The Problem of Disenchantment

Scientific Naturalism and Esoteric Discourse 1900 - 1939

by Egil Asprem (University of California, Santa Barbara)

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€205,00
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ISBN13: 
9789004251922
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9789004254947
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July 2014
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Hardback
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xii, 631 pp., index
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0169-8834
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147

Edited by Jan Assmann and Albert I. Baumgarten

The volume consists of presentations made at an international conference. Authors consider the issues concerning the role of representation in religion across a variety of traditions, from the three Abrahamic faiths to those of antiquity and the East.
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89
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004119390
Publication date: 
December 2000
€194,00
$235.00

Edited by Anne-Marie Korte

This book contains a multidisciplinary collection of studies on women in miracle stories found in texts ranging from religious classics to contemporary literary fiction. By including research on miracle stories in contemporary fiction written by women this book also wants to acknowledge and...
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88
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004136366
Publication date: 
November 2003
€42,00
$51.00
€70,00
$85.00

Edited by Anne-Marie Korte

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Volume: 
88
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004116818
Publication date: 
November 2000
€194,00
$235.00

Edited by Sigurd Hjelde

The contributions to this conference report deal with the academic study of religion in a historical perspective, focussing on W. Brede Kristensen and other Scandinavian pioneers. Also, methodological questions relating to the idea of a phenomenology of religion are discussed.
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87
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004114975
Publication date: 
August 2000
€167,00
$202.00

Edited by Albert I. Baumgarten

The nature and perception of time in millennial movements form the basis for this comprehensive and comparative book. In a wide variety of cases, the authors analyze millennial movements from the three Abrahamic faiths, as well as from the East.
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Volume: 
86
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004118799
Publication date: 
September 2000
€135,00
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€225,00
$271.00

Edited by Bradley J. Malkovsky

Essays appraising the contemporary relevance of Śaṃkara for inter-religious dialogue and human rights as well as revised assessments of Śaṃkara’s understanding of divine grace, the role of the gods, Buddhism, Śaṃkara’s relation to later Advaita, and the unity of the Self.
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Volume: 
85
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004116665
Publication date: 
May 2000
€64,80
$78.60
€108,00
$131.00

Edited by Jan G. Platvoet and Arie L. Molendijk

The Pragmatics of Defining Religion is a multidisciplinary volume on the problem of the definition of religion with chapters on the polemics of defining religion in modern contexts, the history of the concept of religion, the methodology of its definition; it includes several definition proposals.
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Volume: 
84
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004115446
Publication date: 
September 1999
€252,00
$304.00

Edited by Jan Assmann and Guy G. Stroumsa

This collection of essays deals with anthropological rather than theological aspects of the Near Eastern and Mediterranean religions from the archaic period to Late Antiquity. Part one focuses on "Confession and Conversion", part two on "Guilt, Sin and Rituals of Purification".
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Volume: 
83
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004113565
Publication date: 
August 1999
€225,00
$271.00

Edited by A. van der Kooij and K. van der Toorn with an Annotated Bibliography compiled by J.A.M.Snoek

This volume is the most wide-ranging religio-historical study on (de)canonization ever published. It contains significant contributions to the study of canonization in different religions in ancient times as well as in modern societies. An Annotated Bibliography adds greatly to its value.
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Volume: 
82
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004112469
Publication date: 
December 1998
€151,20
$182.40
€252,00
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Edited by Thomas A. Idinopulos and Brian C. Wilson

What is Religion? consists of fourteen essays written by a selection of scholars who represent a wide spectrum of approaches to the academic study of religion. The volume includes a critical introductory essay by the editors and a selected bibliography.
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Volume: 
81
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004110229
Publication date: 
October 1998
€108,00
$131.00

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