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Imagining Pan-Islam: Religious Activism and Political Utopias: Elie Kedourie Memorial Lecture

James Piscatori

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 131, 2004 Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263518
eISBN:
9780191734021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263518.003.0015
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture gives an overview of religious activism and political utopias. It begins by detailing the emergence of a political symbol, pan-Islam. The second section focuses on how Muslim politics ... More


Prophetic Activism: Progressive Religious Justice Movements in Contemporary America

Helene Slessarev-Jamir

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741238
eISBN:
9780814708705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741238.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While the links between conservative Christians and politics have been drawn strongly in recent years, coming to embody what many think of as religious activism, the profoundly religious nature of ... More


Conclusions

Helene Slessarev-Jamir

in Prophetic Activism: Progressive Religious Justice Movements in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741238
eISBN:
9780814708705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741238.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter assesses the overall significance of religious activism in bringing renewal to communities, creating new citizenship rights, and ultimately confronting American empire. While ... More


Introducing Desiring Subjects

Sherine Hafez

in An Islam of Her Own: Reconsidering Religion and Secularism in Women's Islamic Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773031
eISBN:
9780814790724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773031.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book describes the geographies of desire that underlie subject formation in women's Islamic activism in Egypt. It attempts to further ... More


Peacemaking

Helene Slessarev-Jamir

in Prophetic Activism: Progressive Religious Justice Movements in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741238
eISBN:
9780814708705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741238.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter marks the shift toward cosmopolitan religious activism by looking at various forms of religious peacemaking. These include traditional pacifist support for conscientious objectors, ... More


Identifying the Qualities of Prophetic Activism

Helene Slessarev-Jamir

in Prophetic Activism: Progressive Religious Justice Movements in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741238
eISBN:
9780814708705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741238.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a broader explanation of what the prophetic traditions within both the Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament have to say about various justice issues. Since there is a ... More


Media, Urban Aspirations, and Religious Mobilization Among Twelver Shi‘ites in Mumbai

Patrick Eisenlohr

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0023
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how urban aspirations that drive migration to the megacity are intertwined with religious media practices. More specifically, it shows how Shi'ite traditions in Mumbai ... More


U.S. Poverties and Religious Resources: Movement Context

C. Melissa Snarr

in All You That Labor: Religion and Ethics in the Living Wage Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741122
eISBN:
9780814788592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741122.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter studies the emergence of the contemporary living wage movement in the United States. By conscious political choice, U.S. politicians decided to undermine the original intent of the ... More


Autobiography and Other Writings

Ana de San Bartolome

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226143712
eISBN:
9780226143736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226143736.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Ana de San Bartolomé (1549–1626), a contemporary and close associate of St. Teresa of Àvila, typifies the curious blend of religious activism and spiritual forcefulness that characterized the first ... More


Introduction

John Anderson

in Christianity and Democratisation: From Pious Subjects to Critical Participants

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077388
eISBN:
9781781702000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077388.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book presents a synthesis of existing work and offers new insights into the engagement of Christian traditions with the democratic experiment, concentrating specifically on countries in the ... More


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