The Idea of the Holy by R. Otto

The Idea of the Holy

byR. OttoTranslated byJohn W. Harvey

Paperback | December 1, 1958

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Since the English translation first appeared in 1923, Rudolf Otto's volume has established itself as a classic in the field of religious philosophy. It offers an in-depth inquiry into the non-rational factor in the idea of the divine and its relation to the rational.

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Aleksandr Ostrovsky was the nineteenth century's major playwright, due not only to the generally high quality of his plays but also to their large number (about 50). His work, primarily prose rather than verse, falls into two periods. The first, pre-1861, includes dramas that deal with an area of Russian life Ostrovsky knew quite intim...

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Title:The Idea of the HolyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 5.31 × 7.99 × 0.51 inPublished:December 1, 1958Publisher:Oxford University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195002105

ISBN - 13:9780195002102

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"This translation has firmly established its position as an authoritative and lucid representation of an acknowledged classic of religious thought."--London Quarterly Review