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American Lived Religion

Michele Dillon and Paul Wink

in In the Course of a Lifetime: Tracing Religious Belief, Practice, and Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249004
eISBN:
9780520940031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249004.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the broad religious life of America. The findings of the study being analyzed in it indicate that many ordinary Americans in the decades preceding the 1960s readily invoked a ... More


Sacrifice as Self-destructive ‘Love’: Why Autonomy Should Still Matter to Feminists

Pamela Sue Anderson

in Sacrifice and Modern Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199659289
eISBN:
9780191764752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659289.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that the compulsory norms of self-sacrificial ‘love’ in patriarchal forms of religious practice have undermined an appropriate confidence for both women and men; under patriarchy ... More


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