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Folk religion

Mark Silversides

Folk religion

friend or foe?

by Mark Silversides

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Published by Grove Books in Bramcote, Nottingham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church attendance.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Mark Silversides.
    SeriesGrove pastoral series -- 25
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX5003 G75
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25 p. --
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15110324M
    ISBN 100851740201

      They do have the Tao Te Ching as a book of spiritual aphorisms. This is for Taoism.(leader Lao Tsu) Not really a religion. Most modern chinese are not religious and border on atheistic due to 50 year ploicy of their government to stamp it out. It is fitting that a book focusing on folk religion is written in a style that makes the information readily available to modern audiences." Mark S. Smith "A lucid treatment of a most provocative aspect of the Bible, namely, the question of a goddess in ancient Israel who Pages:

    Folk religion definition: Religion is belief in a god or gods and the activities that are connected with this | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. The traditional African religions (or traditional beliefs and practices of African people) are a set of highly diverse beliefs that includes various ethnic religions. Generally, these traditions are oral rather than scriptural, include belief in an amount of higher and lower gods, sometimes including a supreme creator, belief in spirits, veneration of the dead, use of magic and traditional.

    Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available Greek Folk Religion. Martin Persson Nilsson. Harper, - Greece - pages. 1 Review. What people are saying 5/5(1). Ichiro Hori’s is the first book in Western literature to portray how Shinto, Buddhist, Confucian, and Taoist elements, as well as all manner of archaic magical beliefs and practices, are fused on the folk level. Folk religion, transmitted by the common people from generation to generation, has greatly conditioned the political, economic, and cultural development of Japan and continues to.


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The book provides a substantive overview of the characteristics of folk religions and excellent guidelines for a thoroughly biblical response to these religions in Christian mission. A significant strength of the volume are the chapters which focus on the central questions of life addressed in folk religions, and the biblical principles essential for a Christian by:   Folk-religion: The Customs in Korea is a well-made book, with many wonderful photographs of Korean folk customs.

I can't use any superlatives about the narrative. Professor Joon-sik Choi writes in somewhat stilted English. There are poor word choices and grammatically clumsy constructions in by: 3.

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The book is long and reads almost like a textbook, but through some of the dry passages there are nuggets of wisdom and practical examples to bring home the theory presented/5.

Wherever there is a Chinese community there are temples and shrines with altars, statues and paper images. But how do these beliefs Folk religion book to Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism. This book explains the building blocks of this religion, touching upon anthropology, history, numerology, feng shui, mythology, nature cults and ancestor worship/5(6).

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Christianity, New Testament. Islam, The Holy Quran. Hinduism, has many holy books, but most popular is Shreemad Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads and Veda. Buddhism, Tripitakas. Sikhism, Guru Granth Sahib. Judaism, has two religious books. One is Torah and the second is. The largest folk religion in the world is the Chinese folk religion which has an estimated million followers worldwide or about percent of the world’s population.

All folk religions combined have more followers than Buddhism or Judaism, claiming about 10 percent of the world population in total. Chinese folk religion (also called Chinese popular religion or Shenism) is the most widespread form of religion in China, and among Chinese people worldwide.

It is the religious tradition of the Han Chinese, and involves veneration of forces of nature and ancestors, exorcism of harmful forces. I've used chapters from this book to teach undergraduates about folk/popular religion on the U.S./Mexico borderlands.

In a very readable format, Griffith presents serious research based on his fieldwork and portrays his sophisticated understanding of the religions and cultures of the by: 7. This book should be standard fare for missionaries, pastors, and cross cultural workers of all stripes.

Lay Christians and prayer warriors with a heart for missions will find Understanding Folk Religion useful. Since the world has come to America, and since American folk religion is on the rise with the Pagan movement and ethnicity-based religiousFile Size: KB.

Go into any Chinese home, office or restaurant and you will see altars, statues or paper ‘good luck’ images. And wherever there is a Chinese community there are temples and Earth God shrines. But what is the religion that makes sense of all these expressions of belief. Ichiro Hori's is the first book in Western literature to portray how Shinto, Buddhist, Confucian, and Taoist elements, as well as all manner of archaic magical beliefs and practices, are fused on.

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Read "Understanding Folk Religion A Christian Response to Popular Beliefs and Practices" by Paul G. Hiebert available from Rakuten Kobo. Provides a model for examining the beliefs folk religions around the world and suggests biblical principles missionaries Brand: Baker Publishing Group.

Rooted in tradition: folk religion versus orthodoxy --Glimpses of glory: worship and wonder --Heaven below: saints and angels everywhere --Visions of supernatural women: feminine versions of the divine --Charms and magic: conjurers and healers --Blessings from old roots: folk religion in the modern world.

Series Title: North American folklore. The Originally published in under the title Greek Popular Religion, this is a classic account of the popular agricultural, "folklore" and "superstitious" beliefs which underlay the official religion and literary mythology of classical Greece, and much of which outlived the official religion and persisted into Christian Greece in the form of folk customs and beliefs.4/5.

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The largest folk religion in the world is the Chinese folk religion. This book uses a cultural interaction approach to discuss numerous temples and shrines of Sinitic origin that house Daoist, Buddhist, and folk gods.

Such deities were transmitted outside the Chinese continent, or were introduced from other regions and syncretized. Examples include temple guardian gods that arrived in Japan from China and later became deified as part of the Five Mountain .Religious texts are texts related to a religious tradition.

They differ from literary texts by being a compilation or discussion of beliefs, mythologies, ritual practices, commandments or laws, ethical conduct, spiritual aspirations, and for creating or fostering a religious community.

The relative authority of religious texts develops over time and is derived from the ratification.