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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
History of religions.
Chicago, University of Chicago Press 
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joseph Mitsuo Kitagawa; Joachim Wach; University of Chicago. Divinity School.
|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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