tend to focus on Christianity and take a highly theoretical approach inappropriate for non-specialists, The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Religion offers an accessible treatment of both Dharmic and Abrahamic traditions. It provides close readings of texts rather than surveys of large topics, making it an ideal resource for undergraduate and graduate students of literature and religion.Susan Felch triangulates among religion, literature, and ethics under the rubric of the human desire for purity. ... as she juxtaposes Heideggera#39;s essay a€œBuilding Dwelling Thinking, a€ Shakespearea#39;s late play Pericles, and the biblical book of Jonah to ... To dwell well, Lupton concludes, a€œis to inhabit onea#39;s world with a sense ofanbsp;...

Title:The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Religion
Author: Susan M. Felch
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2016-09-30

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