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Religion and the social sciences : conversations with Robert Bellah and Christian Smith /

edited by R.R. Reno & Barbara McClay.

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Names: Reno, Russell R., | McClay, Barbara,
Published: Eugene, Oregon : Cascade Books, [2015]
Topics: Religion and the social sciences. | Bellah, Robert N. (Robert Neelly), 1927-2013. | Smith, Christian, 1960-
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245 00|aReligion and the social sciences :|bconversations with Robert Bellah and Christian Smith /|cedited by R.R. Reno & Barbara McClay.
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504 |aIncludes bibliographical references (page 117).
505 00|gPart I.|tReligion and human evolution : Robert Bellah --|tFrom play to freedom /|rFrancesca Aran Murphy --|tImpossible pluralism /|rPaul Griffiths --|tSociology as theology /|rThomas Joseph White --|tA reply to my critics /|rRobert Bellah --|tRitual and religion /|rLenn Goodman --|tAn offensive book /|rPhilip Gorski --|tNatural theology, revealed theology, liberal theology /|rEdward Feser --|gPart II.|tWhat is a person? : Christian Smith --|tThe person before God /|rPhillip Cary --|tRevelation's nature /|rDavid Yeago --|tOn being human /|rCandace Vogler --|tReligion's rightful claim /|rDavid Novak --|tThe gimlet-eye of social science /|rJames R. Rogers --|tReductive temptations /|rStephen C. Meredith --|tReply to my critics /|rChristian Smith.
520 |aMore often than not it's a class in the social sciences that challenges the faith of students, not a class in biology. Does critical understanding of our religious traditions, institutions, and convictions undercut them? Or can a modern social scientific approach deepen faith's commitments, making us full participants in today's intellectual culture? In these conversations with eminent sociologists Robert Bellah and Christian Smith, leading scholars probe the religious potential of modern social science--and its theological limits.
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