A guide to the phenomenology of religion : key figures, formative influences and subsequent debates

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Full title: A guide to the phenomenology of religion : key figures, formative influences and subsequent debates / James L. Cox.
Main author: Cox, James L.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction. Defining the scope : phenomenology within the academic study of religions
  • Understanding phenomena : key ideas in the philosophy of Edmund Husserl
  • The universal experience of religion in Ritschlian theology
  • Ideal types and the social sciences : the contributions of Troelstch, Weber and Jung to phenomenological thinking
  • The decisive role of Dutch phenomenology in the new science of religion
  • From Africa to Lancaster : the British school of phenomenology
  • Interpreting the sacred : North American phenomenology at Chicago and in the thought of W.C. Smith
  • Phenomenology at the crossroads : subsequent debates in the academic study of religions.