Contemporary Views on Comparative Religion

by Peter Antes, Leibniz University of HannoverArmin W. Geertz, Aarhus UniversityMikael Rothstein, University of Southern Denmark (Volume Editors)

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Selected Chapters:
AfroDiasporic & Indigenous Studies
Ancient Worlds br>Christianity/Religions of a Single God
Islamic Studies
South & East Asia

Comparative Religion is deeply rooted in historical-philological studies, but since the inception of the discipline in the late 19th century, a continual development has taken place. At this point, the discipline has moved into many different areas of the social, humanistic, psychological and biological sciences, and debates on theory and method are as intense as ever. As scholars of religion get a grip on some aspects of the phenomenon in question, new problems arise, and new challenges must be met. At the same time, however, the virtues of the past should not be forgotten, and a double orientation, back and forth, becomes necessary.

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