By Jonathan Jong,Jamin Halberstadt
Yet regardless of the abiding charm of this easy speculation, there has no longer been a scientific try to overview its relevant claims and the assumptions underlying them. Do humans worry loss of life? if that is so, who fears loss of life extra, non secular or nonreligious humans? Do reminders of our mortality particularly encourage spiritual trust? Do non secular ideals really offer convenience opposed to the inevitability of dying?
In Death anxiousness and non secular Belief, Jonathan Jong and Jamin Halberstadt start to resolution those questions, drawing at the broad literature at the psychology of demise nervousness and non secular trust, from adolescence to the purpose of loss of life, in addition to their very own experimental learn on unsleeping and subconscious worry and religion. during their investigations, they think about the historical past of principles approximately religion's origins, demanding situations of mental dimension, and the very nature of emotion and belief.
Read Online or Download Death Anxiety and Religious Belief: An Existential Psychology of Religion (Scientific Studies of Religion: Inquiry and Explanation) PDF
Similar religious studies books
Eliz Sanasarian's e-book explores the political and ideological dating among non-Muslim non secular minorities in Iran and the country in the course of the adolescence of the Islamic Republic to the current day. Her research is predicated on a close exam of the historical past and reviews of the Armenians, Assyrians, Chaldeans, Jews, Zoroastrians, Bahais and Iranian Christians, and describes how those groups have replied to nation guidelines relating to minorities.
Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2006 im Fachbereich Soziologie - faith, word: intestine, Universität Luzern (Religionswissenschaftliches Seminar), Veranstaltung: faith und Politik im 20. Jh. , 15 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Kaum ein Werk wird seit dem eleven. September 2001 so kontrovers diskutiert wie Samuel Huntingtons 'Kampf der Kulturen'.
A thinker stories TO PLANET EARTH is a philosophical travel of a number of the significant problems with our time. this day, organizations are too giant to fail, yet you as someone can fail miserably––and that’s in case you do every thing correct. you could lose your task, lose your wellbeing and fitness care, and eventually lose your home––all whereas enjoying the sport in keeping with the foundations.
A trip via Jerusalem's historical tunnels to the misplaced Ark of the Jews and the idea that connects them to the trendy kingdom of Israel. tailored from the unique study paper, lectures and public shows. (This first variation is the complex Readers Copy)
- Religion in Consumer Society: Brands, Consumers and Markets (Ashgate AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Series)
- Understanding Religion and Popular Culture
- Kundalini West
- Two Saints: Speculations Around and About Ramakrishna Paramahamsa and Ramana Maharishi
Additional resources for Death Anxiety and Religious Belief: An Existential Psychology of Religion (Scientific Studies of Religion: Inquiry and Explanation)