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The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace

John Paul Lederach

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174540
eISBN:
9780199835409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174542.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book poses the question, “How do we transcend the cycles of violence that bewitch our human community while still living in them?” Peacebuilding, in the view of this book, is both a learned ... More


The Church and the Family

Brent Waters

in The Family in Christian Social and Political Thought

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271962
eISBN:
9780191709883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271962.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the inherent tension between the church as eschatological witness and the family as providential witness. It is argued, however, that the distinctive and complementary nature of ... More


The Human Vocation

Douglas V. Porpora

in Landscapes of the Soul: The Loss of Moral Meaning in American Life

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134919
eISBN:
9780199834563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134915.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Argues that there is a human vocation, a human project to be pursued by humanity as a whole. Physical cosmology tells us that the universe has a history, a history that arguably seems to be a ... More


Callings, Journeys, and Quests

Douglas V. Porpora

in Landscapes of the Soul: The Loss of Moral Meaning in American Life

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195134919
eISBN:
9780199834563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195134915.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Investigates how frequently people apply to their lives the traditional metaphors of calling or vocation, journey, and quest. To what do people feel called? Where are they going on life's journey? ... More


Prologue: The Virtue of Scholarly Hope

Rodney J. Sawatsky

in Scholarship and Christian Faith: Enlarging the Conversation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195170382
eISBN:
9780199835669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170385.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Conservative Protestants often assume that there was a time when American higher education was controlled by Christian saints, but whose legacy was lost via the slippery slope of secularization. ... More


Scholarship Defined and Embodied

Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen

in Scholarship and Christian Faith: Enlarging the Conversation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195170382
eISBN:
9780199835669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170385.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter proposes a threefold definition of scholarship that includes analytic, strategic, and empathic modes of reflection. It also underscores the place of ethics, academic etiquette, personal ... More


EPILOGUE: CAMPUS CLIMATE AND CHRISTIAN SCHOLARSHIP

Kim S. Phipps

in Scholarship and Christian Faith: Enlarging the Conversation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195170382
eISBN:
9780199835669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170385.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay discusses the challenges for administrative leadership at church-related and other Christian colleges which desire to facilitate dialogue about faith and scholarship. Intellectual ... More


No Longer Invisible: Religion in University Education

Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen and Douglas Jacobsen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199844739
eISBN:
9780199950331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844739.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religion is a major force in the contemporary world, and the college and universities that are preparing society’s future leaders must learn how to engage with religion in all its forms, both ... More


Reconceiving “Relation”

Daniel K. Finn

in The Moral Dynamics of Economic Life: An Extension and Critique of Caritas in Veritate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199858354
eISBN:
9780199949472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858354.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Because of the relational character of our Trinitarian God, Christians are continually challenged to conceive better of and embody more thoroughly the relatedness of persons that God’s call has ... More


Work

Mary Ellen Konieczny

in The Spirit's Tether: Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199965779
eISBN:
9780199346059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965779.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 5, “Work,” explores mothers’ attempts to resolve problems of work-family balance, how their congregations support their solutions through opposed and competing visions of work and family, and ... More


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