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Genealogies of Religion: Discipline and Reasons of Power in Christianity and Islam Paperback – 1 Aug 1993

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In much nineteenth-century evolutionary thought, religion was considered to be an early human condition from which modern law, science, and politics emerged and became detached. Read the first page
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Amazing for anyone seeking thoughtful understanding of religion 14 April 2009
By Faraz Rabbani - Published on
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Talal Asad is one of the remarkable minds of our times. This work is one of the most insightful works on how to understand religion in the modern world...
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Interesting 1 Mar 2004
By shoayb adamm - Published on
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A fascinating book, in which the author argues that "religion" as a historical and political category was created in Europe, an interesting book.
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