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Phenomenology of Religion
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[German Version]

I. Religious Studies

The phenomenology of religion is the study of manifestations of religious phenomena (Phenomenon, Phenomenology), or their comparative morphology. The prime task is the recording of elements constituting religion, for example sacred objects, sacred sites, sacred times, actions, holy scriptures or people and groups, and also forms of religiosity. But the phenomenology of religion was usually less interested in findi…

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Michaels, Axel and Bergunder, Michael, “Phenomenology of Religion”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 02 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_024594>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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