The case for religion /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ward, Keith, 1938-
Format: Book
Published: Oxford : Oneworld, 2004.
Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. Religion defined and explained. Religion and the transcendent: in search of a definition
  • Sick men's dreams? Explanations of religion as a survival of the savage mind
  • The sigh of the oppressed: explanations of religion as a social construct
  • Voices from the unconscious: explanations of religion in terms of psychology
  • pt. 2. The great world religions. Rhythms of the spirit: the beginnings of religion
  • Children of Abraham: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
  • The way to enlightenment: Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, and Taoism
  • pt. 3. After enlightenment. The second revolution: from evidence to experience
  • The dreams of reason: revelation and imagination
  • Matters of morality: from autonomy to theonomy
  • pt. 4. Convergent spirituality. Many paths, one goal? The continuing impact of the Enlightenment on world religions
  • Indra's net: the spectrum of spiritual truth.