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Defending the Faith: Global Histories of Apologetics and Politics in the Twentieth Century

Todd Weir and Hugh McLeod (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266915
eISBN:
9780191938177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266915.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This volume explores how conflicts between secularist ideologies and religious faiths shaped global history in the twentieth century. The chapters approach the dynamic effects of these struggles by ... More


Beyond the Secular West

Akeel Bilgrami (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170802
eISBN:
9780231541015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170802.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

What is the character of secularism in countries that were not pervaded by Christianity, such as China, India, and the nations of the Middle East? To what extent is the secular an imposition of ... More


Religion and the World in Historical Perspective

Aziz al-Azmeh

in Secularism in the Arab World: Contexts, Ideas and Consequences

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474447461
eISBN:
9781474480697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447461.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter problematises common assumptions about East/West and Islam/West divisions relating to religion, society and the state. It examines the concrete positions and functions of religion and ... More


Tabernacles of Clay: Sexuality and Gender in Modern Mormonism

Taylor G. Petrey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656229
eISBN:
9781469656243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656229.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Taylor G. Petrey’s trenchant history takes a landmark step forward in documenting and theorizing about Latter-day Saints (LDS) teachings on gender, sexual difference, and marriage. Drawing on deep ... More


The Rise of Islamic Political Movements and Parties: Morocco, Turkey and Jordan

Esen Kirdis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474450676
eISBN:
9781474464840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450676.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Although regarded as a single community of Islamists, Islamic political movements utilise vastly different means to pursue their goals. This book examines why some Islamic movements facing the same ... More


Faith in Numbers: Religion, Sectarianism, and Democracy

Michael Hoffman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197538012
eISBN:
9780197538043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538012.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Why does religion sometimes promote democracy and sometimes do just the opposite? Theology alone cannot explain the wide variety of influences religion has on democratic attitudes and behaviours. ... More


Searching for Christian America

Lauren R. Kerby

in Saving History: How White Evangelicals Tour the Nation’s Capital and Redeem a Christian America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469658773
eISBN:
9781469655918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469658773.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces how white evangelicals imagine and reimagine the American past and how their dynamic relationship to the nation informs their political behavior. It draws on ethnographic ... More


Washed in the Blood in the Red States: Religion and Politics

James Hudnut-Beumler

in Strangers and Friends at the Welcome Table: Contemporary Christianities in the American South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640372
eISBN:
9781469640396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640372.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

From a national congressional map the political makeup of the southern United States appears to be solidly red, or Republican, with a few small urban blue, or Democratic, districts surrounding state ... More


Public Reason and the Value of (Searching for) Shared Values

Olivia Newman

in Liberalism in Practice: The Psychology and Pedagogy of Public Reason

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028790
eISBN:
9780262327558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028790.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

According to the premise of liberalism, political arrangements are only legitimate when citizens consent to them. This chapter elaborates on this theory of public justification and explains the ... More


Political Speech: Margaret Thatcher's Hymn at the Sermon on the Mound: Approach: Historicism

Peter Childs

in Texts: Contemporary Cultural Texts and Critical Approaches

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620432
eISBN:
9780748671700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620432.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Thatcher saw herself as far more than a political leader, believing in a set of spiritual values, culled from her reading of the Old Testament, that amounted to a vision of Britain as a chosen land. ... More


Collapses, Traversals, and Intensifications of the Part-Culture

Jon Bialecki

in Diagram for Fire: Miracles and Variation in an American Charismatic Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294202
eISBN:
9780520967410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294202.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

How is it that various instantiations of this diagram collapse, mutate, or colonize other aspects of the world? This chapter addresses the various failure-states and limits of the charismatic ... More


Epilogue: Searching for the ‘Heart and Soul’ of the European Community

Lucian N. Leustean

in The Ecumenical Movement & the Making of the European Community

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714569
eISBN:
9780191782817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714569.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

The epilogue provides an update on relations between religious communities and European institutions from the 1979 European elections until today. In particular, it focuses on Delors’s call for the ... More


The Ecumenical Movement & the Making of the European Community

Lucian Leustean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714569
eISBN:
9780191782817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714569.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

The European Community has largely been considered a predominantly secular project, bringing together the economic and political realms, while failing to mobilise the public voice and imagination of ... More


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