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Four Controversies over the Religious Nature of Confucianism: A Brief History of Confucianism

Anna Sun

in Confucianism as a World Religion: Contested Histories and Contemporary Realities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155579
eISBN:
9781400846085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155579.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter presents the four major controversies in the past five centuries regarding the nature of Confucianism as a religion. The first is the Chinese Rites and Term Controversy, which involved ... More


Red State Religion: Faith and Politics in America's Heartland

Robert Wuthnow

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150550
eISBN:
9781400839759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150550.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

No state has voted Republican more consistently or widely or for longer than Kansas. To understand red state politics, Kansas is the place. It is also the place to understand red state religion. The ... More


The Scope, Sources, and Systems of Religion Law

Norman Doe

in Law and Religion in Europe: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604005
eISBN:
9780191729331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604005.003.0002
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Comparative Law

This chapter identifies the sources of law and other regulatory instruments used by States to regulate religion at both the constitutional and the sub-constitutional level as well as the religious ... More


Representation

Michael K. Jerryson

in Buddhist Fury: Religion and Violence in Southern Thailand

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793235
eISBN:
9780199897438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793235.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the symbolic power of southern Buddhist monks and its connection to the violence. By its tactical use of Buddhism as a state religion, the Thai government politicizes Buddhist ... More


Prologue

Robert Wuthnow

in Red State Religion: Faith and Politics in America's Heartland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150550
eISBN:
9781400839759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150550.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book examines how Kansas became known as one of the most conservative states in America. Kansas was one of the first to pass mandatory Prohibition and one of the last to overturn it. Kansas ... More


Legal Dimensions of Religious Self-Determination

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na‘im

in What Is an American Muslim?: Embracing Faith and Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199895694
eISBN:
9780199350742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895694.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the legal dimensions of religious self-determination for American Muslims who want to embrace their American citizenship. It analyzes key aspects of the legal process in ... More


The Meiji Constitutional Regime as a Secularist System

Jolyon Baraka Thomas

in Faking Liberties: Religious Freedom in American-Occupied Japan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226618791
eISBN:
9780226618968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226618968.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although many professional observers have treated Japanese governance in the early twentieth century as unusually oppressive, in actuality Japanese practices of religious freedom under the Meiji ... More


Religion in the Making of the Israeli and Turkish Nation-States: Incomplete Debates and Continuing Institutional Reformations

in Beyond Sacred and Secular: Politics of Religion in Israel and Turkey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758642
eISBN:
9780804763158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758642.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter details the ideas, agreements, and shifts that have marked the broader settings of religious politics in Israel and Turkey, and analyzes how elites of religious parties reproduced ... More


Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States

Charles L. Cohen and Ronald L. Numbers (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931903
eISBN:
9780199345779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931903.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries most Americans acted as though they lived in a Christian nation. Most Americans knew little about the religions of the world except that there ... More


Evangelical Secularism and the Measure of Leviathan

in Secularism in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226533230
eISBN:
9780226533254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226533254.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the secularism and the circulation of true religion within the evangelical media sphere in the U.S., focusing on the missionary and publishing enterprise of the American Tract ... More


Patterns of Religion State Relations

W. Cole Durham

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/9780199733453.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the relationship between religion and state across the world's legal systems and its implications for human rights implementation. It first considers two continua with which the ... More


Judicializing Religion

Yvonne Tew

in Constitutional Statecraft in Asian Courts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198716839
eISBN:
9780191785535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198716839.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Religion has become one of the great fault lines of modern Malaysian politics and adjudication. This chapter focuses on the role of religion and religious freedom in the contemporary Malaysian state. ... More


Introduction

John Finnis

in Religion and Public Reasons: Collected Essays Volume V

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580095
eISBN:
9780191729416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580095.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This introductory chapter reflects on Francis Bacon's discussion of the causes and (im)plausibility of atheism; on Cicero's assessment of Roman religion; on the history of the phrase ‘public reason’; ... More


Models of State-Religion Relations in Western Europe

Silvio Ferrari

in The Future of Religious Freedom: Global Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199930890
eISBN:
9780199980581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930890.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

After a period of relative stability, the relations between States and religions in Europe have entered a phase of transition. The changes affecting national legislations are too many and too close ... More


What Is an American Muslim?: Embracing Faith and Citizenship

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199895694
eISBN:
9780199350742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895694.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This volume is about the need for American Muslims to move “beyond minority politics” in their quest for religious self-determination. This volume aims to contribute to advancing self-transformation ... More


Introduction

Charles L. Cohen and Ronald L. Numbers

in Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931903
eISBN:
9780199345779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931903.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introduction sets the historical context for examining religious pluralism in America. The “first diversity” consisted primarily of various Protestants gathered in regional denominational ... More


Religion, State, and Democracy

Michael D. Driessen

in Religion and Democratization: Framing Religious and Political Identities in Muslim and Catholic Societies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199329700
eISBN:
9780199375288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329700.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter explores the theoretical relationship between religion and democracy and introduces a framework for analyzing religion-state arrangements in democracies. The first section defines how ... More


Privatization, Thick Sites, and the Women of the Wall: A Suggested Solution

Yuval Jobani and Nahshon Perez

in Women of the Wall: Navigating Religion in Sacred Sites

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190280444
eISBN:
9780190280468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280444.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyzes the model of privatization, which keeps the state unaffiliated with any given denomination via a strict “hands off” approach toward religions. It attempts to reduce governmental ... More


Citizenship v. religion in the school curricula of the 2000s

Karin Fischer

in Schools and the Politics of Religion and Diversity in the Republic of Ireland: Separate But Equal?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091964
eISBN:
9781526115379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091964.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Chapter 4 examines how general policy orientations were translated into school curricula in the late 1990s and 2000s with regard to cultural and religious matters. It analyses the ambivalent message ... More


Domi: Priesthoods, Politics, and the People

Craige B. Champion

in The Peace of the Gods: Elite Religious Practices in the Middle Roman Republic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174853
eISBN:
9781400885152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174853.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines domestic politics and religion in Rome, focusing on structures and interrelationships of the priesthoods among themselves and in relation to the Senate, political/religious ... More


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