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The ontology of gods : an account of enchantment, disenchantment, and re-enchantment

Author: Jibu Mathew George
Publisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]. ©2017
Series: Palgrave pivot.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume offers a novel philosophical thesis on the ontology of religion, and proposes a new conceptual repertoire to deal with supernatural religion. Jibu Mathew George offers an interdisciplinary perspective on the source and dynamics of religious ideation upon which belief and faith are based, at the fundamental levels of human reasoning. Using Max Weber?s concept of 'Disenchantment of the world' as a point of  Read more...
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GEORGE, JIBU MATHEW.
ONTOLOGY OF GODS.
[Place of publication not identified] : PALGRAVE MACMILLAN, 2017
(OCoLC)966567517
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jibu Mathew George
ISBN: 9783319523590 3319523597
OCLC Number: 981249934
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 117 pages)
Contents: 1. Introduction: Entzauberung Der Welt --
2. A Tale Of Two Realms --
3. Naturalization Of The Supernatural --
4. The God-Signifier And The Ontological Continuum --
5. Supernatural And The World Process --
6. In-Built Mechanisms And The Historical Efficacy Of Religious Systems --
7. How Enchanted Could the Age of Faith Have Been? --
8. The Ontology of Religious Narratives: Nuances, Potencies, and Crossovers --
9. Trajectories Of Re-Enchantment --
Conclusion. .
Series Title: Palgrave pivot.
Responsibility: Jibu Mathew George.

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