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Title Man, meaning, and mystery : 100 years of history of religions in Norway : the heritage of W. Brede Kristensen / edited by Sigurd Hjelde
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 301 pages)
Series Numen book series, 0169-8834 ; v. 87
Studies in the history of religions ; 87
Summary At an international symposium in Norway, the 100 years' anniversary of the academic study of religion was celebrated. This volume contains the papers that were presented at this conference. A major part of the papers deals with the situation of this discipline around the turn of the last century, focussing especially on the work of the Dutch-Norwegian scholar W. Brede Kristensen (1867-1953) and on other founding fathers in the Scandinavian countries. Other contributors discuss methodological questions relating to the idea of a phenomenology of religion. Furthermore, an attempt is made to compare the study of religion at the end of the twentieth century with the situation a hundred years earlier, and to trace some of the lines of development. The book includes a bibliography of publications by W. Brede Kristensen
Notes Consists chiefly of lectures given during an international symposium, held in Oslo Sept. 17-20, 1998
Bibliography "William Brede Kristensen: a bibliography": pages 287-294
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Religions -- Historiography -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Religions -- Historiography -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Religions -- Study and teaching -- Scandinavia -- History -- 19th century -- Congresses.
Religions -- Study and teaching -- Scandinavia -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Hjelde, Sigurd.
Kristensen, W. Brede (William Brede), 1867-1953.
LC no. 00031150
ISBN 1423705793 (electronic bk.)
9004114971 (alk. paper)
9781423705796 (electronic bk.)
9789004114975 (alk. paper)