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  1. Dominic Desroches (2005). Historical Dictionary of Kierkegaard's Philosophy Julia Watkin Collection «Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements Series» Londres, Scarecrow Press, 2001, 432 P. [REVIEW] Dialogue 44 (02):405-.score: 120.0
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  2. Dominic Desroches (2005). Julia Watkin, Historical Dictionary of Kierkegaard's Philosophy. Lanham, Maryland, Scarecrow Press (Coll. « Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements », 33), 2001, Xx-411 P.Julia Watkin, Historical Dictionary of Kierkegaard's Philosophy. Lanham, Maryland, Scarecrow Press (Coll. « Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements », 33), 2001, Xx-411 P. [REVIEW] Laval Théologique Et Philosophique 61 (1):216-218.score: 120.0
  3. Ingrid Fischer-Schreiber, Stephan Schuhmacher & Gert Woerner (eds.) (1989). The Encyclopedia of Eastern Philosophy and Religion: Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Zen. Shambhala.score: 70.0
  4. Geddes MacGregor (1989). Dictionary of Religion and Philosophy. Paragon House.score: 64.0
     
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  5. William L. Reese (1996/1999). Dictionary of Philosophy and Religion: Eastern and Western Thought. Humanity Books.score: 64.0
     
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  6. Shailer Mathews (1973). A Dictionary of Religion and Ethics. Detroit,Gale Research Co..score: 60.0
     
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  7. Frank J. Hoffman (1985). John R. Hinnells (Ed.) The Penguin Dictionary of Religions. Pp. 550. (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1984.) £4.95. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 21 (4):594-595.score: 50.0
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  8. Da Metraux (1998). John Bowker, Ed., the Oxford Dictionary of World Religions. Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 25 (3-4):402-403.score: 50.0
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  9. Charles T. Wood (1991). Dictionary of the Middle Ages, 6: Grosseteste, Robert—Italian Literature; 7: Italian Renaissance—Mabinogi; 8: Macbeth—Mystery Plays; 9: Mystery Religions—Poland; 10: Polemics—Scandinavia; 11: Scandinavian Languages—Textiles, Islamic; 12: Thaddeus Legend—Zwart Cnocc, 13: Index. Joseph R. Strayer, Editor-in-Chief. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, for the American Council of Learned Societies, 1985–1989. Illustrated. 6: Pp. Xv, 670. 7: Pp. Xvii, 706. 8: Pp. Xv, 663. 9: Pp. Xvii, 731. 10: Pp. Xvii ... [REVIEW] Speculum 66 (1):147-149.score: 50.0
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  10. Charles Taliaferro & Elsa J. Marty (eds.) (2010). A Dictionary of Philosophy of Religion. Continuum.score: 46.0
    An indispensable and comprehensive resource for students and scholars of philosophy of religion.
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  11. James Mark Baldwin (1940). Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology, Including Many of the Principal Conceptions of Ethics, Logic, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Religion, Mental Pathology, Anthropology, Biology, Neurology, Physiology, Economics, Political and Social Philosophy, Philology, Physical Science, and Education, and Giving a Terminology in English, French, German, and Italian. New York, P. Smith.score: 44.0
  12. Diana Burton (2006). Greek Myth (E.) Csapo Theories of Mythology. Oxford: Blackwell, 2005. Pp. Xiii + 338. £17.99 (Pbk); 0631232486. £60 (Hbk), 0631232478. (C.) Calame Myth and History in Ancient Greece. The Symbolic Creation of a Colony. Princeton UP, 2003. Pp. Xvii + 178. £26.95. 0691114587. (S.M.) Trzaskoma, (R.S.) Smith and (S.) Brunet Anthology of Classical Myth. Primary Sources in Translation. Indianapolis: Hackett, 2004. Pp. Lvii + 517, Illus. £32 (Hbk), 0872207226; £11.95 (Pbk), 0872207218. (R.) Hard The Routledge Handbook of Greek Mythology. Based on H.J. Rose's Handbook of Greek Mythology. London: Routledge, 2004. Pp. Xx + 753, Illus. £125. 0415186366. (S.) Price and (E) Kearns Eds. The Oxford Dictionary of Classical Myth and Religion. Oxford UP, 2003. Pp. Xl + 599. £9.99 (Pbk), 0192802895; £25 (Hbk), 0192802887. (R.) Buxton The Complete World of Greek Mythology. London: Thames and Hudson, 2004. Pp. 256, Illus. £24.95. 0200251215. (W.) Hansen Handbook of Classical Mythology. Santa Barbara: ABC Cl. [REVIEW] Journal of Hellenic Studies 126:144-148.score: 40.0
