Table of contents for Studying religion : an introduction / Russell T. McCutcheon.

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Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: What is the Study of Religion?
Chapter 1: What?s in a Name?
Chapter 2: The History of ?Religion?
Chapter 3: The Essentials of Religion
Chapter 4: The Functions of Religion
Chapter 5: The Public Discourse on Religion
Chapter 6: Religion and the Insider/Outsider Problem
Chapter 7: The Resemblance Among Religions
Chapter 8: Religion and Classification
Afterword: The Necessary Lie: Duplicity in the Disciplines, by Jonathan Z. Smith
Definitions
Scholars
William E. Arnal
Tala Asad
	Pascal Boyer
Wendy Doniger
Mary Douglas
Emile Durkheim
Diana Eck
Mircea Eliade
James G Frazer
Sigmund Freud
Clifford Geertz
David Hume
William James
Gerardue van der Leeuw
Bruce Lincoln
Burton L. Mack
Martin Marty
Karl Marx
Tomoko Masuzawa
F. Max M?ller 
Rudolf Otto
Friedrich Schleiermacher
Ninian Smart
Jonathan Z. Smith
Wilfred Cantwell Smith
Herbert Spencer
Rodney Stark
Paul Tillich
Edward Burnett Tylor
Max Weber
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Resources
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Religion -- Study and teaching.