Rationalizing Religion

Rationalizing Religion

Author: Chee Kiong Tong

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004156944

Category: Social Science

Page: 326

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Disputing the secularization hypothesis, this book examines the relationship between "religion and modernity," detailing and explaining religious conversion, revivalism, and religious competition in Singapore.There is intellectualization of religion, a shift from unthinking acceptance to rationalized religions.
Rationalizing Religion
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: Chee Kiong Tong
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: BRILL

Disputing the secularization hypothesis, this book examines the relationship between "religion and modernity," detailing and explaining religious conversion, revivalism, and religious competition in Singapore.There is intellectualization of religion, a shift from unthinking acceptance to rationalized religions.
Rationalization in Religions
Language: en
Pages: 315
Authors: Yohanan Friedmann, Christoph Markschies
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-17 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

Current tendencies in religious studies and theology show a growing interest for the interchange between religions and the cultures of rationalization surrounding them. The studies published in this volume, based on the international conferences of both the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften and the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, aim
The Perception of Christianity as a Rational Religion in Singapore
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Clive S. Chin
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-23 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

This book evaluates the common criticism that Christianity in Asia is westernized. Since the 1980s, Asian evangelical theologians and missiologists argue that the intrusion of Western theology is responsible for the Western and, hence, alien expressions of Christianity in Asia. Yet, in Singapore, the number of Christians has increased over
Rationalization in Religions
Language: en
Pages: 315
Authors: Yohanan Friedmann, Christoph Markschies
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-17 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

Current tendencies in religious studies and theology show a growing interest for the interchange between religions and the cultures of rationalization surrounding them. The studies published in this volume, based on the international conferences of both the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften and the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, aim
Chinese Business
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Chee-Kiong Tong
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-06 - Publisher: Springer

The nature, institutional foundations, and issues surrounding the apparent success of Chinese business networks is examined in this book. Major concepts such as guanxi, xinyong and gangqing, exploring the nature of trust, relationships and sentiments in Chinese business networks, are re-examined. A significant amount of literature has been devoted to