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Fundamentalisms Observed (Martin E Marty R Scott Appleby (eds)) Paperback Book, (University of Chicago Press, 1991) 9780226508788
Fundamentalisms Observed (Martin E Marty R Scott Appleby (eds)) Paperback Book, (University of Chicago Press, 1991) 9780226508788
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Title: Fundamentalisms Observed

Author: Marty, Martin E R Scott Appleby (eds)

Publisher: U of Chicago Press; Publication Date: 1991

Paperback; ISBN: 9780226508788

Volumes: 1; Pages: 888

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This volume is an encyclopedic introduction to movements of religious reaction in the twentieth century. The fourteen chapters are thematically linked by a common set of concerns: the social, political, cultural, and religious contexts in which these movements were born; the particular world-views, systems of thought, and beliefs that govern each movement; the ways in which leaders and group members make sense of and respond to the challenges of the modern, postcolonial era in world history.The contributors include sociologists, cultural anthropologists, and historians, some of whom have been participant-observers in the groups under consideration. As an analysis of the global resurgence of religion, Fundamentalisms Observed sheds new light on current religious movements and cultures from North America to the Far East.Table of ContentsThe Fundamentalism Project: A User's GuideNorth American Protestant FundamentalismNancy AmmermanRoman Catholic Traditionalism and Activist Conservatism in the the United StatesWilliam D. Dinges and James HitchcockProtestant Fundamentalism in Latin AmericaPablo DeirosReligious Fundamentalism and Religious Jews: The Case of the HaredimSamuel C. Heilman and Menachem FriedmanJewish Zionist Fundamentalism: The Bloc of the Faithful in Israel (Gush Emunim)Gideon AranFundamentalism in the Sunni Arab World: Egypt an the SudanJohn O. VollActivist Shi'ism in Iran, Iraq, and LebanonAbdulaziz A. SachedinaIslamic Fundamentalism in South Asia: The Jamaat-i-Islami and the Tablighi JamaatMumtaz AhmadOrganized Hinduisms: From Vedic Truth to Hindu NationDaniel GoldThe Double-Edged Sword: Fundamentalism and the Sikh Religious TraditionT. N. MadanFundamentalistic Movements in Theravada BuddhismDonald K. SwearerIslamic Resurgence in Malaysia and IndonesiaManning NashThe Search for Roots in Industrial East Asia: The Case of Confucian RevivalTu Wei-mingFundamentalism in Japan: Religious and PoliticalWinston DavisConclusion: An Interim Report on a Hypothetical FamilyMartin E. Marty and R. Scott Appleby
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