Seven Theories of Religion / Edition 1

Seven Theories of Religion / Edition 1

by Daniel L. Pals
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195087259

ISBN-13: 2900195087252

Pub. Date: 06/01/1996

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Religion has been an integral part of human culture for millennia, but only in the last two centuries have thinkers come to believe that it can be explained through critical, scientific analysis. In this book, Pals offers cogent introductions to seven "classic" theories of religion, taking the reader methodically through the arguments presented by some of the foremost

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Religion has been an integral part of human culture for millennia, but only in the last two centuries have thinkers come to believe that it can be explained through critical, scientific analysis. In this book, Pals offers cogent introductions to seven "classic" theories of religion, taking the reader methodically through the arguments presented by some of the foremost thinkers of the modern era, including Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, and James Frazer.

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ISBN-13:
2900195087252
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/01/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
304

Table of Contents

1. Animism and Magic: E.B. Taylor and J.G. Frazer

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