Study of Religion: An Introduction to Key Ideas and Methods / Edition 1

Study of Religion: An Introduction to Key Ideas and Methods / Edition 1

by George D. Chryssides, Ron Geaves
ISBN-10:
0826464491
ISBN-13:
9780826464491
Pub. Date:
08/28/2007
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic

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Study of Religion: An Introduction to Key Ideas and Methods / Edition 1

A student introductory guide to the history and methodology of the study of religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826464491
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 08/28/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements     vi
Introduction     vii
The Tools of the Trade   George Chryssides     1
Methodology in Religious Studies   George Chryssides   Ron Geaves     35
The Concept of a World Religion   George Chryssides     65
Key Figures in the Study of Religion   George Chryssides     110
Levels of Religion   Ron Geaves     143
Authenticity and Diversity   Ron Geaves     176
Phenomenology and its Critics   George Chryssides     210
Fieldwork in the Study of Religion   Ron Geaves     238
Does Size Matter?   George Chryssides     275
Religion and Gender   Ron Geaves     314
The Question of Truth   Ron Geaves     343
The Internet as a Resource in the Study of Religion   George Chryssides     382
Bibliography     404
Index     421

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