Religion, Religious Organisations and Development
Scrutinising Religious Perceptions and Organisations
|Series title:||Development in Practice Bks.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $160.00|
| Book Description: |
This collection adds to a burgeoning literature concerned with the roles played by religions in development. The authors do not assume that religion and religious organisations can be 'used' to achieve development objectives, or that religiously inspired development work is more holistic, transformative and authentic. Instead, they subject such assumptions to critical and (as far as possible) objective scrutiny, focusing on how adherents of several religious traditions and a variety...