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Religion and Stable Self‐Government

Thomas F. Farr

in World of Faith and Freedom: Why International Religious Liberty Is Vital to American National Security

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195179958
eISBN:
9780199869749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179958.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how a more realistic and historically accurate understanding of religion and democracy can increase the effectiveness of U.S. foreign policy in influencing the natural desire of ... More


Introduction: Civil Society, Religion, and Democratic Transitions

John D. Brewer, Gareth I. Higgins, and Francis Teeney

in Religion, Civil Society, and Peace in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694020
eISBN:
9780191730825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694020.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

The Introduction outlines the areas to be covered in this book, reviewing the literature on civil society peacemaking and the Northern Irish peace process. It emphasizes the neglect of religion, and ... More


Conclusion: Religion and the Northern Ireland Peace Process

John D. Brewer, Gareth I. Higgins, and Francis Teeney

in Religion, Civil Society, and Peace in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694020
eISBN:
9780191730825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694020.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

The Conclusion summarizes the major arguments, both with respect to the conceptual framework for the comparative analysis of religious peacebuilding and the Northern Irish case study. It offers a ... More


Blurred encounters? Religious literacy, spiritual capital and language

Christopher Baker

in Faith in the public realm: Controversies, policies and practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420305
eISBN:
9781447302285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420305.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter focuses on ‘blurred encounters’ specifically on encounters between faith groups, academia, government and other partners in the third sector. These encounters are believed to have ... More


Introduction

Michael Farquhar

in Circuits of Faith: Migration, Education, and the Wahhabi Mission

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798358
eISBN:
9781503600270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798358.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter introduces the question of Saudi “religious expansion” — that is, the various processes by which Saudi actors are said to have exerted increasing religious influence beyond the kingdom’s ... More


The Biography of Literary Vernacularization

Christian Lee Novetzke

in The Quotidian Revolution: Vernacularization, Religion, and the Premodern Public Sphere in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231175807
eISBN:
9780231542418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175807.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Supplies the remembered biographical data and likely public memory of Chakradhar and Jnandev that help shape the context of the four chapters that follow. The chapter also argues that meaning coheres ... More


Leaving Medina

Michael Farquhar

in Circuits of Faith: Migration, Education, and the Wahhabi Mission

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798358
eISBN:
9781503600270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798358.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores the role of the Islamic University of Medina’s non-Saudi students, as religious migrants, bearers of spiritual capital accumulated on its campus and mediators of its ... More


Circuits of Faith: Migration, Education, and the Wahhabi Mission

Michael Farquhar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798358
eISBN:
9781503600270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798358.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book considers efforts undertaken by the Saudi political and religious establishments to widen the sphere of Wahhabi influence beyond the kingdom’s borders from the mid-twentieth century. It ... More


Overcoming the Obscene: Using Religion to Talk about Sex

Kelsy Burke

in Christians under Covers: Evangelicals and Sexual Pleasure on the Internet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286320
eISBN:
9780520961586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286320.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Chapter 2 investigates evangelicals who create Christian sexuality blogs, message boards, and online stores and examines the tensions they face navigating sex within two seemingly incompatible ... More


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