Religion and the Idea of God

Religion and the Idea of God

by Chris Park

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Religion and the Idea of God by Chris Park

In recent years religion has had bad press worldwide, with the rise and decline of New Atheism, continued secularisation, and the rise of religious fundamentalism, particularly in the context of militant forms of radical Islam. But, before rejecting all religion as bad, dangerous or deluded, we should step back from what might turn out to be short-term controversies, try to adopt a broader perspective, and take a calmer and more rational look at religion. With this in mind, this ebook explores the nature of religion and the place and role of God in religion. It then looks at the origin and development of religion, and offers an overview of the benefits of religion. It closes with a consideration of the decline of organised religion.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940152930740
Publisher: Chris Park
Publication date: 03/19/2016
Series: GOD MATTERS
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 393,789
File size: 166 KB

About the Author

I am a retired academic with more than 30 years experience in university teaching, research and senior management in the UK. These days I enjoy spending time reading, writing, walking and travelling, but not all at the same time!

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