Progressive & Religious: How Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and Buddhist Leaders are Moving Beyond Partisan Politics and Transforming American Public Life

Progressive & Religious: How Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and Buddhist Leaders are Moving Beyond Partisan Politics and Transforming American Public Life

by Robert P. Jones

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ISBN-13: 9780742565500
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/25/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 280
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Robert P. Jones, Ph.D., is president of Public Religion Research, a consulting firm advising national advocacy groups, and visiting fellow in religion at The Third Way, a progressive think tank.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction: Moving beyond the Culture Wars: Finding Progressive Religion in America     1
Lifting the Line of History: How Progressive Jews Are Healing the World     25
More Truth Breaking Out: How Progressive Christians Are Seeking the Reign of God on Earth     67
Knowing One Another: How Progressive Muslims Are Fostering Justice, Beauty, and Pluralism     113
Just Sitting Down: How Progressive Buddhists Are Being Peace and Embodying Justice     157
Conclusion: Progressive & Religious: The New Face of Religion in American Public Life     171
Interviewees     193
Notes     203
Bibliography     237
Index     249
About the Author     265

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thank you for a good read that reminds the majority of us we are not alone.