xv, 406 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Empirical studies in theology ; v. 17.
Formatted Contents Note
Theoretical perspectives Establishing truth from participation and distanciation in empirical theology / Jaco S. Dreyer Truth and method in empirical theology / Hans Schilderman Religious identity in comparative research / Johannes A. van der Ven Epistemological reflections on the connection between ideas and data in empirical research into religion / Chris A.M. Hermans Towards a generic model of religious ritual / Hans Schilderman Comparative empirical research in religion : conceptual and operational challenges within empirical theology / Leslie J. Francis Qualitative perspectives Adolescents' views of denominational identities and of dialogical religious education : an empirical study from Germany / Friedrich Schweitzer Ordinary soteriology : a qualitative study / Ann Christie and Jeff Astley Narrative competence and the meaning of life : measuring the quality of life stories in a project on care for the elderly / Thijs Tromp and R. Ruard Ganzevoort The theological case for Christian schools in England and Wales : a qualitative perspective listening to female alumnae / Tania ap Siôn, Leslie J. Francis and Sylvia Baker Quantitative perspectives Faith or morality? 'Theological sediments' depending on the centrality, content, and social context of personal religious construct systems / Stefan Huber and Constantin Klein Socialisation and empirical-theological models of the Trinity : a study among theology students in the United Kingdom / Mark J. Cartledge Religious socialisation in the family : a multi-dimensional and multi-level perspective / Sabine Zehnder Grob, Christoph Morgenthaler and Christoph Käppler Apostolic networks in Britain : personality and praxis / William K. Kay Xenophobia and religious pluralism : an empirical study among youth in Germany / Hans-Georg Ziebertz and Ulrich Riegel A church divided by theology and practice : the case of the admission of children to communion in the church in Wales / Keith Littler.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.