The Blackwell Companion to the Study of Religion

The Blackwell Companion to the Study of Religion


This prestigious spouse deals the main finished survey to this point of the examine of faith. that includes a group of foreign participants, and edited via some of the most broadly revered students within the box, The Blackwell significant other to the research of Religion offers an interdisciplinary and authoritative consultant to the topic.

  • Examines the most ways to the research of faith: anthropology, the comparative procedure, economics, literature, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and theology.
  • Also covers a various diversity of topical concerns, similar to the physique, fundamentalism, magic, and new spiritual movements
  • Consists of 24 essays written by means of a superb crew of foreign scholars
  • Reviews, inside of each one bankruptcy, an summary of a specific subfield and strains its improvement as much as the current day
  • Debates how the self-discipline could glance within the future
  • Represents the entire significant concerns, equipment and positions within the field

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