Understanding Folk Religion: A Christian Response to Popular Beliefs and Practices

Understanding Folk Religion: A Christian Response to Popular Beliefs and Practices

by Paul G. Hiebert, R. Daniel Shaw, Tite Tienou, Daniel R. Shaw
     
 

Provides a model for examining the beliefs folk religions around the world and suggests biblical principles missionaries can use to deal with them.See more details below

Overview

Provides a model for examining the beliefs folk religions around the world and suggests biblical principles missionaries can use to deal with them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801022197
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.85(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Section One: Developing an Analytical Model
1. Split-Level Christianity
2. Phenomenology of Religion
3. Analyzing Belief Systems
4. Folk and Formal Religions
Section Two: Folk Religious Beliefs
5. The Meaning of Life and Death
6. Human Well-Being and Misfortune
7. Guidance and the Unknown
8. Right and Wrong
Section Three: Folk Religious Practices
9. The World of Sacred Signs
10. Sacred Myths
11. Religious Rituals
12. Religious Leaders and Institutions
13. Religious Movements
Section Four: Christian Responses to Folk Religion
14. Theological Responses to Folk Religion
15. Missiological Responses

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