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On civil religion in Asia

On civil religion in Asia

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Published by Lutheran World Federation in Geneva .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Be la Harmati, Naozumi Eto, Sutan M. Hutagalung.
SeriesLWF documentation -- 20
ContributionsEto, Naozumi., Harmati, Be la., Hutagalung, Sutan M.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14273498M

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Employs Robert Bellah’s notion of civil religion to explore East Asia’s Confucian revival. Can Confucianism be regarded as a civil religion for East Asia. This book explores this question, bringing the insights of Robert Bellah to a consideration of various expressions of the contemporary Confucian : Philip J.

Ivanhoe. Can Confucianism be regarded as a civil religion for East Asia. This book explores this question, bringing the insights of Robert Bellah to a consideration of various expressions of the contemporary Confucian revival.

Bellah identified American civil religion as a religious dimension of life that can be found throughout US culture, but one. Get this from a library.

Confucianism, a habit of the heart: Bellah, Civil Religion, and East Asia. [P J Ivanhoe;]. Civil Religion offers philosophical commentaries on more than twenty thinkers stretching from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.

The book examines four important traditions within the history of modern political philosophy and delves into how each of them addresses the problem of by: This book addresses this question by examining the activities and public participation of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the areas of religion, ethnicity, gender and the environment.

Examples are taken from Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The experience of civil society in Southeast Asia. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book sold through our affiliate partners.

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Yale University Press. Never mind the First Amendment; the United States has an official religion after all. It's a civil religion, and the deity's role is to bestow blessings on the state. One of the most surprising developments of the last 20 years has been the proliferation of aggressive political movements linked to religion.

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The phrase "civil religion" is, of course, Rousseau's. In chapter 8, book 4 of The Social Contract, he outlines the simple dogmas of the civil religion: the existence of God, the life to come, the reward of virtue and the punishment of vice, and the exclusion of religious intolerance.

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The book consists of seventeen chapters structured into five parts. Part one is just one chapter by Nicholas Farrelly and provides a lively introduction to the collection that has been categorized into three key topics: war, politics, and religion (p.7). Islam is the largest religion in Asia with >1 billion adherents.

Islam is a monotheistic and Abrahamic religion articulated by the Qur'an, a book considered by its adherents to be the verbatim word of God (Arabic: الله Allāh) and by the teachings and normative example (called the Sunnah and composed of hadith) of Muhammad, considered by.

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Read this book on Questia. This volume is the result of a two-day closed intensive seminar and a halfday open symposium entitled “Islam and Civil Society: Messages from Southeast Asia”, held on 5–7 November in Japan, sponsored by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation.

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(shelved 2 times as asian-religion) avg rating —ratings — published A.D. Smith, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, This view has not gone unchallenged. Impressed by the evidence of ‘ religious nationalisms ’ in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe, scholars like Mark Juergensmeyer have argued that ‘nationalism’ and ‘religion’ are often natural allies, and that religious movements like Shi'ism are seeking to.

Politics as Religion. Emilio Gentile. in the form of a civil religion, or it may be totalitarian, in the form of a political religion. Using this conceptual distinction, and moving from America to Europe, and from Africa to Asia, Gentile presents a unique comparative history of civil and political religions from the American and French.WBO Student Loading.About.

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