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Edited by Johannes A. Smit and P. Pratap Kumar
This collection of essays in honour of Gerhardus Cornelis (Pippin) Oosthuizen, provides perspectives on current research in Religion and Southern Africa. It includes essays on Indigenous and Diaspora Religions and Religious Literature Hermeneutics.
Edited by Johannes A. van der Ven and Michael Scherer-Rath
In this publication, researchers and academics from South Africa, Great Britain, Switzerland, Germany and the Netherlands provide theoretical explanations and examples of empirical research with regard to the fundamental question of the role of theological normativity in empirical research in ...
Johannes van der Ven, Jaco S. Dreyer and Hendrik J.C. Pieterse
This volume deals with the place and function of human rights in democracies in modern society and the complex relationship between human rights and religion, both historically and empirically.
This volume contains four theoretical and four empirical articles that aim at conceptual clarification and descriptive and causal exploration on data from 14 countries about historical and current tensions within and between religions, Christiantity and Islam, and human rights in various contexts.
Johannes A. van der Ven
Statistics speak of a decline of faith in God. Sometimes, however, a renascence seems to take place. Are we witnessing the (re)creation of God images, or the (re)discovery of God, as the title of this book indicates.
by Johannes A. van der Ven, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Drawing on historical inisights, systematic reflections and empirical data, this book offers a substantive understanding of the complex relationship between religion and human rights and of the empirical impact of Christianity and Islam on the attitudes toward human rights, i.e. a human rights ...
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