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 One Nation under God, Divisible

David Domke and Kevin Coe

in The God Strategy: How Religion Became a Political Weapon in America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326413
eISBN:
9780199870431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326413.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter tracks the rise of religious politics in modern America, from the Scopes trial to the Cold War to the civil rights movement, and ultimately to the mobilization of religious conservatives ... More


Liberal Protestant Decline

Mark Chaves

in American Religion: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146850
eISBN:
9781400839957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146850.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the decline in Liberal Protestant denominations in recent decades. This is one of the best known religious trends of the last several decades, but it often is misunderstood. ... More


Complications, Concerns, and Clarifications

Warren A. Nord

in Does God Make a Difference?: Taking Religion Seriously in Our Schools and Universities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199766888
eISBN:
9780199895038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766888.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter has two main tasks. The first is to acknowledge a complication. It says something about academic freedom and resolves a potential tension between the positions taken in Chapters 5 and 6 ... More


Faith and Public Affairs

Robert Wuthnow

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

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096514
eISBN:
9780199853380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096514.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the public role of religious faith, or what some have called “public religion.” To identify as public religion implies, of course, that there must be something else that we ... More


Religion and Welfare Reform: Old Battles and New Directions

in God's Economy: Faith-Based Initiatives and the Caring State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226134833
eISBN:
9780226134857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226134857.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how charitable choice and the faith-based initiative departed from conventional conservative thinking on welfare reform and the role of the state. It discusses debates within ... More


Collective Identity and Movement Solidarity among Religious Left Activists in the U.S.

Laura R. Olson

in Religion and Progressive Activism: New Stories About Faith and Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479854769
eISBN:
9781479834457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854769.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Drawing on datasets that examine ideas and attitudes of religious activists on both the Left and the Right, Laura R. Olson’s chapter asks whether religious progressives share a collective identity as ... More


The Nature of the Headscarf Controversy in Turkey: Popular Discourse

Hilal Elver

in The Headscarf Controversy: Secularism and Freedom of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769292
eISBN:
9780199933136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769292.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Turkish headscarf debate since the 1980s and current political problems in the Turkish internal setting is the focus of this chapter. The power struggle between seculars and religious political ... More


Die and Let Live? The Asymmetry of Accommodation

Steven D. Smith

in Religious Freedom and Gay Rights: Emerging Conflicts in the United States and Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190600600
eISBN:
9780190600631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600600.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

This chapter critiques the “accommodationist” approach to gay rights and religious freedom advocated by Robin Fretwell Wilson and others. The approach, it argues, relies on two mistaken assumptions ... More


Religious Institutionalism—Why Now?

Paul Horwitz and Nelson Tebbe

in The Rise of Corporate Religious Liberty

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262525
eISBN:
9780190262563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262525.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Group religious freedom claims are growing in number and prominence, despite demographic shifts away from individual affiliation with religious groups. This chapter explores this apparent tension, ... More


Religious Conservatism and Fundamentalism

Margaret Bendroth

in The Columbia Guide to Religion in American History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231140201
eISBN:
9780231530781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231140201.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the relationship between religious conservatism and fundamentalism in America. Fundamentalism is one of the most important and one of the most difficult topics in American ... More


The Bias Debate

Jon A. Shields and Joshua M. Dunn Sr.

in Passing on the Right: Conservative Professors in the Progressive University

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199863051
eISBN:
9780199860241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863051.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews research on political bias in academia. The best evidence suggests discrimination at the point of hiring and promotion certainly does not account for the dominance of liberals in ... More


The Peculiar Stake U.S. Protestants Have in the Question of State Recognition of Same-Sex Marriages

Mary Anne Case

in After Secular Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775366
eISBN:
9780804780704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775366.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter argues that opposition to legal recognition of same-sex marriage on the part of evangelical Protestant religious conservatives who claim such recognition would undercut their own ... More


Effacements: Emmanuel Levinas and Irigaray

Morny Joy

in Divine Love: Luce Irigaray, Women, Gender, and Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719055232
eISBN:
9781781700792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719055232.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores the writings of Levinas on women and the ‘feminine’. Luce Irigaray and Emmanuel Levinas shared a commitment to reconfiguring contemporary ethics. They both envisage a revised ... More


Truce

Lynn Roseberry and Johan Roos

in Bridging the Gender Gap: Seven Principles for Achieving Gender Balance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198717119
eISBN:
9780191785832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717119.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

Some women are passionately opposed to gender balance. This chapter explains the main reasons for female opposition to gender balance. Religious conservatives rely on strict interpretations of Holy ... More


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