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The Oxford handbook of secularism

Author: Phil Zuckerman; John R Shook
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Series: Oxford handbooks online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Oxford Companion to Secularism provides a timely overview of the new multidisciplinary field of secular studies. This field involves philosophy, the humanities, intellectual history, political theory, law, international studies, sociology, psychology, anthropology, education, religious studies, and additional disciplines, all showing an increasing interest in the multifaceted phenomenon known as secularism.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Oxford handbook of secularism
(DLC) 2016023456
(OCoLC)950202917
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Zuckerman; John R Shook
ISBN: 9780190628314 0190628316 9780190628307 0190628308
OCLC Number: 970401032
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 778 pages)
Contents: Introduction: The Study of Secularism / Phil Zuckerman and John R. Shook --
PART ONE: Identifying the Secular, Secularity, Secularization, and Secularism: --
1. Identifying (with) the Secular / Johannes Quack --
2. Religious/Non-Religious Demography and Religion v. Science / Ariela Keysar --
3. Secularization and its Consequences / Steve Bruce --
4. The Imagined War between Secularism and Religion / Mark Juergensmeyer --
5. Political Secularism / Jacques Berlinerblau --
6. Political Secularism and Democracy in Theory and Practice / Jonathan Fox --
PART TWO: Secular Governments: --
7. Anglo-American Secular Government / John Perry --
8. Secularism in France / Amélie Barras --
9. Secularism in Turkey / Kenan Sevinc, Ralph W. Hood Jr., and Thomas Coleman --
10. Secularization in Israel / Guy Ben-Porat --
11. Secularism, State Neutrality, and Islam / Abdullah Saeed --
12. Secular Government in sub-Saharan Africa / Baffour K. Takyi --
13. Secularism in India / Vidhu Verma --
14. Soviet Atheism and its Aftermath / Sonja Luehrmann --
15. Sacred, Secular, and Neo-sacred Governments in China and Taiwan / Cheng-tian Kuo --
PART THREE: Contesting Political Secularism: --
16. Religion in the Public Sphere / Cristina Lafont --
17. The Liberal Betrayal of Secularism / Shadia B. Drury --
18. Religious Freedom in a Secular Society / Roger Trigg --
19. Communicative Reason and Religious Faith in Secular and Post-Secular Contexts / Jacob L. Goodson --
20. Secularisms or Liberal-Democratic Constitutionalism / Veit Bader --
21. Multiculturalizing Secularism / Tariq Modood --
22. Secularisms or Critique of Religio-Secularism / Yolande Jansen --
PART FOUR: Politics of Church and State: --
23. A Secular Critique of Religious Ethics and Politics / Paul Cliteur --
24. Secular Education and Religion / James Arthur --
25. Secularism, Feminism and the Public Sphere / Niamh Reilly --
26. Secularism, Race, and Political Affiliation in America / Juhem Navarro-Rivera and Yazmín García Trejo --
27. Black Infidels / Sikivu Hutchinson --
28. Secularism and U.S. Religion Jurisprudence / Caroline Mala Corbin --
29. Separating Church and State in America / David Niose --
PART FIVE: Secularity and Society : 30. Varieties of Secular Experience / Jack David Eller --
31. Secular Living / Jesse M. Smith --
32. Secular Prosociality and Well-being / Luke W. Galen --
33. Secularism and the Science of Well-being / David Yaden, Jonathan Iwry, Emily Esfahani Smith, and James O. Pawelski --
34. Secular Spirituality / Robert C. Fuller --
35. Nonreligious People in Religious Societies / Maxine B. Najle and Will M. Gervais --
36. The Challenge of Leaving Religion and Becoming Secular / Marlene Winell --
PART SIX: Morality and Secular Ethics: --
37. Agency and Responsibility in a Natural World / Erik J. Wielenberg --
38. The Evolution of Sociality, Helping and Morality / Dennis L. Krebs and Kaleda K. Denton --
39. Ethics, Secular and Religious / John Teehan --
40. Secular Ethics, East and West / Sor-hoon Tan --
41. Secularism, Humanism, and Secular Humanism / Joseph Blankholm --
42. Humanism as a Positive Outcome of Secularism / Joachim Duyndam --
43. Secularization, Bio-medical Technology and Life Extension / Brian S. Turner.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks online.
Other Titles: Secularism
Responsibility: edited by Phil Zuckerman and John R. Shook.

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"A worthy and hefty survey of attitudes to and issues concerning secularism in many of its varied forms an excellent resource for scholars and students."--Reading Religion

 
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