Development and Religion: Theology and Practice download free [PDF and Ebook] by Matthew Clarke

Development and Religion: Theology and Practice download free [PDF and Ebook] by Matthew Clarke year 2011
  • Book name: Development and Religion: Theology and Practice
  • Author: Matthew Clarke
  • Release date: 2011/6/11
  • Publisher: EDWARD ELGAR PUBLISHING LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Reference
  • ISBN: 9781848445840
  • Rating: 7.48 of 10
  • Votes: 739
  • Review by: Brodie Oconnell
  • Review rating: 9.57 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/15
  • Total pages: 224
  • Includes a PDF summary of 19 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Development and Religion explores how the world's five major religions - Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam - understand and practice `development' through an examination of their sacred texts, social teaching and basic beliefs.Religious belief is a common human characteristic with eighty percent of the world's population professing religious faith. Observable in all societies, religious belief is pervasive, profound, persuasive and persistent. The premise of this book is that despite this, religion has long been ignored within mainstream development paradigms and by development practitioners (both locally and at the international level) resulting in sub-optimal development outcomes. Matthew Clarke argues that each religion offers useful insights into various issues concerning development that should be considered by donors, NGOs, and others seeking to improve the lives of the poor.Undergraduate and postgraduate students of development studies, religious studies and theology will gratefully welcome this highly regarded book.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 10H53M20S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Theology, Development Studies, Religion: General
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 117.21 USD
  • Dimensions: 152.4x233.68x17.78mm
  • Weight: 476.27g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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