Religion and theology : breakthroughs in research and practice / [edited by] Information Resources Management Association.

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  • Hershey, Pennsylvania : IGI Global, [2020]
  • ©2020
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""This book examines the cultural, sociological, economic, and philosophical effects of religion on modern society and human behavior. It also explores the impact of gender identity and race within religious-based institutions and organizations"--Provided by publisher"-- Provided by publisher.
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  • Section 1. Buddhism, Hinduism, and Judaism. Chapter 1. Land and soil in the religious culture of Kôyasan in medieval and early modern Japan ; Chapter 2. Impact of Buddhism on Sri Lanka: the Indian influence ; Chapter 3. Authenticity and Buddhist experience: a multidimensional approach ; Chapter 4. Getting old in little lhasa: experiences of aging in Dharamsala ; Chapter 5. The forgotten widows of Vrindavan in India ; Chapter 6. The impact of Jewish-Arab intercultural encounters and the discourse of the Holocaust on mutual perceptions ; Chapter 7. National-liberty reflections of the exodus myth in Palestine-Israel print media advertisements, 1923-1958
  • Section 2. Christianity. Chapter 8. The roots of evilness and biblical literature: the revolt of Lucifer ; Chapter 9. Ethical audit of prosperity gospel: psychological manipulation or social ministry ; Chapter 10. Religion, church, and public space ; Chapter 11. Great risk for the kingdom: pentecostal-charismatic growth churches, pastorpreneurs, and neoliberalism ; Chapter 12. Race relations in the churches of christ: strategies towards reconciliation ; Chapter 13. Forgiveness in the face of hate ; Chapter 14. Catholic pilgrimage in Europe: contemporary traditions and challenges
  • Section 3. General studies and spirituality. Chapter 15. Offerings: the metaphysics of giving ; Chapter 16. The electric soul: faith, spirituality, and ontology in a digital age ; Chapter 17. The mystical experience, or the way to transformative union ; Chapter 18. The spiritual disciplines as practices of transformation ; Chapter 19. Cultural hemorrhage of religion and spirituality on healthcare and wellness ; Chapter 20. Spiritual factors in the experience of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias ; Chapter 21. The potential of spirituality for the treatment of organizational trauma ; Chapter 22. Spiritual health identity: placing black women's lives in the center of analysis
  • Section 4. Islam. Chapter 23. Islam and modernity: considering shafi'i's perspective on how Islamic thought dealt with the question of renewal ; Chapter 24. Islamic philanthropy as a "discursive tradition" ; Chapter 25. ISIS rhetoric for the creation of the Ummah ; Chapter 26. Literary history as national history: the Sufi tradition in Iranian culture and identity ; Chapter 27. The amplification of the Sunni-Shia divide through contemporary communications technology: fear and loathing in the modern Middle East.
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  • 9781799824589 (electronic book)
  • 1799824586 (electronic book)
  • 10.4018/978-1-7998-2457-2
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