Vocabulary for the Study of Religion

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Disenchantment
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Abstract: The notion of disenchantment  is central to Max Weber’s sociology of religion. In the history of religion the expectation of salvation became independent of external means such as magic, spe…

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Hans Kippenberg, “Disenchantment”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000075>
First published online: 2016



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