Donald Wiebe Religion Study

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Religious studies focus on the modern study of the history of Religion. Religious studies is an emerging field that focuses of the on thriving Religious phenomenon around the world. Donald Wiebe addresses the issues that face Religious studies in both undergraduate and graduate. These issues are the complex theoretical and methodological in nature. Religion human behaviour with its institution and systems of beliefs and practices. The subject Religion needs modern ways to study it to sense of this human behavioral phenomenon. The theories of Religious very in angle of the which the researcher can approach of Religion. The theories of Religion can try to the questions Religious history of mankind from origin. Although the origin and function …show more content…
Scholars of Religion have been searching for coherent approach to build an academic discipline Religion. This discipline must have its own language and scientific methods to cluster necessary information for the field. The development of Religious departments as an academic field went through many intellectual stages in last couple of centuries in the west. Throughout these stages Religious studies was sort out from the theological and devotional approach to more scientific in both Europe and North America. The modern and scientific study of Religion rose in 1960s it’s important to emphasis this scientific approach to give an academic legitimacy. Weibe also argues that Philosophy is good for Religion discipline because it keeps the issue of speculation and truthfulness alive. The field of Religious studies in a modern Western university is even developing discipline. This field should advance the knowledge and skills needed to understand Religion and human …show more content…
Our understanding of the issues surrounding Religion such as God, truthfulness and human experience can be modernized with the help of new and scientific methods. Scholars of Religion can debate the affect of Religion on humans, the issues is Religion is part of life now and will be in the future. Scientific methods of research will be reliable, increase our knowledge and contribute to the success of Religious studies. W. C. Smith argued that Religion could not be a field of study because of the nature of the subject. He thinks that the western modernity sees Religion as threat to its practices. Higginton on the hand sees a great on Religion that should be studied. He argues that Religion allow people to connect with their inner being and reach their inner light. There is a Religious unity among world Religions where souls unite universally in congregations to lift up the human sprite he argues. Sympathy can benefit mankind and can be studied as human phenomenon in Religious

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