Four Theories of Myth in Twentieth-century History: Cassirer, Eliade, LÚvi-Strauss and Malinowski

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University of Iowa Press, 1987 - Religion - 234 pages

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Ivan Strenski is Holstein Family and Community Professor of Religious Studies at the University of California, Riverside. His previous publications include "Four Theories of Myth in Twentieth-Century History" (1988), "Religion in Relation: Method, Application, and Moral Location" (1993), "Durkheim and the Jews of France" (1997), "Contesting Sacrifice: Religion, Nationalism and Social Thought "(2002), "Theology and the First Theory of Sacrifice" (2003), and "The New Durkheim: Essays on Philosophy, Religious Identity and the Politics of Knowledge" (2006).

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