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Religion and Human Interests ...

Thomas Slater

Religion and Human Interests ...

by Thomas Slater

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Published by R.& T. Washbourne in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church and social problems.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Rev. Thomas Slater ...
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67 p.
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17960451M

      One is religion. I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Diener. In our book on happiness, my son and I argue that one key ingredient is positive spirituality, feeling emotions such as love Author: Therese J. Borchard. RELIGION. What is the basic purpose of religion? Religion is designed to focus the people's attention and energy on a single, unchanging, uncompromising and invisible supreme being who allegedly created an inferior human race just for some extra companionship and love for himself and then supposedly foisted a set of oppressive and in some cases arbitrary rules on them, which if broken would.

    The evolutionary origin of religions and religious behavior is a field of study related to evolutionary psychology, the origin of language and mythology, and cross-cultural comparison of the anthropology of subjects of interest include Neolithic religion, evidence for spirituality or cultic behavior in the Upper Paleolithic, and similarities in great ape behavior. RELIGION A guide to religions A guide to religions Because the major world religions are the product of thousands of years of thought about the human relationship with the divine, they tend to be complex, sophisticated and multi-faceted. Every religion offers insights into the nature of existence and most offer prescriptions for salvation: a.

    Philosophy of religion, discipline concerned with the philosophical appraisal of human religious attitudes and of the real or imaginary objects of those attitudes, God or the gods. The philosophy of religion is an integral part of philosophy as such and embraces central issues regarding the nature and extent of human knowledge, the ultimate. David Hume’s philosophical works included A Treatise of Human Nature (–40), An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (), An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (), and Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion (posthumously published in ).


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Religion and Human Interests .. by Thomas Slater Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Slater, Thomas, Rev. Religion and human interests. New York, Benzinger, (OCoLC) Document Type. Religion in Human Evolution is a magnum opus founded on careful research and immersed in the ‘reflective judgment’ of one of our best thinkers and writers This is a big book, full of big ideas that demand sustained attention and disciplined thought.

But in my view it repays a reader’s effort in full. The relationship between religion and human rights is both complex and inextricable. While most of the world's religions have supported violence, repression, and prejudice, each has also played a crucial role in the modern struggle for universal human rights/5(3).

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What makes one religion viable in the behavioral repertory of people, and therefore 'successful,' while another religion is not.

There is no definitive reason why, when religious behavior is studied as natural phenomena, the results of a scientific analysis should not illuminate, and even strengthen, the conclusions of religion about by: Religion is a cultural system that establishes symbols that relate humanity to spirituality and moral values.

Many religions have narratives, symbols, traditions and sacred histories that are intended to give meaning to life or to explain the origin of life or the universe. They tend to derive morality, ethics, religious laws or a preferred lifestyle from their ideas about the cosmos and human nature.

Religion and the Philosophy of Life considers how religion as the source of civilization transforms the fundamental bio-sociology of humans through language and the somatic exploration of religious ritual and prayer.

Gavin Flood offers an integrative account of the nature of the human, based on what contemporary scientists tell us, especially evolutionary science and social neuroscience, as.

Religion, science, and the humanities: An interview with Barbara Herrnstein Smith. Barbara Herrnstein Smith is a distinguished literary scholar at both Brown and Duke, who, since her undergraduate days, has had a special interest in the uses and misuses of scientific psychology.

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Morality. Religion. Self-Control. Self-Regulation. Spirituality. The vast majority of the world’s 7 billion people practice some kind of religion, ranging from massive worldwide churches to obscure spiritual traditions and local sects. Nobody really knows how many religions there are on the planet, but whatever the number, there are at least that many theories about why we have religion at all.

What is religion. How does it work. Many natural abilities of the human mind are involved, and crucial among them is the ability to use language. This volume brings together research from linguistics, cognitive science and neuroscience, as well as from religious studies, to understand the phenomena of religion as a distinctly human enterprise.

GOD A Human History By Reza Aslan Illustrated. Random House. $ A word of advice to the religiously curious: Don’t trust any history of. 'The Little Book' is the culmination of a good 40 year study, listening, speaking, writing and rewriting. It is are a scriptural alternative to the many theories concerning the Lord's second coming and is in 3 parts: 1-Chronological order for future events; 2-Details on the prophetic timelines and.

Religion Online is designed to assist teachers, scholars and general “seekers” who are interested in exploring religious issues. Its aim is to develop an extensive library of resources, representing many different points of view, but all written from the perspective of sound scholarship.

Get the latest human interest news and features fromincluding breaking news about real people. Religion: By the term “religion” we mean a set of ideas and beliefs about the “supernatural” and its impact on the lives of human beings.

Human beings have always been confronted with certain problems and crises which seem to defy logical explanation. Religious beliefs give meaning to life. Book Description. This work seeks to provide a fresh examination of the relationship between religion, identity and security in a globalizing world, arguing that in order to address human security issues we must seek a reconceptualization of human security along post-secular lines.

Here Kant says that once the advantages of moral religion are made public, the good in human beings will help them feel an affinity for moral religion. Moral religion is true to human nature itself. In Kant's narrative, good ultimately triumphs over evil, not because God's grace grants it (as Christian theology explains it), but because of.

HUMAN EVENTS asked a panel of 15 conservative scholars and public policy leaders to help us compile a list of the Ten Most Harmful Books of the 19th and 20th Centuries. Each panelist nominated a number of titles and then voted on a ballot including all books nominated. An Introduction to Religion and Politics book.

Theory and Practice. An Introduction to Religion and Politics. political secularism, and religious freedom and human rights have been added to fully revised content covering religious identity, rational choice approaches to religious politics worldviews, beliefs, doctrines, ideologies Cited by:.

Editor’s Note: Alexander Saxton is the author of Religion and the Human Prospect (Monthly Review ). He is a labor and cultural historian, retired from the University of California Los Angeles and has authored five other books, including The Rise and Fall of the White Republic (Verso, ) and The Indispensable Enemy: Labor and the Anti-Chinese Movement in California.

United Nations is coming for your religion. and facilitate religious practices that violate human rights. If any government had a vested interest in plowing forth a secularized society, Author: Cheryl K. Chumley. Religion and culture seem like complex ideas to study from the perspective of International Relations.

After all, scholars and philosophers have long debated the meaning of these terms and the impact they have had on our comprehension of the social world around us.