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Religious Elements of Faith-Based Social Programs

Heidi Rolland Unruh and Ronald J. Sider

in Saving Souls, Serving Society: Understanding the Faith Factor in Church-Based Social Ministry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195161557
eISBN:
9780199835836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161556.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Some faith-based social service programs incorporate specifically religious content, intended to expose beneficiaries to religious resources, messages, or activities. Religious program elements ... More


Bearing Witness

Milmon F. Harrison

in Righteous Riches: The Word of Faith Movement in Contemporary African American Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195153132
eISBN:
9780199784578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153138.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the stories of three people that highlight and express some of the dominant themes to emerge in talking to people about so personal and intimate a topic as their faith. These ... More


Religion, State, and Population Growth

ANRUDH JAIN

in Sacred Rights: The Case for Contraception and Abortion in World Religions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195160017
eISBN:
9780199849611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160017.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The purpose of this chapter is to provide a framework for a discussion of religious teachings insofar as they impinge upon the issue of population growth. It considers the role of religion within the ... More


Contexts

Sara Mendelson and Patricia Crawford

in Women in Early Modern England 1550–1720

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201243
eISBN:
9780191674846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201243.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the intellectual and cultural ‘givens’ of early modern society, the world of discourses about gender into which every woman was born. Much recent work has focused on the ... More


China’s Three Teachings in Korea

Don Baker

in Korean Spirituality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832339
eISBN:
9780824869373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832339.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter discusses the three teachings or religions—Buddhism, Confucianism, and Daoism—that China brought to Korea. The three religions function more as broad umbrella terms for clusters of ... More


Buddhism and Other Religions

Jeff Wilson, Tomoe Moriya, and Richard M. Jaffe (eds)

in Selected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume III: Comparative Religion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520269170
eISBN:
9780520965355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269170.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter contains an essay by D. T. Suzuki in which he discusses the relationship of Buddhism to other religions primarily in negative terms—that is, by enumerating aspects of its teaching ... More


Into Life: The Humanism of the Exodus: Parashat Beshalach (Exodus 13:17–17:16)

Jay Michaelson

in Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720127
eISBN:
9780814785249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720127.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter argues that the reading of Parashat Beshalach of Exodus represents one's transition from slavery to liberty and upholds the value of life. However, Western religious fundamentalists ... More


Our Lady of Café con Leche: The Social Construction of Catholic Devotion

María Del Socorro Castañeda-Liles

in Our Lady of Everyday Life: La Virgen de Guadalupe and the Catholic Imagination of Mexican Women in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190280390
eISBN:
9780190280437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280390.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that Mexican children in Catholic households are introduced to Catholicism via material culture and family traditions at home. That is, religious material objects and customs form ... More


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