Religious Perspectives and Problems by Allen V. Eikner

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Number of Pages368
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ISBN 100819112151
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Rival understandings of the meaning and practice of the religious and the secular lead to rival public perspectives about religion and religious freedom in North America. This book explores how debates over the American Office of Religious Freedom and its International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA, ) and very recent debates over the Canadian.

Ecological Prospects addresses pressing issues that will shape ecological awareness and activism into the next century. From a variety of perspectives, the book explores topics such as how ecological insight can serve as a management model for appropriate economic development, the possible categories that can be used to determine land use priorities, working models for environmental activism Author: Christopher Key Chapple.

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Researchers in education from eight countries – the UK, Estonia, France, Germany, the Netherlands, the Russian Federation, Norway and Spain – studied how young Europeans of.

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Edited by Anna Triandafyllidou, This book engages critically with the different models and approaches for managing religion adopted in Europe, Asia and Oceania in order to seek answers to this pressing normative, conceptual and policy issue.

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Adogbo --African concept of God / T.F. Jemiriye --Divinities in African traditional religions with emphasis on West Africa: a study of. Religious rituals bring order, comfort, and organization through shared familiar symbols and patterns of behavior. One of the most important functions of religion, from a functionalist perspective, is the opportunities it creates for social interaction and the formation of groups.

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Why do we require a holy book. A complex answer would be that we require a Holy Book so that we may know how we can lead our lives according to the principles stated in the scriptures.

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O., Monahan, S. C., & Mirola, W. Realitycheck wrote:The bible the religious put so much store in is, where it is not outright bull, is plagiarized outright bull. Take the Noah's ark yarn for instance: "Much of the biblical flood story was actually plagiarized from "The Epic of Gilgamesh," the mythical Sumerian account of Ut-Napishtim written on stone tablets around BC.

Explain how the perspectives of holism, cultural relativism, comparison, and fieldwork, as well as both scientific and humanistic tendencies make anthropology a unique discipline.

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He contributed to a book called “Human Rights and the Conflict of Culture: Western and Islamic perspectives on religious liberty,” and he is also author of a book on the Islamic roots of democratic pluralism.

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This is “Sociological Perspectives on War and Terrorism”, section from the book A Primer on Social Problems (v. For details on it (including licensing), click here. This book is licensed under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa license. In short, this book presents a range of innovative perspectives on a web of topics that, while held together by the common thread of religious anarchism, also speaks to numerous broader themes which have been increasingly prominent in the twenty-first century.

The Body in Religion: Cross-Cultural Perspectives surveys influential ways in which the body is imagined and deployed in religious practices and beliefs across the globe.

Filling the gap for an up-to-date and comparative approach to theories and practices of the body in religion, this book explores the cultural influences on embodiment and their implications for religious institutions and. This study shows that radicalization does not appear to be a necessary condition for terrorism, and a discussion on South Asian Islam and Hinduism reveals a complex set of relations among the religious and the politics of identity.

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Increasingly, the workplace has become a significant and public sphere in which people of diverse religious perspectives encounter one another; it thus merits scholarly attention.

Making sense of religion and spirituality in the workplace requires an understanding of the changes in U.S. society in the post-World War II period that have come to. Prepis A. () Restoration and Management of World Heritage Christian Cultural Sites: Problems of Religious Tourism – Challenges - Perspectives.

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