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By Daniel A. Stout

Communication is on the center of all religions. As a necessary element of faith, verbal exchange happens among believers, among spiritual leaders and fans, among proponents of other faiths, or even among practitioners and the deities. the will to speak with in addition to convert others can be a facet of a few of the world's significant religions.

The Encyclopedia of faith, communique, and Media explores all sorts of non secular verbal exchange all over the world and traditionally, with a different emphasis on oral and written different types of communique. This A-Z equipped reference paintings analyzes how and why the world's religions have used various technique of communications via subject matters dealing with:

  • Theory and ideas in spiritual conversation, together with rhetoric, persuasion, functionality, brainwashing, and more
  • Forms of verbal verbal exchange, comparable to chanting, talking in tongues, preaching, or praying
  • Forms of written communique, corresponding to spiritual texts, parables, mystical literature, and glossy Christian publishing
  • Other varieties of communique, together with artwork, movie, and sculpture
  • Religious conversation in public lifestyles, from information assurance and political messages to media evangelism and the digital church
  • Communication strategies and their results on non secular communique, together with non-sexist language, verbal exchange competence, or interfaith dialogue
  • Biographies of significant spiritual communicators, together with Muhammad, Jesus, Aristotle, Gandhi, and Martin Luther

From the presence of faith on the net to the consequences of spiritual ideals on well known ads, verbal exchange and media are imperative to faith and the expression of spiritual trust. With its foreign and multicultural assurance, this Encyclopedia is a vital and certain source for students, scholars, in addition to the final reader attracted to faith, media, or communications.

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Other archangels are also referred to (Salathiel, Jegudiel or Jekuthiel, Barachiel, Jeremiel or Remiel), and in the Coptic Church there is devotion to the archangels Surael, Sakakael, Sarathael, and Ananael. 14 Much of the Jewish and Christian interest in angels passed also into Islam, which accepted most of the biblical references as well as other lesser traditions. In particular, Muhammad was said to have received the Qur’an from the angel Gabriel (Gibril). Islam developed on the notion of guardian angels, teaching that each soul has two angels accompanying it: one to record the good deeds, the other recording all the evil of a person’s life.

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