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The meaning and end of religion

Author: Wilfred Cantwell Smith
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wilfred Cantwell Smith, maintained in this vastly important work that Westerners have misperceived religious life by making "religion" into one thing. He shows the inadequacy of "religion" to capture the living, endlessly variable ways and traditions in which religious faith presents itself in the world.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 90044628
(OCoLC)22239816
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wilfred Cantwell Smith
ISBN: 9781451420142 1451420145
OCLC Number: 1241558643
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 345 pages)
Contents: "Religion" in the West --
Other cultures: "the religions" --
Special case of Islam --
Is the concept adequate? --
Cumulative tradition --
Faith.
Responsibility: Wilfred Cantwell Smith ; foreword by John Hick.

Abstract:

Wilfred Cantwell Smith, maintained in this vastly important work that Westerners have misperceived religious life by making "religion" into one thing. He shows the inadequacy of "religion" to capture the living, endlessly variable ways and traditions in which religious faith presents itself in the world.

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