Participation and Beliefs in Popular Religiosity: An Empirical-Theological Exploration Among Italian Catholics

An Empirical-Theological Exploration among Italian Catholics
 
 
Brill (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 1. Dezember 2009
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 310 Seiten
978-90-04-18096-3 (ISBN)
 
Exploring the relation between popular religious participation and beliefs about God, human suffering, Jesus Christ and the church, this empirical-theological study offers the picture of a complementary relation between popular religiosity and official religion within Italian Catholicism.
  • Englisch
  • Leiden
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  • Niederlande
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • laminiert
  • 110 s/w Tabellen
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  • 110 Tables, black and white
  • Höhe: 24 mm
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  • Breite: 16 mm
  • 633 gr
978-90-04-18096-3 (9789004180963)
9004180966 (9004180966)
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Francesco Zaccaria, Ph.D. (2009) in Theology, Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands) and Catholic University Leuven (Belgium), is parish vicar in Fasano (Italy) and collaborates with the Chair of Pastoral Theology of the Theological Faculty of Molfetta (Italy).
Acknowledgements ... vii Abbreviations ... ix Chapter One Introduction ... 1 1.1 Why Investigate Popular Religiosity? ... 1 1.2 Popular Religiosity: A Problematic Topic ... 4 1.3 Popular Religiosity: Participation and Beliefs in the Catholic Church ... 5 1.4 Research Goal and Problem ... 9 1.5 Conceptual Model ... 10 1.6 Research Questions ... 16 1.7 Methods ... 19 1.8 Overview of the Study ... 28 Chapter Two Participation in Popular Religiosity in the Catholic Church ... 29 2.1 Dualistic Approaches to Popular Religiosity ... 29 2.2 A Complementary Approach to Popular Religiosity ... 35 2.3 Theological Legitimisation of a Complementary Approach ... 46 2.4 Participation in Popular Religiosity ... 51 Chapter Three Beliefs about God ... 73 3.1 Traditional Beliefs about God in the Teachings of the Catholic Church ... 74 3.2 Beliefs about God in Popular Religiosity ... 77 3.3 Conceptualisation of Beliefs about God ... 79 3.4 Beliefs about God in High and Low Level Popular Religious Participation ... 92 Chapter Four Beliefs about Suffering ... 99 4.1 Approaches to Theodicy in the Teachings of the Catholic Church ... 101 4.2 Approaches to Theodicy in Popular Religiosity ... 110 4.3 Conceptualisation of Beliefs about Suffering ... 115 4.4 Beliefs about Suffering in High and Low Level Popular Religious Participation ... 135 Chapter Five Beliefs about Jesus Christ ... 143 5.1 Dialectics between the Humanity and Divinity of Jesus Christ ... 144 5.2 Conceptualisation of Beliefs about Jesus Christ ... 162 5.3 Beliefs about Jesus Christ in High and Low Level Popular Religious Participation ... 181 Chapter Six Beliefs about the Church ... 189 6.1 Beliefs about Participation in the Church: Dimension ad intra ... 190 6.2 Beliefs about the Relation between Church and Society: Dimension ad extra ... 207 Chapter Seven Effects of Popular Religious Participation on Beliefs ... 225 7.1 Assumed Effect of Popular Religious Participation on Beliefs ... 225 7.2 Popular Religious Participation Affects Beliefs: Theoretical Model ... 228 7.3 Popular Religious Participation Affects Beliefs: Empirical Outcomes ... 238 Chapter Eight Synopsis and Recommendations ... 249 8.1. Synopsis ... 249 8.2. Recommendations ... 263 Appendix One: Measuring Instruments ... 273 Appendix Two: Factor Analyses ... 277 Appendix Three: Scheffe Tests ... 284 Appendix Four: Beliefs and Gender ... 294 Bibliography ... 297 Index ... 309

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