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Understanding Folk Religion

A Christian Response to Popular Beliefs and Practices

by Paul G. Hiebert

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Baker Academic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Religion,
  • Cults,
  • Missionary Activities Of Specific Denominations,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Missions & Missionary Work,
  • Ethnic & Tribal,
  • Christian Ministry - Missions,
  • Intercultural Studies: Mission,
  • Religion / Missions & Missionary Work,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Christianity and other religio,
  • Christianity and other religions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7845470M
    ISBN 100801022193
    ISBN 109780801022197


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Understanding folk religion: a Christian response to popular beliefs and practices. Around the world Christian churches face the challenge of folk religions. volume provides modern missionaries with sound principles for developing a serious Christian response to prevailing folk religions.

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"Understanding Folk religion: A Christian Response to Popular Beliefs and Practices" by Paul G. Hiebert, R. Daneil Shaw and Tite Tienou. According to the authors, The purpose of this book is not to present ready answers to the questions folk religions pose.

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Joshua Trachtenberg () served in the American rabbinate for nearly three decades.To date, these essays have remained scattered in various scholarly journals. This book makes available nineteen of these articles, important contributions to our understanding of Japan’s intricate combination of indigenous Shinto, Confucianism, Taoism, the Yin-Yang School, Buddhism, and folk religion.