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  13. A. S. Wilkins (1891). Seyffert's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities A Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, Mythology, Religion, Literature and Art, From the German of Dr Oscar Seyffert, Revised and Edited, with Additions, by H. Nettleship and J. E. Sandys, with More Than 450 Illustrations. London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co. 1891. 21s. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 5 (08):384-385.score: 40.0
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  14. George Kimball Plochmann (1982). Dictionary of Philosophy and Religion: Eastern and Western Thought. Journal of the History of Philosophy 20 (3):324-325.score: 40.0
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  15. Allan Walter Campbell (1990). "Dictionary of Religion and Theology," by Geddes MacGregor; and "Apostles Extraordinary: A Celebration of Saints and Sinners," by Geddes MacGregor. The Chesterton Review 16 (2):95-98.score: 40.0
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  16. Brian R. Clack, A. B. P. & R. C. B. (1996). Robert Audi, Ed. The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy. Pp. Xxviii+882. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.) £55.00 Hbk, £17.95 Pbk.Stephen R.L. Clark. How to Live Forever: Science Fiction and Philosophy. Pp. Vii+223. (London: Routledge, 1995.) £40.00.D. Z. Phillips. Introducing Philosophy. Pp. Xii+206. (Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1996.) £40.00 Hbk, £11.99 Pbk.Paul Ricoeur. Figuring the Sacred: Religion, Narrative and Imagination. Pp. Viii+340. (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1995.)Frederick Sontag. Wittgenstein and the Mystical: Philosophy as an Ascetic Practice. Pp. Xii+167. (Atlanta, Georgia: Scholars Press, 1995.) $34.95 Hbk, $22.95 Pbk. [REVIEW] Religious Studies 32 (4):529-531.score: 40.0
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  17. Al Amprimoz (1985). Commentary on the Dictionary-Semiotics, Religion and Freedom in Greimas Theory. Semiotica 55 (3-4):217-226.score: 40.0
     
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  18. John Carey (2001). Bernhard Maier, Dictionary of Celtic Religion and Culture. Trans. Cyril Edwards. Woodbridge, Suff., and Rochester, NY: Boydell and Brewer, 1997. Pp. Xiii, 338; 1 Black-and-White Figure. $71. Originally Published by Alfred Kröner (Stuttgart, 1994) Under the Title Lexikon der Keltischen Religion Und Kultur. [REVIEW] Speculum 76 (1):194-196.score: 40.0
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  19. E. B. M. J. (1887). Dictionnaire Des Antiquités grecques Et Romaines d'après les textes et les monuments, contenant l'explication des termes qui se rapportent aux mœurs, aux institutions, à la religion, qua: arts, aux sciences, au costume, au mobilier, à la guerre, à la marine, aux métiers, aux monnaies, poids et mesures, etc. etc., et en général à la vie publique et privée des anciens. Ouvrage rédigé par une société d' écrivains spéciaux, d'archéologues et de professeurs, sous la direction de MM. Ch. Daremberg et Edm. Saglio, avec 3000 figures d'aprés l'antique, dessinées par P. Sellier et gravées par M. Rapine. Paris: Hachette. 1873–1887. Vol. I pt. 1 A. B. pp. 1–756. pt. 2 C. pp. 757–1703. large 4to (same size as Littre's French Dictionary, issued by the same firm). Each part 5 frs. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 1 (07):201-202.score: 40.0
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  20. Brendan Sweetman (2013). Charles Taliaferro and Elsa J. Marty, Eds. , A Dictionary of Philosophy of Religion . Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 33 (4):329-330.score: 40.0
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  21. Michael S. Jones (2010). Carl E. Braaten, No Other Gospel! Christianity Among the World's Religions. Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 3 (9):162-167.score: 27.0
    Carl E. Braaten, No Other Gospel! Christianity among the World's Religions Minneapolis, USA: Fortress Press, 1992. Paperback: 146 pp. including endnotes and index.
