Sociologie du christianisme et théologie

The author attempts to calm fears which arise, among ecclesiastical authorities and faithful, from explanation and analysis in the field of the sociology of religion. In so far as the Church is at the same time a temporal and spiritual society the sociology of religious groups complements the field...

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Published in:Social compass
Main Author: Mehl, Roger 1912-1997
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: [1963]
In:Social compass
Year: 1963, Volume: 10, Issue: 3, Pages: 285-292
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System)
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Summary:The author attempts to calm fears which arise, among ecclesiastical authorities and faithful, from explanation and analysis in the field of the sociology of religion. In so far as the Church is at the same time a temporal and spiritual society the sociology of religious groups complements the field of theology. But springing from an empirical science, the results of sociological investigation, given the complexity of religious phenomina remain relative. Such investigation however usefully underliness the fact that the Church exists « in the world ».
ISSN:1461-7404
Contains:Enthalten in: Social compass
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1177/003776866301000302