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Religious Pluralism in Religious Studies

Amanda Porterfield

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/9780199931903.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religious pluralism is a term for religious diversity that imputes positive meaning to religion and encourages appreciative understanding of its many forms. Rooted in Protestant idealism and emerging ... More


Gnosticism Out on a Limb

April D. DeConick

in The Gnostic New Age: How a Countercultural Spirituality Revolutionized Religion from Antiquity to Today

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231170765
eISBN:
9780231542043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170765.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Closing remarks that leave reader to wonder about the therapeutic and personal shape of religion in modern America; debt to the ancient Gnostics who altered the very fabric of religion. Engages the ... More


In Defense of Religious Moderation

William Egginton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148788
eISBN:
9780231520966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148788.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book laments the current debate over religion in America, in which religious fundamentalists have set the tone of political discourse—no one can get elected without advertising a personal ... More


The Impact of Religious Pluralism on American Women

R. Marie Griffith

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/9780199931903.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The literature investigating the impact of religious pluralism on American women is scanty, and any projected conclusions are at this point partial and preliminary. The evidence does show that ... More


God and the Green Divide: Religious Environmentalism in Black and White

Amanda J. Baugh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291164
eISBN:
9780520965003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291164.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

American environmentalism historically has been associated with the interests of white elites. Yet religious leaders in the twenty-first century have helped instill concern about the earth among ... More


On the Counterculture

Arthur Versluis

in American Gurus: From Transcendentalism to New Age Religion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199368136
eISBN:
9780190201951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368136.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Discusses 1960s religion, hippie religion, Asian religions in America; discusses the history of the counterculture and its religious significances.


Introduction

John Fea

in The Bible Cause: A History of the American Bible Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190253066
eISBN:
9780190253097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190253066.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

The introduction lays out some of the key themes that will be covered in The Bible Cause: A History of the American Bible Society (ABS). Throughout its 200-year history the ABS has focused its ... More


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