Religion and the Social Sciences by R. R. RenoReligion and the Social Sciences by R. R. Reno

Religion and the Social Sciences

EditorR. R. Reno, Barbara McClay

Paperback | July 24, 2015

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More often than not it's a class in the social sciences that challenges the faith of students, not a class in biology. Does critical understanding of our religious traditions, institutions, and convictions undercut them? Or can a modern social scientific approach deepen faith's commitments, making us full participants in today's intellectual culture? In these conversations with eminent sociologists Robert Bellah and Christian Smith, leading scholars probe the religious potential of modern social science--and its theological limits.R. R. Reno has served as the editor of First Things, America's most influential journal of religion in public life, since 2011. He received his PhD in theology from Yale University and taught theology and ethics at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, for twenty years. He has been published in many academic journals, and his opinion essays have appeared in Commentary, The Washington Post, and other popular outlets. His most recent books include Fighting the Noonday Devil, Sanctified Vision, and a commentary on the book of Genesis.
Title:Religion and the Social SciencesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:140 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.33 inPublished:July 24, 2015Publisher:Wipf and Stock PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1625641729

ISBN - 13:9781625641724