ERIC Number: EJ456487
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Joachim Wach and the Study of Religion: A Comparative Approach.
Georgia, Robert T.
Religious Education, v87 n2 p299-318 Spr 1992
Discusses the life and career of Joachim Wach, a proponent of comparative study of religion (CSR). Reports that Wach envisioned "Religionwissenschaft," a unitary science taking a systematic approach to the study of religion using elements of theology, philosophy, and social science. Presents Wach's "basic and eternal" questions on ultimate reality, the universe, and humanity. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Wach (Joachim)