science of religion

Definition of science of religion

: the descriptive study of religion that examines all religions phenomenologically, historically, psychologically, and sociologically : history of religions, comparative religion

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“Science of religion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/science%20of%20religion. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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