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 Religion, Outreach, and Mission

James K. Wellman Jr.

in Evangelical vs. Liberal: The Clash of Christian Cultures in the Pacific Northwest

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195300116
eISBN:
9780199868742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300116.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter on religion and culture argues that H. Richard Niebuhr's model of Christ and Culture is too abstract in this context. The Pacific Northwest has no assumed religious ethos; it is an open ... More


Individual and Society: Claims and Responsibilities

Abdulaziz Sachedina

in Islam and the Challenge of Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388428
eISBN:
9780199866755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388428.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter takes up the question of group rights, which is one of the four areas of contemporary international controversy over internationally recognized human rights. The concept of human rights ... More


Conclusion

Nigel Biggar

in Religious Voices in Public Places

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566624
eISBN:
9780191722042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566624.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter develops reflections on a selection of important questions, which have been raised in the body of the book, which are: How best may we interpret Rawls and Habermas? How does real ... More


Idols, Idolatry, and Unnecessary Suffering

Richard K. Fenn

in Beyond Idols: The Shape of a Secular Society

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143690
eISBN:
9780199834174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143698.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Secularization weakens the fascist potential of any social system and undermines the claims of world religions to represent universal forms of obligation. In such a context, a religionless ... More


Western Culture after Christendom

Jens Zimmermann

in Humanism and Religion: A Call for the Renewal of Western Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697755
eISBN:
9780191738159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697755.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

The analysis of contemporary culture in this chapter explains the need for a common humanistic ethos and offers a working definition of humanism to clear the ground for retrieving the religious roots ... More


The Autonomy of Ethics and the Moral Authority of Religion

Robert Audi

in Democratic Authority and the Separation of Church and State

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199796083
eISBN:
9780199919345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796083.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the relation between moral and religious knowledge and shows how even the pious can grant that the former is possible independently of the latter. The chapter also explains how ... More


Introduction

Matthew H. Kramer

in The Ethics of Capital Punishment: A Philosophical Investigation of Evil and its Consequences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199642182
eISBN:
9780191732188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642182.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter outlines the nature of the book as a whole, and it provides a synopsis of each of the subsequent chapters. It emphasizes that, although the rationale for the death penalty propounded in ... More


Spirituality and the State: Managing Nature and Experience in America's National Parks

Kerry Mitchell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479886418
eISBN:
9781479865260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479886418.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book investigates the place of spirituality within the American experiment with public management of land, particularly with respect to national parks. It focuses on national parks because they ... More


Becoming Religious in a Secular Age

Mark Elmore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290532
eISBN:
9780520964648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290532.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religion is often viewed as a universally ancient element of the human inheritance, but in the Western Himalayas the community of Himachal Pradesh discovered its religion only after India became an ... More


Religious Integration and Human Flourishing

Robert Audi

in Rationality and Religious Commitment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609574
eISBN:
9780191731822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609574.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Faith alone does not yield an integrated religious life, and this chapter describes various ways in which religiously committed people can have lives with a kind of unity that permits flourishing in ... More


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