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The Idea of the Holy

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Sub-titled 'An inquiry into the non-rational factor in the idea of the divine and its relation to the rational'.
Translated by John W. Harvey.
VGC, maroon cloth with slight fading in places, gilt titling on spine, a 1946 inscription on ffl, and no dust jacket
Rudolf Otto (1869-1937) was an eminent German Lutheran theologian, philosopher, and comparative religionist. He is regarded as one of the most influential scholars of religion in the early twentieth century and is best known for his concept of the numinous, a profound emotional experience he argued was at the heart of the world's religions. While his work started in the domain of liberal Christian theology, its main thrust was always apologetical, seeking to defend religion against naturalist critiques. Otto eventually came to conceive of his work as part of a science of religion, which was divided into the philosophy of religion, the history of religion, and the psychology of religion.

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PLU:
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Author(s):
Otto, Rudolf
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
14.5 x 21.8 x 2.2 cm
Edition:
1931, sixth impression
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
259
Publisher:
Humphrey Milford
Title:
The Idea of the Holy

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Sub-titled 'An inquiry into the non-rational factor in the idea of the divine and its relation to the rational'.
Translated by John W. Harvey.
VGC, maroon cloth with slight fading in places, gilt titling on spine, a 1946 inscription on ffl, and no dust jacket
Rudolf Otto (1869-1937) was an eminent German Lutheran theologian, philosopher, and comparative religionist. He is regarded as one of the most influential scholars of religion in the early twentieth century and is best known for his concept of the numinous, a profound emotional experience he argued was at the heart of the world's religions. While his work started in the domain of liberal Christian theology, its main thrust was always apologetical, seeking to defend religion against naturalist critiques. Otto eventually came to conceive of his work as part of a science of religion, which was divided into the philosophy of religion, the history of religion, and the psychology of religion.

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Otto, Rudolf
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
14.5 x 21.8 x 2.2 cm
Edition:
1931, sixth impression
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
259
Publisher:
Humphrey Milford
Title:
The Idea of the Holy

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