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Title Thinking about religion : a reader / edited by Ivan Strenski.

Published Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  200 THIN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 256 pages ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The quest for natural religion -- The critique of religion also begins with critique of the Bible -- The shock of the old : Max Müller's search for the soul of Europe -- The shock of the 'savage' : Edward Burnett Tylor, evolution and spirits -- Evolution in the religion of the Bible : William Robertson Smith -- Setting the eternal templates of salvation : James Frazer -- From evolution to religious experience : phenomenology of religion -- Religious experience creates the world of the modern economy : Max Weber -- Tales from the underground : Freud and the psychoanalytic origins of religion -- Bronislaw Malinowski, bipolarity, and the "sublime folly" of religion -- Seeing the sacred with the social eye : Émile Durkheim's "religious sociology" -- Mircea Eliade : turning the "worm of doubt"
Other author Strenski, Ivan.
Subject Religion.
Standard Number 9781405121668 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9781405121675 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN 1405121661 (hbk. : alk. paper)
140512167X (paperback: alk. paper)