An Introduction to the Study of Comparative Religion (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

An Introduction to the Study of Comparative Religion (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Frank Byron Jevons

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Overview

This 1916 work on “the science of religion” covers the evolution of religion from an objective point of view, and is concerned with factual history, not with what “ought to” have occurred. The author concerns himself with the value of different religions in comparison with one another. Topics include immortality, magic, fetishism, prayer, sacrifice, morality, and Christianity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411462199
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 09/13/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 324
Sales rank: 666,874
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Frank Byron Jevons (1858–1936) was an English academic and author—and has been called “one of the last of the Victorian polymaths.” He graduated from Oxford, became Warden and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Durham, and was concerned with the education of women and workers. His writings include A History of Greek Literature and Evolution.

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