Item description for Classical Approaches to the Study of Religion: Aims, Methods, and Theories of Research (Religion and Reason, 3) (Religion and Reason, 3) by Jacques Waardenburg...
Textbook on the history of the scholarly study of religion(s) particularly suited for courses and seminars on problems of method and theory as treated by the founders of the discipline. The book traces the rise and development of the scholarly study of religion from the mid-19th to the mid-20th century referring to the work of some 170 scholars. Than it presents texts of some 40 wellknown scholars in which they express themselves about the particular approach, theory and method(s) which they used in their studies. These scholars have been selected from the discipline of Religionswissenschaft as well as from other disciplines relevant to the study of religion (anthropology, sociology, psychology). Extensive indexes serve to locate the names as well as the technical terms and the problems treated in the book.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.98" Width: 6.4" Height: 1.58" Weight: 2.23 lbs.
Publisher Walter de Gruyter
ISBN 3110163284 ISBN13 9783110163285
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More About Jacques Waardenburg
Dr. "Jacques Waardenburg" taught at the Universities of California and Utrecht before holding the chair of Religionswissenschaft at the University of Lausanne. He is among the internationally leading experts in the history of Islam.
Jacques Waardenburg has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Lausanne.
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