Cultivating Belief : Victorian Anthropology, Liberal Aesthetics, and the Secular Imagination Hardback
This book explores how a group of Victorian literary writers - including George Eliot, Walter Pater, and Matthew Arnold - became interested in the emerging anthropology of religion, which sought to explain religion not in terms of doctrines or beliefs but as a function of race or ethnicity.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 26/04/2018
- Category: Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900
- ISBN: 9780198812494