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Religion in the Secular City

Harvey Cox

Religion in the Secular City

Toward a Postmodern Theology

by Harvey Cox

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster (Paper) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity - Theology - General,
  • Religion,
  • Theology,
  • Postmodern theology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7649504M
    ISBN 10067152805X
    ISBN 109780671528058


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In this sequel to his groundbreaking book, "The Secular City," Harvey Cox aims to move past the "modern" or "liberal" theologies of the 19th and 20th Centuries (think Bultmann, von Harnack, Küng, Tillich) and lay the ground for a new Christian thought better suited to a postmodern age/5.

Religion in the Secular City is now considerably outdated for younger readers at this time, However, it is an excellent and hearty filler in the story leading from the original "Secular City" which shook up the 60s and the recent "The Future of Faith.".

Anyone wishing to be fully informed about the adventures of religious Cited by: Religion in the Secular City is now considerably outdated for younger readers at this time, However, it is an excellent and hearty filler in the story leading from the original "Secular City" which shook up the 60s and the recent "The Future of Faith.".

Anyone wishing to be fully informed about the adventures /5(2). He has also written books such as Religion in the Secular City: Toward a Postmodern Theology,The Feast of Fools,Seduction of the Spirit: The Use and Misuse of Religion in the Secular City book Religion,Turning East,Fire From Heaven The Rise Of Religion in the Secular City book Spirituality And The Reshaping Of Religion In The 21st Century, etc.

[NOTE: page numbers below refer to a page paperback edition.]Cited by: Religion in a Secular City: Essays in Honor of Harvey Cox. Harvey Cox burst onto the religious-publishing scene in with his provocative book, The Secular City.

His assertions about the consequences of the modern secular world for religion changed forever the way that theologians and clergy approached their tasks of God-talk in late modernity/5(4).

He has also written books such as The Secular City,Religion in the Secular City: Toward a Postmodern Theology,The Feast of Fools,Seduction of the Spirit: The Use and Misuse of People's Religion,Turning East,Fire From Heaven The Rise Of Pentecostal Spirituality And The Reshaping Of Religion In The 21st Century, etc.

[NOTE: page numbers below refer to a page paperback edition.]/5(5). Buy Religion in the Secular City: Toward a Postmodern Theology by Harvey Cox online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Religion in the Secular City: Toward a Post-Modern Theology. by Harvey Cox. Simon & Schuster. $ It is nearly twenty years since Harvey Cox, a professor at the Harvard Divinity School, became a sensation among liberal theologians with the publication of The Secular City.

Harvey Cox. Religion in the Secular City: Toward a Postmodern Theology. New York: Simon and Schuster, In Religion in the Secular City, theologian Harvey Cox critiques modernity and reflects on the future of religion. He looks closely at religious trends that either depart from modernity or stand in opposition to it, such as fundamentalism and liberation theology.

" The Secular City is one of the undoubted classics of the great upheaval in religious thinking that took place in the sixties--but the patterns of global religion and society have changed in all sorts of unpredictable ways/5(3).

Harvey Cox's The Secular City was published exactly 50 years ago, and it is a fascinating examination of a way of seeing the world (confident in technology, uncomplicatedly liberal, devoutly Protestant, highly educated, and very progressive) that obviously at one time wielded immense influence in America, but today is nowhere to be found in exactly this particular arrangement/5.

Harvey Cox. Religion in the Secular City: Toward a Postmodern York: Simon and Schuster, In Religion in the Secular City, theologian Harvey Cox critiques modernity and reflects on the future of looks closely at religious trends that either depart from modernity or stand in opposition to it, such as fundamentalism and liberation : James Pate.

The book includes essays on Cox's life and work at Harvard, his work as a liberation theologian in the Third World, and his themes of interreligious dialogue, grassroots theology, and secularization.

Religion in a Secular City: Essays in Honor of Harvey Cox () by Arvind Sharma Hear about sales, receive special offers & : The Secular City — Ten Years Later.

by Harvey Cox. Cox is Victor S. Thomas professor of divinity at Harvard Divinity School. He is the author of such books as The Secular City, The Feast of Fools, The Seduction of the Spirit and Turning East. This article appeared in. Since its initial publication inThe Secular City has been hailed as a classic for its nuanced exploration of the relationships among the rise of urban civilization, the decline of hierarchical, institutional religion, and the place of the secular within society.

Now, half a century later, this international best seller remains as relevant as when it first appeared. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cox, Harvey Gallagher.

Religion in The secular city. New York: Simon and Schuster, © (OCoLC) ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxiv, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Preface / Cornel West --Harvey Cox: a short biography --Afterward and forward / Harvey Cox --Professor Harvey Cox: how I cam to know him / Arvind Sharma --A reminisce / Robert McAfee Brown --The Times, God, and Harvey Cox / John C.

Cort --Building alliances: Cox and. The city, secular or otherwise, feels quite different to those for whom its promise turns out to be a cruel deception. In the years that have passed since The Secular City was published much has happened to the cities of the world, including American cities, and most of it has not been good.

Instead of contributing to the liberative process. The Secular City caused such a sensation that by both Christianity and Crisis and Commonweal had published symposia on the book, in each of which Cox replied to his critics.

The best books on Religion versus Secularism in History recommended by Martin Marty. The professor of religious history says that though the world may seem to be increasingly secular, the growth of Christianity and Islam in some places disproves it.

Religion for Atheists: A non-believer's guide to the uses of religion is a book by Alain de Botton published in It argues that while supernatural claims made by religion are false, some aspects of religion are still useful and can be applied in secular life and : Alain de Botton.

