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Studying, Teaching, and Exhibiting Religion: The Marburg Museum of Religions (Religionskundliche Sammlung)

Religion in Museums : Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Founded in 1927, the Marburg Museum of Religions (Religionskundliche Sammlung)https://www.uni-marburg.de/relsamm/. at the Philipps-Universität in Marburg, Germany, is the world’s oldest university collection devoted to the comparative study...

Afterword: Looking to the Future of Religion in Museums

Gretchen Buggeln

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Gretchen Buggeln holds the Duesenberg Chair in Christianity and the Arts at Valparaiso University, Indiana, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Crispin Paine

Crispin Paine is an editor of Material Religion: the Journal of Objects, Art and Religion, co-editor of Religion in Museums: Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives (Bloomsbury, 2017) and author of Religious Objects in Museums: Private Lives and Public Duties (Bloomsbury, 2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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S. Brent Plate

S. Brent Plate is a writer and Visiting Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Hamilton College, New York, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Religion in Museums : Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...What of the future? Contributors to this volume have pointed to a variety of trends that can be expected to grow, presenting further challenges for museums as they collect, interpret, and take care of religious artifacts, and interact...

Classic Inclusivism

John F. Birch

John F. Birch is a graduate student at the University of Dayton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Religious Diversity and the American Experience : A Theological Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2007

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...An orthodox theologian is forbidden to teach that everybody will be saved. But we are allowed to hope that all will be saved. If I hope to be saved, it is necessary to hope that for all... as well. If you have reason to love another, you...

“Resisters and Accommodators” Revisited: Reflections on the Study of Orthodoxy in America

American Jewry : Transcending the European Experience?

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In 1983, I wrote an article that was praised at the time as a “path breaking analysis” of the diversity of opinion and variety of attitudes among Orthodox rabbis toward the challenges of voluntarism, Jewish denominationalism, and mass...

Realism and Idealism: NGOs and the United Nations System

Hugh Miall

Hugh Miall is Emeritus Professor in Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Religion, NGOs and the United Nations : Visible and Invisible Actors in Power

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...This chapter explores how the United Nations (UN) provides the context in which NGOs work and sets the framework for how religious groups engage within this context as NGOs. Understanding the shape of NGOs at the UN enables us to appreciate...

Secularization : The evolution of Western religion

Conrad Ostwalt

Conrad Ostwalt is Professor of Religious Studies and Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Appalachian State University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Secular Steeples : Popular Culture and the Religious Imagination

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...The evolution of the theory of secularization presented in this chapter and book runs throughout my work in two previous books. My thanks to the publishers of those books for their cooperation in my use of previously published material. See...

Multiple Religious Belonging

Louis T. Albarran

Louis T. Albarran is a graduate student at the University of Dayton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Religious Diversity and the American Experience : A Theological Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2007

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...Christ is the only mediator but he is not the monopoly of Christians and, in fact, he is present and effective in any authentic religion, whatever the form or the name.Comparative theologians engage in dialogue with persons and texts from...

A short introduction to Buddhism

Scott A. Mitchell

Scott A. Mitchell is the Dean of Students and Faculty Affairs and holds the Yoshitaka Tamai Professorial Chair at the Institute of Buddhist Studies, Berkeley, California, USA. He is the author of Buddhism in America: Global Religion, Local Contexts (Bloomsbury, 2016). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Buddhism in America : Global religion, local contexts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...This chapter provides a basic overview of the historical development and spread of Buddhism from its origins in India and across precolonial Asia. Attention is paid to foundational doctrines and practices, the development of Buddhist...

Religion and Climate Change

Kevin J. O’Brien

Kevin J. O’Brien is professor at Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Introduction In a 2018 study, the Yale Program on Climate Communication found that 70 percent of people surveyed in the United States are convinced that global warming is a real and serious threat. However, only 30 percent of them reported...

Conclusion

Suzanne Owen

Suzanne Owen is Associate Senior Lecturer in Theology and Religious Studies at the Leeds Trinity University College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Appropriation of Native American Spirituality

Continuum, 2008

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...Lakota and other Native Americans have identified a problem with what they have termed the appropriation of their spirituality, which includes practices, ceremonies and knowledge, and they have accused both Native American individuals...