Religion and Happiness
作者: Wioleta Polinska
刊名: The International Journal of Critical Cultural Studies, 2015, Vol.13 (3), pp.67-80
来源数据库: Common Ground Research Networks
DOI: 10.18848/2327-0055/CGP/v13i03/43683
关键词: HappinessMindfulnessBuddhist-Christian Dialogue
原始语种摘要: Research during the last few decades has identified participation in religion as contributing to lasting levels of happiness. While the evidence is varied and not unanimous, there is a general consensus that religion is correlated with well-being. In light of Buddhist and Christian theologies that value interdependence of human beings with the rest of reality, I will propose caution regarding reports where happiness is assessed by self-reported individual well-being. Instead, I will argue that given contemporary ecological deterioration and growing inequality between poor and rich, there is a need for a theology of happiness that includes the flourishing of all people and of all nature. Both Buddhist and Christian theological reflections insist that a separate, individualistic concept of...
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  • centered 中心馈电的
  • happiness 幸福
  • there 那里
  • futile 无益的
  • argue 证明
  • insist 坚持
  • embrace 包围
  • Buddhist 佛教
  • flourishing 繁荣的
  • prosperity 繁盛