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Faith and belief : the difference between them

Author: Wilfred Cantwell Smith
Publisher: Oxford, England : Oneworld Publications, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on a wide variety of religious traditions, Cantwell Smith addresses how, why, and with what implications our understanding of the terms faith and belief has altered with time.--Drawing on a wide variety of religious traditions, Cantwell Smith addresses how, why, and with what implications our understanding of the terms faith and belief has altered with time.--Amazon.com.
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Genre/Form: Comparative studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilfred Cantwell Smith
ISBN: 1851681655 9781851681655
OCLC Number: 40788293
Description: ix, 347 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Buddhist instance : faith as atheist? --
Islamic instance : faith as theocentric --
Hindu contribution --
(i) Sraddha --
Credo and the Roman Catholic church --
(i) Baptism --
(ii) St. Thomas Aquinas --
(iii) Vatican I --
(iv) The twentieth century --
(v) Varia --
English word "Believe" --
Conclusion --(i) Faith as generically human --
(i) Belief and understanding --
(iii) The intellectual dimension of faith.
Responsibility: Wilfred Cantwell Smith.

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Is what, or whether one believes the significant religious question; and although the religious communities of the world differ in belief, how much do they really differ in faith?  Read more...

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