Dissertation Writers: What are some of the issues that arise in translation?
1. According to Nye, what is the problem with making “belief” central to the study of religion? In what ways might doing so reflect Christian biases in the study of religion?
2. According to Nye, in what ways do the the theories of Feuerbach, Marx, and Freud, along with cognitive approaches to the study of religion, exhibit reductionism?
3.What are some of the issues that arise in translation? How do our presuppositions impact translations?
4.What does Nye mean when he says that “reading is not necessarily a neutral activity, but happens within a sphere of political relations”? Explain