Magic and religion, their psychological nature, origin, and function. By George B. Vetter.

New York, Philosophical Library [1958] .

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
BL 53 .V4 Available Request
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
GN470 .V59 Off-site
UNIV General stacks
230.01 V48m, 1958 Available Request
Off-Campus Shelving
BL53 .V4 Available Request
Subjects Godsdienstwetenschap.
Magical thinking.
Psychology, Religious.
Description 555 pages illustrations 22 cm
Copyright Date [1958]
Contents I. Introductory: Theories of the Origin of Religion -- 1. The Traditional-Philosophical Theories -- 2. Physiological-Psychological or Instinct Theories -- 3. The Psychological Experience and "Rationality" Theories -- 4. The Psychological-Developmental and Frustration Theories -- 5. The Historical-Developmental Theories -- 6. The Ill Will or Conspiracy Theories -- 7. Miscellaneous, otherwise unclassified theories -- II. Some Popular Explanations of Behavior and Religion -- Teleology and Instinct -- III. Sex and Religion -- IV. Mind and Religion -- Animism -- V. Magic and Religion -- VI. The Theory of Religion in Evolution -- VII. Learning and Religion -- VIII. Belief and Faith -- IX. The Religious Experience -- Mysticism -- X. Priesthood -- The World's Oldest Profession -- XI. Social Movements and Religion -- XII. Contemporary Magico-Religious Manifestations -- XIII. Ethics and Religion -- XIV. Summary.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8989862
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WorldCat Identities Vetter, George B.
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