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Postmodern Place: A Frame for Appearing

Mary McClintock Fulkerson

in Places of Redemption: Theology for a Worldly Church

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296477
eISBN:
9780191711930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296477.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores postmodern place as a constructive way to think about Good Samaritan UMC. Drawing upon examples of places, it explores what is distinctive about faith community as place. The ... More


Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God's Earth

Mallory McDuff

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379570
eISBN:
9780199869084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379570.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Natural Saints: How Churches are Working to Save God’s Earth shares stories and strategies of people of faith working to integrate the environment into their ministries. This book tells ... More


The Historical Role of Religion in Government Social Services and the Development of the Faith‐Based Initiatives

Rebecca Sager

in Faith, Politics, and Power: The Politics of Faith-Based Initiatives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391763
eISBN:
9780199866304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391763.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since 1996 states have created a variety of faith‐based practices, such as adding faith‐based members to advisory boards or creating programs that help faith‐based groups write grant applications. ... More


Fe y Acción Social: Hispanic Churches in Faith-Based Community Organizing

Richard L. Wood

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The success of faith-based community organizing in Hispanic churches may be due partly to the fact that contemporary statements of this work were first pioneered in Hispanic barrios in San Antonio, ... More


The Scale of Organizing Today: The National Study of Community Organizing Coalitions

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter introduces the National Study of Community Organizing Coalitions, an original survey of all faith-based community organizing coalitions in the U.S.. This study, which achieved a 94% ... More


Introduction: Exorcising America’s Demons, Building Ethical Democracy

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Three demons bedevil contemporary American democracy in the domestic realm: economic inequality, the paralysis of federal policy-making, and racial injustice. American politics in the years ahead ... More


Faith and Politics

Jytte Klausen

in The Islamic Challenge: Politics and Religion in Western Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199231980
eISBN:
9780191696534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231980.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There has been a lack of concrete ideas about how to integrate Islam in Europe, in part because for decades no serious thought was given to the question. Since September, 11, 2001, however, security ... More


Racial Diversity in Faith-Based Organizing

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter draws on data from the National Study of Community Organizing Coalitions to analyze a fundamental dimension of diversity in the national field of faith-based community organizing: the ... More


A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

A Shared Future analyzes contemporary political work for racial equity in the United States within a social movement sector known as faith-based community organizing. In collaboration with faith ... More


Strategic Innovation and Democratic Theory

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter summarizes how faith-based community organizing challenges three key demons of contemporary American democracy: rising economic inequality, racial injustice, and the continuing paralysis ... More


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