A Companion to Religious Studies and Theology
Helen Katharine Bond, Seth Daniel Kunin, Francesca Aran Murphy
Edinburgh University Press, 2003 - 632 sidor
Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, New Religious Movements. Practical Theology or Systematic Theology. The Bible, the Philosophy of Religion, Psychological, Anthropological or Sociological theories. Whatever your interest, this Companion offers a comprehensive introduction to the subject areas of both Religious Studies and Theology in one inclusive volume.
Based on the core components of Religious Studies and Theology degrees, it is designed to function as the main text for beginning students and for use throughout their studies. Stimulating and broad-ranging, it is divided into two parts - Religious Studies and Theology - and six main sections:
This blend of thorough and cutting-edge perspectives offers a balanced overview of the field a whole.
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Ritual and the ritual process Ritual has been identified as a significant feature of
religions from the earliest stages in the anthropological study of religion . Ritual
as a category of action can be partially defined as culturally prescribed ,
emphasise the affective aspect of ritual , sometimes denying that ritual or
particular rituals communicate anything on the conceptual or symbolic level . Dan
Sperber examines the case of the Dorze in Ethiopia . He suggests that although
boy who has died prior to participating in the ritual , as the nkumbi is required for
the person to be joined to the ancestors . The ritual transforms the child and also
links him to his community , both to the ancestors of the past and to the present ...
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Psychological and Phenomenological Theories of Religion
Anthropological and Sociological Theories of Religion
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