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Read online Comparative Religion.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Comparative Religion This book is now firmly established as the standard treatment of its subject The history of comparative religion is traced in detail from its beginnings in the nineteenth century in the work of scholars such as Max Muller and anthropologists such as Tylor Lang Robertson Smith and Frazer through the American psychologists of religion such as Starbuck Leuba William James to the period after the First World War when the evolutionary approach was seriously called into question It also examines the relevance of religion to Freud and Jung the phenomenology of religion the tensions between comparative religion and theology and the work of such outstanding personalities as Nathan S derblom and Rudolf Otto The last two chapters review the main issues raised since the Second World Wa by Eric J. Sharpe

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Comparative Religion
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Number of Pages:328
Category:Religion, History
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Faith Meets Faith: Some Christian Attitudes to Hinduism in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Christianity Modern India, Karl Ludvig Reichelt: Missionary, Scholar and Pilgrim, The Universal Gita: Western Images of the Bhagavad Gita a Bicentenary Survey, Understanding Religion, Nathan Siderblom and the Study of Religion, The Sum of Our Choices: Essays in Honour of Eric J. Sharpe, Thinking about Hinduism, Comparative Religion, Man and His Salvation: Studies in Memory of S. G. F. Brandon
This book is now firmly established as the standard treatment of its subject The history of comparative religion is traced in detail from its beginnings in the nineteenth century in the work of scholars such as Max Muller and anthropologists such as Tylor Lang Robertson Smith and Frazer through the American psychologists of religion such as Starbuck Leuba William James to the period after the First World War when the evolutionary approach was seriously called into question It also examines the relevance of religion to Freud and Jung the phenomenology of religion the tensions between comparative religion and theology and the work of such outstanding personalities as Nathan S derblom and Rudolf Otto The last two chapters review the main issues raised since the Second World War, No description available, Clears the ground for students who are setting out to understand rather than just to practice religion It discusses among other things the relationship between commitment to a particular tradition and the quest for intellectual understanding of religion in the round holiness as an identifying aspect of religion functional modes of religion and finally some questions connected with the br secularization process br Assuming throughout that theology and religious studies ought not to be seen as competing approaches but as sources for complementary insights it offers the student a fundamental introduction to an important area of inquiry, The Bhagavad Gita is the best known and best loved of all non Judeo Christian scriptures More than editions are available in the United States alone and the Gita continues to gain new adherents Yet there is little agreement about the Gita s message Sharpe shows how the Bhagavad Gita has made an enormous impression upon Western thought during the past two centuries and how reciprocal Western interpretations have had a tremendous impact upon Indian politics and society