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Religion in a changing world

comparative studies in sociology

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and sociology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Madeleine Cousineau.
    SeriesReligion in the age of transformation,
    ContributionsCousineau, Madeleine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL60 .R4216 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 235 p. :
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL355859M
    ISBN 100275960781, 027596079X
    LC Control Number98015658

      The World’s Religions, by beloved author and pioneering professor Huston Smith (Tales of Wonder), is the definitive classic for introducing the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as regional native traditions. This revised and updated edition provides sympathetic. Employing a sociological approach, "Death and Religion in a Changing World" describes how people from a wide variety of faiths draw on and adapt traditional beliefs and practices as they deal with death in modern societies. The book includes coverage of newly emerging social and religious phenomena that are only just beginning to be analyzed by.

    Cultivating joy was the subject of a five-day conversation between the Dalai Lama and Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus of South Africa, held in at the former's residence in exile in Dharamsala, India. A Wider Vision: A History of the World Congress of Faiths, - by Marcus Braybrooke 7. Keeping Up With a Changing World: For most of the period since , I have been on the Executive Committee of WCF and for much of the time an officer, either as .

      religion around the world. 7 By , the unaffiliated p opulation is expected to reach billion. But as a share of all p eople in the world, religious “nones” are projected to decline from.   John Gray’s latest book is “Gray’s Anatomy: Selected Writings” (Allen Lane, £20). He will be in conversation with John Micklethwait on 1 June at the London School of Economics, London WC2. God Is Back: How the Global Rise of Faith Is Changing the World John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge Allen Lane, pp, £


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