Religion is a form of life, not a philosophical theory.
Constitution forbidding Congress from establishing a state religion.
In the Western world, science and religion occupy different spheres.
The government generally tolerates religion but restricts conversion activities.
A morality that is founded on religion is thus a necessary concomitant of a revealed religion.
He believed there were only two basic religions: the religion of nature (paganism) and the religion of spirit (Judaism).
What questions have they always wanted to ask another religion that they might have found difficult and does religion even matter?
In general, the main question of the sociology of religion concerns the effectiveness with which it can relate to other studies of religion.
However, Whitehead did not agree with those who hold that the ideal solution of the science-religion conflict is the complete annihilation of religion.
Among other psychoanalytic interpreters of religion, the American scholar Erich Fromm (1900–80) modified Freudian theory and produced a more complex account of the functions of religion.
Varieties of Civil Religion (1980) expresses Bellah’s belief that the “civil” religion inherent in educational and legal systems should be encouraged because of its openness and tolerance.
As its title implies, the project of On Religion is to save religion from the contempt of enlightenment and especially romantic skeptics about religion, “its cultured despisers”.
The reflexive effect of the study of religion on religion itself may in practice make it more difficult for the student of religion to adopt the detachment required by bracketing.
During its more than 3,000 years of development, Egyptian religion underwent significant changes of emphasis and practice, but in all periods religion had a clear consistency in character and style.
The Essence of Religion begins with the striking claims 1) that the feeling of dependence is the “ground” of religion, and 2) that the original object of this feeling, i.e., in the history of religion, is nature.
Accordingly, he expected the science of religion to determine “how religion is possible; how human beings, such as we are, come to have any religion at all; what religion is, and how it came to be what it is.”
There is some tension within the practice of the philosophy of religion between those who philosophize about religion in general or about abstract religious concepts and those who consider the concrete expressions of religion in one of the great faiths.
The problem has been intensified by many attempts—beginning with Kant’s treatise on religion, Die Religion innerhalb der Grenzen der blossen Vernunft (1793; Religion Within the Boundary of Pure Reason)—to interpret religion as essentially morality or merely as an incentive for…
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- a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
- an institution to express belief in a divine power
Example: he was raised in the Baptist religion
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