Believing: an historical perspective

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Oneworld, Oct 25, 1998 - Religion - 136 pages
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In this radical study, William Cantwell Smith traces the history of believing through a combination of philosophical perspective and the study of biblical passages.

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BLAH. This is a 100+ page book that could have been written in about 15 pages. An interesting topic (the etymological source of the word "believe" and how the meaning of that word has changed over the centuries) but just awfully written. Read full review

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Smith is Professor of Emeritus of the Comparative History of Religion at Harvard University.

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