Disruptive religion : the force of faith in social movement activism (Book, 1997) [University of Washington Libraries]
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Disruptive religion : the force of faith in social movement activism

Disruptive religion : the force of faith in social movement activism

Author: Christian S Smith
Publisher: London : Routledge, 1997.
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Despite the crucial role of religion in most societies, religious activism remains largely uninvestigated. Based on empirical evidence, this book also addresses many theoretical issues arising in the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christian S Smith
ISBN: 0415914051 9780415914055 0415914043 9780415914048
OCLC Number: 60185203
Description: 256 pages
Contents: Acknowledgements, About the Contributors, Introduction: Correcting a Curious Neglect, or Bringing Religion Back In, Part One: Preexistent Organizations and Leadership, Chapter 1. The Black Church in the Civil Rights Movement: The SCLS as the Decentralized, Radical Arm of the Black Church, Chapter 2. Radical Islamic Insurgency in the Iranian Revolution of 1978-1979, Part Two: Religious Ritual and Insurgent Consciousness, Chapter 3. Pastoral Mobilization and Contention: The Religious Foundation of the Solidarity Movement in Poland, Chapter 4. Religious Rituals of Resistance and Class Consciousness in Bolivian Tin-Making CommunitiesPart Three: Mobilization and Repression, Chapter 5. Popular Religion, Protest and Revolt: The Emergence of Political Insurgency in the Nicaraguan and Salvadoran Churches of the 1960s-1980s, Chapter 6. Church Leadership, State Repression, and the 'Spirit of Involvement' in the South African Anti-Apartheid Movement, 1983-1990, Part Four: Symbolic Worlds and Activist Identity, Chapter 7. For God and the Fatherland: Protestant Symbolic Worlds and the Rise of National Socialism in Germany
Responsibility: Christian S. Smith (editor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA).
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