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Problems of religion

Durant Drake

Problems of religion

an introductory survey.

by Durant Drake

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion.,
  • Christianity.,
  • Religion -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL48 .D7 1968
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 425 p.
    Number of Pages425
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5611467M
    LC Control Number68019268

    During this time the state often coopted religion—the strongest emotional unifier and motivator of a society—for political, territorial and economic gain through violent action. Had the book included such a discussion, the editors might have greatly clarified some of the confusion over religion’s link to violence. Over the last several decades, and especially since 9/11, scholars and intellectuals have come to see questions around religion as increasingly compelling, increasingly complex, and increasingly unavoidable. As high modernism’s confidence in the inevitable secularization of the world has been punctured by the reality of the persistence of religion in private and public life, thinkers.

    As its title would suggest, The Poisonwood Bible studies the way that religion shapes—and at times imprisons—its characters. Nathan Price, the hypocritical patriarch of the Price family, is almost a mascot for all the ways that religion can go the novel doesn’t condemn religion altogether (it is, after all, a book about missionaries who travel across the world to help the. The functionalist perspective, which originates from Emile Durkheim’s work on religion, highlights the social role of religion. Learning Objectives. Explain how functionalists view the purpose of religion in society. The positivist tradition encourages the study of society using dispassionate and .

      Question: "Is Catholicism a false religion? Is Catholicism a cult?" Answer: The most crucial problem with the Roman Catholic Church is its belief that faith alone in Christ is not sufficient for salvation. The Bible clearly and consistently states that receiving Jesus Christ as Savior, by grace through faith, grants salvation (John ; ,18,36; Acts ; Romans ,13; Ephesians ). The answers, although different from religion to religion, give people’s lives purpose, meaning, and hope. The different religions have their own views on the meaning of life: Hinduism: Gain release from the cycle of rebirth and merge with the eternal Divine, thus escaping an inhospitable world.


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