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Reading Religion and Culture

Carolyn M. Jones

in Teaching Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies

Published in print September 2011 | ISBN: 9780199732869
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199918522 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732869.003.0006

Series: AAR Teaching Religious Studies Series

Reading Religion and Culture

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Undergraduate Research that employs cultural studies seeks to interpret social constructions pertaining to individual and communal identity and the sociopolitical forces that shape them. This chapter describes the application of the cultural studies model to religious constructions in literary texts.

Keywords: cultural studies; social constructions; identity; literary texts; sociopolitical forces

Chapter.  4778 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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