We are open but due to high demand and courier delays, delivery times are expected to be longer.
0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Transformational Embodiment in Asian Religions: Subtle Bodies, Spatial Bodies by George Pati

This volume examines several theoretical concerns of embodiment in the context of Asian religious practice. Looking at both subtle and spatial bodies, it explores how both types of embodiment are engaged as sites for transformation, transaction and transgression.

Collectively bridging ancient and modern conceptualizations of embodiment in religious practice, the book offers a complex mapping of how body is defined. It revisits more traditional, mystical religious systems, including Hindu Tantra and Yoga, Tibetan Buddhism, Bon, Chinese Daoism and Persian Sufism and distinctively juxtaposes these inquiries alongside analyses of racial, gendered, and colonized bodies. Such a multifaceted subject requires a diverse approach, and so perspectives from phenomenology and neuroscience as well as critical race theory and feminist theology are utilised to create more precise analytical tools for the scholarly engagement of embodied religious epistemologies.

This a nuanced and interdisciplinary exploration of the myriad issues around bodies within religion. As such it will be a key resource for any scholar of Religious Studies, Asian Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, Philosophy, and Gender Studies.

Buy Transformational Embodiment in Asian Religions: Subtle Bodies, Spatial Bodies by George Pati from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780367375553
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 250
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2019
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Transformational Embodiment in Asian Religions: Subtle Bodies, Spatial Bodies by George Pati

Book Reviews - Transformational Embodiment in Asian Religions: Subtle Bodies, Spatial Bodies by George Pati

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Transformational Embodiment in Asian Religions: Subtle Bodies, Spatial Bodies book by George Pati and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


A Preview for this title is currently not available.