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6 edition of What Is Religious Studies? A Journey of Inquiry found in the catalog.

What Is Religious Studies? A Journey of Inquiry

by Kristin M. Swenson

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Religion / General,
  • Spirituality - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8005201M
    ISBN 100757529267
    ISBN 109780757529269
    OCLC/WorldCa144525353

    K Core Curriculum - The Utah State Core Standards represent those standards of learning that are essential for all students. They are the ideas, concepts, and skills that provide a foundation on which subsequent learning may be built. tion” (p. 25). Religious affiliation was found to be a significant predictor of general life satisfaction and a sense of belonging and purpose in life, as is indicated in a number of studies, including recent studies regarding the ben-efits of religiosity by File Size: 68KB.

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    religious traditions and with the academic study of religion would be helpful as a background. In any case, the book takes for granted the fact of religious plurality and the value of seeking to understand this plurality as well as one can in a non­ presumptive way. The framework of ways of being religious is constructed with the intentionCited by: 4.   A person further along in his spiritual journey becomes an example to the younger (Titus –4) and, sometimes, a leader in the church (1 Timothy 3). At the heart of the spiritual journey is the understanding that it is a journey. None of us are perfect. Once we become believers, we are not expected to achieve instant spiritual maturity.


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What Is Religious Studies? A Journey of Inquiry by Kristin M. Swenson Download PDF EPUB FB2

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A Journey of Inquiry teaches them what is involved in the academic study of religion as they develop a working vocabulary of key terms and concepts. Using metaphors and stories, this book is brief and reader-friendly, yet brings students to an understanding of the basics so they are ready to approach any Religious Studies course.

A Journey of Inquiry. Light and straightforward, it touches on the challenges of defining religion, the relationship between religion and spirituality, what is the sacred, religion and violence, and some of the defining voices and theories that have shaped the academic study of religion.

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