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作者 Dufault-Hunter, Erin
書名 The Transformative Power of Faith : A Narrative Approach to Conversion
出版項 Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2012
©2012
國際標準書號 9780739175538 (electronic bk.)
9780739167830
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說明 1 online resource (168 pages)
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附註 Intro -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1 The Need for an Alternative Theory of Conversion -- Chapter 2 A Constructive Overview of Theories regarding Religious Conversion -- Chapter 3 Story and the Making of the Self -- Chapter 4 Reading Conversion through a Narrative Lens -- Chapter 5 Hermeneutics and the Ethical Implications of a Narrative Approach to Conversion -- Appendix A The Original Research Project, Its Methodology, and Goals -- Appendix B Interview Form for Conversion Narratives Research Project -- Bibliography -- About the Author
This book argues that thick, embodied faith uniquely sustains moral transformation among those whom society deems "hopeless." It insists that by applying a narrative lens to religious conversion, we can better understand the dynamics of personal transformation in ways that make sense of psychological and social factors without ignoring so-called "spiritual" ones. It also helps us comprehend why religion often refuses to remain tamed or contained in the personal or private sphere many Americans wish
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鏈接 Print version: Dufault-Hunter, Erin The Transformative Power of Faith : A Narrative Approach to Conversion Lanham, MD : Lexington Books,c2012 9780739167830
主題 Conversion - Psychology
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