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Religion in human affairs

Clifford Kirkpatrick

Religion in human affairs

by Clifford Kirkpatrick

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Published by Wiley, Chapman & Hall in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and sociology.,
  • Religion and science -- 1900-1925.,
  • Religion -- History.,
  • Christian sociology.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 491-498.

    Statementby Clifford Kirkpatrick.
    SeriesWiley social science series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL60 .K5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 530 p.
    Number of Pages530
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6729685M
    LC Control Number29014115
    OCLC/WorldCa1128609

    This book investigates the contemporary challenges of diversity, multiculturalism, and religious pluralism to the protection of human rights and the freedoms of citizens within societies (states) in transition. Focusing on various social, political, legal, cultural, and economic aspects of rights. The prevalence and power of religion puts a heavy responsibility on it. What role should religion play in world affairs? What influence should it have on its adherents? Mankind's oldest book, the Bible, prophesied thousands of years ago about the influence that knowledge of the God of the Bible would have on people in what it calls the last days.

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    In an article published in Religion & Politics September 5, Shaun Casey, former U.S. State Department Special Representative for Religion and Global Affairs, wrote of his frustration with the State Department and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Tillerson’s decision to close the Office of Religion and Global Affairs, created in by Secretary of State John Kerry.   First, by adopting an overarching principle: religion is normative, not epiphenomenal, in human affairs. Policymakers should approach religion much as they do economics and politics—that is, as something that drives the behavior of people and governments in important ways.


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