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Figuring Religions
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Offers new ways of comparing features of the world’s religions.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. C-C
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. xi-xvi
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. xvii-xxvi
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  1. Part I: Figuring Religious Ideas
  2. pp. 1-2
  1. Chapter 1: Marking Religion’s Boundaries: Constitutive Terms, Orienting Tropes, and Exegetical Fussiness
  2. pp. 3-34
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  1. Chapter 2: “Epic” as an Amnesiac Metaphor: Finding the Word to Compare Ancient Greek and Sanskrit Poems
  2. pp. 35-62
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  1. Chapter 3: Conceptions of the Self in the Zhuangzi: Conceptual Metaphor Analysis and Comparative Thought
  2. pp. 63-90
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  1. Chapter 4: Theorizing Embodiment: Conceptual Metaphor Theory and the Comparative Study of Religion
  2. pp. 91-114
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  1. Part II: Figuring Religious Images
  2. pp. 115-116
  1. Chapter 5: Bathed in Milk: Metaphors of Suckling and Spiritual Transmission in Thirteenth-Century Kabbalah
  2. pp. 117-146
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  1. Chapter 6: Metaphors and Images of Dress and Nakedness: Wrappings of Embodied Identity
  2. pp. 147-176
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  1. Part III: Figuring Religious Activities
  2. pp. 177-178
  1. Chapter 7: Poetry, Ritual, and Associational Thought in Early India and Elsewhere
  2. pp. 179-198
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  1. Chapter 8: Spatial Metaphors and Women’s Religious Activities in Ancient Greece and China
  2. pp. 199-228
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  1. Chapter 9: In Search of Equivalence: Conceiving Muslim-Hindu Encounter through Translation Theory
  2. pp. 229-262
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  1. Afterword
  2. pp. 263-280
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 281-282
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 283-288
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  1. Back Cover
  2. pp. BC-BC
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