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How Wide Is Our Lens?

Douglas A Hicks

in With God on All Sides: Leadership in a Devout and Diverse America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337174
eISBN:
9780199868407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337174.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the predominant vision many political leaders have articulated post-September 11, 2001: a narrow and embattled vision of the collective American identity. It draws on Samuel ... More


Judaic Sources and Western Thought: Jerusalem's Enduring Presence

Jonathan Jacobs (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199583157
eISBN:
9780191728952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583157.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book explores the significance and enduring relevance of Judaic roots and sources of important European and Western moral and political ideas and ideals. The book focuses on the distinct ... More


Creation in Church History

Hilary Marlow

in Biblical Prophets and Contemporary Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199569052
eISBN:
9780191723230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569052.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

A number of environmental scientists and theologians view the Judaeo–Christian tradition with suspicion, even hostility, and some lay the blame for the current environmental situation at the door of ... More


The Judeo-Christian Tradition

Wolfgang Huber

in The Cultural Values of Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311383
eISBN:
9781846315800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311383.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the Judeo-Christian tradition from a Christian perspective. Set against the background of the Jewish tradition, it considers the organizing principle of the Christian tradition ... More


Religious Pluralism in American Judaism

Deborah Dash Moore

in Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931903
eISBN:
9780199345779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931903.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What makes the American experience particularly interesting for Jews involves the structure it provides for religious pluralism within Judaism together with a framework for situating Jews and their ... More


From Consensus to Struggle: Pluralism and the Body Politic in Contemporary America

Charles H. Lippy

in Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931903
eISBN:
9780199345779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931903.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since the mid-twentieth century, the relationship between religion and the body politic in the United States as crafted by both religious and political leaders has moved through four stages. ... More


Introduction

Charles L. Cohen and Ronald L. Numbers

in Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931903
eISBN:
9780199345779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931903.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introduction sets the historical context for examining religious pluralism in America. The “first diversity” consisted primarily of various Protestants gathered in regional denominational ... More


Worlds in Space: American Religious Pluralism in Geographic Perspective

Bret E. Carroll

in Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931903
eISBN:
9780199345779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931903.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

American religious pluralism—its symbolic expressions, its characteristic tensions and contests—play out nowhere more noticeably than on the landscape. Because exchanges among the nation's faiths are ... More


Introduction

Eric L. Santner

in On the Psychotheology of Everyday Life: Reflections on Freud and Rosenzweig

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226734873
eISBN:
9780226734897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734897.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Scholars have argued that a better grasp of the historical roots of intolerance—of patterns of ethnic, religious, and national enmity—will help people throughout the world to establish a genuine ... More


On the Psychotheology of Everyday Life: Reflections on Freud and Rosenzweig

Eric L. Santner

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226734873
eISBN:
9780226734897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734897.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book puts Sigmund Freud in dialogue with his contemporary Franz Rosenzweig in the service of reimagining ethical and political life. By exploring the theological dimensions of Freud's writings ... More


The Disenchanted: Religion as Ecological Control, and Its Modern Fate

E. N. Anderson

in Ecologies of the Heart: Emotion, Belief, and the Environment

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195090109
eISBN:
9780197560617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195090109.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Conservation must be rationally planned, but inevitably it becomes a political issue. Policies and plans must be debated in the political arena and decided there. ... More


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