Structure and Creativity in Religion: Hermeneutics in Mircea Eliade's Phenomenology and New Directions

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Walter de Gruyter, 1978 - Religion - 265 pages

Sinceits founding by Jacques Waardenburg in 1971, Religion and Reason has been a leading forum for contributions on theories, theoretical issues and agendas related to the phenomenon and the study of religion. Topics include (among others) category formation, comparison, ethnophilosophy, hermeneutics, methodology, myth, phenomenology, philosophy of science, scientific atheism, structuralism, and theories of religion. From time to time the series publishes volumes that map the state of the art and the history of the discipline.

 

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Contents

EARLY METHODOLOGICAL APPROACHES
3
TWENTIETH CENTURY METHODOLOGICAL APPROACHES
30
THE HERMENEUTICAL SITUATION TODAY
69
DISTINGUISHING RELIGIOUS PHENOMENA
105
INTERPRETING THE MEANING OF RELIGIOUS PHENOMENA
140
THE HISTORICALPHENOMENOLOGICAL TENSION
173
DESCRIPTIVE EVALUATIONS AND LEVELS OF MEANING
201
BIBLIOGRAPHY
247
INDEX
257
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