The three-volume edited collection entitled De Natura Fidei: Rethinking Religion across Disciplinary Boundaries is an international, interdisciplinary compendium of forty three chapters which together attempt to break new ground in understanding religion in its fundamentals and multidimensionality. These chapters feature original philosophical and historico-cultural research; offer cognitive, psychological, and evolutionary studies of religious beliefs, rites, and rituals; re-examine the structures.
About the Editor
Jibu Mathew George is Professor in the Department of English Literature, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India. He holds MA degrees in English Literature, Philosophy and Religion, and Political Science, an MSc degree in Applied Psychology, and a PhD in English Literature. His areas of research are meta-questions in the humanities, philosophy and history of religion, continental philosophy, philosophy of history, hermeneutics, philosophy of literature, European cultural history, literary modernism, twentieth-century literary theory, mythology and folklore, life span psychology, and Holocaust studies. He is author of three books: Ulysses Quotīdiānus: James Joyce's Inverse Histories of the Everyday (2016); The Ontology of Gods: An Account of Enchantment, Disenchantment, and Re-Enchantment (2017); and Philosophical Meta-Reflections on Literary Studies: Why Do Things with Texts, and What to Do with Them? (2019). He featured in the Oxford Academic Index of Critics (The Year's Work in English Studies) in 2018. He was Research Fellow at the Zürich James Joyce Foundation, Switzerland, in 2008. In the same year he also received a DAAD Scholarship for studies at Technische Universität Dresden. He is editor of the literary studies issues of the English and Foreign Languages Journal; and pre-publication reviewer for Springer, Dordrecht, Routledge, New Delhi, and Orient Blackswan, Hyderabad.