Religion in a Changing World Comparative Studies in Sociology (Religion in the Age of Transformation) by Madeleine Cousineau

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Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Religion: general,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Religion,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Sociology of Religion,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Religion and sociology

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL9769230M
ISBN 10027596079X
ISBN 109780275960797

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Previous scholarship has largely focused on traditional beliefs and paid little attention to how religious /5. Sidebars were scattered throughout the book.

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The Reformation and the Catholic (or Religion in a Changing World book Reformation were related movements, which both sought to bring the church nearer to the Christian ideal, but which ended up by shattering the unity.

OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 20 cm: Contents: The rôle of religion in a changing world --Science and religion --The church and social justice --The widening horizons of social service --The church and world peace --The one and the many --Liberalism at the crossroads --What is happening to the American home?--Education and the good life --How shall we measure life.

Inthere were slightly fewer than billion atheists, agnostics and people who did not identify with any particular religion around the world.

7 Bythe unaffiliated population is expected to reach billion. But as a share of all people in the world, religious “nones” are projected to decline from 16% of the total population. Book Overview This comprehensive study of the intersection of death and religion offers a unique look at how religious people approach death in the twenty-first century.

Previous scholarship has largely focused on traditional beliefs and paid little attention to how religious traditions evolve in relation to their changing social context. The book presents a vast array of examples to illustrate the changes that have taken place and have led to a new world map of religions.

Beginning with an introduction of the concept of the “changing world religion map”, the book first focuses on nature, ethics and the environment. Sikhism is one of the youngest world religions today, tracing its roots back to Nanak () in the late fifteenth century. Nanak was born to a Hindu family in northwestern India.

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