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Aliens and Strangers?The Struggle for Coherence in the Everyday Lives of Evangelicals

Aliens and Strangers?: The Struggle for Coherence in the Everyday Lives of Evangelicals

Anna Strhan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198724469
eISBN:
9780191792090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724469.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

In this work of qualitative sociology, Anna Strhan offers an in-depth study of the everyday lives of members of a conservative evangelical Anglican church in London. ‘St John’s’ is a vibrant church, ... More

Christmas as ReligionRethinking Santa, the Secular, and the Sacred

Christmas as Religion: Rethinking Santa, the Secular, and the Sacred

Christopher Deacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198754565
eISBN:
9780191816192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754565.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

This book begins with the premise that religion plays an elementary role in our understanding of the Christmas festival, but takes issue with much of the existing literature which is predilected to ... More

Distant Markets, Distant HarmsEconomic Complicity and Christian Ethics

Distant Markets, Distant Harms: Economic Complicity and Christian Ethics

Daniel Finn (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199370993
eISBN:
9780199374212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199370993.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

Many have asserted, without explanation, that because markets cause harms to distant others, consumers bear moral responsibility for those harms. But traditional moral analysis of individual ... More

A Divinity for All PersuasionsAlmanacs and Early American Religious Life

A Divinity for All Persuasions: Almanacs and Early American Religious Life

T.J. Tomlin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199373659
eISBN:
9780199373673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373659.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

A Divinity for All Persuasions investigates the religious significance of early America’s most ubiquitous popular genre. Other than a Bible and perhaps a few schoolbooks, an almanac was the only ... More

Evolution, Religion, and Cognitive ScienceCritical and Constructive Essays

Evolution, Religion, and Cognitive Science: Critical and Constructive Essays

Fraser Watts and Léon P. Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199688081
eISBN:
9780191767722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688081.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

The cognitive science of religion is an inherently heterogeneous subject, incorporating theory and data from anthropology, psychology, sociology, evolutionary biology, and philosophy of mind amongst ... More

Fundamentalist UKeeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Adam Laats

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190665623
eISBN:
9780190665654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665623.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

Why do so many conservative politicians flock to the campuses of Liberty University, Wheaton College, and Bob Jones University? In Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education, ... More

Recognizing the Non-religiousReimagining the Secular

Recognizing the Non-religious: Reimagining the Secular

Lois Lee

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198736844
eISBN:
9780191800436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736844.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

In recent years, the extent to which contemporary societies are secular has come under scrutiny. At the same time, many countries have increasingly large non-affiliate, ‘subjectively secular’ ... More

Religion in Secular SocietyFifty Years On

Religion in Secular Society: Fifty Years On

Bryan R. Wilson

Steve Bruce (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198788379
eISBN:
9780191830297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788379.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

Fifty years after its publication, Bryan Wilson’s Religion in Secular Society remains one of the clearest articulations of the modern secularization thesis: the claim that modernization brings with ... More

Religion, Intolerance, and ConflictA Scientific and Conceptual Investigation

Religion, Intolerance, and Conflict: A Scientific and Conceptual Investigation

Steve Clarke, Russell Powell, and Julian Savulescu (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199640911
eISBN:
9780191753077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640911.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

The relationship between religion, intolerance, and conflict has been the subject of intense discussion, particularly in the wake of the events of 9-11 and the ongoing threat of terrorism. The ... More

Religious Freedom and Gay RightsEmerging Conflicts in the United States and Europe

Religious Freedom and Gay Rights: Emerging Conflicts in the United States and Europe

Timothy Shah, Thomas Farr, and Jack Friedman (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190600600
eISBN:
9780190600631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600600.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

In the United States and Europe, an increasing emphasis on equality has pitted rights claims against each other, raising profound philosophical, moral, legal, and political questions about the ... More

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