Introduction

The Persistence of Comparison

in Method & Theory in the Study of Religion
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Abstract

This is an introduction to the commissioned papers of the review panel of William Paden’s New Patterns for Comparative Religion: Passages to an Evolutionary Perspective (2016).

Introduction

The Persistence of Comparison

in Method & Theory in the Study of Religion

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