World Order and Religion [NOOK Book]

World Order and Religion

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Papers presented at a conference held in Amherst, Massachusetts, January 1989, focus mainly on Western religion and the US in relation to Latin America, South Africa, and the post-colonial world of China, Japan, and the Islamic states. Highlighted is the impact of global connectedness on the rise of new religious movements and changing patterns of established religion in the US. Paper edition (unseen), $19.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781438417660
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 9/30/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 654 KB

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction
Wade Clark Roof

Part I: General Considerations

1. International Realities: Bringing the Global Picture into Focus
Robert Wuthnow

2. Religious Elites in Advanced Capitalism: The Dialectic of Power and Marginality
James Davison Hunter and James E. Hawdon

Appendix to Chapter Two

Part II: Core and Periphery

3. Old Religions and New Religions: The Lessons of the Colonial Era
Ninian Smart

4. "God Damn Yanquis"—American Hegemony and Contemporary Latin American Christianity
Graham Howes

5. Liberation Theology: Its Implications for Latin American Politics and American Catholicism
Juan Carlos Navarro

6. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Third World
James H. Cone

Part III: Mission and Ideology

7. World Christianity, the Missionary Movement and the Ugly American
A. F. Walls

8. The Yogi and the Commissar: Christian Missions and the New World Order in Africa
Lamin Sanneh

9. World Order and Mainline Religions: The Case of Protestant Foreign Missions
Michael A. Burdick and Phillip E. Hammond

Part IV: American Religion and Civic Culture

10. A World Polity Interpretation of U.S. Religious Trends Since World War II
George M. Thomas

11. Globalization and Theology in America Today
Max L. Stackhouse

12. Realism, Just War, and the Witness of Peace
Jean Bethke Elshtain

Part V: Concluding Reflections

13. On Thinking about Systems: Some Implications for the Study of Religion in the World Order
W. Barnett Pearce

14. World Order and Religion: A Match Made in Heaven or a Marriage of Convenience?
Rhys H. Williams

Contributors

Index

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