Repentance: A Comparative Perspective
There is no consensus about what someone who has violated society's rules must do in order to be fully restored to the community. Although repentance is a prominent idea in religions ranging from Judaism, Christianity, and Islam to Buddhism and Hinduism, its use in civic culture is vague and inconsistent. For example, is remorse the same as repentance? Drawing from a variety of religious and civic perspectives, the renowned contributors to this book_from the fields of theology, philosophy, and the social sciences_offer a broad understanding of repentance and its many applications. The essays question the legitimacy of repentance as a religious concept for the civic culture, exploring the way in which the religious origins of repentance might both illuminate and facilitate our civic usage of the idea. Excellent for theologians, philosophers, moral ethicists, and anyone asking, ' Who deserves a second chance?'
Què en diuen els usuaris - Escriviu una ressenya
No hem trobat cap ressenya als llocs habituals.
Repentance and Forgiveness A Christian Perspective
Godly Sorrow Sorrow of the World Some Christian Thoughts on Repentance
From Sacrifice to Sacrament Repentance in a Christian Context
Repentance in Judaism
Fire in the Atman Repentance in Hinduism
Repentance in the Islamic Tradition
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Repentance in Christian Theology
Mark J. Boda,Gordon T. Smith
Previsualització limitada - 2006