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Description - The Madness of the Saints by June McDaniel

Although ecstasy has been explored in several Indian contexts, surprisingly little scholarship has been devoted to its central role in Bengali devotion. In "The Madness of the Saints," June McDaniel undertakes the first comprehensive study of religious ecstasy in Bengal, examining the texts that describe it, the people who experience it, and the traditions that support it.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226557236
ISBN-10: 0226557235
Format: Paperback
(278mm x 154mm x mm)
Pages: 346
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1989
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - June McDaniel

June McDaniel is assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at the College of Charleston in South Carolina.

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