Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. First edition. This important volume consists of 8 articles on the history of religions, some of them previously unpublished, that represent all 3 phases in Joachim Wach s thought. Wach, who taught the history of religions at the Divinity School of the University of Chicago from 1945 until his death in 1955, argued that the primary goal of the study of religion is the understanding of the religious experience & its expressions. Chapters include: master & disciple; Mahayana Buddhism; sociology of religion; Radhakrishnan & the comparative study of religion; religion in America; on teaching history of religions; & on understanding.
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