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Individual Transformation in Religious Commitment and Meaning

Michele Dillon and Paul Wink

in In the Course of a Lifetime: Tracing Religious Belief, Practice, and Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249004
eISBN:
9780520940031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249004.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter assesses change in individual levels of religiousness—discovering who increased or decreased in religiousness during their adult years. A sample study of some individuals that is highly ... More


The Activities, Personality, and Social Attitudes of Religious and Spiritual Individuals in Late Adulthood

Michele Dillon and Paul Wink

in In the Course of a Lifetime: Tracing Religious Belief, Practice, and Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249004
eISBN:
9780520940031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249004.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the activities, personality, and social attitudes of Americans related to religious and spiritual aspects of their late adulthood. According to a traditional assumption, late ... More


The Plot to Kill God: Findings from the Soviet Experiment in Secularization

Paul Froese

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255289
eISBN:
9780520942738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255289.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book explores the nature of religious faith in a provocative examination of the most massive atheism campaign in human history. That campaign occurred after the 1917 Russian Revolution, when ... More


The Secular Revolution: Power, Interests, and Conflict in the Secularization of American Public Life

Christian Smith (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230002
eISBN:
9780520936706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230002.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Sociologists, historians, and other social observers have long considered the secularization of American public life over the past hundred and thirty years to be an inevitable and natural outcome of ... More


The Imprint of Individual Autonomy on Everyday Religion in the 1950s

Michele Dillon and Paul Wink

in In the Course of a Lifetime: Tracing Religious Belief, Practice, and Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249004
eISBN:
9780520940031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249004.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores religious freedom in America in the 1950s. It presents some studies to highlight the religious freedom people had experienced in that period. The freedom of individuals to ... More


From Christian Civilization to Individual Civil Liberties: Framing Religion in the Legal Field, 1880–1949

David Sikkink

in The Secular Revolution: Power, Interests, and Conflict in the Secularization of American Public Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230002
eISBN:
9780520936706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230002.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter traces the journey of religion in American law from the nineteenth to the twentieth century. Through most of the nineteenth century, many judges used common law to insert community and ... More


Bounded Choice: Cult Formation and the Development of the True Believer

Janja A. Lalich

in Bounded Choice: True Believers and Charismatic Cults

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231948
eISBN:
9780520937512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231948.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter reviews the theoretical foundations of the bounded choice theory and suggests its relevance to ongoing research on cults, the true-believer mentality, and to other manifestations of ... More


The Cursillo Movement in America: Catholics, Protestants, and Fourth-Day Spirituality

Kristy Nabhan-Warren

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607153
eISBN:
9781469608037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607177_Nabhan-Warren
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The internationally growing Cursillo movement, or “short course in Christianity,” founded in 1944 by Spanish Catholic lay practitioners, has become popular among American Catholics and Protestants ... More


The Bible and the Church I: The Legacy of Claus Westermann for Theology and Church

Rainer Albertz

in Biblical Interpretation and Method: Essays in Honour of John Barton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645534
eISBN:
9780191755842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645534.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies

There are only a few German scholars of Old Testament Studies who have been as eager to exploit their exegetical insights for the benefit of Theology and Church as Claus Westermann. In a true ... More


Orestes Brownson After 1840

in Friends of the Unrighteous Mammon: Northern Christians and Market Capitalism, 1815-1860

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226137063
eISBN:
9780226137087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226137087.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Unbeknownst to him, in 1840 Orestes Brownson began a journey that would transform him from a passionate critic of economic inequality into an almost Smithian enthusiast of international markets and ... More


Some Comparisons and Preliminary Conclusions

in Friends of the Unrighteous Mammon: Northern Christians and Market Capitalism, 1815-1860

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226137063
eISBN:
9780226137087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226137087.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Throughout its history, the Christian religion has been the starting point for remarkably diverse—even contradictory—political, social, and economic ideologies. Conservatives, for example, can often ... More


Divine Retribution and “Das Adam Smith Problem” Revisited

in Friends of the Unrighteous Mammon: Northern Christians and Market Capitalism, 1815-1860

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226137063
eISBN:
9780226137087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226137087.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

One possible solution to “Das Adam Smith Problem” does not reduce the virtues to prudence and prudence alone. It is possible to synthesize Smith's two texts such that sympathy still matters and is in ... More


The African Concept of Community and Individual in the Context of the Market

Paul Appiah Himin Asante

in Distant Markets, Distant Harms: Economic Complicity and Christian Ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199370993
eISBN:
9780199374212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199370993.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

This chapter examines African notions of individual and community to shed light from a different culture on the question of moral responsibility for the harms that markets cause to distant others. ... More


Fermanagh Churches Forum

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of Fermanagh Churches Forum (FCF), which was established to promote better inter-church relations, Christian unity, and reconciliation. It ... More


Ballyboden Parish Pastoral Council

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of the Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) in Ballyboden, Dublin. It includes a history of the parish and its PPC, and explains how the PPC is an ... More


Slí Eile (Magis Ireland)

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of Slí Eile (Magis Ireland), a Jesuit ministry for young adults. It includes a history of Slí Eile, and explains how it is an expression of ... More


Holy Cross Benedictine Monastery

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of Holy Cross Benedictine Monastery in Rostrevor. It describes how Holy Cross became the first Benedictine monastery to be established on the ... More


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