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Religious faith, torture, and our national soul

Religious faith, torture, and our national soul

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Published by Mercer University Press in Macon, Ga .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Torture -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Torture -- United States -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Torture -- United States -- Religious aspects,
  • Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Human rights -- United States -- Religious aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by David P. Gushee, J. Drew Zimmer, and Jillian Hickman Zimmer.
    ContributionsGushee, David P., 1962-, Zimmer, J. Drew., Zimmer, Jillian Hickman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8599.U6 R45 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24039890M
    ISBN 109780881462036
    LC Control Number2010001572
    OCLC/WorldCa500820419

    “spiritual, but not religious:” the impact of parental divorce on the religious and spiritual identities of young adults in the united states. jiexia elisa zhai. baylor university. christopher g. ellison. university of texas at austin. charles e. stokes. university of texas at austin. norval d. glenn. university of texas at austin. Posted in Faith, Justice, Public Life, Torture, tagged David Gushee, Francis Schaeffer, National Religious Campaign Against Torture, Robin Kirk, Sojourners on J | Leave a Comment» Robin Kirk reviews, and laments, the Christian church’s complacent, and at times complicit, response to the use of torture in the war against terrorism.   In retrospect, we now know that this obsessive religious fervor is a manifestation of OCD known as Scrupulosity. People of various religions across the world are haunted by feelings of doubt, guilt, and anxiety that torment them by attacking that which they find most dear – their faith. Scrupulosity is a form of OCD in which the sufferer’s.


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Christian Smith's Souls in And our national soul book explores these questions and many others as it tells the definitive story of the religious and spiritual lives of emerging adults, ages 18 to 24, in the U.S. today. This is the much-anticipated follow-up study to the landmark book, Soul Searching: Religious faith Religious and Spiritual Lives of American : translated into eight languages), Religious Faith, Torture, and Our National Soul (Mercer University Press, ), The Sacredness of Human Life (Eerdmans, ), Changing Our Mind (Read the Spirit, ) and Evangelical Ethics (Library of Torture Ethics, Westminster John Knox, ).

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About the Author(s) Christian Smith is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame, Director of the Center for the Sociology of Religion and Society, and Principal Investigator of the National Study of Youth and Religion.

He is the author of Moral, Believing Animals (OUP, ), co-author of Divided by Faith (OUP, ) and the co-author of the forthcoming.

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Hatcher. Talk about near-death experiences or national catastrophes or any traumatic event that may have changed you somehow. Through Dostoevsky, Yancey came "to understand grace, not as a theological concept but a living reality worked out in a world of ungrace" (page ).

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A survey conducted by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life found that white evangelical Christians are more likely to support torture than people who rarely or. And I wrote the religious passages of my own book, “The Conservative Soul,” with some of your arguments in mind.

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By faith Abel offered to God a more acceptable sacrifice than Cain, through which he was commended as righteous, God commending him by accepting his gifts.

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