Vocabulary for the Study of Religion

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Abstract: The attribution of human characteristics to non-human things and events. Anthropomorphism pervades human perceptions and conceptions of the world, and appears central to religion. It results…

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Stewart Guthrie, “Anthropomorphism”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 03 February 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000204>
First published online: 2016

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