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Liberal religion

Frank G. Opton

Liberal religion

principles and practice : a popular theology

by Frank G. Opton

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Published by Prometheus Books in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liberalism (Religion)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrank G. Opton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR1615 .O67 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination295 p. ;
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3792863M
    ISBN 10087975155X
    LC Control Number81081129

    Theological liberalism, a form of religious thought that establishes religious inquiry on the basis of a norm other than the authority of tradition. It was an important influence in Protestantism from about the midth century through the s. The defining trait of this liberalism is a will to. Get this from a library! The rise of liberal religion: book culture and American spirituality in the twentieth century. [Matthew Hedstrom] -- The story of liberal religion in the twentieth century, Matthew S. Hedstrom contends, is a story of cultural ascendency. This may come as a surprise-most scholarship in American religious history.

    Jan 29,  · I argue that this popularization of religious liberalism happened largely in and through books. Jones’s understanding in Social Law that modern religion required modern books in order to reach “the wayfaring man” was prescient: books and book culture were integral to the rise of liberal religion in the twentieth century. In order to. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

    Rise of Liberal Religion Quotes Showing of 2 “The most critical of these new religious developments for twentieth-century religious liberalism were a renewed and transformed emphasis on mystical practice and experience, the healing ministry known as mind cure, and the rise of modern dr-peshev.com by: Oct 02,  · I pulled every American religious history survey or liberal religion book off my shelf and found nary a mention of Eliade. In Religious Studies circles, pond-fulls of ink have been spilled to drown Eliade's theories and methods. But in American religious history, questions about Eliade dr-peshev.com: Michael J. Altman.


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Intellectual History Notable Title in American Intellectual History The story of liberal religion Cited by: The conservative Presbyterian biblical scholar J. Gresham Machen criticized what he termed "naturalistic liberalism" in his book, Christianity and Liberalism, in which he intended to show that "despite the liberal use of traditional phraseology modern liberalism not only is a different religion from Christianity but belongs in a totally.

The Rise of Liberal Religion Book Culture and American Spirituality in the Twentieth Century Matthew S. Hedstrom. One of the first scholarly analyses of the major religious reading initiatives of the early and mid-twentieth century, and the modernization of religious publishing in this period.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Rise of Liberal Religion: Book Culture and American Spirituality in the Twentieth Century.5/5(5). This book examines how liberal forms of religion are allowing people to engage with religion on their own terms, while also feeling part of something more universal.

Looking at liberal approaches to the Abrahamic faiths – Judaism, Protestant and Roman Catholic Christianity and Islam – this book teases out how postmodern culture has shaped Price: $ Losing Our Religion: The Liberal Media's Attack on Christianity is a book-length critique of media bias by author, journalist, and conservative political commentator S.

Cupp. Summary. Cupp declares "the liberal media" are unreliable, irresponsible, and partisan, and Author: S. Cupp. Jul 24,  · The surge of interest in liberal religion, many say, reflects the renewed vitality of religious history more generally, which has spread beyond its traditional redoubts in divinity schools to.

Cécile Laborde agrees with much of this liberal egalitarian critique, but she argues that a simple analogy between the good and religion misrepresents the complex relationships among religion, law, and the state.

Religion serves as more than a statement of belief. The story of liberal religion in the twentieth century, Matthew S. Hedstrom contends, is a story of cultural ascendency. This may come as a surprise-most scholarship in American religious history, after all, equates the numerical decline of the Protestant mainline with the failure of religious dr-peshev.com: Nov 23,  · Winner of the Frank S.

and Elizabeth D. Brewer Best First Book Prize of the American Society of Church History Society for U. Intellectual History Notable Title in American Intellectual History The story of liberal religion in the twentieth century, Matthew S.

Hedstrom contends, is a story of cultural ascendency. This may come as a surprise-most scholarship in American religious history Price: $ a rousing progressive and liberal Christian manifesto that will ignite the collective conscience of all whose faith and values have been misrepresented by stunning greed, power-mongering, hypocrisy and lies of the Radical Christian Right.

Click here: Read Full Book Review. Jun 30,  · While not the only answer to that question, Matthew Hedstrom's The Rise of Liberal Religion: Book Culture and American Spirituality in the Twentieth Century (Oxford, ) [hereafter referred to as ROLR] offers a unique perspective on why liberal religion not only continued but thrived from the s to dr-peshev.com may startle conservatives as they read Hedstrom's work is the.

“It does strange things to you to realize that the conservative establishment is forcing you to be a progressive liberal fighter for universal rights.” ― Brandon Sanderson, Perfect State. The 5 Smooth Stones of Liberal Religion were proposed by James Luther Adams, printed in his book of essays, "On Being Human Religiously".

They were named for the stones David used to kill Goliath. The intent being that we can use these ideas to defend religious liberalism from conservatives of all types; ideas that just make sense, and lead.

Oct 10,  · Here is a good book to read with pencil in hand (assuming it is not a library copy), just as the subjects of this study advised that Americans seeking to improve their spiritual, moral, and personal lives do when reading edifying “middlebrow” works dealing with religion.

The Rise of Liberal Religion is, first, a history of how early and mid Author: Paul Harvey. Jun 26,  · In some instances, the liberal religion inverts the structure of Christian belief, morality, and worship, partly because it developed from Christianity and from pre-Christian natural religion based upon the recognition of natural rights.

More often, though, it is its antithesis. Jan 17,  · In this history of popular religion and spirituality, Matthew Hedstrom argues that books and book culture were integral for the rise of liberal religion in the twentieth century.

After World War I, a modernizing book business and an emerging religious liberalism expanded the spiritual horizons of many middle-class Americans. Nov 15,  · Book Reviews. The Religion of Liberal Democracy. How the Dreyfus affair inspired sociologist Émile Durkheim, who died years ago today, to.

Fourth, the book represents an in-depth study of a liberal faith group, when liberal religion is the focus of much scholarly debate at present particularly with reference to the secularisation thesis. 5 Liberal Islam.

6 Conclusion. About the Author. Emanuel de Kadt is Emeritus Professor of Cultural Anthropology at Utrecht University, Netherlands. He continues to do some teaching there on religion and society, and has previously written a book on religion in culture entitled Assertive Religion ().

About the Series Routledge Studies in Brand: Routledge. Dec 01,  · The narrative line running from Ralph Waldo Emerson to twentieth-century liberal Protestant theology to today's “spiritual but not religious” sensibility is hea We use cookies to enhance your experience on our dr-peshev.com continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of dr-peshev.com: Gary Dorrien.Aug 11,  · In The Rise of Liberal Religion: Book Culture and American Spirituality in the Twentieth Century, Matthew Hedstrom offers a new narrative of twentieth-century liberal religion and of American religious history more broadly by focusing on book dr-peshev.coming the s, s, and s, he argues that the “popularization of religious liberalism happened largely in and through books” (4).His smart, innovative, and fascinating book, The Rise of Liberal Religion, demonstrates that, in fact, liberal religion thrived across the twentieth century.

However, he argues, liberal religion has had its greatest success not between pulpit and pews, but engaging with the public through reading. The Rise of Liberal Religion tells the story of.