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Religion and Peacebuilding

Gerard F. Powers

in Strategies of Peace

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395914
eISBN:
9780199776801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395914.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The prevailing secularist paradigm and quantitative analyses of the relationship between religion, conflict, and peace are inadequate. Powers calls for moving beyond a functionalist approach to the ... More


Games Scientists Play

Alvin Plantinga

in The Believing Primate: Scientific, Philosophical, and Theological Reflections on the Origin of Religion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199557028
eISBN:
9780191701719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557028.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses what or how religious people (specifically Christians) should think about socio-biology or evolutionary psychology, given the conflict between the theories and beliefs of these ... More


Introduction

Ronald L. Numbers

in Science and Christianity in Pulpit and Pew

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320374
eISBN:
9780199851379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320374.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Many of the bitterest conflicts over science have taken place within religious communities, where differences easily mutate into heresies. The historical problem is not so much the claim that science ... More


Recasting Secularism as One Conception of the Good Among Many in a Post-Secular Constitutional Polity

Michel Rosenfeld

in Constitutional Secularism in an Age of Religious Revival

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660384
eISBN:
9780191748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660384.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

Modern Enlightenment based constitutionalism accords secularism a privileged position: by remaining secular, the public sphere should warrant neutrality among religions and among the latter and ... More


Private Doubt, Public Dilemma: Religion and Science since Jefferson and Darwin

Keith Thomson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300203677
eISBN:
9780300213409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203677.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Each age has its own crisis—our modern experience of science-religion conflict is not so very different from that experienced by our forebears, this book proposes. The author considers the ideas and ... More


Religion, Civil Society, and Peace in Northern Ireland

John D. Brewer, Gareth I. Higgins, and Francis Teeney

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694020
eISBN:
9780191730825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694020.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

This study is written by three ‘insiders’ to church peacebuilding in Northern Ireland, who are also sociologists and bring to their analysis a wealth of experience and analytic insight, based on four ... More


Ethnicity and “Muslim fraternity”

Gülay Türkmen

in Under the Banner of Islam: Turks, Kurds, and the Limits of Religious Unity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197511817
eISBN:
9780197511848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511817.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The chapter begins by introducing the case with the help of vignettes from the field. After setting the stage for the empirical puzzle, it goes on to the theoretical framework and situates the ... More


The Long-Standing Problem

Keith Thomson

in Private Doubt, Public Dilemma: Religion and Science since Jefferson and Darwin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300203677
eISBN:
9780300213409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203677.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The conflicts between science and religion are not exclusively a product of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries witnessed perhaps the most remarkable ... More


Knowledge in Motion: Oliver Lodge, the Imperceptible Ether, and the Physics of (Extra-)Sensory Perception

Courtenay Raia

in The New Prometheans: Faith, Science, and the Supernatural Mind in the Victorian Fin de Siécle

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226635217
eISBN:
9780226635491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226635491.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Between 1884 and 1894, the physicist Oliver Lodge pursued three distinct episodes of psychical research, each substantially tied to his thinking about the ether. The first involved telepathy, which ... More


The transcendent role of Catholic discourse in the Irish Land War1

Anne Kane

in Land questions in modern Ireland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719078804
eISBN:
9781781707944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078804.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The role the Irish Catholic Church played in the Land War is the subject of this chapter. The chapter takes as its starting point the view that political consciousness is fundamentally about meaning ... More


Everyday evangelicals: life in a religious subculture after the Agreement

Gladys Ganiel and Claire Mitchell

in Everyday Life After the Irish Conflict: The Impact of Devolution and Cross-border Cooperation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719087288
eISBN:
9781781704561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087288.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter develops the concept of an evangelical subculture in order to explore how both the politics of the post-Agreement period, as well as more mundane, everyday concerns about God, faith and ... More


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