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Religious history

Wolffe, John (2010). Religious history. In: Hinnells, John R ed. The Routledge Companion to the Study of Religion, 2nd edition. London: Routledge, pp. 56–72.

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Abstract

About the book:
The Routledge Companion to the Study of Religion is a major resource for courses in Religious Studies. It begins by explaining the most important methodological approaches to religion, including psychology, philosophy, anthropology and comparative study, before moving on to explore a wide variety of critical issues, such as gender, science, fundamentalism, ritual, and new religious movements. Written by renowned international specialists, this new edition: includes eight new chapters, including post-structuralism, religion and economics, religion and the environment, religion and popular culture, and sacred space
surveys the history of religious studies and the key disciplinary approaches; explains why the study of religion is relevant in today’s world; highlights contemporary issues such as globalization, diaspora and politics; includes annotated reading lists, a glossary and summaries of key points to assist student learning.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2010 The Author
ISBN: 0-415-47328-4, 978-0-415-47328-6
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Religious Studies
Item ID: 22064
Depositing User: Jean Fone
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2010 13:40
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 14:33
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/22064
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