The Resilience of Christianity in the Modern World

The Resilience of Christianity in the Modern World

by Joseph B. Tamney

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Overview

This book develops a theoretical framework for understanding the popularity of religion in its particular social contexts. The author provides analyses of examples of “religious renaissance,” such as the relation of the Catholic Church to Poland’s Solidarity Movement, and the counterculture and Protestant theology. He appraises the appeal of the Christian Right in contemporary American culture and the relationship between the Political Right and the Christian Right.

Joseph B. Tamney is Professor of Sociology at Ball State University. He is the author of Religious Switching: A Study of Religious Mobility in Singapore, and coeditor of The Political Role of Religion in the U. S.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438421827
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 11/08/1991
Series: SUNY series in Religion, Culture, and Society
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 178
File size: 260 KB

About the Author

Joseph B. Tamney is Professor of Sociology at Ball State University. He is the author of Religious Switching: A Study of Religious Mobility in Singapore, and coeditor of The Political Role of Religion in the U. S.

Table of Contents

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Preface

Introduction Modernization and the Resilience of Christianity

Part I Christianity and Socialism

Chapter One Catholicism and the Solidarity Movement in Poland

Chapter Two Catholicism and the Liberation Movement in Latin America

Part II Christianity and the Counterculture

Chapter Three What Is the Counterculture?

Chapter Four Christian Accommodation of the Counterculture

Chapter Five The Popularity of the Christian Right

Conclusion The Resilience of Christianity in the Modern World

Notes

References

Index

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