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Culture of Engagement Law, Religion, and Morality

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ISBN-10: 1626163022

ISBN-13: 9781626163027

Edition: 2016

Authors: Cathleen Kaveny

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Religious traditions in the United States have been characterized by an ongoing tension between assimilation to the broader culture, typically reflected by mainline Protestant churches, and defiant rejection of cultural incursions, as witnessed by more sectarian movements such as Mormonism and Hassidism. But legal theorist and theologian Cathleen Kaveny contends that religious traditions do not need to swim in either the Current of Openness or the Current of Identity. There is a third possibility, which she calls the Current of Engagement, which accommodates and respects tradition but which recognizes the need to interact with culture to remain relevant and to offer a prophetic critique of…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Publication date: 3/1/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English