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Understanding Religion : Study in Theology - Eric J Sharpe

Understanding Religion

Study in Theology

Paperback Published: 1st April 2013
ISBN: 9780715617359
Number Of Pages: 166

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Clears the ground for students who are setting out to understand, rather than just to practice, religion. It discusses, among other things, the relationship between commitment to a particular tradition and the quest for intellectual understanding of religion "in the round," "holiness" as an identifying aspect of religion, functional "modes" of religion, and finally some questions connected with the
secularization process.
Assuming throughout that theology and religious studies ought not to be seen as competing approaches, but as sources for complementary insights, it offers the student a fundamental introduction to an important area of inquiry.

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"Theologians and non-theologians alike can learn from this book."---Journal of Theological Studies

ISBN: 9780715617359
ISBN-10: 0715617354
Series: Study in Theology
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 166
Published: 1st April 2013
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 1

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