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Accounting for Fundamentalisms: v. 4 : The Dynamic Character of Movements - R. Scott Appleby

Accounting for Fundamentalisms: v. 4

The Dynamic Character of Movements

By: R. Scott Appleby (Editor), Martin E. Marty (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st May 2004
ISBN: 9780226508863
Number Of Pages: 852

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"Accounting for Fundamentalisms features treatments of fundamentalist movements, groups that often make headlines but are rarely understood, as part of the multivolume Fundamentalism Project. This book remains a standard reference source for comprehending the dynamics of fundamentalist movements around the world. Surveying fundamentalist movements in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Buddhism, the contributors to "Accounting for Fundamentalisms describe the organization of these movements, their leadership and recruiting techniques, and the ways in which their ideological programs and organizational structures shift over time in response to changing political and social environments.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Dynamics of Christian Fundamentalism: An Introduction
Sources of Christian Fundamentalism in the United States Robert Wuthnow
Imagining the Last Days: The Politics of Apocalyptic Language
Refusing to Drink with the Mountains: Traditional Andean Meanings in Evangelical
"Jesus Is Lord of Guatemala": Evangelical Reform in a Death-Squad State
Comunione e Liberazione: A Fundamentalist Idea of Power
Accounting for Christian Fundamentalisms: Social Dynamics and Rhetorical Strategies
Quiescent and Active Fundamentalisms: The Jewish Cases
Migration, Acculturation, and the New Role of Texts in the Haredi World
By Torah Alone: Yeshiva Fundamentalism in Jewish Life
The Book and the Sword: The Nationalist Yeshivot and Political Radicalism in Israel
The Contemporary Lubavitch Hasidic Movement: Between Conservatism and Messianism
Habad as Messianic Fundamentalism: From Local Particularism to Universal Jewish Mission
Accounting for Islamic Fundamentalisms
The "Normalization" of the Islamic Movement in Egypt from the 1970s to the Early 1990s
Palestinian Islamisms: Patriotism as a Condition of Their Expansion
From Radical Mission to Equivocal Ambition: The Expansion and Manipulation of Algerian Islamism, 1979-1992
Izala: The Rise of Muslim Reformism in Northern Nigeria
Authority and Community in Soviet Islam
Two Roads to Revolutionary Shi'ite Fundamentalism in Iraq
Accounting for Fundamentalisms in South Asia: Ideologies and Institutions in Historical Perspective
The Function of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh: To Define the Hindu Nation
Hindu Nationalism and the Discourse of Modernity: The Vishva Hindu Parishad
Redefining Muslim Identity in South Asia: The Transformation of the Jama'at-i-Islami
"Remaking Ourselves": Islamic Self-Fashioning in a Global Movement of Spiritual Renewal
Christians and Competing Fundamentalisms in South Indian Society
Organizational Weakness and the Rise of Sinhalese Buddhist Extremism
Movement Dynamics and Social Change: Transforming Fundamentalist Ideology and Organizations
List of Contributors
Index
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ISBN: 9780226508863
ISBN-10: 0226508862
Series: Fundamentalism Project S.
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 852
Published: 1st May 2004
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.6 x 18.1  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 1.45
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition