Suggested Resources


Eliade, Mircea. The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion. Translated by Willard R. Trask. New York: Harper and Row, 1961.

Livingston, James C. Anatomy of the Sacred: An Introduction to Religion. 6th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2009.

Pals, Daniel. Eight Theories of Religion. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Smart, Ninian. Worldviews: Crosscultural Explanations of Human Belief. 3rd ed. New York: Scribner’s, 1999.

Smith, Jonathan Z. Imagining Religion: From Babylon to Jonestown. Chicago Studies in the History of Judaism. Chicago and London: Chicago University Press, 1982.

Taylor, Mark C., ed. Critical Terms for Religious Studies. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Weblinks (American Academy of Religion) (Beliefnet) (The Pluralism Project at Harvard University) (Religion-Online)


The Long Search 13: “Reflections on the Long Search: Loose Ends” (1978)

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