Concept of Prayer by D. Z Phillips

By D. Z Phillips

Many modern philosophers think that, sooner than it is easy to speak about prayer, the query of no matter if there's a God or now not has to be settled. during this name, first released in 1965, D. Z. Phillips argues that to appreciate prayer is to appreciate what's intended through the truth of God. starting via putting the matter of prayer inside a philosophical context, Phillips is going directly to talk about such subject matters as prayer and the idea that of speaking, prayer and dependence, superstition and the concept that of neighborhood. it is a attention-grabbing reissue that may be of specific price to scholars with an curiosity within the philosophy of faith, prayer and spiritual stories extra generally.

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5 Susan Birrell and Mary G. C. 6 Therefore, Korean American men at church sports tournaments cannot be read simply as a racial group of men playing organized sports competitively together. Rather, their histories and socially constructed realities in a context such as the USA, together with their own subjective experiences, make for a complex interpretation of what occurs on a Saturday twice a year. 7 Functionalist Theory Functionalist theory attempts to explain how society works to maintain stability through the sharing of values, beliefs, and organization.

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