4 edition of Exploring the religious life found in the catalog.
|Statement||Johns Hopkins University Press|
|Publishers||Johns Hopkins University Press|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 131 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
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As we learn to explore and embrace our personal spirituality, we are on the right path of growing competencies to help others in recognizing and accessing their own spirituality.
Religion focuses on established community in which a person is affiliated and spirituality focuses on personal growth. We are to look into ourselves and reflect on how our personal spirituality affects our being in this world. Together, the essays that constitute Exploring the Religious Life offer an engaging introduction to Rodney Stark's provocative insights and a fearless challenge to academic perceptions about religion's place in history, society, and private life.
Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, LLC. Those interested are invited to join with a group of women who are exploring and discerning where God is calling them.
Stark concludes with an essay on the ingenious methods he uses to unearth data about the popularity of new religions in California and northern Europe, the decline of Christian Science in America, the spread of Christianity in the Roman world, and the execution patterns during the antiwitchcraft frenzy of Enlightenment Europe. Table of ContentsPreface Chapter 1.
Religion is more specific, separating one group from another with its own beliefs and practices; whereas, spirituality is more universal, highlighting community and unity with others. nose, leg, trunk, and tailresulting in different conclusions about what it is.