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The Babylon ComplexTheopolitical Fantasies of War, Sex, and Sovereignty

The Babylon Complex: Theopolitical Fantasies of War, Sex, and Sovereignty

Erin Runions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257331
eISBN:
9780823261529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257331.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Following allusions to Babylon in secular and religious discourse in the decade after 9.11, this book explores the complicated influence of the Bible on U.S. political thought. Babylon is a ... More

Being-in-CreationHuman Responsibility in an Endangered World

Being-in-Creation: Human Responsibility in an Endangered World

Brian Treanor, Bruce Benson, and Norman Wirzba (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823264995
eISBN:
9780823266876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264995.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What is the proper relationship between human beings and the more-than-human world? This philosophical question, which underlies vast environmental crises, forces us to investigate the tension ... More

Between Dancing and WritingThe Practice of Religious Studies

Between Dancing and Writing: The Practice of Religious Studies

Kimerer L. LaMothe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823224036
eISBN:
9780823236916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823224036.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book provides philosophical grounds for an emerging area of scholarship: the study of religion and dance. In the first part, the book investigates why scholars in religious ... More

Beyond ViolenceReligious Sources of Social Transformation in Judaism, Christianity, and
            Islam

Beyond Violence: Religious Sources of Social Transformation in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

James L. Heft (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223336
eISBN:
9780823236596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223336.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In an age of terrorism and other forms of violence committed in the name of religion, how can religion become a vehicle for peace, justice, and reconciliation? And in a world of ... More

Bob DrinanThe Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Raymond A. Schroth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book shows that the contentious mixture of religion and politics in the United States is nothing new. Four decades ago, Father Robert Drinan, the fiery Jesuit priest from Massachusetts, not only ... More

The Bread of the StrongLacouturisme and the Folly of the Cross, 1910-1985

The Bread of the Strong: Lacouturisme and the Folly of the Cross, 1910-1985

Jack Downey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265435
eISBN:
9780823266906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265435.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This study investigates the origins, development, and influence of a controversial retreat movement which emerged as a self-consciously countercultural response to the socio-religious revival in ... More

The Catholic Church and the Jewish PeopleRecent Reflections from Rome

The Catholic Church and the Jewish People: Recent Reflections from Rome

Norbert J. Hofmann and Joseph Sievers

Philip A Cunningham (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228058
eISBN:
9780823237111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228058.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book makes available in fifteen chapters English essays that mark the fortieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council's Declaration on the Relationship of the Church to Non-Christian ... More

Catholic Social LearningEducating the Faith That Does Justice

Catholic Social Learning: Educating the Faith That Does Justice

Roger Bergman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233281
eISBN:
9780823241736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233281.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The canon for Catholic social teaching spreads to six hundred pages, yet fewer than two pages are devoted to Catholic social learning or pedagogy. This book begins to correct that gross imbalance. It ... More

The Catholic Studies Reader

The Catholic Studies Reader

James T. Fisher and Margaret M. McGuinness (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234103
eISBN:
9780823240906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234103.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This is a rare book in an emerging field that has neither a documented history nor a consensus as to what should be a normative methodology. Dividing this volume into five interrelated themes central ... More

Church and SocietyThe Laurence J. McGinley Lectures, 1988-2007

Church and Society: The Laurence J. McGinley Lectures, 1988-2007

Avery Cardinal Dulles

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228621
eISBN:
9780823236619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228621.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The author of this book has written and lectured on a wide range of topics across his career, and for a wide range of audiences. Integrating faith and scholarship, he has created a ... More

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