Theory and Method in the Study of Religion: Theoretical and Critical Readings / Edition 1

Theory and Method in the Study of Religion: Theoretical and Critical Readings / Edition 1

by Carl Olson, Max O. Hallman
     
 


This anthology provides students with a useful collection of theoretical essays concerning the nature of religion and the methodological means by which scholars analytically approach the subject. Organized in a point/counterpoint fashion, this volume will foster in-class discussion and the honing of a student's own critical perspectives.See more details below

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This anthology provides students with a useful collection of theoretical essays concerning the nature of religion and the methodological means by which scholars analytically approach the subject. Organized in a point/counterpoint fashion, this volume will foster in-class discussion and the honing of a student's own critical perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534534745
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/07/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
616
Sales rank:
1,165,766
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction. 1. Religious Studies as an Academic Discipline. 2. Questions for the Origin of Religion. 3. Phenomenology and the Science of Religion. 4. History of Religions. 5. Sociology of Religion. 6. Anthropology. 7. Psychology of Religion. 8. Ecological/Biological Approaches to the Study of Religion. 9. Feminist Perspectives on Religion. 10. Poststructural/Postmodern Approaches to Religion.

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