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Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy: Toward a Democratic Theory for Muslim Societies

Nader Hashemi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195321241
eISBN:
9780199869831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321241.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book analyzes the relationship between religion, secularism, and liberal democracy—historically, theoretically, and in the context of the contemporary Muslim world. The central issue is: liberal ... More


The Gates of the City: An Eschatological Vision of American Democracy

Sarah Azaransky

in The Dream Is Freedom: Pauli Murray and American Democratic Faith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199744817
eISBN:
9780199897308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744817.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter concludes that Pauli Murray's critical attentions to identity, history, and her articulation of a democratic eschatology provide readers with resources for contemporary discussions of ... More


Democracy and the New Religious Pluralism

Thomas Banchoff (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195307221
eISBN:
9780199785513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307221.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the new religious pluralism and the challenges it poses for democratic societies on both sides of the Atlantic. What are the contours of this new religious pluralism? What are its ... More


Clergy as Public Actors

Corwin E. Smidt

in Pastors and Public Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190455491
eISBN:
9780190455521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455491.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins with an analytical consideration of those factors that contribute to the political significance of clergy: their strategic position in society, the distinctive nature of the ... More


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