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The Role of religious organizations in social movements

The Role of religious organizations in social movements

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Published by Praeger Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Religious institutions -- United States.,
    • Social movements -- United States.,
    • Social movements -- Religious aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Barbara M. Yarnold.
      ContributionsYarnold, Barbara M., 1961-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2525 .R64 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 133 p. ;
      Number of Pages133
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2029896M
      ISBN 100275940179
      LC Control Number91007206


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Product Information. This collection of essays analyzes the impact of religious organizations on social movements in the United States. The contributors detail religious support for political sanctuary, gay and lesbian rights, peace, and moral majority themes, emphasizing how religious institutions help communicate the core ideas of these movements.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Public interest lobbies versus minority faction / Andrew S.

McFarland --The role of religious organizations in the U.S. sanctuary movement / Barbara M. Yarnold --The role of religious organizations in the peace movement between the wars / William R.

Marty --The role of religious organizations. Pope Francis may be the most visible and influential religious leader advocating for social justice. Now, it may seem that religion is behind well-publicized and harmful ideas and movements on abortion, gay rights, social welfare, but some people.

Religion has long played a central role in many social and political movements. Solidarity in Poland, anti-apartheid in South Africa, Operation Rescue in the United States--each of these movements is driven by the energy and sustained by the commitment of many individuals and organizations whose ideologies are shaped and powered by religious faith/5(3).

Religious Organizations and Movements. From a Lutheran perspective, the CTCR evaluates the beliefs of world religions, religious organizations and movements. The Commission also provides information regarding fraternal organizations and lodges. The Roles of Social Movements by Kevin Zeese - Margaret Flowers The United States is going in the wrong direction on a wide range of social, economic and foreign policy issues and people are.

Wherever they occur, social movements can dramatically shape the direction of society. When individuals and groups of people—civil rights activists and other visionaries, for instance—transcend traditional bounds, they may bring about major shifts in social policy and structures.

Religious Movement Defined. Through much of the past century, the world has seen a trend towards secularization, which is the process of religion becoming a less dominant factor in society.

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In the society a large number of changes have been brought about by efforts exerted by people The Role of religious organizations in social movements book and collectively. Such efforts have been called social movements.

A social movement may, therefore, be defined as “a collectively acting with some continuity to promote or. The studies variously examine the processes by which movements become organized and the role of movement processes within and among organizations.

The topics covered range from globalization and transnational social movement organizations to community recycling programs. From global missionizing among proselytic faiths to mass migration through religious diasporas, religion has traveled from one side of the world and back again.

It continues to play a prominent role in shaping world politics and has been a vital force in the continued emergence, spread, and creation of a transnational civil society. Exploring how religious roots are shaping organizations 5/5(1).

All religious organizations involve communities of believers. However, these communities come in different forms. The most basic of these today are religious movements, denominations, sects, and cults.

A form of social movement, religious movements involve groups of people who join together to spread a new religion or to reinterpret an old one. The current controversy surrounding new religions has brought to the forefront the role of apostates. These individuals leave highly controversial movements and assume roles in other organizations as public opponents against their former movements.

This volume examines the motivations of the apostates, how they are recruited and play out their roles, the kinds of narratives they construct to.

Darren E. Sherkat, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Religion and Social Movements in Modern Societies. The differentiation of political, economic, and religious institutions had a profound impact on how religious institutions engage the state, and how religious groups mobilize resources for their own operations and to impact broader society.

The Politics of Religious Apostasy: The Role of Apostates in the Transformation of Religious Movements is a book edited by David G. presents studies by several sociologists of new religious movements on the role played by apostates (described as individuals that leave new religious movements to pursue opposition against their former group.)Publisher: Praeger Publishers.

The late Christopher Hitchens, in particular, articulated the view that the role of religious movements was consistently negative. Indeed, one might assume that the increasing salience of religion to global civil society is inherently divisive.

Religious organisations often present exclusive claims to truth. Request PDF | The Role of Social Movements in the Macro Political System | One of the central concepts in the study of social movements is that of the “Protest Cycle” (e.g., Tarrow ). The. Church: The Ecclesia and Denomination.

