THE PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEM OF THE HISTORY OF RELIGIONS by Xavier Zubiri --------- Contents (401-404)


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Translator’s Introduction ---//
Editor’s Introduction ---{i}

THE PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEM OF THE
HISTORY OF RELIGIONS


INTRODUCTION ---{11}

FIRST PART. THE RELIGIOUS FACT ---{13}

CHAPTER 1. THE RELIGIOUS FACT AS SUCH ---{15}
§ 1. Religion as an institution ---{ 16}
§ 2. Religion as domain of the sacred ---{18}
§ 3. The radical attitude of man ---{29}
I. What is a personal attitude? ---{29}
II. Which is the radical personal attitude? ---{37}
III. The structure of religation and its terminus ---{41}
IV. How do things appear in religation? ---{57}
APPENDIX. DIVINITY AND REVELATION ---{61}

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SECOND PART. THE FACT OF THE HISTORY OF RELIGIONS ---{79}

CHAPTER 2. RELIGION AND RELIGATION ---{85}
§ 1. The molding itself ---{87}
I. Molding as a personal act of man ---{87}
II. Molding and socialization ---{90}
§ 2. What is religion specifically? ---{95}
I. The body of religion ---{95}
II. Personal religious life ---{111}

CHAPTER 3. THE DIVERSITY OF RELIGIONS ---{115}
§ 1. The fact of diversity ---{116}
§ 2. The formal structure of this diversity ---{120}
§ 3. The essential difference of religions ---{123}
I. What is religious thinking? ---{126}
II. What is the religious idea of God? ---{129}
III. In what does its presumed truth consist? ---{134}
§ 4. The characteristics of the essential diversity ---{136}
I. What are these ways? ---{137}
II. Are they equivalent ways? ---{142}
III. In what does the essence of diversity consist? ---{146}
APPENDIX. RELIGIOUS TRUTH ---{151}

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CHAPTER 4. THE HISTORICITY OF RELIGIONS ---{165}
§ 1. The historical occurrence of religions ---{168}
I. How are religions born? ---{168}
II. Development of religions ---{170}
III. Death of religions ---{177}
APPENDIX: “PRIMITIVE RELIGION” ---{181}
§ 2. The intrinsic historicity of a religion ---{185}
I. What is historicity? ---{185}
II. The historicity of religion ---{191}
APPENDIX. SITUATION AND MENTALITY ---{197}
§ 3. The fundament of historicity ---{199}

CHAPTER 5. THE WAY OF MONOTHEISM ---{205}
§ 1. The entry of monotheism in history ---{208}
§ 2. The historical unfolding of monotheism ---{211}
I. Abraham and the Patriarchs: the solitary God ---{211}
II. Moses and Yahwism: the jealous God ---{214}
III. The crisis of Yahwism: the excluding God ---{218}
IV. The monarchy and the only God ---{220}
V. Restoration and the national religion: God and his Messiah ---{223}
VI. Christianity ---{226}
VII. Islam ---{229}

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THIRD PART. CHRISTIANITY
IN THE HISTORY OF RELIGIONS ---{233}

CHAPTER 6. CHRISTIANITY
AS AN INTRINSIC HISTORICAL RELIGION ---{237}
§ 1. The preaching and work of Christ ---{239}
I. The God revealed by Christ ---{241}
II. Christ as revealer of God ---{245}
III. The access of man to Christ ---{253}
§ 2. The apostolic preaching ---{260}
I. The Apostles and Judaism ---{260}
II. The Apostles and the Empire ---{263}
III. Christianity and Greek reasoning ---{268}
IV. Christianity and modern reasoning ---{278}
V. Christianity and religions ---{322}

CHAPTER 7. CHRISTIANITY
AND THE HISTORY OF RELIGIONS ---{327}
§ 1. Christianity as true religion ---{329}
§ 2. The other religions in themselves ---{331}
§ 3. Christianity and the other religions ---{335}
APPENDIX. THE WILL TO HISTORICAL RELIGION ---{349}

CONCLUSION ---{361}

INDEX ---{367}

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