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Spirituality

Marta Trzebiatowska and Steve Bruce

in Why are Women more Religious than Men?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199608102
eISBN:
9780191744730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608102.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

The preponderance of women in the world of alternative spirituality has been explained by their double alienation. The bureaucratic rationality of the modern world and the role-based nature of social ... More


Roz Chast: I was like a spy. Like a closet Jew

Arthur J. Magida

in Opening the Doors of Wonder: Reflections on Religious Rites of Passage

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245457
eISBN:
9780520941717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245457.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The tendency to forsake religion from one's life may be an effect of the influence exerted by one's family, peers, and larger environment, but, in all cases, ultimately underlines one's predominant ... More


Telling Times in (Asian) America: Extraordinary Poetics, Everyday Politics, and Endless Paradoxes

Tat-siong Benny Liew

in What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics? Reading the New Testament

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831622
eISBN:
9780824869168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831622.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter aims to investigate how the interjections and interruptions from ancient apocalyptic traditions interact with the present of an “intrusive” and alien-ated (Asian) America, focusing ... More


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