Scaling The Secular City has undergone at least a dozen printings since it was originally released. Academic Christian apologetics, philosophy of religion, and philosophical theology, and New Testament studies have flourished to no end since the s.

American Secularism also interrogates the variety of beliefs and practices masquerading under the guise of a unified “secular turn.” Throughout this book, the authors make a compelling case for separating out a number of different categories—atheist, agnostic, non-affiliated, and cultural religious—that are obscured by the religious.

Harvey Cox, an ordained minister in the American Baptist Church, retired in as Hollis Professor of Divinity at Harvard Divinity many books include Religion in the Secular City, Many Mansions, When Jesus Came to Harvard, The Future of Faith, and his most recent work, How to Read the Bible.

Book Description. Religion has dominated colonialism since the 16th century. 'Religion and the Secular' critically examines how religion has been used to subject indigenous concepts to the needs of colonial powers. Essays present the colonial relationship from the perspective of colonized cultures - including Mexico, Guatemala, Vietnam, India.

Opening with the provocative query what might an anthropology of the secular look like. this book explores the concepts, practices, and political formations of secularism, with emphasis on the major historical shifts that have shaped secular sensibilities and attitudes in the modern West and the Middle East.

Talal Asad proceeds to dismantle commonly held assumptions about the secular and the /5(2). Public schools may not teach religion, although teaching about religion in a secular context is permitted.

1 The Bible may be taught in a school, but only for its historical, cultural or literary value and never in a devotional, celebratory or doctrinal manner, or in such a way that encourages acceptance of the Bible as a religious document.

2 SPECIFIC ISSUES & QUESTIONS. Nota bene: ultimately, the Republic’s disapprobation of all forms of religion allows RN to piggy-back on broad-based secular values and position itself as a populist rather than a far-right Author: Catherine Fieschi.

Rethinking Secularism Edited by Craig Calhoun, Mark Juergensmeyer, and Jonathan VanAntwerpen. Features the writing of preeminent scholars of the secular, including Charles Taylor, José Casanova, and Talal Asad; Includes historical, philosophical, political, sociological, and anthropological perspectives.

A secular religion is a communal belief system that often rejects or neglects the metaphysical aspects of the supernatural, commonly associated with traditional religion, instead placing typical religious qualities in earthly entities.

Among systems that have been characterized as secular religions are capitalism, communism, Juche, anarchism, fascism, nationalism, democracy, liberalism.

In their book, Religion and Politics in the United States, Kenneth D. Wald and Allison Calhoun-Brown reference a different theory: that the most-committed members of a church are more likely than Author: Peter Beinart.

Lessons from Alain de Botton's new book, Religion for Atheists The tension between secularity and religion has endured for centuries, infusing. Religion for Atheists: A Non-Believers Guide to the Uses of Religion by Alain de Botton is one of the most horrible, annoying, anti-atheist book I have ever readand de Botton is an atheist (or so he claims.

I suspect he is a secret Christian)/5(). Buddhism and Shintoism are the two major religions in ing to the annual statistical research on religion in by the Agency for Culture Affairs, Government of Japan, percent of the population practices Shintoism, percent Buddhism, percent Christianity, and percent adherents exceeds % because many Japanese people (%) practice both.

The plight of religious minorities in the Middle East is often attributed to the failure of secularism to take root in the region. Religious Difference in a Secular Age challenges this assessment by examining four cornerstones of secularism—political and civil equality, minority rights, religious freedom, and the legal separation of private and public domains.

Tracing the religious history of Siler City, North Carolina, Chad E. Seales argues that southern whites cultivated their own regional brand of American secularism and employed it, alongside public religious performances, to claim and regulate public spaces.

Over the course of the twentieth century, they wielded secularism to segregate racialized bodies, to challenge local changes resulting. For the best answers, search on this site Its not considered a secular or a religious a Jewish state, as most people in Israel practice an individual choice if one wants to be religious or not, most Israelis are Jewish often makes people uncomfortable to refer to Israel as “the Jewish State” because it suggests a theocracy and.

Ananda Abeysekara is associate professor of religious studies at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He is the author of Colors of the Robe: Religion, Identity, and Difference, which won the American Academy of Religion's award for Best First Book in the History of Religions.

'This book brings a rare and enlightening historical perspective to the question of religious NGOs at the UN and in the process repositions our understanding of some of the most complex debates around the question of the religious-secular and the resurgence of religion.

Bryan Wilson’s Religion in Secular Society is one of these texts. In this book, Wilson posits that the predominance of religion—via its institutions, practitioners, pedagogy, and so on—has undergone a change in the twentieth century that continues to the present day.

Wilson’s subsequent chapters address these political, societal. During our episode on Religion and the Secular State Robert Audi claimed that some religions are non-dogmatic He might be right about that, I am not sure which ones he had in mind.

On the other hand, John was pushing the line that many of our "secular" beliefs have pretty much the status and function of dogmatic religious beliefs.OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Introduction: the epoch of the secular city --Part one: the coming of the secular city The Biblical sources of secularization --Secularization versus secularism --Dimensions of secularization --Creation as the disenchantment of nature --The exodus as the desacralization of politics --The Sinai covenant as the.

When Formations of the Secular approaches the intersection of secularism (conceived as a modern pattern of organizing public life) with religion (conceived as part of an older tradition), it draws attention to the ways in which a historically specific concept of “the secular” places religions in a hierarchical order.

It brings to light, in Author: Matthew Scherer.