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Kierkegaard's Critique of Christian Nationalism

Stephen Backhouse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604722
eISBN:
9780191729324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604722.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

The book draws out the critique of Christian nationalism that is implicit throughout the thought of Søren Kierkegaard, an analysis that is inseparable from his wider aim of reintroducing Christianity ... More


The Bosnian Ulema and Muslim Nationalism

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter covers the period leading up to the birth of the Muslim national state of Bosnia‐Herzegovina within Yugoslavia in 1968, the frictions and difficulties associated with that birth, and the ... More


Religion as Hallmark of Nationhood

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The first part of the chapter gives a brief account of the bloody fratricidal war fought in Croatia and Bosnia‐Herzegovina in 1991–5, which resulted from ethnic nationalistic revolutions aimed at ... More


Nationalism, Christianity and Kierkegaard

Stephen Backhouse

in Kierkegaard's Critique of Christian Nationalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604722
eISBN:
9780191729324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604722.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Philosophy of Religion

The first chapter begins by examining the issue of nations and nationalisms. It considers the symbolic and narrative nature of nationalism and looks at the quasi‐theological currents that lie at the ... More


Two American Churches: Partisanship without Politics

Lydia Bean

in The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter illustrates how “political” talk was considered unspiritual and inappropriate in the American congregations of Northtown Baptist and Lifeway Assembly of God. But even though both ... More


The Enduring Power of Praise-Abuse: Bhat Admen in Modern Times

Jeffrey G. Snodgrass

in Casting Kings: Bards and Indian Modernity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195304343
eISBN:
9780199785063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195304349.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter focuses on the Bhats’ tactical narration of their religious history, and specifically the manner in which they present themselves as alternately Hindu or Muslim in order to gain ... More


Should We Be Scared? the Return of the Sacred and the Rise of Religious Nationalism in South Asia

Georges Dreyfus

in Crediting God: Sovereignty and Religion in the Age of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233199
eISBN:
9780823233212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233199.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The last two decades or so have seen a spectacular transformation in the perception of the importance of religion in the contemporary world among Western intellectuals. ... More


Making and Staking Sacred Terrain: Rajneeshee and Diasporic Hindu Settlers and Unsettlers

Corinne G. Dempsey

in Bringing the Sacred Down to Earth: Adventures in Comparative Religion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199860333
eISBN:
9780199919598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860333.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3 explores traditions that confer sacred meaning and power onto landscapes; the communities compared—one largely Euroamerican and the other South Asian—both strove to transplant their South ... More


The new Kid on the block Bahibb issima and the Emergence of the Coptic community in the Egyptian public sphere

Samia Mehrez

in Egypt's Culture Wars: Politics and Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163746
eISBN:
9781617970399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163746.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The release of the controversial Egyptian film Bahibb issima (I Love Cinema), directed by Usama Fawzi and written by Hani Fawzi, in the summer of 2004 triggered a heated debate of national ... More


Epilogue

T. N. Madan

in Modern Myths, Locked Minds: Secularism and Fundamentalism in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065104
eISBN:
9780199080182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065104.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The manner in which the interrelatedness of culture, society, and politics has unfolded in India over the last hundred years or so has made the secularism debate today also a debate about religious ... More


Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia

Anne Rasmussen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255487
eISBN:
9780520947429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255487.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book takes readers to the heart of religious musical praxis in Indonesia, home to the largest Muslim population in the world. The author explores a rich public soundscape, where women recite the ... More


Changing Hearts and Minds

Grace Yukich

in One Family Under God: Immigration Politics and Progressive Religion in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199988662
eISBN:
9780199346318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988662.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 2 solves the puzzle posed in Chapter 1 by revealing that the New Sanctuary Movement had religious targets as well as political ones, aims that required the creation of a new, interfaith ... More


Conclusions: confronting relativism in Serbia and Croatia

David Bruce Macdonald

in Balkan Holocausts?: Serbian and Croatian Victim Centered Propaganda and the War in Yugoslavia

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064661
eISBN:
9781781700198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064661.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A teleological understanding of history proved to be of central importance for both Serbian and Croatian nationalist writers during the 1990s. Myths of Covenant, Fall, and Redemption were of ... More


Mennonite Nationalism: Postwar Aid And The Politics Of Repatriation

Benjamin W. Goossen

in Chosen Nation: Mennonites and Germany in a Global Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691174280
eISBN:
9781400885190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174280.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes how postwar Mennonite nationalism was an accidental phenomenon. While previous leaders, especially in the USSR and the Americas, had portrayed their confession in separatist ... More


Religion and the formation of a Southern national ideology

Mitchell Snay

in Gospel of Disunion: Religion and Separatism in the Antebellum South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807846872
eISBN:
9781469616162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807846872.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter focuses on the formation of Southern national ideology. Examining the creation of Southern religious nationalism provides another perspective for viewing the strong relationship between ... More


Reviving the Civil Religious Tradition

Philip S. Gorski

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/9781479854769.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Philip S. Gorski’s chapter provides historical context for progressive religious groups’ use of civil religious rhetoric. Through an analysis of Barack Obama’s efforts to resurrect the civil ... More


After the Arreglos

Julia G. Young

in Mexican Exodus: Emigrants, Exiles, and Refugees of the Cristero War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190205003
eISBN:
9780190205027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205003.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In June 1929 the Mexican hierarchy reached a settlement, known as the arreglos, with the Mexican government that ended the armed uprising in Mexico. Initially, many Cristero supporters in the United ... More


India: Narendra Modi and the Harnessing of Hate

Cherian George

in Hate Spin: The Manufacture of Religious Offense and Its Threat to Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035309
eISBN:
9780262336086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035309.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This case study of India analyzes the use of hate spin in Narendra Modi’s triumphant 2014 election campaign. The Sangh Parivar network of Hindu nationalists targeted the Muslim minority through ... More


Three Hundred Years of the Anglo-Scottish Union

T.M. Devine (ed.)

in Scotland and the Union 1707-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635412
eISBN:
9780748672202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635412.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the Anglo-Scottish Union for three hundred years. The Anglo-Scottish connection has been remarkably stable and indeed rarely questioned by political interests north of the ... More


National Humiliation and Anti-Catholicism

Shane Strate

in The Lost Territories: Thailand's History of National Humiliation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838911
eISBN:
9780824869717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838911.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The Thai state utilizes National Humiliation discourse to promote unity and identify enemies without and within. During the Franco-Thai border conflict, the Phibun government accused the Catholic ... More


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