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Religion without ulterior motive

A. van de Beek
HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies | Vol 61, No 1/2 | a425 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hts.v61i1/2.425 | © 2005 A. van de Beek | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 05 October 2005 | Published: 09 October 2005

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A. van de Beek, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands

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This article deals with the relevance of Christian faith. It is expected of religion to be of relevance to society, to inform politics, to guide people in their personal development, and so forth. The article wants to explore the argument of whether religion should be relevant at all, and what the consequences of denying the relevance of religion would be.


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