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Religion, Comparative.

Comparative study of religions and religious systems; regarded by some as equivalent to the science of religion,* by others as the latter's 2d phase (bet. hist. of religion and philos. of religion).

L. H. Jordan, Comparative Religion: Its Genesis and Growth (Edinburgh, 1905); Sacred Books of the East, various translators, ed. F. M. Müller, Am. ed., 12 vols. (New York, 1897–1901); The Evolution of Ethics as Revealed in the Great Religions (New Haven, 1927); J. G. Frazer, The Golden Bough, 3d ed., 12 vols. (London, 1911–15), abridged ed., 1 vol. (New York, 1922); M. Fitch, Their Search for God (New York, 1947); S. H. Kellogg, A Handbook of Comparative Religion (Philadelphia, 1899); E. D. Soper, Religions of Mankind, 3d ed. rev. (New York, 1951); W. Holsten, Christentum und nichtchristliche Religion nach der Auffassung Luthers (Götersloh, 1932); P. E. Kretzmann, The GOD OF THE BIBLE and other “GODS” (St. Louis, 1943); N. Söderblom, The Living God: Basal Forms of Personal Religion (London, 1933); M. Eliade, The Quest: History and Meaning in Religion (Chicago, 1969); C. H. Toy, Introduction to the History of Religions (New York, 1970).

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