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Pulpit Politics
Pulpit Politics (November 1996)
Faces of American Protestant Nationalism in the Twentieth Century
Warren L. Vinz - Author

Discusses the manner in which nationalistic expression forged a new religious relevance to the American experience and the extent to which these diverse styles of religious nationalism created and reflected tension in twentieth-century America.
Pulpit Politics discusses the manner in which nationalistic expression forged a new religious relevance to the American experience and the extent to which these diverse styles of religious n...(Read More)
 
 
Martyrdom and the Politics of Religion
Martyrdom and the Politics of Religion (October 1996)
Progressive Catholicism in El Salvador's Civil War
Anna L. Peterson - Author

By examining the ways that Catholic activists responded to political violence in El Salvador during the 1970s and 1980s, this book documents the beliefs and history of an important religious community, and explores the nature of religion's role in political ideology and mobilization.

Martyrdom and the Politics of Religion explores the ways that Salvadoran Catholics sought to make sense of political violence in the...(Read More)
 
 
Religious and Social Ritual
Religious and Social Ritual (February 1996)
Interdisciplinary Explorations
Michael B. Aune - Editor
Valerie DeMarinis - Editor

Examines particular rituals (social and religious) as a special kind of cultural performance or interaction in a wide variety of traditions and locations.
"This is a very timely work in a field of enquiry that has tremendous implications for human praxis. It articulates what many skilled practitioners of liturgical and ritual arts have known for centuries, but it does so within new 'episteme'(Foucault) or new styles of knowing and legitim...(Read More)
 
 
For God and Fatherland
For God and Fatherland (January 1996)
Religion and Politics in Argentina
Michael A. Burdick - Author

This analysis of the crises in church-state relations in Argentina over the last 100 years shows that the constitutionally-established Catholic Church was progressively disenfranchised by various governments and responded by struggling to maintain the institution's historic rights and privileges and to speak as the moral conscience of Argentina.

"Burdick provides (at long last) a basic study of the twentieth-century Argentine ...(Read More)
 
 
Promised Land
Promised Land (August 1995)
Base Christian Communities and the Struggle for the Amazon
Madeleine Cousineau Adriance - Author

Examines the relationship between grassroots Catholic Church groups (base Christian communities) and the mobilization of peasant farmers in the fight for control of Amazon lands.

Choice Outstanding Academic Books 1996

Using information gathered from more than one hundred interviews with farmers, activists, and church people in northern Brazil, the author shows how the present conflicts over land in the Amazon, as well as the destru...(Read More)

 
 
Arguing About Sex
Arguing About Sex (July 1995)
The Rhetoric of Christian Sexual Morality
Joseph Monti - Author

This book is about current issues in sexual morality, the Christian church, and moral argument in late modernity.
"The author achieves a synthesis that is rare and difficult. By shifting the initial focus away from narrowly envisioned discussions of sexual morality to its larger, cultural, ecclesial or communal, and historical contexts, the author does great service in articulating a very 'rich' praxis appropriate to the cultural-spiritu...(Read More)
 
 
Transgressive Corporeality
Transgressive Corporeality (July 1995)
The Body, Poststructuralism and the Theological Imagination
Diane MacDonald - Author

This book examines embodiment and poststructuralism as they pertain to theological method.
"This is a fine and scholarly text on topics of contemporary interest. The author succeeds in opening new space for theology to begin to re-figure and re-form itself." -- Sue L. Cataldi, Moorhead State University
This study begins with Nietzsche's attempt to subvert the projects of classical and modern metaphysics through an unmasking of their a...(Read More)
 
 
The Rise and Fall of Catholic Religious Orders
The Rise and Fall of Catholic Religious Orders (October 1994)
A Social Movement Perspective
Patricia Wittberg - Author

"It is a fine example of how to apply theoretical analysis to historical material in a way that sheds light on a contemporary social phenomenon. I have seen nothing in this genre with a similar respect for the complexities involved in the rise and decline of Catholic religious orders. This group--a sociological goldmine--has been largely ignored in the sociological analysis of intentional communes and communities. Wittberg's treatment is broad in...(Read More)
 
 
Muslim Communities in North America
Muslim Communities in North America (August 1994)
Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad - Editor
Jane Idleman Smith - Editor

This book provides the first in-depth look at Muslim life and institutions forming in North America. It considers the range of Islamic life in North America with its different racial-ethnic and cultural identities, customs, and religious orientations. Issues of acculturation, ethnicity, orthodoxy, and the changing roles of women are brought into focus.The authors provide insight into the lives of recent immigrants who are asking what is Islamically ...(Read More)
 
 
Tocqueville's Civil Religion
Tocqueville's Civil Religion (July 1994)
American Christianity and the Prospects for Freedom
Sanford Kessler - Author

Sanford Kessler offers a provocative and timely analysis of Alexis de Tocqueville's views on the relationship between Christianity and American democracy. These views are central to Tocqueville's discussions of the moral requirements of freedom and the tasks of democratic statesmanship.

Tocqueville's thinking about American religion is highly relevant to contemporary debates regarding America's origins, the current strength of American Chris...(Read More)
 
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