American Covenant

Author: Philip Gorski
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400885000
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In this ambitious book, Gorski shows why this civil religious tradition is now in peril—and with it the American experiment. Gorski traces the historical development of prophetic republicanism from the Puritan era to the present day.

American Covenant

Author: Philip Gorski
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780691147673
Size: 53.68 MB
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In this ambitious book, Gorski shows why this civil religious tradition is now in peril--and with it the American experiment. Gorski traces the historical development of prophetic republicanism from the Puritan era to the present day.

American Exceptionalism And Civil Religion

Author: John D. Wilsey
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 0830899294
Size: 25.61 MB
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While it can lead to abuses, it can also point to constructive civil engagement and human flourishing. This book considers historically and theologically what makes the difference.

Civil Religion

Author: Ronald Beiner
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139492616
Size: 67.49 MB
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Civil Religion offers philosophical commentaries on more than twenty thinkers stretching from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.

The Post Secular In Question

Author: Philip Gorski
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814738745
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This collection of original essays by leading academics represents an interdisciplinary intervention in the continuing and ever-transforming discussion of the role of religion and secularism in today’s world.

Religion Culture And Politics In The Twentieth Century United States

Author: Prof. Mark Hulsether
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 074862824X
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Thus it is misleading either to think of the US as a secular society in which religion is marginal, or to work with overly narrow understandings of religion which treat it as monolithically conservative or concerned primarily with ...

Religion And Power

Author: Professor David Martin
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472433629
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In this book David Martin argues, against Juergen Habermas, that religion and politics share a common mythic basis and that it is misleading to contrast the rationality of politics with the irrationality of religion.

The Least Among Us

Author: Rosa DeLauro
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1620972212
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The Least Among Us tells the story of a quarter century of deal-making on behalf of people too often overlooked, told by a woman as fearless as she is opinionated.

Prophets And Patriots

Author: Ruth Braunstein
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520293649
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Introduction -- Becoming active citizens -- Narratives of active citizenship -- Putting faith in action -- Holding government accountable -- Styles of active citizenship -- Conclusion "This is important reading for anyone who wants to ...

The Protestant Ethic Revisited

Author: Philip S. Gorski
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ISBN: 9781439901908
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In The Protestant Ethic Revisited, pioneering sociologist Philip Gorski revisits the question raised by Max Weber in The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism about how the Christian West was reshaped by the world-changing energies ...