Estonian Study of Religion: A Reader brings together two dozen articles by Estonian scholars of religion from the past few decades. Here one can find numerous studies from methodological, ethnological, folkloristic, historical, philological and sociological perspectives. The volume delves into the depth of current research in the Estonian context. The issues dealt with highlight the extent of Estonian scholarship as the articles explore a whole variety of topics, from the religious developments in the Ancient Near East to the dynamics of religiosity in contemporary society, the role of religion in medieval Japan as well as among the peoples of Siberia. Overall, this volume hopes to offer all scholars of religion something intriguing to consider, explore and analyse.
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