The Meaning and End of Religion (Google eBook)

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Fortress Press, 1963 - Religion - 340 pages
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Wilfred Cantwell Smith, maintained in this vastly important work that Westerners have misperceived religious life by making "religion" into one thing. He shows the inadequacy of "religion" to capture the living, endlessly variable ways and traditions in which religious faith presents itself in the world.
  

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User Review  - Andika Pratama - Goodreads

This book is very enlightening to me. To all those who have developed some prior judgments just by reading the title, note that this is not about the end of "religion" as you understand it. It is more ... Read full review

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User Review  - Harmony Courtney - Goodreads

Very heavy text only for those really strong in their faith. Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
Religion in the West
15
Other Cultures The Religions
51
The Special Case of Islam
80
Is the Concept Adequate?
119
The Cumulative Tradition
154
Faith
170
Conclusion
193
Religion in the West
203
Index
333
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