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Book: The Holy in a Pluralistic World

Chapter: 13. The Continuing Relevance of Rudolf Otto for Theology and Religious Studies

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.30396


Jörg Lauster argues for the continuing relevance of Rudolf Otto’s ideas in contemporary religious studies and theology. Against the backdrop of the contributions to this volume, he shows how Otto's thought may inspire future research. Lauster also outlines some conceptual limits of Otto’s program.

Chapter Contributors

  • Jörg Lauster ( - jlauster) 'Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München'