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Christian Globalism at HomeChild Sponsorship in the United States

Christian Globalism at Home: Child Sponsorship in the United States

Hillary Kaell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691201467
eISBN:
9780691201474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691201467.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Child sponsorship emerged from nineteenth-century Protestant missions to become one of today's most profitable private fundraising tools in organizations including World Vision, Compassion ... More

Peaceful FamiliesAmerican Muslim Efforts against Domestic Violence

Peaceful Families: American Muslim Efforts against Domestic Violence

Juliane Hammer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190877
eISBN:
9780691194387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190877.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This book chronicles and examines the efforts, stories, arguments, and strategies of individuals and organizations doing Muslim anti-domestic violence work in the United States. Looking at ... More

The Politics of Evangelical IdentityLocal Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Lydia Bean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

It is now a common refrain among liberals that Christian Right pastors and television pundits have hijacked evangelical Christianity for partisan gain. This book challenges this notion, arguing that ... More

Religious ParentingTransmitting Faith and Values in Contemporary America

Religious Parenting: Transmitting Faith and Values in Contemporary America

Christian Smith, Bridget Ritz, and Michael Rotolo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691194967
eISBN:
9780691197821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194967.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

How do American parents pass their religion on to their children? At a time of overall decline of traditional religion and an increased interest in personal “spirituality,” this book investigates the ... More

What Happens When We Practice Religion?Textures of Devotion in Everyday Life

What Happens When We Practice Religion?: Textures of Devotion in Everyday Life

Robert Wuthnow

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691198590
eISBN:
9780691201276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691198590.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Religion is commonly viewed as something that people practice, whether in the presence of others or alone. But what do we mean exactly by “practice”? What approaches help to answer this question? ... More

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