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AGA KHAN (IV), Karim (<i>born</i> 1936)

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Religion; Religion; Islam; Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights; Social Work; History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Industrial History; Industry Studies; Primary Products; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sport and Leisure. 517 words.

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Historicizing and Translating Religion

Giovanni Casadio.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Study of Religion

November 2016; p ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: History of Religion; Sociology of Religion. 8908 words.

This chapter justifies the general application of the taxon ‘religion’ as a unitary analytical concept situated in history, and locates religions as interculturally translatable and...

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Sheppard, David Stuart (1929 - 2005), Bishop of Liverpool, 1975–97

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Intellectual History; Literature; History of Religion; Religion; Christian Churches and Denominations; History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sport and Leisure. 303 words.

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Social Theory

Philip A. Mellor and Chris Shilling.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Study of Religion

November 2016; p ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: History of Religion; Sociology of Religion. 8404 words.

The category of the sacred was central to classical sociology, and remains key to understanding the contribution of social theory to the study of religion and society. Durkheim highlights...

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