By Jonathan Z. Smith
"An vital ebook, and definitely probably the most major within the profession of Jonathan Z. Smith, whom one could enterprise to name the best pathologist within the heritage of religions. As in lots of precedent instances, Smith follows a typical method: he rigorously selects his sufferer, after which dissects with creative finesse and unequaled acumen. The operation is often worthy, and a deconstructor of Smith's quality is tough to find."—Ioan P. Coulianu, Journal of faith
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