Religious Autonomy and Religious Entrepreneurship : An Evolutionary-Institutionalist ’ s Take on the Axial Age

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Through the first millennium BCE, religio-cultural revolutions occurred in China, Greece, Israel, and India. Commonly referred to as the Axial Age, this epoch has been identified by some scholars as period of parallel evolution in which many of the World Religions appeared for the first time and humanity was forever changed. Axial scholarship, however… (More)

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