By Philip V. Robey
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By Miroslav Volf
This quantity brings Jewish, Christian, and Muslim philosophers and theologians jointly to respond to this question, supplying infrequent perception into how representatives of every faith view the opposite monotheistic faiths. every one in their contributions uniquely methods the first query from a philosophical viewpoint that's expert through the perform of worship and prayer. ideas coated contain "sameness" and "oneness," the character of God, epistemology, and the Trinity. Do We Worship an analogous God? types serious-minded, sincere, and respectful interreligious discussion and provides us new how you can tackle an ongoing question.
By Naoki Yamada
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By Giuseppe, Professor Giordan,Linda, Professor Woodhead
Prayer is a relevant element of faith. Even among those that have deserted prepared faith degrees of prayer stay excessive. but the main easy questions stay unaddressed: What precisely is prayer? How does it range? Why do humans pray and in what occasions and settings? Does prayer suggest a god, and if this is the case, what type? A Sociology of Prayer addresses those basic questions and opens up vital new debates.
Drawing from faith, sociology of faith, anthropology, and old views, the individuals specialise in prayer as a social in addition to a private subject and situate prayer within the stipulations of complicated past due sleek societies around the globe. proposing clean empirical information relating to unique theorising, the amount additionally examines the cloth facets of prayer, together with the items, our bodies, symbols, and areas with which it can be integrally connected.
By Robert M. Whaples
Pope Francis and the worrying Society is a considerate exploration of the Pope's earnest demand a discussion on development a very compassionate society. Francis's fervent aid for inspiring the terrible and maintaining the surroundings has encouraged far-reaching discussions all over the world: Do capitalism and socialism have optimistic or destructive social results? what's the top-rated technique to struggle poverty? And what price does a spiritual point of view supply in addressing ethical, political, and financial problems?
Pope Francis and the being concerned Society is an essential source for attention of those important questions. Edited via Robert M. Whaples, with a foreword by way of Michael Novak, the booklet offers an built-in viewpoint on Francis and the problems he has raised, studying the intersection of faith, politics, and economics. Readers will detect very important old and cultural context for contemplating Francis's perspectives, besides replacement suggestions for environmental upkeep, a safeguard of Francis's feedback of energy and privilege, a case for market-based entrepreneurship and personal charity as effective instruments for scuffling with poverty, and an exam of Francis's philosophy of the family members. Pope Francis and the worrying Society is key analyzing for someone drawn to making a greater, extra worrying, and wealthy world.
By Alexander T. Riley
By Harvey Whitehouse
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By Arvind Sharma
Comparison is on the middle of non secular reports as a self-discipline and foundational to the field’s technique. during this ebook, Arvind Sharma introduces the time period “reciprocal illumination” to explain the mutual enlightenment which could happen whilst a comparability is made among one culture and one other, one approach and one other, or among a practice and a mode. constructing the concept that of reciprocal illumination via ancient, phenomenological, and mental tools, Sharma demonstrates how one can use comparability, whereas fending off the pitfall of treating it as simply uncooked fabric for greater order generalizations.
Arvind Sharma is the Birks Professor of Comparative faith at McGill college. he's the writer or editor of various books, together with Sleep as a nation of attention in Advaita Vedanta and technique in non secular stories: The Interface with Women's reports, additionally released by means of SUNY Press.
By James Squire
The Reverend James R. Squire first thought of the significance of time while he was once a graduate pupil at Duke collage. whereas he supplied pastoral counseling to sufferers and relatives at Duke college scientific middle, he spotted the various ways in which humans coped with pressure, ailment, and grief. those that did larger at facing the tricky possessed the typical denominator of having the ability to be a “presence” for others and to stay within the second. They understood that how we watch our time is a part of the key to a contented existence lived with purpose.
This lesson remained at the back of his brain until eventually he was once talking to a bunch of scholars a long time later. an opportunity comment once more encouraged Squire to provide a brand new version for dwelling existence to the fullest the place the subject matter of “watching some time” runs all through.
By focusing on the main crucial facets of your personal existence, you have got better entry to the components which are crucial for happiness and function. you'll establish your center values, know how relationships paintings, and form your habit. you will find the significance of grit on your luck. you'll use easy workouts and moments of mirrored image to benefit the right way to really utilize your time.