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The Basic Principles of Islamic Governance

Rached Ghannouchi

in Public Freedoms in the Islamic State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300211528
eISBN:
9780300252859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211528.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter concerns the basic principles of an Islamic political system. Within the context of a growing Western impact on Muslim lands, the chapter offers a blueprint based on the unity of Islam ... More


Christianity in the Twenty-First Century: Reflections on the Challenges Ahead

Robert Wuthnow

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096514
eISBN:
9780199853380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096514.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book contributes to those reflections on religion that cropped up at the end of the millennium by offering a sobering, realistic, and hopeful assessment of where the church was at the turn of ... More


Inadvertent offence: when ‘a little knowledge is a dangerous thing’

Maree Gruppetta

in Religion, spirituality and the social sciences: Challenging marginalisation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420411
eISBN:
9781447303190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420411.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter reflects on the lived results of working within a disciplinary tradition that marginalises religious knowledge. It also discusses the ways researchers and practitioners can inadvertently ... More


Hearing Vocation Differently: Meaning, Purpose, and Identity in the Multi-Faith Academy

David S. Cunningham (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190888671
eISBN:
9780190888701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888671.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Colleges and universities have begun using the language of vocation and calling to help undergraduates think about the future direction of their lives. This language has been employed in both secular ... More


Core Truths That Operate Across Faith Traditions

Susan J. Stabile

in Growing in Love and Wisdom: Tibetan Buddhist Sources for Christian Meditation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199862627
eISBN:
9780190258337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199862627.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores some of the underlying dynamics and shared values and principles that operate across faith traditions as a way to help explain why Christians can profit from prayer practices ... More


Islam, Christianity and the Mystic Journey: A Comparative Exploration

Ian Richard Netton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640829
eISBN:
9780748653263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640829.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This comparison of Islamic and Christian mysticism focuses on the mystic journey in the two faith traditions — the journey that every believer must make and which leads to the Divine. The author ... More


Religious Truth: Towards a Jewish Theology of Religions

Alon Goshen-Gottstein (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781786942289
eISBN:
9781800343283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786942289.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Truth informs much of the self-understanding of religious believers. Accordingly, understanding what we mean by 'truth' is a key challenge to interreligious collaboration. This book considers what is ... More


Called by Our Conflicting Allegiances: Vocation as an Interfaith Endeavor / Interfaith Cooperation as a Vocation

Noah J. Silverman

in Hearing Vocation Differently: Meaning, Purpose, and Identity in the Multi-Faith Academy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190888671
eISBN:
9780190888701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888671.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines our allegiances to a variety of communities (including those devoted to differing faith traditions), exploring how tensions and conflicts among these allegiances are narrated. ... More


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