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Disruptive religion : the force of faith in social-movement activism

Author: Christian Smith
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1996.
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Religion has long played a central role in many social and political movements. Solidarity in Poland, anti-apartheid in South Africa, Operation Rescue in the United States--each of these movements is driven by the energy and sustained by the commitment of many individuals and organizations whose ideologies are shaped and powered by religious faith. In many cases, religious resources and motives serve as crucial  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christian Smith
ISBN: 0415914043 9780415914048 0415914051 9780415914055
OCLC Number: 33243993
Description: xi, 236 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Correcting a curious neglect, or bringing religion back in / Christian Smith --
The black church in the civil rights movement : the SCLC as the decentralized, radical arm of the black church / Aldon Morris --
Radical islamic insurgency in the Iranian revolution of 1978-1979 / M.M. Salehi --
Pastoral mobilization and contention : the religious foundations of the solidarity movement in Poland / Maryjane Osa --
Religious rituals of resistance and class consciousness in Bolivian Tin-Mining communities / June Nash --
Popular religion, protest, and revolt : the emergence of political insurgency in the Nicaraguan and Salvadoran churches of the 1960's-80s / Sharon Erickson Nepstad --
Church leadership, state repression, and the "spiral of involvement" in the South African anti-apartheid movement, 1983-1990 / Tristan Anne Borer --
For God and the fatherland : protestant symbolic worlds and the rise of German national socialism / David Sikkink, Mark Regnerus --
Many are called but few obey : ideological commitment and activism in operation rescue / Rhys H. Williams, Jeffrey Blackburn --
Popular Christianity and political extremism in the United States / James Aho --
A comparison of the political behavior of faith-based and secular peace groups / Ron Pagnucco.
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Despite the crucial role of religion in most societies, religious activism remains largely uninvestigated. Based on empirical evidence, this book also addresses many theoretical issues arising in the  Read more...

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