ISBN-10:
0199859094
ISBN-13:
9780199859092
Pub. Date:
09/15/2014
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Nine Theories of Religion / Edition 3

Nine Theories of Religion / Edition 3

by Daniel Pals

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ISBN-13: 9780199859092
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/15/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 114,650
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Daniel L. Pals is Professor of Religious Studies and History at the University of Miami. He is the author of Introducing Religion: Readings from the Classic Theorists (OUP, 2008).

Table of Contents

*=New to this Edition
Preface
Introduction
1. Animism and Magic, E.B. Tylor and J.G. Frazer
2. Religion and Personality, Sigmund Freud
3. Society as Sacred, Émile Durkheim
4. Religion as Alienation, Karl Marx
5. A Source of Social Action, Max Weber?
* 6. The Verdict of Religious Experience, William James
7. The Reality of the Sacred, Mircea Eliade
8. Society's "Construct of the Heart," E.E. Evans-Pritchard
9. Religion as Cultural System, Clifford Geertz
10. Conclusion
Index

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