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The theopolitics of art: Qur'anic objects and their publics in Indonesia

George, Kenneth

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This innovative and timely reassessment of political theology opens new lines of critical investigation into the intersections of religion and politics in contemporary Asia. Moving beyond a focus on the (post-) Christian West, this volume locates 'development' - conceptualised as a set of modern, transnational networks of ideas and practices of improvement that connect geographically disparate locations - as a vital focal point for critical investigations into Asian political...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorGeorge, Kenneth
dc.contributor.editorBolotta, Giuseppe
dc.contributor.editorFountain, Philip
dc.contributor.editorFeener, R Michael
dc.date.accessioned2021-03-23T02:25:42Z
dc.identifier.isbn9781526149404
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/227659
dc.description.abstractThis innovative and timely reassessment of political theology opens new lines of critical investigation into the intersections of religion and politics in contemporary Asia. Moving beyond a focus on the (post-) Christian West, this volume locates 'development' - conceptualised as a set of modern, transnational networks of ideas and practices of improvement that connect geographically disparate locations - as a vital focal point for critical investigations into Asian political theologies. Investigating the sacred dimensions of power through concepts of transcendence, sacrifice, victimhood, aspiration and salvation, the chapters in this collection demonstrate how European and Asian modernities are bound together through genealogical, institutional, and theo-political entanglements, as well as a long history of global interactions. With contributions by leading anthropologists, sociologists and political scientists, this volume brings new theoretical approaches into conversation with detailed empirical case studies grounded in modern Asia, offering a fresh and critical analysis of the ways in which political theology is imagined, materialised and contested both within and beyond nation-states
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherManchester University Press
dc.relation.ispartofPolitical theologies and development in Asia: Transcendence, sacrifice, and aspiration
dc.relation.isversionof1st Edition
dc.rights© 2020 Manchester University Press
dc.titleThe theopolitics of art: Qur'anic objects and their publics in Indonesia
dc.typeBook chapter
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
dc.date.issued2020
local.identifier.absfor160104 - Social and Cultural Anthropology
local.identifier.absfor160609 - Political Theory and Political Philosophy
local.identifier.ariespublicationu1059221xPUB182
local.publisher.urlhttps://manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/
local.type.statusAccepted Version
local.contributor.affiliationGeorge, Kenneth, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.description.embargo2099-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage88
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage103
local.identifier.doi10.7765/9781526149411.00012
local.identifier.absseo950404 - Religion and Society
dc.date.updated2020-11-22T07:20:55Z
local.bibliographicCitation.placeofpublicationManchester
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