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Studying Religion : an Introduction.

Author: Russell T McCutcheon
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Widely used as a primer, a text and a provocation to critical thinking, 'Studying Religion' aims to develop students' skills. The book clearly explains the methods and theories employed in the study of religion. Essays are offered on a range of topics: from the history and functions of religion to public discourse on religion and the classification of religions. The works of key scholars - from Karl Marx, Ludwig  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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McCutcheon, Russell T.
Studying Religion : An Introduction.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Russell T McCutcheon
ISBN: 9781317491668 1317491661 1845530128 9781845530129
OCLC Number: 898104168
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (221 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction What is the Study of Religion?; Chapter 1 What's in a Name?; Chapter 2 The History of 'Religion'; Chapter 3 The Essentials of Religion; Chapter 4 The Functions of Religion; Chapter 5 The Public Discourse on Religion; Chapter 6 Religion and the Insider/Outsider Problem; Chapter 7 The Resemblance among Religions; Chapter 8 Religion and Classification; Afterword; The Necessary Lie: Duplicity in the Disciplines; Glossary; Scholars; Bibliography; Resources; Index.

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Widely used as a primer, a text and a provocation to critical thinking, 'Studying Religion' aims to develop students' skills. The book clearly explains the methods and theories employed in the study of religion. Essays are offered on a range of topics: from the history and functions of religion to public discourse on religion and the classification of religions. The works of key scholars - from Karl Marx, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Rudolf Otto to Mircea Eliade, James G. Frazer, and Sigmund Freud - are analysed and explored. 'Studying Religion' represents a shift away from the traditional focus of.

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