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Asia, Modernity, and the Pursuit of the Sacred

Gnostics, Scholars, Mystics, and Reformers

Authors: Kahn, Joel S.

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Asia, Modernity, and the Pursuit of the Sacred examines a large number of Europeans who, disillusioned with western culture and religion after World War I, and anticipating the spiritual seekers of the counterculture, turned to the religious traditions of Asia for inspiration.

About the authors

Joel S. Kahn is Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at La Trobe University, Australia, and a Professorial Fellow (Honorary) at the Asia Institute, The University of Melbourne, Australia.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Anthropology and the Limits of Secular Reason

    Kahn, Joel S.

    Pages 1-13

  • Gnosticism and the Pursuit of the Sacred

    Kahn, Joel S.

    Pages 15-28

  • Traditionalism: A Dialectic of Authenticity

    Kahn, Joel S.

    Pages 29-54

  • Gnostics, Religion, and the (Mis)Recognition of Modernity

    Kahn, Joel S.

    Pages 55-77

  • Modern Mystics: Toward a Gnostic Science

    Kahn, Joel S.

    Pages 79-97

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $100.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-56794-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Asia, Modernity, and the Pursuit of the Sacred
Book Subtitle
Gnostics, Scholars, Mystics, and Reformers
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-56795-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-56795-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-56794-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 192
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