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The Blackwell Companion to the Study of Religion

The Blackwell Companion to the Study of Religion by Robert A. Segal
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This prestigious Companion offers the most comprehensive survey to date of the study of religion. Featuring a team of international contributors, and edited by one of the most widely respected scholars in the field, The Blackwell Companion to the Study of Religion provides an interdisciplinary and authoritative guide to the subject.

  • Examines the main approaches to the study of religion: anthropology, the comparative method, economics, literature, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and theology.
  • Also covers a diverse range of topical issues, such as the body, fundamentalism, magic, and new religious movements
  • Consists of 24 essays written by an outstanding team of international scholars
  • Reviews, within each chapter, an outline of a particular subfield and traces its development up to the present day
  • Debates how the discipline may look in the future
  • Represents all the major issues, methods and positions in the field
Wiley; February 2009
491 pages; ISBN 9781405154659
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Title: The Blackwell Companion to the Study of Religion
Author: Robert A. Segal
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