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Alternative Conceptual Themes

BRENT WATERS

in The Family in Christian Social and Political Thought

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199271962
eISBN:
9780191709883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271962.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter initiates the book's constructive task by developing alternative philosophical, theological, and moral themes to those offered by late liberalism. The first section uses Herman ... More


Calvin, Modern Calvinism, and Civil Society: The Appropriation of a Heritage, with Particular Reference to the Low Countries

Cornelis van der Kooi

in Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751846
eISBN:
9780199914562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751846.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The important neo‐Calvinist movement that developed in the Netherlands in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries appropriated Calvin's theology in a highly selective way. This chapter analyzes the ... More


Religious Autonomy and the Limited State

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/9780226134857.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In a public debate dominated by ideological interest groups that thrive on creating fear about religion, the intellectual genealogy of the faith-based initiative was not well understood. Yet because ... More


The Right to Self-Determination of Religious Communities

Johan D. Van Der Vyver

in Religion and Human Rights: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199733453
eISBN:
9780190258269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733453.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the right of religious communities to self-determination. It first outlines historical perspectives on the right to self-determination before turning to a discussion of the ... More


Introduction

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/9780226134857.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In recent years, America has found inspiration from European religious ideas about government and society to help it achieve welfare reform and end poverty. A new model of church-state relations in ... More


Jurisdictional Authority and Sphere Sovereignty

Julie J. Ingersoll

in Building God’s Kingdom: Inside the World of Christian Reconstruction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199913787
eISBN:
9780199390298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913787.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 2 connects the ideas examined in chapter 1 with contemporary dominion theology and the fight against secular humanism, showing how the theological ideas were popularized in forms embraced by ... More


Trajectories of Social Innovation: Education

Martijn Jeroen van der Linden

in Creating Economic Space for Social Innovation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198830511
eISBN:
9780191868702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830511.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter revisits the main theoretical arguments for freedom of education put forward in the Dutch School Struggle (1806–1920). The first phase of the struggle (1806–57) focused on the right to ... More


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