The Resource Preaching politics : proclaiming Jesus in an age of money, power, and partisanship, (ebook)

Preaching politics : proclaiming Jesus in an age of money, power, and partisanship, (ebook)

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Preaching politics : proclaiming Jesus in an age of money, power, and partisanship
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Preaching politics
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proclaiming Jesus in an age of money, power, and partisanship
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eng
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Over the past decade, religious, secular, and spiritual distinctions have broken down, forcing scholars to rethink secularity and its relationship to society. Since classifying a person, activity, or experience as religious or otherwise is an important act of valuation, one that defines the characteristics of a group and its relation to others, scholars are struggling to recast such concepts in an increasingly ambiguous, pluralistic world. This collection considers religious and secular categories and what they mean to those who seek valuable, ethical lives. As they investigate how individuals and groups determine significance, set goals, and attribute meaning, contributors illustrate the ways in which religious, secular, and spiritual designations serve as markers of value. Reflecting on recent ethnographic and historical research, chapters explore contemporary psychical research and liberal American homeschooling; the work of nineteenth and early-twentieth-century American psychologists and French archaeologists; the role of contemporary humanitarian and volunteer organizations based in Europe and India; and the prevalence of highly mediated and spiritualized publics, from international psy-trance festivals to Ghanaian national political contexts. Contributors particularly focus on the role ambivalence, attachment, and disaffection in the formation of religious, secular, and spiritual identities, resetting research on secular society and contemporary religious life while illuminating what matters in the lives of ordinary individuals
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Midwest
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1980-
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Stauffer, Clay
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251
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non fiction
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hoopla digital
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  • Preaching
  • Christianity and politics
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adult
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Preaching politics : proclaiming Jesus in an age of money, power, and partisanship, (ebook)
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9780827231351
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11865352
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remote
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11865352
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MWT11865352
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Preaching politics : proclaiming Jesus in an age of money, power, and partisanship, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780827231351
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11865352
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11865352
System control number
MWT11865352
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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