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Introduction

Introduction  

Philip Sheldrake

in Spirituality: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777981
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199588756.003.0001
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chapter
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9780199588756
What do we mean by spirituality? Broadly speaking, it is a word that stands for lifestyles and practices that embody an image of human life and the human spirit. It embraces an aspirational ... More
Humanism: A Very Short Introduction

Humanism: A Very Short Introduction  

Stephen Law

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777363
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199553648.001.0001
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book
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9780199553648
Humanism: A Very Short Introduction explores how humanism uses science and reason to make sense of the world, looking at how it encourages individual moral responsibility and ... More
4. Why be agnostic?

4. Why be agnostic?  

Robin Le Poidevin

in Agnosticism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777684
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199575268.003.0005
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chapter
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9780199575268
‘Why be agnostic?’ examines a number of case studies which illustrate the ambiguity of the arguments for and against the God hypothesis. How do we explain intelligence, the existence of ... More
Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction  

John Morrill

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776557
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854001.001.0001
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9780192854001
Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction sets the Revolution in its political, religious, social, economic, intellectual, and cultural contexts. It gives an account of the ... More
7. Intellectual and Religious Life

7. Intellectual and Religious Life  

John Morrill

in Stuart Britain: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776557
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854001.003.0007
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9780192854001
‘Intellectual and Religious Life’ reveals the seventeenth century as an age of secularization. Anglican and Puritan alike were disillusioned by their failure to build a better world in ... More

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