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Introduction

Charles B. Strozier and David Terman

in The Fundamentalist Mindset: Psychological Perspectives on Religion, Violence, and History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195379655
eISBN:
9780199777334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379655.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter begins with the proposal that there is a psychology of fundamentalism, a mindset that transcends its particularity in contemporary religious movements. It argues that the ... More


 From 11/9/1989 to 9/11/2001 and Beyond: The Return of Jeremiad and the Specter of Secularization

Joshua Yates

in Prophesies of Godlessness: Predictions of America's Iminent Secularization from the Puritans to Postmodernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195342536
eISBN:
9780199867042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342536.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines leading figures and institutions of the Religious Right in the United States and the distinctive narrative form its public and political activism has taken from the fall of the ... More


Fundamentalisms

David Chidester

in Wild Religion: Tracking the Sacred in South Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273078
eISBN:
9780520951570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273078.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines religious fundamentalism in South Africa. The vast literature on religious fundamentalism influenced South African understandings of fundamentalism just as an increasingly ... More


The Exceptional Influence of Christian Fundamentalism

Mugambi Jouet

in Exceptional America: What Divides Americans from the World and from Each Other

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293298
eISBN:
9780520966468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293298.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Religion remains exceptionally influential in America but frequently inspires indifference, skepticism or suspicion in other developed nations. Moreover, a huge minority of Americans lean towards ... More


Poetry and Apocalypse: Theological Disclosures of Poetic Language

William Franke

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759106
eISBN:
9780804779739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759106.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book seeks to find the premises for dialogue between cultures, especially religious fundamentalisms—including Islamic fundamentalism—and modern Western secularism. It argues that in order to be ... More


A Greener Faith: Religious Environmentalism and Our Planet's Future

Roger S. Gottlieb

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195176483
eISBN:
9780199850846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176483.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In a time of darkening environmental prospects, frightening religious fundamentalism, and moribund liberalism, the remarkable and historically unprecedented rise of religious environmentalism is a ... More


Unstable Universalities: Poststructuralism and Radical Politics

Saul Newman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071287
eISBN:
9781781701522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071287.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

How do we think about radical politics today, in the wake of the collapse of Marxist-Leninism and the triumph of neo-liberal capitalism? How should radical political theory respond to new challenges ... More


Law and the Culture of Israel

Menachem Mautner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199600564
eISBN:
9780191729188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600564.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Within a short span of time in the course of the 1980s, the Supreme Court of Israel effected far-reaching changes in its legal doctrine and in the way it perceives its role among the state's ... More


It’s Not All Religious Fundamentalism

Chaim I. Waxman

in Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reviews the books Settling in the Hearts: Jewish Fundamentalism in the Occupied Territories, by Michael Feige and Jewish Fundamentalism and the Temple Mount: Who Will Build the Third ... More


Political ‘Tsunamis’ and After

Balmiki Prasad Singh

in Bahudhā and the Post 9/11 World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693553
eISBN:
9780199080328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693553.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The end of colonialism and the Cold War in the second half of the twentieth century and the rise of the demon of terrorism at the beginning of the twenty-first century, has created a tsunami-like ... More


Dwelling in Uncertainty

Madhuri M. Yadlapati

in Against Dogmatism: Dwelling in Faith and Doubt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037948
eISBN:
9780252095207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037948.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter presents further thoughts on the polarization between religious fundamentalism and atheistic dogmatism and argues that, instead of dwelling on this polarized climate and ... More


INTRODUCTION

Menachem Mautner

in Law and the Culture of Israel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199600564
eISBN:
9780191729188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600564.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Over a short span of time in the course of the 1980s, Israel's Supreme Court introduced a series of far-reaching changes into its jurisprudence: it adopted highly activist doctrines enabling it to ... More


Prosperity and Religious Fundamentalism

Khushwant Singh

in A History of the Sikhs: Volume 2: 1839-2004

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673098
eISBN:
9780199080595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673098.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter discusses resurgence of religious fundamentalism, which brought about the renaissance of Hinduism. The Sikhs exodus in the partition had made them more vulnerable and thus ground was ... More


South Asian Religions in the United States: New Contexts and Configurations

Karen Leonard

in New Cosmopolitanisms: South Asians in the US

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752800
eISBN:
9780804767842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752800.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at South Asian groups in the United States such as Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, and Zoroastrian, who practice in historical and traditional ways, and contrasts them ... More


On the Psychology of Islamist Terrorism *

Sudhir Kakar

in Culture and Psyche: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195696684
eISBN:
9780199080304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195696684.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Terrorism has long been intertwined with religion. Prior to the rise of Marxism, nationalism, and anarchism, religion provided the only means to justify acts of terror. The horrors created by ... More


The Triptych of the Twenties: Bryan, Darrow, and Mencken and What They Meant to the White South

Angie Maxwell

in The Indicted South: Public Criticism, Southern Inferiority, and the Politics of Whiteness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469611648
eISBN:
9781469614519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611648.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on journalist H. L. Mencken, attorney Clarence Darrow, and politician and activist William Jennings Bryan, whose interactions contributed to a collective regional identity for ... More


India Revisited: Conversations on Continuity and Change

Ramin Jahanbegloo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195689440
eISBN:
9780199080342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

In this book, Ramin Jahanbegloo converses with twenty-seven leading Indian personalities—social scientists, journalists, activists, artists, and sportspersons—to gain an understanding of contemporary ... More


“They Don’t Know One Little Thing”

Pamela Bone

in A Matter of Principle: Humanitarian Arguments for War in Iraq

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244863
eISBN:
9780520932166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244863.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The quote that serves as the title for this chapter is by an Iraqi woman in Jordan, being interviewed by the BBC at the time of the toppling of the statue of Saddam Hussein. She provided this ... More


The Idea of India

Ashis Nandy

in Talking India: Ashis Nandy in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678987
eISBN:
9780199081356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678987.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This section begins with Ashis Nandy presenting his views about Indian political identity. He then moves on to discuss the relevance of the caste system; India in the twenty-first century; India's ... More


Knowing Your Place: Religious Identities and Differences

Himanee Gupta-Carlson

in Muncie, India(na): Middletown and Asian America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041822
eISBN:
9780252050497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041822.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses Hindu nationalism and its outreach to Indians living outside of India, particularly the United States. It describes how the movement has impacted the daily lives of Indian ... More


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