THE PERILS OF CIVILITY
- The religion of the market. Loy, David R. // Journal of the American Academy of Religion;Summer97, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p275
Examines religion while focusing on the functionalistic view of understanding. Challenges to traditional religion; Considerations that religion is becoming critical to environmental crises; Reference made to an article by Herman E. Daly and John B. Cobb; Influence of economics as theology.
- No more anger. // Christian Science Monitor;1/20/95, Vol. 87 Issue 38, p17
Talks about the power of divine love to heal social strife. Prerequisite for the expression of divine love; Scriptural reinforcement of the truth; Experience of the author in the practical application of divine love.
- Religion and theology: A journey into the experiential. Holder, John W. // Journal of Religious Thought;Summer90/Fall90, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p5
Examines the influence of individual experiences and the external environment in the development of religion. Relationship between content and context of religion; Experience of the Egyptians; Experience of the Canaanites.
- Jesus' encounter with the rich young ruler and its implications for theology and development. Kisner, Gerald D. // Journal of Religious Thought;Winter92/Spring93, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p81
Focuses on the responsibility of rich Christians toward the poor. Economic decline in the United States and other developed countries; Issue of the poor and wealth; Analysis of the a story in the Gospels about Jesus' encounter with a rich young ruler.
- Lost generation looks for identity. // Christian Century;8/14/85 - 8/21/85, Vol. 102 Issue 24, p723
Editorial. This is a lost generation in the sense that today's religious leaders have lost a sense of identity because they have abandoned their base in order to chase after the false gods of relevancy, acceptance and success. As a result, theirlanguage of protest in the face of nuclear...
- THE WAY WE WERE. Howard, John A. // Saturday Evening Post;Sep/Oct92, Vol. 264 Issue 5, p60
Examines the reasons the author says Americans were able to fight in World War II with very little psychological damage. Importance of friendliness and compassion; Role of the Great Depression in strengthening characters; Importance of religion on American life; How US Supreme Court's 1947...
- Do we need religion? // Christian Science Monitor;5/10/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 118, p19
Offers insight as to the need for religion, in light of the view that people in society depend on religion only in emergencies.
- What's wrong with this picture? Hendricks, W. // Christianity Today;11/25/91, Vol. 35 Issue 14, p12
Reflects on a recent Associated Press poll that indicated the importance of faith in many American's lives. How people's actions do not appear to confirm their faith; Focus on the ways they spend their money, use their time and behave on the job.
- To Make Peace, Evangelize Culture. // America;6/2/1984, Vol. 150 Issue 21, p413
Published one year ago, the American bishops' pastoral letter on war and peace addressed the specific problem of the morality of the arms race. Other questions and teaching opportunities are implied. The author argues that major attention should now be given to the cultural aspects of...
- Religious right vs. pagan left. Thomas, Cal // Caribbean Business;7/14/1994, Vol. 22 Issue 28, p47
Opinion. Focuses on the argument between Christian principles and leftist ideas on government issues in the United States. Role of Virginia Senate Republican nominee Oliver North in the issue; Significance of religious and moral beliefs in the government.