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The science of religion in Britain, 1860-1915

Marjorie Wheeler-Barclay

The science of religion in Britain, 1860-1915

by Marjorie Wheeler-Barclay

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Published by University of Virginia Press in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Religion historians -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Religion -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century,
  • Religion historians -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementMarjorie Wheeler-Barclay.
    SeriesVictorian literature and culture series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL41 .W467 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24110394M
    ISBN 109780813930107, 9780813930510
    LC Control Number2010007703

    Strangers in a Strange Land No More (Rome: Nuova Cultura, ) and of various articles and book reviews. He is the European editor of the Journal of Cognitive Historiography. Wheeler-Barclay, M. The Science of Religion in Britain, – Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia : Leonardo Ambasciano, Panayotis Pachis. The Science of Religion in Britain, By Marjorie Wheeler-Barclay. (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, , Pp. $, cloth.)Marjorie Wheeler-Barclay's The Science of Religion in Britain, is a new entry in the University.

    Reconciling Science and Religion: The Debate in Early Twentieth‐Century Britain Article in Isis 93(4) December with 2 Reads How we measure 'reads'. The Science of Religion in Britain, – Genre: Literary Criticism: Author: although the existence and significance of the science of religion has been barely visible to modern scholars of the Victorian period, it was a subject of lively and extensive debate among nineteenth-century readers and audiences. myths of Osiris, Adonis.

    An example of this would be Yves Gingras’ recent book Science and Religion: An Impossible Dialogue, where he accuses historians of being religious apologists. That’s complete nonsense, but it’s indicative of the fact that simply challenging the conflict myth often leads to the perception of necessarily advocating some sort of harmony. Reconciling Science and Religion provides a comprehensive survey of the interplay between British science and religion from the late nineteenth century to World War II. Pet Although much has been written about the vigorous debates over science and religion in the Victorian era, little attention has been paid to their continuing importance in /5(9).


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The Science of Religion in Britain, – is a major contribution to the history of ideas, the history of religion, and British history. It is a revisionist work in the best sense, in that it uses the principles of classification and textual analysis to bring into focus an important historical phenomenon that has to date been treated only in a fragmentary way.

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The Science of Religion in Britain, – By Marjorie Wheeler-Barclay. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, x + pp. $ cloth. Home / Victoriographies / List of Issues / Volume 3, Issue 2 / Marjorie Wheeler-Barclay, The Science of Religion in Britain, – (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, ), + ii pp., £30, $45 (USD), €35, ISBN Author: Jennifer Fuller.

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Advanced. Customer Services. Log In | RegisterAuthor: Jennifer Fuller. (1) I am following Marjorie Wheeler Barclay, who uses the term in her extremely useful study of Lang’s work in the chapter devoted to him in The Science of Religion in Britain, – (2) Lang’s writings on the origins of religion must be seen as distinct from.

Although much has been written about the vigorous debates over science and religion in the Victorian era, little attention has been paid to their continuing importance in early twentieth-century Britain.

Reconciling Science and Religion provides a comprehensive survey of the interplay between British science and religion from the late nineteenth century to World War II. The Science of Religion in Britain, Marjorie Wheeler-Barclay.

Marjorie Wheeler-Barclay argues that, although the existence and significance of the science of religion has been barely visible to modern scholars of the Victorian period, it was a subject of lively and extensive debate among nineteenth-century readers and audiences. E.B. Tylor, religion and anthropology.

TIMOTHY LARSEN (a1) especially as presented in his four published books, the most famous of which is Primitive Culture, and in the manuscript sources for his last, unpublished, one on ‘The natural history of religion’.

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Her scholarly books act as sacred texts of this feminist, post-theological religion, and in them scholarship itself comes to offer a peculiarly modern form of ritual practice. The Science of Religion in Britain, – Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press. Rutgers University New Brunswick USA; About this chapter.

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