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dynamics of religion

Slater, Peter

dynamics of religion

meaning and change in religious traditions

by Slater, Peter

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Published by Harper & Row in San Francisco .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter Slater.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL51 .S558 1978
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 204 p. :
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4717752M
    ISBN 100060673893
    LC Control Number78004426

    The rightness or wrongness of our believing is something we must all face. The Bible warns against the results of wrong believing, and vigorously stresses the importance of right believing. So it is vital for you to learn how to have faith in God, but even more, how to use your faith rightly. The Bible says: “Without faith it is impossible to please God, for those who c. It is often thought that the word doubt means the lack of faith. Doubt is merely the lack of conviction. It is also an important aspect of faith. “An act of faith is an act of a infinite being who is grasped by and turned to the infinite.” (pg.


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This chapter reviews a small portion of this major paradigm shift: the dynamics of religious economies. Elsewhere (Stark and Finke ) we offer a more complete theoretical model, developing propositions explaining individual religious behavior, the dynamics of religious groups, and a more comprehensive examination of religious economies.

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That being said, the international community continues to marginalise religion and religious actors. This is a brilliant little book. Written by Tillich in the 's, it analyzes and synthesizes a key element in human spirituality. This element Faith both undergirds contemporary mysticism and New Thought, and stands far ahead of the norm in both fields.A central idea in the book is the one that led to my own religious conversion experience as a Cited by: Life Dynamics Inc.

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Recognition of the Fall. Humility in response. Reliance on Christ. Service to others. Dynamics of Faith, along with The Courage to Be, proves to be one of Paul Tillich’s more accessible texts for a popular audience without technical training in theology or philosophy of religion.

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