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Webb Keane

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780691167732

Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017

DOI: 10.23943/princeton/9780691167732.001.0001

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Making Morality in Religion

Making Morality in Religion

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(p.199) Chapter 6 Making Morality in Religion
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Ethical Life
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Webb Keane

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Princeton University Press
DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691167732.003.0007

This chapter provides an understanding of the demand for moral consistency that motivates a pair of thriving contemporary piety movements, one Christian (the Urapmin Charismatics), the other Muslim (the Cairene Muslims). Although they differ in their theological and moral doctrines, these movements have much in common. In particular, the participants in these movements actively and self-consciously strive to live ethically consistent lives. In both piety movements, that demand for consistency is partly explained by the inculcation of a God's-eye view, a version of the third-person perspective from which the faithful is expected to see the totality of his or her life and impose order on it.

Keywords:   moral consistency, piety movements, Urapmin Charismatics, Cairene Muslims, God's-eye view

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