What I Learned in China
- Revisiting China's "Great Wall" of Separation: Religious Liberty in China Today. Marsh, Christopher // Journal of Church & State;Spring2008, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p205
The author reflects on the development of religious liberty in China. Particular focus is given to a conversation held by religious sociologist Peter L. Berger, Ye Xiaowen, director of the Chinese State Administration of Religious Affairs (SARA), and the author. Connections between religious...
- Study on Current "Religious Fever" Phenomenon of China. MENG Xianxia // Canadian Social Science;2011, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p147
This paper details the concrete manifestation of current "religious fever" phenomenon in China; explores the underlying causes of its formation from social roots, understanding roots, psychological roots and religious secularization the four aspects; proposes to make a rational response to...
- The religion of the market. Loy, David R. // Journal of the American Academy of Religion;Summer97, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p275
Examines religion while focusing on the functionalistic view of understanding. Challenges to traditional religion; Considerations that religion is becoming critical to environmental crises; Reference made to an article by Herman E. Daly and John B. Cobb; Influence of economics as theology.
- No more anger. // Christian Science Monitor;1/20/95, Vol. 87 Issue 38, p17
Talks about the power of divine love to heal social strife. Prerequisite for the expression of divine love; Scriptural reinforcement of the truth; Experience of the author in the practical application of divine love.
- Religion and theology: A journey into the experiential. Holder, John W. // Journal of Religious Thought;Summer90/Fall90, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p5
Examines the influence of individual experiences and the external environment in the development of religion. Relationship between content and context of religion; Experience of the Egyptians; Experience of the Canaanites.
- Jesus' encounter with the rich young ruler and its implications for theology and development. Kisner, Gerald D. // Journal of Religious Thought;Winter92/Spring93, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p81
Focuses on the responsibility of rich Christians toward the poor. Economic decline in the United States and other developed countries; Issue of the poor and wealth; Analysis of the a story in the Gospels about Jesus' encounter with a rich young ruler.
- Lost generation looks for identity. // Christian Century;8/14/85 - 8/21/85, Vol. 102 Issue 24, p723
Editorial. This is a lost generation in the sense that today's religious leaders have lost a sense of identity because they have abandoned their base in order to chase after the false gods of relevancy, acceptance and success. As a result, theirlanguage of protest in the face of nuclear...
- THE WAY WE WERE. Howard, John A. // Saturday Evening Post;Sep/Oct92, Vol. 264 Issue 5, p60
Examines the reasons the author says Americans were able to fight in World War II with very little psychological damage. Importance of friendliness and compassion; Role of the Great Depression in strengthening characters; Importance of religion on American life; How US Supreme Court's 1947...
- Do we need religion? // Christian Science Monitor;5/10/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 118, p19
Offers insight as to the need for religion, in light of the view that people in society depend on religion only in emergencies.