Introduction: Between Dhamma-Ghosa and Bheri-Ghosa

  • Peter Lehr


The Introduction to the book familiarizes the reader with the theoretical and methodological approaches taken in this book, that is, with the socio-theological approach following Juergensmeyer and Kanwal Sheikh, and the process of verstehen (understanding) in a Weberian sense. Issues arising while carrying out the research will be flagged up, and an overview of the subsequent chapters will be given.


Methodology Theory Socio-Theology Empathetic immersion Research issues 


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  • Peter Lehr
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  1. 1.School of International RelationsUniversity of St AndrewsSt AndrewsUK

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