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Does God Still Matter at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century?

Warren A. Nord

in Does God Make a Difference?

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780199766888
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199895038 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766888.003.0001
Does God Still Matter at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century?

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This chapter surveys contemporary culture in general, adding a little historical perspective, noting the importance and influence of religion on people's lives, our social institutions, and our intellectual life. It provides evidence for two theses: that most people do believe in God, and that religion still matters in our world.

Keywords: religion; contemporary culture; God; social institutions; intellectual life

Chapter.  8709 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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