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The Allure of Decadent ThinkingReligious Studies and the Challenge of Postmodernism$
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Carl Olson

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199959839

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959839.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.3) 1 Introduction
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The Allure of Decadent Thinking
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Carl Olson

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959839.003.0001

This chapter defines the term “religion,” and shows its limitations when used cross-culturally. The field of religious studies is placed in its historical context within the Enlightenment and to some degree romanticism before defining the term postmodernism. There is next an examination of selected postmodernists on the subject of religion.

Keywords:   religious studies, Enlightenment, romanticism, postmodernism, religion

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