Religious Experience Classical Philosophical and Social Theories

ISBN-10: 0130982393

ISBN-13: 9780130982391

Edition: 2004

Authors: Irving M. Zeitlin

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For courses in the Sociology, Philosophy, and Psychology of Religion in the departments of Sociology and Religious Studies; also appropriate as a supplemental text in Seminaries and Schools of Theology. Providing a full exposition of the classical philosophical and social theories of religion, this text covers the major thinkers from the time of the 18th century Enlightenment through the 20th century. It discusses virtually all classical works, providing chapters on each participant in historical order, so that students can learn how insight developed through time.
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List price: $91.60
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/20/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Yafei Li is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Linguistics at the University ofWisconsin, Madison.Yafei Li is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Linguistics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Preface: The Scientific Study of Religion: The Beginnings
The Creed of a Savoyard Priest
Rousseau on Civil Religion
Romanticism and Nationalism
Hegel's Early Essays on Religion
Hegel's Later Philosophy of Religion
The Young or Left Hegelians
Feuerbach on the Essence of Religion
Marx's Critique
Max Stirner
The Rebuttal of Stirner by Marx and Engels
Bruno Bauer on the So-Called Jewish Question
The Young Marx on Religion
Thus Spoke Zarathustra
Beyond Good and Evil
On the Genealogy of Morals
Guilt, Bad Conscience, and Ascetic Ideals
The Anti-Christ
Max Weber
The Protestant EthicandThe Spirit of Capitalism
The Spirit of Capitalism
Luther's Conception of the Calling
The Religious Foundations of Worldly Asceticism
The Baptist Sects
Asceticism and the Spirit of Capitalism
Weber's Travels in America and their Confirmation of His Thesis
Criticisms of the Weber Thesis
Max Weber on the World Religions
The Religion of China
Confucianism and Puritanism
The Religion of India
Orthodox Hinduism
Ancient Buddhism
Ancient Judaism
The Hebrew Prophets: The Setting
The Prophetic Ethic
The ldquo;Pariahrdquo; Community
E.B. Tylor
Retribution Theory?
Development or Degeneration?
The Soul as the Source of Animism
Fetishism and Idolatry
James George Frazer
The King of the Wood
From Magic to Religion
The Worship of Trees
Solving the Mystery
Bronislaw Malinowski
Death and the Functions of Religion
Malinowski's Theory of Magical Language
Sigmund Freud
Religion as Illusion
Freud's Repudiation of Religious Beliefs
Emile Durkheim
Totemism: An Elementary Religion
Ascetic Rites
Criticisms of Durkheim's Theory
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