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  22. George Bondor (2010). Genealogy as a Hermeneutics of Religions. Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 6 (17):116-133.score: 27.0
    The main aim of this paper is to analyse the applications of Nietzschean genealogical method to the study of religions. We focus firstly on Nietzsche’s basic concepts: force, will to power, value, evaluation, and power and then go on to discuss some genealogical investigations of the religious phenomena. According to Nietzsche, the nihilist structure of European history is metaphysics itself, understood as Platonism, other-wise explained as a separation between “the real world” (of values and ideals) and the “apparent world” (...)
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  23. Rodica Frentiu (2010). Exploring the Boundary Between Morality and Religion: The Shin-Shinshukyo (New New Religions) Phenomenon and the Aum Anti-Utopia. Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 9 (27):46-70.score: 27.0
    Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} The study attempts to complete the conclusions of social-religious research undertaken up till now, and therefore analyzes the new religious phenomenon” ( Shin-shinshūkyō/ New New Religions ), especially the Aum Shinrikyō cult of the contemporary Japanese society, from an interdisciplinary perspective. Focusing upon the terrorist attack with sarin gas (...)
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  24. Paul A. B. Clarke & Andrew Linzey (eds.) (1996). Dictionary of Ethics, Theology, and Society. Routledge.score: 26.0
    In over 200 separately-authored entries, this reference surveys both the historical and contemporary relations between religion and society. A selection of the world's leading scholars from varying disciplines and denominations cover all aspects of philosophy, theology, ethics, politics, economics and government, providing a brief definition of each term, a description of the principal ideas behind it, its history, development and contemporary relevance, and a detailed bibliography giving the major sources in the field. The Dictionary is prefaced by an introduction outlining (...)
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  25. Veit Bader (2003). Religions and States. A New Typology and a Plea for Non-Constitutional Pluralism. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 6 (1):55-91.score: 24.0
    Political philosophy has difficulties to cope with the complexity and variety of state-religions relations. Strict separationism is still the preferred option amongst liberals, deliberative and republican democrats, socialist and feminists. In this article, I develop a complex typology based on comparative history and sociology of religions. I summarize my reasons why institutional pluralist models like plural establishment or non-constitutional pluralism are attractive not only for religious minorities but for religiously deeply diverse societies in general. Most attention is paid (...)
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  26. Jack Russell Weinstein (2012). Overlapping Consensus or Marketplace of Religions? Rawls and Smith. Philosophia 40 (2):223-236.score: 24.0
    In this paper, I examine the claim that Rawls’s overlapping consensus is too narrow to allow most mainstream religions’ participation in political discourse. I do so by asking whether religious exclusion is a consequence of belief or action, using conversion as a paradigm case. After concluding that this objection to Rawls is, in fact, defensible, and that the overlapping consensus excludes both religious belief and action, I examine an alternative approach to managing religious pluralism as presented by Adam Smith. (...)
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  27. Peter Koslowski (ed.) (2003). Philosophy Bridging the World Religions. Kluwer Academic.score: 24.0
    Religions are the largest communities of the global society and claim, at least in the cases of Islam and Christianity, to be universal interpretations of life and orders of existence. With the globalization of the world economy and the unity of the global society in the Internet, they gain unprecedented access to the entire human race through modern means of communication. At the same time, this globalization brings religions into conflict with one another in their claims to universal (...)
