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Religion enters the academy : the origins of the scholarly study of religion in America

Author: James Turner
Publisher: Athens, Ga : The University of Georgia Press, 2012.
Series: George H. Shriver lecture series in religion in American history, no. 4
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats
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Until about 1820, even learned Americans showed little interest in non-European religions--a subject that had fascinated their counterparts in Europe since the end of the seventeenth century.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Turner
ISBN: 9780820344188 0820344184
OCLC Number: 840564016
Description: XIII, 113 Seiten.
Series Title: George H. Shriver lecture series in religion in American history, no. 4
Responsibility: James Turner.

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This rare gem of a book is as stimulating for scholars as it is accessible for students. In three elegantly crafted chapters, Turner shows how comparative religion evolved from the parlor game of Read more...

 
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