The Public Significance of Religion

Edited by Leslie J. Francis and Hans-Georg Ziebertz

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€191,00
$233.00
ISBN13: 
9789004207066
E-ISBN: 
9789004207646
Publication Date: 
June 2011
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xii, 493 pp.
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ISSN: 
1389-1189
Volume: 
20

Edited by Francis-Vincent Anthony, Salesian Pontefical University, Rome, and Hans-Georg Ziebertz, University of Würzburg

What is the interplay between religion and national culture in modern times? Distinguished scholars reflect on this question based on empirical research. They offer a vast set of insights about how religious identity is connected to the national heritage in which people are born and brought up.
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Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004228757
E-ISBN: 
9789004228788
Publication date: 
June 2012
€114,00
$139.00

Dave D. Capucao

Within the context of the Duthc civil religion and the diverse reactions to it by contemporary Catholic believers, this book investigates the extent to which religious attitudes, i.e. attituted towards God, Jesus, Spirit, salvation, and church,. have an effect on ethnocentrism.
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Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184701
E-ISBN: 
9789004193703
Publication date: 
May 2010
€130,00
$157.00

Francesco Zaccaria

Exploring the relation between popular religious participation and beliefs about God, human suffering, Jesus Christ and the church, this empirical-theological study offers the picture of a complementary relation between popular religiosity and official religion within Italian Catholicism.
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Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004180963
E-ISBN: 
9789004193666
Publication date: 
December 2009
€126,00
$152.00

Edited by Leslie J Francis, Mandy Robbins and Jeff Astley

Drawing on the insights of Catholic and Protestant scholars, this collection of essays advances new insight into the theory, practice and relevance of empirical research in theology.
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004168886
E-ISBN: 
9789047442394
Publication date: 
January 2009
€141,00
$169.00

Maurice Matendechere Sakwa

By integrating cultural, political, social and economic factors the book empirically affirms, the importance of culture, represented by religious values, in the fight against poverty and that political and economic attitudes have a role to play in the development process.
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Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004164628
E-ISBN: 
9789047432692
Publication date: 
June 2008
€115,00
$140.00

Edited by Heinz Streib

Religion inside and outside Traditional Institutions combines conceptual reflection, methodological proposals, and research results that help to understand contemporary religious praxis. These contributions to empirical theology thereby adopt a perspective which includes religious praxis outside...
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Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004157927
E-ISBN: 
9789047419716
Publication date: 
April 2007
€121,00
$145.00

Edited by Hans Schilderman

Discourse in Ritual Studies offers an introduction into the study of public worship from the perspective of ritual studies.The contributing authors confront an action-oriented and empirical approach of ritual studies with perennial and normative questions that characterize the study of liturgy.
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Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004158009
E-ISBN: 
9789047429524
Publication date: 
April 2007
€121,00
$145.00

Wim Smeets

This book reports on a theoretical and empirical study of spiritual care as a profession in health care. Central issues in spiritual care are analysed and the attitudes of Dutch spiritual caregivers towards these issues are investigated. The book discusses some challenges for the future.
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Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004151895
Publication date: 
October 2006
€126,00
$152.00

Hans Schilderman

The volume entails a well-documented empirical study of attitudes of clergy and lay personnel in the Dutch Roman-Catholic Church regarding church, sacraments and spirituality, which are studied as positive or negative motifs to engage in professional policies of their profession.
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Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004144521
Publication date: 
July 2005
€138,00
$167.00

Edited by Chris A. M. Hermans and Mary E. Moore

The contributors of this volume reflect on the writings of Hans van der Ven on the foundations of practical theology, the empirical paradigm within practical theology, and specific subdisciplines within practical theology, especially religious education, moral education, church development and...
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Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004142084
Publication date: 
December 2004
€138,00
$167.00

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