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  28. Arilson Silva Oliveira (2009). Desvendando a religião e as religiões mundiais em Max Weber (Revealing religion and the world religions in Max Weber) - DOI: 10.5752/P.2175-5841.2009v7n14p136. [REVIEW] Horizonte 7 (14):136-155.score: 24.0
    Apresentamos Max Weber como um dos sociólogos e historiadores mais importantes dentre aqueles que se dedicaram ao estudo do fenômeno religioso. Na verdade, é possível afirmar que a análise da religião compreende um dos aspectos mais fundamentais de sua obra sócio-histórica. De modo geral, esse tema aparece em seus textos de duas maneiras diferentes, quais sejam: enquanto um objeto analisado em sua singularidade e enquanto uma manifestação social que influencia de maneira significativa os demais aspectos da vida comunitária. Aqui, observamos (...)
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  29. Barend Christoffel Labuschagne & Timo Slootweg (eds.) (2012). Hegel's Philosophy of the Historical Religions. Brill.score: 24.0
    The chapters in this book offer an in-depth and profound overview of Hegel’s daring, many-faceted philosophical interpretations of the multifarious and dialectically interrelated, historical religions, including the Islam and the ...
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  30. Marcelo Cortes Neri & Luísa Carvalhaes Coutinho de Melo (2011). Novo Mapa das Religiões (New Map of Religions) - DOI: 10.5752/P.2175-5841.2011v9n23p637. Horizonte 9 (23):637-673.score: 24.0
    O Brasil é o país com a maior população católica. A evolução de variáveis socioeconômicas na década de 1990, aí incluindo casamentos, fertilidade, renda, moradia entre outras, revelam que nenhuma mudou tanto quanto a composição religiosa da população brasileira. O Censo é a base de dados mais usada nos estudos no tema, porém, as estatísticas estão hoje paradas no Censo 2000. A Pesquisa de Orçamentos Familiares 2009 – POF/IBGE permite medir a religiosidade brasileira recente detalhando subgrupos religiosos com classificação comparável (...)
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  31. Cláudio de Oliveira Ribeiro (2013). Pluralismo e religiões: a questão cristológica em foco (Pluralism and religions: Christology in focus). Horizonte 11 (29):353-380.score: 24.0
    O texto apresenta uma perspectiva cristológica plural na relação interreligiosa, a partir da visão de que cada expressão religiosa tem a sua proposta salvífica e de fé que devem ser aceitas, respeitadas, valorizadas e aprimoradas a partir de um diálogo e aproximação mútuas. Tal perspectiva não anula nem diminui o valor das identidades religiosas - no caso da fé cristã, a importância de Cristo -, mas leva-as a um aprofundamento e amadurecimento, movidos pelo diálogo e pela confrontação justa, amável e (...)
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  32. Reuven Firestone (2010). Divine Authority And Mass Violence: Economies Of Aggression In The Emergence Of Religions. Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 9 (26):220-237.score: 23.0
    From a social science perspective, a major purpose of religion is to organize the behavior of the community of believers in order to maximize its success as a collective. The underlying premise of this lecture is that religious authority will sanction violence and aggression when they are assessed to be an effective means of realizing the goals of the collective. Conversely, when violence and aggression become unhelpful or counter- productive for realizing community goals they are forbidden. This phenomenology of religion (...)
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  33. Wilson Muoha Maina (2012). Public Ethical Discourses and the Diversity of Cultures, Religions and Subjectivity in History: Can We Agree on Anything? Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 11 (32):18-36.score: 23.0
    Ethics deals with how we make decisions and the actions we perform. In decision-making, one weighs the pros and the cons of any course of action. Besides the realm of the private, there are ethical issues regularly dealt with in public discourses. Human identity in most instances is a cultural and religious construct. Our socio-historical background as human beings is constitutive of our identity and also informs our ethical decision making. In this essay, I argue for a possibility of positively (...)
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  34. Madeea Axinciuc (2011). On Ecumenism and the Peace of Religions. Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 10 (30):159-182.score: 23.0
    The study aims at reconsidering the prerequisites and preconditions required in order to make interreligious communication possible. The issue is addressed within the broader framework of the debate surrounding ecumenism and "the peace of religions", making explicit reference to the particular case of Central and Eastern Europe. Particular attention is given to describing and interpreting the current stage of religious cohabitation (touching on the situation of post-communist countries), and to predicting the possible directions in which this will evolve, as (...)