A church is a large, bureaucratically organized religious organization that is closely integrated into the larger society. Two types of church organizations exist. The first is the ecclesia, a large, bureaucratic religious organization that is a formal part of the state and has most or all of a state’s citizens as its members.

Some social movements bring in quick, radical political and social changes while others get incorporated into existing systems or subjected to harsh repression.

This book examines why social movements elicit different policy responses and their varying impact on the societies in which they occur. Understanding Social Movements.

To begin this understanding, we first need to understand what social movements are. To reiterate a definition already presented, a social movement may be defined as an organized effort by a large number of people to bring about or impede social, political, economic, or cultural change.

Defined in this way, social movements might sound similar to special-interest. Explore the history of Social Movements and Religion in America using the ARDA's interactive timelines.

Read about the role of religion within various social movements in the United States. The rapid growth and development of social movement organizations around Three Mile Island after the nuclear accident provide data for assessing and refining theories on social : Margrit Eichler.

Religion, Politics and Human Rights: Understanding the Role of Christianity in the Promotion of Human Rights By Barbara Ann Rieffer The Global Face of Public Faith by David Hollenbach. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, pp. For All Peoples and All Nations by John Nurser. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, by: 3.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: Social construction of contested exit roles / David G. Bromley --Apostasy and the management of spoiled identity / Armand L. Mauss --Standing at the cross-roads / Eileen Barker --Exploring factors that shape the apostate role / Stuart A.

Wright --Apostates who never were / Daniel Carson. Social movements are a type of group action. They are large informal groupings of individuals and/or organizations focused on specific political or social issues, in other words, on carrying out, resisting or undoing a social change.

Modern Western social movements became possible through education. In social movement theory, a social movement organization (often capitalized in academic literature as Social Movement Organization or abbreviated as SMO) is an organized component of a social movement (SM). SMO usually is only part of a particular social movement; in other words, a specific social movement is usually composed of many social movement organizations – formal organizations that.

This book is a rigorous ethnographic study of religious movements in contemporary India. The author has focused upon two faith-based movements, namely, the Svadhyaya and the Tablighi Jamaat.

Anindita Chakrabarti had spent several years doing ethnographic research in Gujarat, Mumbai and Delhi. As a sociological study, it states its aims very. Social movements often give rise to counter movements aimed at stopping whatever change the initial social movement is advocating.

Key Terms. social movements: Social movements are a type of group action. They are large informal groupings of individuals or.

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As Selbit puts it: “It is not that the sacred society or [ ]. Describe the two ways in which groups and organizations play an important role in social change. Discuss how whistle-blowing is relevant to a discussion of groups, organizations, and social change.

As we consider ways to try to improve our society, the role. areas of sociology: social movements, the sociology of music, and the sociology of race. Social Movements A social movement can be deined as a form of contentious politics with three elements: (1) there are campaigns of collective claims against tar-gets, usually powerful organizations like File Size: KB.

Eileen Barker, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Abstract ‘New religious movements ’ (NRMs) is a term used to describe minority religions that have recently become visible in a society.

They have appeared throughout the world and throughout history, and they have differed from each other with respect to their beliefs, practices, and. Walter Rauschenbusch’s classic book, Christianity and the Social Crisis, served as the most complete statement of faith-based progressivism and.

Specifically, religious organizations are permitted to use religious criteria in making hiring decisions. If you want a general explanation for this, it would go something like this – that in the eyes of the people who drafted that landmark statute, the claims of free exercise of religion are so weighty as to trump even powerful claims of non.

A social movement is a loosely organized effort by a large group of people to achieve a particular goal, typically a social or political one.

This may be to carry out, resist or undo a social is a type of group action and may involve individuals, organizations or both. Definitions of the term are slightly varied. Social movements have been described as "organizational structures and. aspects of the role of faith communities, religious organizations and religious values and beliefs in movements to bring about (or oppose) social changes, especially those concerned with the human rights and empowerment of marginalized groups.

-Feeder organizations "function for social movements as do tributary streams for rivers, collecting and routing elements from a wide social or geographical area into one single, strong current flowing in a common direction" Examples of Feeder Organizations for Smith's major movement carrier groups: 1.

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