7 edition of Studying religion found in the catalog.
Russell T. McCutcheon
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Russell T. McCutcheon.|
|LC Classifications||BL41 .M36 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 206 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||206|
|ISBN 10||9781845530112, 9781845530129|
|LC Control Number||2008360321|
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Religious texts are texts related to a religious tradition. They differ from literary texts by being a compilation or discussion of beliefs, mythologies, ritual practices, commandments or laws, ethical conduct, spiritual aspirations, and for creating or fostering a religious community. The relative authority of religious texts develops over time and is derived from the ratification. However, this popularity of the study of religion and different research approaches has caused that in some sense scholars that were studying religion came to a dead : Konrad Szocik.
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