A History of Charisma

This book traces the history of the word 'charisma', and the various meanings assigned to it, from its first century origins in Christian theology to its manifestations in twenty-first century politics and culture, while considering how much of the word's original religious meaning pe...

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Main Author: Potts, John
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2009, 2009
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book traces the history of the word 'charisma', and the various meanings assigned to it, from its first century origins in Christian theology to its manifestations in twenty-first century politics and culture, while considering how much of the word's original religious meaning persists in the contemporary secular understanding
Physical Description:X, 265 p online resource
ISBN:9780230244832