For This Land: Writings on Religion in America

For This Land: Writings on Religion in America

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by Vine Deloria, Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415921155

ISBN-13: 9780415921152

Pub. Date: 11/28/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415921152
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/1998
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. An American Critique of Religion1
1White Church, Red Power19
1Missionaries and the Religious Vacuum22
2The Theological Dimension of the Indian Protest Movement31
3Religion and Revolution Among American Indians36
4Non-Violence in American Society44
5The Churches and Cultural Change51
6GCSP: The Demons at Work58
IILiberating Theology69
7A Violated Covenant72
8An Open Letter to the Heads of the Christian Churches in America77
9It Is a Good Day to Die84
10Escaping from Bankruptcy: The Future of the Theological Task92
11On Liberation100
12Vision and Community108
IIIWorldviews in Collision119
13Religion and the Modern American Indian122
14Native American Spirituality130
15Civilization and Isolation135
16Christianity and Indigenous Religion: Friends or Enemies?145
IVHabits of the State163
17Completing the Theological Circle: Civil Religion in America166
18American Indians and the Moral Community175
19A Simple Question of Humanity: The Moral Dimensions of the Reburial Issue187
20Sacred Lands and Religious Freedom203
21Worshiping the Golden Calf: Freedom of Religion in Scalia's America214
22Secularism, Civil Religion, and the Religious Freedom of American Indians218
VOld Ways in a New World229
23Introduction to Black Elk Speaks232
24The Coming of the People235
25Out of Chaos243
26Reflection and Revelation: Knowing Land, Places and Ourselves250
27Is Religion Possible? An Evaluation of Present Efforts to Revive Traditional Tribal Religions261
28Introduction to Vision Quest269
Afterword. Contemporary Confusion and the Prospective Religious Life273
App. 1The Missionary in a Cultural Trap283
App. 2From the Archives - December 2, 1504295
Bibliography297
Acknowledgments307
Index309

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For This Land: Writings on Religion in America 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Walks in stabs a grave and walks out leaveing the dagger behind
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She returned and held out another bundle of flowers, whispering.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
For the dead.