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 Who We Are

Michael W. Foley and Dean R. Hoge

in Religion and the New Immigrants: Social Capital, Identity, and Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195188707
eISBN:
9780199785315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188707.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Immigrant worship communities help forge a sense of identity among participants, but that identity may be religious or ethnic, both at once, or a combination of the two. Most immigrants develop ... More


 A Place on the Map: Communicating Religious Presence in Civic Life

Paul Lichterman

in Everyday Religion: Observing Modern Religious Lives

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195305418
eISBN:
9780199785094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305418.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How, if at all, is religion present in local American civic groups? This chapter compares uses of religious language in a variety of religious community service groups in a midwestern U.S. city, ... More


 Racial Identity: Material for Cross‐Racial Bridging?

Korie L. Edwards

in The Elusive Dream: The Power of Race in Interracial Churches

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195314243
eISBN:
9780199871810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314243.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In a race sensitive society, how people racially identify and the salience of these identities influence their associations, including the churches they to choose to attend. This chapter explores the ... More


Rethinking Religious Identity, Commitment, and Hybridity

Meredith B. McGuire

in Lived Religion: Faith and Practice in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172621
eISBN:
9780199851942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172621.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter challenges the Western image of a religion as a unitary, organizationally defined and relatively stable set of collective beliefs and practices. The result of interviews about individual ... More


Order, Justice, and Global Islam

James Piscatori

in Order and Justice in International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251209
eISBN:
9780191599293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251207.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines some of the conceptions of order and justice that are present in the Islamic world. It argues that many Islamic states have been willing to accommodate themselves to an ... More


From Apologetics to Comparison: Toward a Dialectical Model of Comparative Theolog

Hugh Nicholson

in Comparative Theology and the Problem of Religious Rivalry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199772865
eISBN:
9780199897315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772865.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter presents a model of Christian comparative theology which is informed by recent works in political theory that question the classical liberal project of “de-politicization” while yet ... More


Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Gareth Lloyd

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Charles Wesley has been a problem figure for church historians. The great hymn‐writer's contribution to Methodism and the 18th century Evangelical Revival has frequently been seen primarily in terms ... More


 The Goddess of the Secret and Her Procession (Guhyeśvarījātrā)

Axel Michaels

in Siva in Trouble: Festivals and Rituals at the Pasupatinatha Temple of Deopatan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195343021
eISBN:
9780199866984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343021.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter deals with the history and mythology of Guhyeśvarī, the Goddess of the Secret and her procession (Guhyeśvarījātrā). The focus of the chapter is on the various (Hindu, Buddhist, Folk) ... More


Episcopalianism and Scotland

Rowan Strong

in Episcopalianism in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Religious Responses to a Modernizing Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249220
eISBN:
9780191600760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249229.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The authenticity of an indigenous Scottish Episcopalianism is argued for in this chapter, using the debates around the Eucharistic liturgy known as the Scottish Communion Office. This liturgy ... More


Comparative Theology and the Problem of Religious Rivalry

Hugh Nicholson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199772865
eISBN:
9780199897315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199772865.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book concerns the problem of the ineluctability of ‘us’ versus ‘them’ relations in theological discourse. It argues that liberal theologies — from the Christian fulfillment theology of the ... More


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