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Published: 04 June 2020

328 Pages | 36

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ISBN: 9780190086718


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Loving Stones

Making the Impossible Possible in the Worship of Mount Govardhan

David L. Haberman

  • Explores conceptions of and worshipful interactions with Mount Govardhan, a sacred mountain in India that is considered an embodied form of Krishna
  • Considers the place and history of the pejorative concept of idolatry in the comparative study of religions
  • Examines ways in which scholars engaged in the difficult work of representing other cultures struggle to explain radically foreign concepts

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