Bulletin for the Study of Religion, Vol 44, No 2 (2015)

The Pedagogical Issues of Teaching "Eastern" and "Western" Traditions

T. Nicole Goulet
Issued Date: 14 Jul 2015

Abstract


Rather than doing away with the categories of "East" and "West," this article draws attention to and problematizes these classifications as constructed notions of space that are always changing. Theoretical models such as Orientalism and neo-Orientalism help us to critically evaluate these categories and thus make them useful in the classroom.

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DOI: 10.1558/bsor.v44i2.26105

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