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 Teaching Death and Dying in the Context of Religious Studies

Vanessa R. Sasson

in Teaching Death and Dying

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335224
eISBN:
9780199868810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335224.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes a religious studies survey course on world religions that the author of this chapter has been teaching for a number of years in two different academic institutions. The course ... More


Introduction

Jane Naomi Iwamura

in Virtual Orientalism: Asian Religions and American Popular Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199738601
eISBN:
9780199894604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738601.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As an entrée to the book, this chapter lays out the theoretical framework of the analysis, including the concepts of Virtual Orientalism and the icon of the Oriental Monk. Early visual constructions ... More


The Prophethood of Joseph Smith

Wayne Hudson

in Joseph Smith, Jr.: Reappraisals After Two Centuries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369786
eISBN:
9780199871292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369786.003.013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that Joseph Smith is a genuine prophet of world historical importance. In a bold reversal (a non-Mormon), it takes such status as a historical given and a starting point that can ... More


Gathering around the Table of Fellowship: Lake Street Church

Paul D. Numrich

in The Faith Next Door: American Christians and Their New Religious Neighbors

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195386219
eISBN:
9780199866731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386219.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Lake Street Church, officially affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA denomination, is “intentionally ambiguous” about its identity and draws only loose boundaries between Christians and ... More


Rethinking Public Religions

José Casanova

in Rethinking Religion and World Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827978
eISBN:
9780199933020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827978.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter revisits the argument first presented in Public Religions in the Modern World in order to ascertain the extent to which the theoretical-analytical framework developed there needs to be ... More


Encounter in Global Feminist Movements: Enacting Trans-Religious Alliances

Jeannine Hill Fletcher

in Motherhood as Metaphor: Engendering Interreligious Dialogue

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251179
eISBN:
9780823252930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251179.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3 investigates the secular women's movement as a global phenomenon. Moving out from the feminists and female experts who spoke at the 1893 Parliament of the World's Religions, this case study ... More


Beyond Pluralism: Global Gurus and the Third Stream of American Religiosity

Joanne Punzo Waghorne

in Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931903
eISBN:
9780199345779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931903.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Beyond the two ordinarily identified modes of the globalization of Hinduism within the American context—the “liberal” mode of Hindu-heritage citizens identifying as “Hindus” within the generalized ... More


Changing Faith

Phillip Connor

in Immigrant Faith: Patterns of Immigrant Religion in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479853908
eISBN:
9781479858279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479853908.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the changing contours of immigrant religion from home to new society, and in particular how moving changes an immigrant's faith. It considers whether immigrants with no religion ... More


Regulating Religion under Communism

Fenggang Yang

in Religion in China: Survival and Revival under Communist Rule

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735655
eISBN:
9780199918591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735655.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter Four traces the historical evolution of the religious policy under Chinese Communist rule. During the 60 years of Communist rule in China, the atheism-based regulation of religion has had ... More


Vernacular Vedanta: Autohagiographical Fragments of Rama Tirtha’s Indo-Persian, Diglossic Mysticism

Timothy S. Dobe

in Hindu Christian Faqir: Modern Monks, Global Christianity, and Indian Sainthood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199987696
eISBN:
9780199346271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987696.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines Rama Tirtha’s writing about himself in India, through a series of fragmentary Urdu texts published at the turn of the twentieth century. Drawing on recent scholarly attention to ... More


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