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 The Sixties: Secularization and the Prophesies of Freedom

Slavica Jakelić

in Prophesies of Godlessness: Predictions of America's Iminent Secularization from the Puritans to Postmodernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195342536
eISBN:
9780199867042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342536.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows that during the 1960s there was an increasing affinity between the notion that de‐institutionalized religion is something good and the intellectual and social sensibilities of the ... More


Political Theology: Demystifying the Universal

Marinos Diamantides and Anton Schütz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748697762
eISBN:
9781474435154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697762.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Ridding modernity of Christian political theology — and thus of the sort of false universalisms theology makes possible — requires a recognition that although this theology lies in ruins it is ... More


Jewish Materialism: The Intellectual Revolution of the 1870s

Eliyahu Stern

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300221800
eISBN:
9780300235586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221800.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

To understand the organizing framework of modern Judaism, Eliyahu Stern believes that we should look deeper and farther than the Holocaust, the establishment of the State of Israel, and the influence ... More


Evangelicalism, Mediation, and Social Change

Andrew O. Winckles

in Eighteenth-Century Women's Writing and the Methodist Media Revolution: 'Consider the Lord as Ever Present Reader'

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620184
eISBN:
9781789629651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620184.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter briefly synthesizes the findings of the volume, considering how evangelical media affected British life and letters more broadly during the long eighteenth century. While evangelicalism ... More


Can Secularism Travel?

Charles Taylor

in Beyond the Secular West

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170802
eISBN:
9780231541015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170802.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Charles Taylor discusses the applicability of his book A Secular Age to the world outside the West.


God’s Revenge

Manlio Graziano

in Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231174626
eISBN:
9780231543910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174626.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter is about the massive processes of urbanization in the developing countries, when religious peasants brought their feelings in the cities.


A Secular Age Outside Latin Christendom: Charles Taylor Responds

Charles Taylor

in Beyond the Secular West

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170802
eISBN:
9780231541015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170802.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Taylor responds to the preceding essays, questioning the applicability of secularism.


Introduction

Sarah Wobick-Segev

in Homes Away from Home: Jewish Belonging in Twentieth-Century Paris, Berlin, and St. Petersburg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605145
eISBN:
9781503606548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605145.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Pointing to the larger claims of the book, the introduction argues that the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were a key moment in the creation of the Jewish individual--a moment when ... More


How the Naturalists “Won”

Matthew Stanley

in Huxley's Church and Maxwell's Demon: From Theistic Science to Naturalistic Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226164878
eISBN:
9780226164908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164908.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter shows how Huxley and the other scientific naturalists used the similarity between theistic and naturalistic science to take control of scientific institutions. In particular, the ... More


Opening to the Center, 1960–1963

Wendy Pojmann

in Italian Women and International Cold War Politics, 1944-1968

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823245604
eISBN:
9780823252688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245604.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

The years between 1960 and 1963 are the focus of chapter five. It demonstrates that as global events of major interest, such as the 1960 election of John F. Kennedy in the United States and the first ... More


Religion in the Greek Public Sphere: Debating Europe's Influence

Effie Fokas

in Orthodox Constructions of the West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251926
eISBN:
9780823253067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251926.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter navigates between two bodies of theory regarding secularization in Orthodox contexts and the influence of ‘Europe’ on the latter: does ‘Europeanization’ lead to secularization of ... More


Incarnation in the Age of the Buffered, Commodified Self

Anthony J. Godzieba

in Questioning the Human: Toward a Theological Anthropology for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823257522
eISBN:
9780823261567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257522.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter proposes a retrieval of personhood by reflecting on it in light of cultural developments in which the human person is considered a “buffered self” (Charles Taylor), fragmented, ... More


Toward a Revised History of Modesty and Humility

Julie E. Cooper

in Secular Powers: Humility in Modern Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226081298
eISBN:
9780226081328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081328.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter offers a revisionist history of modesty and humility in modernity, challenging the standard story, pioneered by David Hume, of humility’s modern demise. After surveying a variety of ... More


The Orthodox Church of Greece

Dimitris Stamatopoulos

in Orthodox Christianity and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Southeastern Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256068
eISBN:
9780823261307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256068.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides a concise history of the Greek Orthodox Church in the 19th century and an interpretative approach to the problem of the emergence of autocephalous churches in Southeastern ... More


Excerpt from “The Priest as Agent of Secularization in Rural Spain”

Stanley H. Brandes

in Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Stanley Brandes is an American sociocultural anthropologist whose work spans both European and Latin American peasantries. In this article Brandes describes a kind of Catholicism characteristic of ... More


Jurisdictional disputes

Sally Mayall Brasher

in Hospitals and Charity: Religious Culture and Civic Life in Medieval Northern Italy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526119285
eISBN:
9781526128393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119285.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Chapter five examines the process of greater secularization in the management of the facilities and attempts by the church officials to reassert control and authority over these groups in the late ... More


Materialisms

Eliyahu Stern

in Jewish Materialism: The Intellectual Revolution of the 1870s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300221800
eISBN:
9780300235586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221800.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

It provides an overview of modern Jewish history in relation to the question of Jews’ and Judaism’s relationship to materialism. It explores the way in which Russian Jews in the late nineteenth ... More


Introduction

Ira Helderman

in Prescribing the Dharma: Psychotherapists, Buddhist Traditions, and Defining Religion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648521
eISBN:
9781469648545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648521.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The Introduction begins by laying out the methodological and theoretical foundations of the book. It explains that, currently, religious studies research on this topic has been limited, only ... More


Coming to Terms with Our Terms

Ira Helderman

in Prescribing the Dharma: Psychotherapists, Buddhist Traditions, and Defining Religion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648521
eISBN:
9781469648545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648521.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter surveys psychotherapists’ common understandings for the primary terms the volume tracks: psychotherapy, religion, secular, science, medicine, Buddhism, spirituality, and terms for the ... More


Research Tested, Science Approved: Filtering Religion Approaches

Ira Helderman

in Prescribing the Dharma: Psychotherapists, Buddhist Traditions, and Defining Religion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648521
eISBN:
9781469648545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648521.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter describes clinicians’ filtering religion approaches to Buddhist traditions. Contemporary psychotherapists often express a prodigious enthusiasm about neuroscientific research purporting ... More


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