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Experiencing the Beyond

Intercultural Approaches

Ed. by Melville, Gert / Ruta, Carlos

Series:Challenges of Life: Essays on philosophical and cultural anthropology 4

DE GRUYTER OLDENBOURG

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    Publication Date:
    November 2017
    Copyright year:
    2018
    ISBN
    978-3-11-053077-3
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    Aims and Scope

    Experiencing the dimension that lies beyond our empirical grasp of the world has always been a challenge for human beings, for it can expose the limitations of our agency. Such experience, while potentially terrifying, can also furnish a basis for religious faith or hope of a better future. The intercultural essays in this volume analyze ways of dealing with the beyond, including magic, religion, myth, and all-promising utopias.

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    x, 269 pages
    DE GRUYTER OLDENBOURG
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Collection
    Keyword(s):
    Historical anthropology; cultural history

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