By Kimberley C. Patton, Benjamin C. Ray
The 1st thorough evaluation of the sphere of comparative faith in 40 years, this groundbreaking quantity surmounts the likely intractable department among postmodern students who reject the comparative exercise and people who confirm it. The individuals exhibit broader imaginative and prescient of faith, related to various scales of comparability for various reasons, is either justifiable and necessary.
A Magic nonetheless Dwells brings jointly prime historians of religions from quite a lot of backgrounds and vantage issues, and attracts from traditions as various as Indo-European mythology, historic Greek faith, Judaism, Buddhism, Ndembu ritual, and the spectrum of religions practiced in the US. The members take heavily the postmodern critique, clarify its influence on their paintings, uphold or reject a variety of premises, and in different situations exhibit new comparative methods. jointly, the essays symbolize a cutting-edge review of present matters within the comparative research of faith.
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A Magic Still Dwells: Comparative Religion in the Postmodern Age by Kimberley C. Patton, Benjamin C. Ray