SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.33 número1On the epistemology of postmodern spiritualityAxiological assumptions in Qohelet: A historical-philosophical clarification índice de autoresíndice de materiabúsqueda de artículos
Home Pagelista alfabética de revistas  

Servicios Personalizados

Articulo

Indicadores

Links relacionados

  • En proceso de indezaciónCitado por Google
  • En proceso de indezaciónSimilares en Google

Compartir


Verbum et Ecclesia

versión On-line ISSN 1609-9982

Resumen

BEYERS, Jaco. Jagters vs Boere: 'n Soeke na die oorsprong van godsdiens. Verbum Eccles. (Online) [online]. 2012, vol.33, n.1, pp. 1-4. ISSN 1609-9982.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/ve.v33i1.580.

The question to the origin of religion is as old as the concept of religion itself. To understand religion, it helps to understand the categories of definitions for religion. There are several theories as to the evolutionary development of religion. Examples from Turkey as well as South Africa are used to illustrate that one model of explanation cannot be applied to all. This article wants to stress the importance of context when explaining the origin of religion. Each and every occurrence of religion has its own contextual explanation. What is however important is to recognise the universal human ability to recognise, accept and transfer religious concepts. This principle is illustrated by making use of the model of cognition in combination with other models.

        · texto en Africano     · Africano ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License