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Published: 29 November 2012

264 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199757121

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The Sacred Is the Profane

The Political Nature of "Religion"

William Arnal and Russell T. McCutcheon

  • Offers a current and controversial thesis both sides of which are being debated at this moment, both by students of religion and by anthropologists.
  • Calls into question both the rationale for the existence of the field of religious studies and the ways in which the field currently approaches its subject matter.