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Meaning And Modernity / Edition 1
     

Meaning And Modernity / Edition 1

by Richard Madsen, Steven M. Tipton, Ann Swidler, William M. Sullivan
 

ISBN-10: 0520226577

ISBN-13: 9780520226579

Pub. Date: 12/01/2001

Publisher: University of California Press


Deepening and developing the seminal vision of Habits of the Heart (California, 1985), this volume presents original essays by leading thinkers in the social sciences, philosophy, and religion.

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Deepening and developing the seminal vision of Habits of the Heart (California, 1985), this volume presents original essays by leading thinkers in the social sciences, philosophy, and religion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520226579
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
12/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
366
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments
Introduction by Richard Madsen, William M. Sullivan, Ann Swidler, and Steven M. Tipton
1. "Mythic Gestures": Robert N. Bellah and Cultural Sociology by Jeffrey C. Alexander and Steven J. Sherwood
2. Social Differentiation and Moral Pluralism by Steven M. Tipton
3. Saving the Self: Endowment vs. Depletion in American Institutions by Ann Swidler
4. Mirror-Image Modernities: Contrasting Religious Premises of Japanese and U.S. Modernity
by S. N. Eisenstadt
5. Calvinism and Revolution: The Walzer Thesis Reconsidered by Philip S. Gorski
6. Comparative Cosmopolis: Discovering Different Paths to Moral Integration in the Modern Ecumene by Richard Madsen
7. Mammon and the Culture of the Market: A Socio-Theological Critique by Harvey Cox
8. Selling God in America: American Commercial Culture as a Climate of Hospitality to Religion
by John A. Coleman, S.J.
9. In Search of Common Ground: Howard Thurman and Religious Community by Albert J. Raboteau
10. Reassembling the Civic Church: The Changing Role of Congregations in American Civil Society by Robert Wuthnow
11. Democracy, Inclusive and Exclusive by Charles Taylor
12. Raising Good Citizens in a Bad Society: Moral Education and Political Avoidance in Civic America
by Nina Eliasoph
13. On Being a Christian and an American by Stanley Hauerwas
14. Politics as the "Public Use of Reason": Religious Roots of Political Possibilities by William M. Sullivan
Epilogue. Meaning and Modernity: America and the World by Robert N. Bellah
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Contributors

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