Time, Place, and Circumstance: Neo-Weberian Studies in Comparative Religious History


This book is a collection of essays that explore a variety of topics in religious history, both East and West, using theoretical frameworks derived from the comparative-historical sociology of Max Weber. It breaks new ground, offering substantive research in the historical sociology of religion. This book should appeal to anyone interested in Buddhism, Hinduism, Ancient Judaism, Ancient Greece, early Christianity, and Protestantism and Catholicism from the 13th to the 19th centuries, and it can ideally be used as a text for teaching Comparative Religions at the undergraduate and nonspecialist graduate levels.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Gert H. Mueller
  • Deniz Tekiner
  • Donovan R. Walling
  • Peter A. Munch
  • Joseph M. Bryant
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1990


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