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Martin Tamcke, Gladson Jathanna (Eds.)
Body, Emotion and Mind
'Embodying' the Experiences in Indo-European Encounters
Reihe: Studien zur Orientalischen Kirchengeschichte
Bd. 49, 2013, 264 S., 34.90 EUR, 34.90 CHF, br., ISBN 978-3-643-90426-3
This book attempts to decode the European representations of Indian body, emotions and mind in diverse representational discourses.
Efforts have been made to counter the mind-centered approaches to body and emotions reassessing the body's role in intellectual insight and insisting on the centrality of the body in the reproduction and transformation of cultural experiences. The volume is of interest to anyone concerned with Indian and Cross-cultural studies.
Martin Tamcke is Professor and Head of the Department of Ecumenical Theology and Oriental Church and Mission History at the Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany.
Gladson Jathanna is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Ecumenical Theology and Oriental Church History, Georg-August University, Göttingen.