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The phenomenon of religion.

Ninian Smart

The phenomenon of religion.

by Ninian Smart

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 153-156.

    SeriesPhilosophy of religion series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL48 .S592 1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 157 p.
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5454333M
    ISBN 100333015819
    LC Control Number73156497
    OCLC/WorldCa628910

    Methodology. Phenomenology of religion is distinct from historical, sociological, anthropological, philosophical, and theological approaches to the study of religion. Unlike them, it treats religion as a phenomenon that cannot be explained in terms of any particular aspect of human society, culture, or thought—e.g., as the product of history, as a creation of intellectual elites, or as a set. Religion is a social-cultural system of designated behaviors and practices, morals, worldviews, texts, sanctified places, prophecies, ethics, or organizations, that relates humanity to supernatural, transcendental, or spiritual elements. However, there is no scholarly consensus over what precisely constitutes a religion. Different religions may or may not contain various elements ranging from.

      That sport is a highly ritualized phenomenon is obvious, so making a case for the first dimension is elementary. More interesting, however, is the experiential or emotional dimension, which the authors correlate with the mystical phenomenon of “runner’s high,” and which could very well be understood as a spiritual religious experience. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. PHENOMENON OF RELIGION - Hardcover **Mint Condition**.

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It does not offer a chapter-by-chapter presentation of the key practices and beliefs of the major religious traditions of the world, but rather explores the phenomenon of religion from a thematic point of view by posing questions on the nature of religion/5(13). The book says from page one that it is not intended to be a scholarly work, nor is it intended to offer definitive proof as to the evolutionary origin of religion.

If this were what the book were trying to offer, then perhaps the ranting and raving about Dennett's lack of scholarship and his unverified claims would be more to the by: According to Durkheim religion is a social phenomenon in his book he said (religion is a unified system of beliefs and practices relative to sacred things, that is to say, things set apart and forbidden) Durkheim thinks that even the concept of an individual is a product of social reality if people want know the origins of religion he argues, they should try to find out what happened in the.

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Fraser N. Watts, Ryan J. Williams, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Perspectives from Evolution, Brain, and Cognitive Science. Alongside the kind of detailed approach to religious phenomena illustrated in the above section, a more general approach to the explanation of religion has emerged from cognitive science.

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A contributing writer to America Magazine, Commonweal, and many other publications, she is also a contributing editor at the website Author: Kaya Oakes. The Jewish Phenomenon takes a positive position, that the Jewish people have been successful because of a combination of factors related to the Jewish religion and culture, and a collective historical experience.

These are things that everyone and any group can examine and learn from. Anti-Semitism has a long history, and it is by no means dead.ADVERTISEMENTS: Durkheim’s last major book “The elementary forms of Religious life” () has been regarded as one of the most profound and most original work upon Religion.

It is regarded as his best and most mature work. Where suicide focused on a large amount of statistics from varying sources, the elementary forms of Religious life [ ].Ninian smart in his phenomenon of Religion, explains the different aspects of religion.

He has described seven of dimensions of religion, I will be confining myself into discuss those aspects of the religion. All religions are created from the same.