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Lived Religion: Faith and Practice in Everyday Life

Meredith B. McGuire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172621
eISBN:
9780199851942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172621.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What are we to make of the Latina schoolteacher who considers herself a good Catholic, rarely attends Mass, but meditates daily at her home altar (where she mixes images of the Virgin of Guadalupe ... More


: The Many Faces of Evangelical Politics in Latin America

Paul Freston

in Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Latin America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174762
eISBN:
9780199851737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174762.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about evangelical politics in Latin America. This book examines the interplay between contemporary religion and democracy at one of its key ... More


Ecospirit: Religions and Philosophies for the Earth

Laurel Kearns and Catherine Keller (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227457
eISBN:
9780823236626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227457.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

We hope—even as we doubt—that the environmental crisis can be controlled. Public awareness of our species' self-destructiveness as material beings in a material world is growing—but ... More


Spirituality: What It Is and Why It Matters

Roger S. Gottlieb

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199738748
eISBN:
9780199979349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738748.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This view of spirituality from traditional religion to contemporary culture reveals the common thread that joins Mahayana Buddhism and Hasidic Judaism, the Islamic Sufi poet Rumi and the Catholic St. ... More


Prelude: Basic Principles of Social Research

Steve Bruce

in Researching Religion: Why We Need Social Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198786580
eISBN:
9780191828904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786580.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

So that its positive elements are not lost in the detailed critiques of errors in the study of contemporary religion, this prelude lists and briefly justifies seven basic principles that should guide ... More


Conclusion: Attending to Vernacular Theology

Robert Glenn Howard

in Digital Jesus: The Making of a New Christian Fundamentalist Community on the Internet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773086
eISBN:
9780814790748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773086.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the implications of the present study for researchers of contemporary religion and new media technologies. This study documented the rise a new religious movement known as ... More


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