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History of religions.

by James, E. O.

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religions -- History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL80 .J32 1958
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 237 p.
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6226467M
    LC Control Number57012934
    OCLC/WorldCa1265995

    The Cambridge Illustrated History of Religions (Book): The Cambridge Illustrated History of Religions provides a comprehensive survey of world religions from pre-history to the present day. Each religion is treated in depth, with text written by an acknowledged academic expert supported by lavish illustration. Images have been carefully chosen to complement the text. There are special box. The AAR seeks submissions for the Best First Book in the History of Religions Award as well as the four categories of the Awards for Excellence in the Study of Religion. Deadline: February 10,

    Bibliography: p. Includes index Introduction / by Joseph M. Kitagawa -- Master and disciple -- Mahayana Buddhism -- Wilhelm von Humboldt -- Sociology of religion -- Radhakrishnan and the comparative study of religion -- Religion in America -- On teaching history of religions -- On understandingPages: Eminently teachable, Gods and Demons, Priests and Scholars is a book that invites critical analysis and reflection and will be a valuable addition to discussions about theory and method in the study of the history of religions.”.

    The Religions Book audiobook, by Author Info Added Soon This essential guide to religion, narrated by James Bryce, explains the key tenets and big ideas behind the world's five main religions - Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism - alongside newer faiths. The Religions Book clearly explains the key concepts behind the earliest religious. If you're interested in a much broader book that covers lots of topics, including religion, Peter Watson's Ideas: A History of Thought and Invention, from Fire to Freud is pretty interesting. Focuses less on the history of specific religion and more on the origins of ideas like .


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