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Philosophy and the Study of Religions: A Manifesto

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Philosophy and the Study of Religions: A Manifesto advocates a radical transformation of the discipline from its current, narrow focus on questions of God, to a fully global form of critical reflection on religions in all their variety and dimensions.
Opens the discipline of philosophy of religion to the religious diversity that characterizes the world today Builds bridges
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ebook, 248 pages
Published December 12th 2013 by Wiley-Blackwell (first published January 1st 2013)
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Marina E
May 25, 2016 Marina E rated it it was amazing
An extremely interesting approach to the study of religion and the role of philosophy. The author advocates the use of a tripart system of study: description, explanation and evaluation. The evaluative branch of the study of religions is the tricky part. For most religious studies scholars, this is prohibitive for its apparently inherent bias. However, the author does an impressive job in justifying its practice and, one by one, refuting the counterarguments.

In summary, a must read for religious
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