4 edition of History, religion, and meaning found in the catalog.
History, religion, and meaning
Includes bibliographical references (p. -112) and index
|Statement||edited by Julius Simon|
|Series||Contributions to the study of religion -- no. 62. -- Christianity and the Holocaust-core issues, Contributions to the study of religion -- no. 62, Contributions to the study of religion|
|Contributions||Simon, Julius, 1956-|
|LC Classifications||D804.18 .H57 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 128 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||128|
|LC Control Number||00022305|
Religion adds meaning and purpose to the lives of followers, granting them an appreciation of the past, an understanding of the present, and hope for the future. By definition, a religion is a belief system concerning one or more deities and incorporating rituals, ceremonies, ethical guidelines, and . When discussing the origin of religion, it's important to remember the term 'religion' is broad and far reaching. Its meaning is as expansive as the masses of cultures that cover the earth.
Religion has been a factor of the human experience throughout history, from pre-historic to modern times. The bulk of the human religious experience pre-dates written n history (the age of formal writing) is only c. years old. A lack of written records results in most of the knowledge of pre-historic religion being derived from archaeological records and other indirect. Exegesis, the critical interpretation of the biblical text to discover its intended meaning. Both Jews and Christians have used various exegetical methods throughout their history. A given text may yield a number of very different interpretations according to the exegetical techniques applied to it.
The End of History and the Last Man () is a book of political philosophy by American political scientist Francis Fukuyama which argues that with the ascendancy of Western liberal democracy—which occurred after the Cold War (–) and the dissolution of the Soviet Union ()—humanity has reached "not just the passing of a particular period of post-war history, but the end. A very different but equally problematical approach to the study of religion, one mentioned above, was the descriptive and interpretative tendency associated with the familiar concepts of "the holy" and "the numinous," a tendency already in existence before Rudolf Otto's famous book The Idea of the Holy (, first German edition) gave it a.
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