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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


From Dialectics to Direct Address: Turkish Theologians on Atheism and Other Religions

Taraneh R. Wilkinson

in Dialectical Encounters: Contemporary Turkish Muslim Thought in Dialogue

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474441537
eISBN:
9781474464871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441537.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

While this chapter still features discussions drawn from the work of Recep Alpyağıl and Şaban Ali Düzgün, overall it takes a broader scope to offer a survey of Turkish theologians’ general responses ... More


Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States

Charles L. Cohen and Ronald L. Numbers (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931903
eISBN:
9780199345779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931903.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries most Americans acted as though they lived in a Christian nation. Most Americans knew little about the religions of the world except that there ... More


Religious Pluralism in Modern America: A Sociological Overview

John H. Evans

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/9780199931903.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In reference to religion, the term “pluralism” intends something more than “diversity,” which refers to the simple fact that differences exist. Pluralism, rather, involves understanding the diverse ... More


Christian and Muslim Europe

Jytte Klausen

in The Islamic Challenge: Politics and Religion in Western Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199231980
eISBN:
9780191696534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231980.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In Europe, church and state are still intertwined in ways that secular Christians hardly notice but nonetheless penalise religious minorities. National policies are bewilderingly inconsistent and the ... More


A Transnational Icon

Jessica M. Parr

in Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628461985
eISBN:
9781626744998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461985.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Following Whitefield’s death and entombment (and some would say enshrinement) in the Old South Presbyterian Church in Newburyport, MA, his followers worked quickly to preserve his memory. They ... 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


Never Wholly Other: A Muslima Theology of Religious Pluralism

Jerusha Tanner Lamptey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199362783
eISBN:
9780199362806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362783.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

How does the Qurʾān depict the religious Other? Throughout Islamic history, this question has provoked extensive and intricate debate about the identity, nature, and status of the religious Other and ... More


Dialectical Encounters: Contemporary Turkish Muslim Thought in Dialogue

Taraneh Wilkinson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474441537
eISBN:
9781474464871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441537.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Discussions of Turkish Islam are still frequently dominated by political considerations and dualistic paradigms: modern vs. traditional, secular vs. religious. Yet there exists a body of Muslim ... More


Wonder

Michelle Voss Roberts

in Tastes of the Divine: Hindu and Christian Theologies of Emotion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257386
eISBN:
9780823261536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257386.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

An affective experience of wonder arises in encounters with religious others. In defense of the authority such encounters might hold for Christian life, this chapter gestures toward a Christian ... More


Freeing Religion at the Birth of South Sudan

Noah Salomon

in Politics of Religious Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226248479
eISBN:
9780226248646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226248646.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay discusses the law and politics of religious freedom in the recently created state of South Sudan. Christianity often serves as a proxy for national culture and marginalizes indigenous ... More


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