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  35. Marius Nica (2010). Aurel Codoban, Sacru si ontofanie. Pentru o nouã filosofie a religiilor/ The Sacred and Ontophany. For a New Philosophy of Religions. Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 2 (5):218-224.score: 23.0
    Aurel Codoban, Sacru si ontofanie. Pentru o nouã filosofie a religiilor (The Sacred and Ontophany. For a New Philosophy of Religions) Ed. Polirom, Iasi, 1998.
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  36. Zhao Dunhua & George F. McLean (eds.) (2007). Dialogues of Philosophies, Religions, and Civilizations in the Era of Globalization: Chinese Philosophical Studies, Xxv. Council for Research in Values and Philosophy.score: 21.0
    Dialogue between eastern and western philosophies -- Dialogue between Confucianism and Christianity.
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  37. Abbas J. Ali, Robert C. Camp & Manton Gibbs (2005). The Concept of “Free Agency” in Monotheistic Religions: Implications for Global Business. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 60 (1):103 - 112.score: 21.0
    The current debate on “free agency” seems to highlight the romantic aspects of free agent and considers it a genuine response to changing economic conditions (e.g., high-unemployment rate, importance of knowledge in the labor market, the eclipse of organizational loyalty, and self pride). Little attention, if any, has been given to the religious root of the free agency concept and its persistent existence across history. In this paper, the current discourse on free agency and the conditions that have led to (...)
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  38. Frithjof Schuon (1984). The Transcendent Unity of Religions. Theosophical Pub. House.score: 21.0
    Schuon asserts that to transcend religious differences, we must explore the esoteric nature of the spiritual path back to the Divine Oneness at the heart of all ...
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  39. H. M. Vroom (1989). Religions and the Truth: Philosophical Reflections and Perspectives. Editions Rodopi.score: 21.0
    In studying the thinkers discussed, we have generally used (translations of) their writings. The very breadth of this study makes one dependent upon ...
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  40. Maha Elkaisy-Friemuth & John M. Dillon (eds.) (2009). The Afterlife of the Platonic Soul: Reflections of Platonic Psychology in the Monotheistic Religions. Brill.score: 21.0
    This volume of essays presents a selection of studies in the ways in which Platonist psychology is adapted to the needs of thinkers in the three great religious ...
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  41. James P. Eckman (2008). Exploring Church History: A Guide to History, World Religions, and Ethics. Crossway Books.score: 21.0
    Christianity's roots, distinctiveness, and cultural implicationsare highlighted in this multi-dimensional resource, providing anintroductory understanding of the richness of the faith andchurch.
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  42. John H. Morgan (2011). Psychology of Religions and the Books That Made It Happen. Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 10 (30):277-298.score: 21.0
    On the centennial of the death of William James (1842-1910), I approached faculty members at eighteen major theological centers of learning requesting them to identify the twelve most important books in the field of the psychology of religion written between James' 1902 classic The Varieties of Religious Experience up to Peter Homan's 1970 Theology After Freud. The request was for each faculty member (by agreement to remain anonymous) to identify the twelve books during that time period (1902-1970) which, in their (...)
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  43. Alban G. Widgery (1936). Living Religions and Modern Thought. New York, Round Table Press, Inc..score: 21.0
    Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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  44. Edward Brerewood (1614/1972). Enquiries Touching the Diversity of Languages and Religions. Genève,Slatkine Reprints.score: 21.0
  45. Stephen Bush (forthcoming). Kevin Schilbrack: Philosophy and the Study of Religions: A Manifesto. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion:1-5.score: 21.0
    This book review essay summarizes the key arguments of Kevin Schilbrack’s Philosophy and the Study of Religions: A Manifesto and offers two critical responses.
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  46. Faredun Kershaspji Dadachanji (1941). Philosophy of Zoroastrianism and Comparative Study of Religions. Bombay, the Times of India Press.score: 21.0
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  47. Samuel U. Erivwo & Michael P. Adogbo (eds.) (2000). Contemporary Essays in the Study of Religions. Fairs & Exhibitions Nig. Ltd..score: 21.0
     
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  48. Gandhi (1962). All Religions Are True. Bombay, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan.score: 21.0
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