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It has been centrally important in the religion and social organization of many
primitive peoples. The text article covers the nature of totemism, including its
general characteristics and the specific characteristics of group and individual
Vouet's religious paintings of the early 1630s, such as the “St. Charles Borromeo”
(c. 1640, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Brussels), show a developed but restrained
Baroque style. The “Madonna” (c. 1640, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Eng.) and ...
1929–35; Chicago, 1945–55), he also made significant contributions to the
sociology of religion. He conceived Religionswissenschaft (Science of Religion)
as a comparative, phenomenological, and psychological approach to religion, ...
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This is the 198215th Edition, in two halves, with the Macropaedia and the Micropaedia. First published in 1768, the publisher is the oldest English-language encyclopedia still in print. Two Scottish ... Read full review