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There are 4 papers by Chew

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Beginning a Conversation: Scriptural Reasoning and the Bahá'í Faith Ben Schewel English 88 Scriptural reasoning (SR) is a recent and increasingly important interfaith movement, influencing both the academic study of, and interreligious relationships, between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, although members of other faiths are beginning to participate as well. The purpose of this paper is to present the aims, methodology, and underlyin...  
Emergence and Organization of Chinese Religions, The Phyllis Ghim Lian Chew English - Lights15 In recent decades, there has been much research-based framework emphasizing sociological, psychological, behavioural and other theories of leadership, but very little study of the nature of leadership and succession in religious organisations. This paper focuses on Chinese religions and society, home temples, village temples, and monasteries. read online  
Leadership and Succession in Taoist-Buddhist Temples Phyllis Ghim Lian Chew English 118 While there is a large body of research on religion, there is very little on the internal structure of religious organizations. More specifically, on the topic of leadership and succession, a keyword search on Amazon produced more than 7000 titles, which indicate these are topics of wide appeal. Yet there is hardly anything on leadership and succ...  
Yin-Yang Cosmology and the Bahá'í Faith Phyllis Ghim Lian Chew English 111 Lights14 The yin-yang concept is a pivotal theory in traditional Chinese thought influencing many aspects of Chinese civilization, government, architecture, personal relationships and ethics. The literacies of this paradigm has astounding similarities with the literacies of the Baha'i faith, especially with regards to the origin of matter, historical persp... read online