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by Steven Rendall,Martin Riesebrodt

  • Author: Steven Rendall,Martin Riesebrodt
  • ISBN: 022600693X
  • ISBN13: 978-0226006932
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  • Language: English
  • Category: Religious Studies
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press; Reprint edition (October 26, 2012)
  • Pages: 248
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The Promise of Salvation: A Theory of Religion ePub download

Translated by Steven Rendall. theories of religion, even rarer. This alone means that sociologists of.

Martin Riesebrodt, The Promise of Salvation: A Theory of. Religion. Translated by Steven Rendall. General sociological theories of religion are uncommon; good general. religion are apt to be talking about Martin Riesebrodt’s most recent book. for a very long time. The most recent previous attempt at such an am-. bitious undertaking was Rodney Stark and William Sims Bainbridge’s. A Theory of Religion in 1987- more recent rational choice work con

Steven Rendall has translated numerous books, including On Borrowed Time: The Art and Economy of Living with . Nevertheless this is a highly important intervention into debates in religious studies and sociology of religion.

Steven Rendall has translated numerous books, including On Borrowed Time: The Art and Economy of Living with Deadlines by Harald Weinrich, also published by the University of Chicago Press. It is not in dialog primarily with specialists in particular religious groups, but with people who claim that the abstract concept "religion" refers meaningfully only to a particular discursive formation in the modern west and/or should be abandoned as a coherent overarching category.

Ultimately, Riesebrodt argues, all religions promise to avert misfortune, help their followers manage crises, and bring both temporary blessings and eternal salvation

Ultimately, Riesebrodt argues, all religions promise to avert misfortune, help their followers manage crises, and bring both temporary blessings and eternal salvation. And, as The Promise of Salvation makes clear through abundant empirical evidence, religion will not disappear as long as these promises continue to help people cope with life.

Ultimately, Riesebrodt argues, all religions promise to avert misfortune, help their followers manage crises, and bring both temporary blessings and eternal salvation. University of Chicago Press, 15 февр.

The Promise of Salvation: A Theory of Religion. Steven Rendall (trans. University Of Chicago Press. McKinnon, A. (2010). Canadian Journal of Sociology. Alexander van der Haven: "Comparison, Practice, and Meaning: Martin Riesebrodt’s Theory of Religion" in Method and Theory in the Study of Religion: Working Papers from Hannover. Supplements to Method and Theory in the Study of Religion 8. Ed. Steffen Führding

In The Promise of Salvation (2007), Martin Riesebrodt has undertaken the breathtakingly difficult task of trying to find one definition that includes Abrahamic religions and Asian religions but excludes other creeds such as Marxism or nationalism

In The Promise of Salvation (2007), Martin Riesebrodt has undertaken the breathtakingly difficult task of trying to find one definition that includes Abrahamic religions and Asian religions but excludes other creeds such as Marxism or nationalism. One of the most popular ways of defining religion is to look at its social function, which is often thought to be that it unites people into groups.

Martin Riesebrodt is professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Chicago and the author of several books, including Pious .

Martin Riesebrodt is professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Chicago and the author of several books, including Pious Passion: The Emergence of Modern Fundamentalism in the United States and Iran. Steven Rendall has translated numerous books, including On Borrowed Time: The Art and Economy of Living with Deadlines by Harald Weinrich, also published by the University of Chicago Press. Country of Publication. Translated by. Steven Rendall.

In his book Cultus und Heilsversprechen, Riesebrodt examines the regeneration of religion and fundamentalism in the modern world. The Promise of Salvation: A Theory of Religion.

In his book Cultus und Heilsversprechen, Riesebrodt examines the regeneration of religion and fundamentalism in the modern world YouTube Encyclopedic. Canadian Journal of Sociology, vol 35, no. 3, pp. 470-473.

Steven Rendall has translated numerous books, including On Borrowed Time: The Art and Economy of Living with Deadlines by Harald Weinrich, also published by the . A Theory of Religion by Riesebrodt, Martin (Paperback. Religion: Comparative, General & Référence. item 2 The Promise of Salvation - A Theory of Religion by Martin Riesebrodt. The Promise of Salvation - A Theory of Religion by Martin Riesebrodt. by Martin Riesebrodt. Instead of propounding abstract theories, Riesebrodt concentrates on the concrete realities of worship, examining religious holidays, conversion stories, prophetic visions, and life-cycle events. In analyzing these practices, his scope is appropriately broad, taking into consideration traditions in Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Daoism, and Shinto. Ultimately, Riesebrodt argues, all religions promise to avert misfortune, help their followers manage crises, and bring both temporary blessings and eternal salvation.

Why has religion persisted across the course of human history? Secularists have predicted the end of faith for a long time, but religions continue to attract followers. Meanwhile, scholars of religion have expanded their field to such an extent that we lack a basic framework for making sense of the chaos of religious phenomena. To remedy this state of affairs, Martin Riesebrodt here undertakes a task that is at once simple and monumental: to define, understand, and explain religion as a universal concept.

Instead of propounding abstract theories, Riesebrodt concentrates on the concrete realities of worship, examining religious holidays, conversion stories, prophetic visions, and life-cycle events. In analyzing these practices, his scope is appropriately broad, taking into consideration traditions in Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Daoism, and Shinto. Ultimately, Riesebrodt argues, all religions promise to avert misfortune, help their followers manage crises, and bring both temporary blessings and eternal salvation. And, as The Promise of Salvation makes clear through abundant empirical evidence, religion will not disappear as long as these promises continue to help people cope with life.

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