The Resource An historian's approach to religion, Arnold Toynbee

An historian's approach to religion, Arnold Toynbee

Label
An historian's approach to religion
Title
An historian's approach to religion
Statement of responsibility
Arnold Toynbee
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1889-1975
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Toynbee, Arnold
Index
index present
LC call number
BL50
LC item number
.T69 1979
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religion
  • Civilization, Western
  • Civilization, Western
  • Religion
Label
An historian's approach to religion, Arnold Toynbee
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Originated in two courses of Gifford Lectures delivered at the University of Edinburgh in the years 1952 and 1953."
  • Includes the author's essay Gropings in the dark
  • Includes bibliographical footnotes and index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: The Dawn of the Higher Religions -- 1. The Historian's Point of View -- 2. The Worship of Nature -- 3. Annexe: 'Moloch' and Molk -- 4. Man-worship: The Idolization of an Occumenical Community -- 5. Man-worship: The Idolization of a Self-sufficient Philosopher -- 6. The Epiphany of the Higher Religions -- 7. Encounters between Higher Religions and Idolized Occumenical Empires -- 8. The Diversion of Higher Religions from their Spiritual Mission to Mundane Tasks -- 9. Encounters between Higher Religions and Philosophies -- 10. The Idolization of Religious Institutions -- Part II: Religion in a Westernizing World -- 11. The Ascendancy of the Modern Western Civilization -- 12. Annexe: Seventeenth-century Forebodings of the Spiritual Price of the Seventeenth-century Revulsion from Religious Fanaticism -- 12. The World's Rejection of Early Modern Western Christianity -- 13. Annexe: Two Seventeenth-century Western Observers' Views of Western Christianity as an Instrument of Western Imperialism -- 13. The Breakdown of the Western Christian Way of Life and the Seventeenth-century Western Reaction against the West's Christian Heritage -- 13. Annexe: Contemporary Expressions of the Seventeenth-century West's Reaction against the West's Christian Heritage -- 14. The Seventeenth-century Secularization of Western Life -- 15. The World's Reception of a Secularized Late Modern Western Civilization -- 15. Annexe: Contemporary Expressions of the Seventeenth-century West's Revulsion from the West's Traditional Religious Intolerance -- 16. The Re-erection of two Graeco-Roman Idols -- 17. The Idolization of the Invincible Technician -- 18. The Religious Outlook in a Twentieth-century World -- 18. Annexe: The Seventeenth-century Reaction in the West against Religius Intolerance -- 19. The Task of Disengaging the Essence from the Non-essentials in Mankind's Religious Heritage -- 20. Selves, Suffering, Self-centeredness, and Love
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
2d ed.
Extent
xiii, 340 pages
Isbn
9780192152602
Lccn
78040535
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)4136368
Label
An historian's approach to religion, Arnold Toynbee
Publication
Note
  • "Originated in two courses of Gifford Lectures delivered at the University of Edinburgh in the years 1952 and 1953."
  • Includes the author's essay Gropings in the dark
  • Includes bibliographical footnotes and index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: The Dawn of the Higher Religions -- 1. The Historian's Point of View -- 2. The Worship of Nature -- 3. Annexe: 'Moloch' and Molk -- 4. Man-worship: The Idolization of an Occumenical Community -- 5. Man-worship: The Idolization of a Self-sufficient Philosopher -- 6. The Epiphany of the Higher Religions -- 7. Encounters between Higher Religions and Idolized Occumenical Empires -- 8. The Diversion of Higher Religions from their Spiritual Mission to Mundane Tasks -- 9. Encounters between Higher Religions and Philosophies -- 10. The Idolization of Religious Institutions -- Part II: Religion in a Westernizing World -- 11. The Ascendancy of the Modern Western Civilization -- 12. Annexe: Seventeenth-century Forebodings of the Spiritual Price of the Seventeenth-century Revulsion from Religious Fanaticism -- 12. The World's Rejection of Early Modern Western Christianity -- 13. Annexe: Two Seventeenth-century Western Observers' Views of Western Christianity as an Instrument of Western Imperialism -- 13. The Breakdown of the Western Christian Way of Life and the Seventeenth-century Western Reaction against the West's Christian Heritage -- 13. Annexe: Contemporary Expressions of the Seventeenth-century West's Reaction against the West's Christian Heritage -- 14. The Seventeenth-century Secularization of Western Life -- 15. The World's Reception of a Secularized Late Modern Western Civilization -- 15. Annexe: Contemporary Expressions of the Seventeenth-century West's Revulsion from the West's Traditional Religious Intolerance -- 16. The Re-erection of two Graeco-Roman Idols -- 17. The Idolization of the Invincible Technician -- 18. The Religious Outlook in a Twentieth-century World -- 18. Annexe: The Seventeenth-century Reaction in the West against Religius Intolerance -- 19. The Task of Disengaging the Essence from the Non-essentials in Mankind's Religious Heritage -- 20. Selves, Suffering, Self-centeredness, and Love
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
2d ed.
Extent
xiii, 340 pages
Isbn
9780192152602
Lccn
78040535
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)4136368

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