Sociology: A Seventh-Day Adventist Approach for Students and Teachers
In this philosophical overview, Matthews examines key issues such as why Christians should study sociology, how sociology can facilitate faith integration, and how the church should relate to the challenge of post-modernism. His work is the third volume in the Faith and Learning series published by Andrews University Press.
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Why Christians Should Study Sociology
The Church and the Sociological Connection
FaithDiscipline Integration through Sociology
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