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Meaning and modernity : religion, polity, and self / edited by Richard Madsen ... [et al.] ; epilogue by Robert N. Bellah.

Contributor(s): Madsen, Richard, 1941-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2002Description: xvii, 345 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0520226569 (alk. paper); 0520226577 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Religion and sociology -- United States | United States -- Religion | Postmodernism -- Religious aspects | Symbolism
Contents:
"Mythic gestures": Robert N. Bellah and cultural sociology / Jeffrey C. Alexander and Steven J. Sherwood -- Social differentiation and moral pluralism / Steven M. Tipton -- Saving the self: endowment vs. depletion in American institutions / Ann Swidler -- Mirror-image modernities: contrasting religious premises of Japanese and U.S. modernity / S.N. Eisenstadt -- Calvinism and revolution: the Walzer thesis reconsidered / Philip S. Gorski -- Comparative cosmopolis: discovering different paths to moral integration in the modern ecumene / Richard Madsen -- Mammon and the culture of the market: a socio-theological critique / Harvey Cox -- Selling God in America: American commercial culture as a climate of hospitality to religion / John A. Coleman -- In search of common ground: Howard Thurman and religious community / Albert J. Raboteau -- Reassembling the civic church: the changing role of congregations in American civil society / Robert Wuthnow -- Democracy, inclusive and exclusive / Charles Taylor -- Raising good citizens in a bad society: moral education and political avoidance in civic America / Nina Eliasoph -- On being a Christian and an American / Stanley Hauerwas -- Politics as the "public use of reason": religious roots of political possibilities / William M. Sullivan -- Epilogue. Meaning and modernity: America and the world / Robert N. Bellah.
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"Mythic gestures": Robert N. Bellah and cultural sociology / Jeffrey C. Alexander and Steven J. Sherwood -- Social differentiation and moral pluralism / Steven M. Tipton -- Saving the self: endowment vs. depletion in American institutions / Ann Swidler -- Mirror-image modernities: contrasting religious premises of Japanese and U.S. modernity / S.N. Eisenstadt -- Calvinism and revolution: the Walzer thesis reconsidered / Philip S. Gorski -- Comparative cosmopolis: discovering different paths to moral integration in the modern ecumene / Richard Madsen -- Mammon and the culture of the market: a socio-theological critique / Harvey Cox -- Selling God in America: American commercial culture as a climate of hospitality to religion / John A. Coleman -- In search of common ground: Howard Thurman and religious community / Albert J. Raboteau -- Reassembling the civic church: the changing role of congregations in American civil society / Robert Wuthnow -- Democracy, inclusive and exclusive / Charles Taylor -- Raising good citizens in a bad society: moral education and political avoidance in civic America / Nina Eliasoph -- On being a Christian and an American / Stanley Hauerwas -- Politics as the "public use of reason": religious roots of political possibilities / William M. Sullivan -- Epilogue. Meaning and modernity: America and the world / Robert N. Bellah.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-335) and index.

3/2003 24.95

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