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History and modern religious thought

William Joseph Pennell

History and modern religious thought

by William Joseph Pennell

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Published by James Clarke in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- Philosophy.,
  • History -- Philosophy.,
  • Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby W.J. Pennell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL51 .P35
    The Physical Object
    Pagination175 p. ;
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6686861M
    LC Control Number26003725
    OCLC/WorldCa14209394

    Religion has a history. It was born out of a mix of Christian disputes about truth, European colonial exploits, and the formation of nation-states. Yet the study of religion as an academic discipline has proceeded largely on the assumption that religion is simply a fact of human life and always has been. Not by Reason Alone: Religion, History, and Identity in Early Modern Political Thought by Mitchell, Joshua and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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