Religious Individualization and Christian Religious Semantics

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Hans-Georg Ziebertz et al.

ISBN 978-3-8258-4960-0
Band-Nr. 8
Jahr 2001
Seiten 144
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Empirische Theologie/Empirical Theology

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In the western world, there is a change in religion. Some
researchers speak of a general secularisation in the sense
of a decline of religion in general. Other researchers claim
that religion, represented by the dominant churches in
particular, are losing importance. A third group are
discovering religious vitality to be an inherent dimension
of modernity. The analytical profit might be the greatest if
empirical researchers succeed in achieving some sort of
balance between functional and substantial dimensions of
religion. This is what the authors of this book want to do.
It is in this balance that the task of practical theology
lies: to reflect on the tension between traditional
Christian religion and actual religious practice and to open
up perspectives for action in the pastoral practice and

Authors: Anton A. Bucher (Austria), Leslie J.
Francis (Great Britain), Michael Krüggeler (Switzerland),
Bert Roebben (The Netherlands), Johannes A. van der Ven (The
Netherlands) and Hans-Georg Ziebertz (Germany)

Prof. Dr. Dr. Hans-Georg Ziebertz ist Professor für Praktische
Theologie / Religionspädagogik an der Universität