The Meaning and End of Religion by Wildred, Cantwell Smith

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  • Philosophy of religion,
  • Theology,
  • Religion (General),
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Religion,
  • Religion / Theology,
  • Faith,
  • Historiography,
  • Religions

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Number of Pages356
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ISBN 100800624750
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In The Meaning & End of Religion, Smith contends that religion is a peculiarly European concept of recent tioners of any given faith don't come to regard what they do as 'religion' until they have sprouted that form of collective self-regard which causes them to have absorbed the perspective of the outsider/5.

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