Meaning and Modernity: Religion, Polity, and Self

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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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The five co-authors of our hugely successful Habits of the Heart--Bellah, Madison, Swidler, Sullivan, and Tipton-- reconvene to edit this collection of original pieces by some of the leading sociologists and religion scholars in the country. The purpose of the book is to assess the importance and impact of Robert Bellah's notion of symbolic realism.
Editiert von: Richard Madsen, William M. Sullivan, Ann Swidler
Richard Madsen is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of five books, including China's Catholics (California, 1999). William M. Sullivan is Professor of Philosophy at La Salle University and Senior Scholar at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. He is the author of Work and Integrity: The Crisis and Promise of Professionalism in America (1995). Ann Swidler is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. Her most recent book is Talk of Love: How Culture Matters (2001). Steven M. Tipton is Director of the Graduate Division of Religion and Professor of Sociology at Emory University and its Candler School of Theology. He is at work on Public Pulpits, a study of religious advocacy in Washington. All four editors are the coauthors, with Robert N. Bellah, of Habits of the Heart and The Good Society.

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Autor: Richard Madsen
ISBN-13 :: 9780520226579
ISBN: 0520226577
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.12.2001
Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Gewicht: 490g
Seiten: 345
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 229x154x22 mm
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