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Beyond individualism : the challenge of inclusive communities

Author: George Rupp
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2016.
Series: Religion, culture, and public life.
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In many places around the globe, relations between ethnic and religious groups that once coexisted more or less amicably are now fraught with aggression and violence. This troubling trend has profound international implications, threatening efforts to protect the Earth's ecosystem and narrow the gap between rich and poor. Underscoring the need for immediate action, George Rupp urges the secular West to reckon with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rupp, George.
Beyond individualism.
New York : Columbia University Press, [2015]
(DLC) 2015000383
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Rupp
ISBN: 9780231539869 023153986X
OCLC Number: 951562675
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2015.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Passionate Conviction and Inclusive Community; Part 1. Education as a Resource; 2. The Challenges of American Provincialism; 3. Religion and the Academy-A Lover's Quarrel; 4. Universities in the Search for Strategic Responses to Global Challenges; 5. What Is the Good Life?; 6. More Words for Students; Part 2. Action for Inclusion; 7. Local Conflicts as a Global Challenge; 8. People on the Move; 9. Enhancing Local Capacity Globally; 10. Religious Communities as a Resource for Conflict Resolution; 11. Religion and Ecology; 12. Why Community?
Series Title: Religion, culture, and public life.
Responsibility: George Rupp.


The noted humanitarian and educator urges Western societies to engage with the core commitments of traditional communities.  Read more...


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Rupp writes with great clarity and wisdom, and also with unmistakable moral conviction about issues with which he has direct personal engagement. Beyond Individualism is a book of passionate Read more...

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