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Parishes and Apostolic Movements

Timothy Matovina

in Latino Catholicism: Transformation in America's Largest Church

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139791
eISBN:
9781400839735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139791.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines how the growth of Pentecostal and evangelical religions among Latinos, as well as the erosion of religious commitment in a secular culture of choice, are momentous challenges ... More


Postmodern Place: A Frame for Appearing

Mary McClintock Fulkerson

in Places of Redemption: Theology for a Worldly Church

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296477
eISBN:
9780191711930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296477.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores postmodern place as a constructive way to think about Good Samaritan UMC. Drawing upon examples of places, it explores what is distinctive about faith community as place. The ... More


Leadership

Timothy Matovina

in Latino Catholicism: Transformation in America's Largest Church

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139791
eISBN:
9781400839735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139791.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter argues that for many church officials, the fervent Hispanic Catholics in evangelization groups, apostolic movements, small faith communities, and youth ministries represent the ... More


Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God's Earth

Mallory McDuff

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379570
eISBN:
9780199869084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379570.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Natural Saints: How Churches are Working to Save God’s Earth shares stories and strategies of people of faith working to integrate the environment into their ministries. This book tells the stories ... More


The Historical Role of Religion in Government Social Services and the Development of the Faith‐Based Initiatives

Rebecca Sager

in Faith, Politics, and Power: The Politics of Faith-Based Initiatives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391763
eISBN:
9780199866304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391763.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since 1996 states have created a variety of faith‐based practices, such as adding faith‐based members to advisory boards or creating programs that help faith‐based groups write grant applications. ... More


Fe y Acción Social: Hispanic Churches in Faith-Based Community Organizing

Richard L. Wood

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The success of faith-based community organizing in Hispanic churches may be due partly to the fact that contemporary statements of this work were first pioneered in Hispanic barrios in San Antonio, ... More


The Scale of Organizing Today: The National Study of Community Organizing Coalitions

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter introduces the National Study of Community Organizing Coalitions, an original survey of all faith-based community organizing coalitions in the U.S.. This study, which achieved a 94% ... More


Introduction: Exorcising America’s Demons, Building Ethical Democracy

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Three demons bedevil contemporary American democracy in the domestic realm: economic inequality, the paralysis of federal policy-making, and racial injustice. American politics in the years ahead ... More


Racial Diversity in Faith-Based Organizing

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter draws on data from the National Study of Community Organizing Coalitions to analyze a fundamental dimension of diversity in the national field of faith-based community organizing: the ... More


A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

A Shared Future analyzes contemporary political work for racial equity in the United States within a social movement sector known as faith-based community organizing. In collaboration with faith ... More


Faith and Politics

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/9780199231980.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

There has been a lack of concrete ideas about how to integrate Islam in Europe, in part because for decades no serious thought was given to the question. Since September, 11, 2001, however, security ... More


Strategic Innovation and Democratic Theory

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter summarizes how faith-based community organizing challenges three key demons of contemporary American democracy: rising economic inequality, racial injustice, and the continuing paralysis ... More


Beyond ‘social glue’? ‘Faith’ and community cohesion

Robert Furbey

in Community cohesion in crisis?: New dimensions of diversity and difference

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420244
eISBN:
9781447301912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420244.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter talks about the impact of faith and faith organisations on social cohesion. It acknowledges the potential divisiveness within certain religious interpretations and practices, and ... More


Leadership and Diversity

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter draws on data from the National Study of Community Organizing Coalitions to analyze the individual-level diversity among two sets of key leaders within faith-based community organizing: ... More


 Pluralism, Tolerance, and Democracy: Theory and Practice in Europe

Grace Davie

in Democracy and the New Religious Pluralism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195307221
eISBN:
9780199785513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307221.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter has three sections. The first discusses the conceptual difficulties arising from the study of religious pluralism and democracy, drawing on the work of James Beckford — particularly his ... More


Introduction

Edward Orozco Flores

in "Jesus Saved an Ex-Con": Political Activism and Redemption after Incarceration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479884148
eISBN:
9781479854561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884148.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the concept of prophetic redemption—expanding the boundaries of democratic inclusion to facilitate the social integration of those furthest on the margins—in relation to the ... More


Kashmir: Has Religion a Role in Making Peace?

Ainslie Embree

in Faith-Based Diplomacy Trumping Realpolitik

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195367935
eISBN:
9780199851805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367935.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines whether the peacemaking tenets of Hinduism can be applied when taking on the conflict in Kashmir, which has caused the misery of several peoples and has exploited the relations ... More


Introduction to Part II

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This brief introduction to the second half of A Shared Future discusses the concept of ‘ethical democracy’ and links it to the following chapters’ case study of organizational transformation in the ... More


Prophetic Redemption

Edward Orozco Flores

in "Jesus Saved an Ex-Con": Political Activism and Redemption after Incarceration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479884148
eISBN:
9781479854561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479884148.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter builds upon a gap in the field of criminology by investigating how CRS and LA Voice, as umbrella faith-based community organizing groups, shaped the social integration of former gang ... More


Conclusions

Adam Dinham, Robert Furbey, and Vivien Lowndes

in Faith in the public realm: Controversies, policies and practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420305
eISBN:
9781447302285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420305.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This concluding chapter draws on the preceding chapters to determine the key themes in this volume. ‘Strong secularists’ argue that religion should be excluded from public life and the public realm ... More


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