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The Future of Religion and Science in American Public Life

Michael S. Evans

in Seeking Good Debate: "Religion, Science, and Conflict in American Public Life"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285071
eISBN:
9780520960664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285071.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that good debate about religion and science is possible. As it stands, public debates in which religion and science are involved are simply not very good on any account. Problems ... More


The Secular Revolution: Power, Interests, and Conflict in the Secularization of American Public Life

Christian Smith (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230002
eISBN:
9780520936706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230002.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Sociologists, historians, and other social observers have long considered the secularization of American public life over the past hundred and thirty years to be an inevitable and natural outcome of ... More


An Archaeology of Sympathy: The Sentimental Mode in Literature and Cinema

James Chandler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226034959
eISBN:
9780226035000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226035000.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

In the middle of the eighteenth century, something new made itself felt in European culture—a tone or style that came to be called the sentimental. The sentimental mode went on to shape not just ... More


Introduction: Religious, Racial, and Ethnic Identities of the New Second Generation

Russell Jeung, Carolyn Chen, and Jerry Z. Park

in Sustaining Faith Traditions: Race, Ethnicity, and Religion among the Latino and Asian American Second Generation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717356
eISBN:
9780814772898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717356.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter describes how racial minorities have emerged and constitute the largest share of Americans under 18 and of the children of immigrants—the new second generation. American ... More


Dance Is (Not) Religion: The Struggle for Authority in Indian Affairs

Tisa Wenger

in We Have a Religion: The 1920s Pueblo Indian Dance Controversy and American Religious Freedom

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832622
eISBN:
9781469605869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894217_wenger.9
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter shows how the tensions over sexual mores and gender roles intersected with an equally heated battle over the place of religion in American public life. Modernist critics of Commissioner ... More


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