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The History of religions; essays on the problem of understanding,

Author: Joseph Mitsuo Kitagawa; Joachim Wach; University of Chicago. Divinity School.
Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1967]
Series: Essays in divinity, v. 1.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
History of religions.
Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1967]
(OCoLC)636855965
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Mitsuo Kitagawa; Joachim Wach; University of Chicago. Divinity School.
OCLC Number: 321148
Notes: Most of the papers were presented at the Alumni Conference of the Field of History of Religions, Oct. 11-13, 1965, celebrating the 75th anniversary of the University of Chicago and the 100th anniversary of its Divinity School.
Description: xii, 264 pages 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : the meaning and task of the history of religions (Religionswissenschaft) / Joachim Wach --
Primitive, classical, and modern religions : a perspective on understanding the history of religions / Joseph M. Kitagawa --
Archaism and hermeneutics / Charles H. Long --
History of religions with a hermeneutic oriented toward Christian theology? / Kees W. Bolle --
The death of God and the uniqueness of Christianity / Thomas J.J. Altizer --
The history of religions and the study of Hinduism / Philip H. Ashby --
A note on field method in historico-religious studies : the Vallabhasampradāy / Charles S.J. White --
The history of religions and the study of Islam / Charles J. Adams --
Toward a unified interpretation of Japanese religion / H. Byron Earhart --
Symbol and reality among the Trobriand islanders / Jerome H. Long --
The significance of the history of religions for the systematic theologian / Paul Tillich.
Series Title: Essays in divinity, v. 1.
Responsibility: by Joachim Wach [and others] Edited by Joseph M. Kitagawa with the collaboration of Mircea Eliade and Charles H. Long.
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