Religion today: Themes and issues
Religion today: Themes and issues

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Religion today: Themes and issues

1 Considering the issues

1.1 What are the issues?

Some themes recur when we start to think about religion. These include issues of continuity and change, representation, differing perspectives, authority, community and identity. In this course we start to consider some of them in detail.

The full list of themes and issues considered in this section are:

  • Continuity and change

  • Representation

  • The Victoria and Albert Museum 'Sacred Spaces' exhibition of 2000

  • Differing perspectives

  • Sources of authority

  • Language

  • Religion and sprirituality

  • Community and identity

  • Religion and the individual


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