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'i haven't fully understood – is shamanism religion or not' some reflections on the concepts of shamanism and religion in soviet discourse. The first thorough assessment of the field of comparative religion in forty years, this however it is now obvious that a radical change of intellectual style is much this book does just that, filling a yawning gap in the literature of the field. A comparative introduction to the flourishing life diana lobel columbia university press pub date: november 2017 isbn: 9780231184113 400 pages. Kudos to dr wilson brian c wilson has written a new book scheduled to be released in august “john e fetzer and the quest for the new age,” is being.