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Paradox: Tradition in a Posttraditional Society

Jerome P. Baggett

in Sense of the Faithful: How American Catholics Live Their Faith

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195326956
eISBN:
9780199870301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326956.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reflects on an inherent paradox of religious traditions. Characterized by both stasis and flux, traditions conserve cultural meanings for new generations of people who, in reinterpreting ... More


 Becoming American

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/9780195188707.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Recent theories of civic engagement suggest three major pathways by which worship communities could promote the social and civic incorporation of recent immigrants: providing immigrants with social ... More


 Conclusion

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/9780195188707.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Immigrant worship communities promote the civic and social incorporation of immigrants in varying ways and to varying degrees, depending upon the demographics of the group, the organizational culture ... More


 Profiles in Diversity

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/9780195188707.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Recent immigrants to the United States differ from the last great wave of immigrants in their countries of origin and socio-economic diversity. Immigration to the Washington, D.C. area differs from ... More


 Taking Religion Seriously in Public Universities

Warren A. Nord

in The American University in a Postsecular Age: Religion and the Academy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323443
eISBN:
9780199869145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323443.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Nord argues that the study of religion is necessary if students are to understand either the religious or the secular dimensions of the world in which they live and concludes that taking religion ... More


New Homelands: Hindu Communities in Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad, South Africa, Fiji, and East Africa

Paul Younger

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391640
eISBN:
9780199866649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391640.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This book is the story of how in six different locations indentured workers from India were able to design Hindu communities for themselves, and how those communities continue to thrive in those ... More


Teaching African American Religions

Carolyn M. Jones and Theodore Louis Trost (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The variety and complexity of its traditions make African American religion one of the most difficult topics in religious studies to understand. The sheer scope of the subject is daunting to anyone ... More


Muslim Minorities in Contemporary Democracies: The Limitations of Liberal Toleration

Joseph H. Carens

in Culture, Citizenship, and Community: A Contextual Exploration of Justice as Evenhandedness

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297680
eISBN:
9780191598937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297688.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Asks how liberal democratic states should respond to immigrants whose cultural commitments are (or are alleged to be) at odds with liberal democratic norms and practices. The chapter takes Muslim ... More


Conclusion

Paul Younger

in New Homelands: Hindu Communities in Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad, South Africa, Fiji, and East Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391640
eISBN:
9780199866649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391640.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter tries to explain why the Indian workers were so successful in building what they call a “new homeland” for themselves. One important factor was the weak and temporary nature of the ... More


CONTEXTUALIZING COMPLEXITY, II: INDIA'S DOMINANT RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS: SANĀTANA‐DHARMA AND DAR‐UL‐ISLAM

Robert Eric Frykenberg

in Christianity in India: From Beginnings to the Present

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198263777
eISBN:
9780191714191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263777.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter explores the contexts of classical religious traditions within which the impact of European Christendom occurred. Topics discussed include dharma and karma, Al Hind, and Dar-ul-Islam.


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