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Nature, space, and the sacred

European Forum for the Study of Religion and the Environment. Inaugural Conference

Nature, space, and the sacred

transdisciplinary perspectives

by European Forum for the Study of Religion and the Environment. Inaugural Conference

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Published by Ashgate Pub. Ltd. in Aldershot, Hants, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature -- Religious aspects -- Congresses,
  • Religion and geography -- Congresses,
  • Sacred space -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Papers presented from the European Forum for the Study of Religion and the Environment"s inaugural conference held at the University of Bamberg, 24-26 May 2007.

    StatementS. Bergmann ... [et al.].
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsBergmann, Sigurd, 1956-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL65.N35 E97 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22665255M
    ISBN 109780754666868
    LC Control Number2008044420

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Mircea Eliade’s argument is that there is no such thing as a homogeneous space, even for the non-religious man. He presents this argument that all religions share something in common, [ ].

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