OTTO, Rudolph, D. G.

OTTO, Rudolph, D. G.
   German theologian who pioneered the PHENOMENOLOGY OF RELIGION. His Idea of the Holy (1923--revised edition 1929) sets out the thesis that RELIGION is essentially the apprehension of the NUMINOUS which humans grasp through religious insight.

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