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Ruth Braunstein, Todd Nicholas Fuist, and Rhys H. Williams

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781479854769

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: January 2018

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9781479854769.001.0001

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How Moral Talk Connects Faith and Social Justice

How Moral Talk Connects Faith and Social Justice

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(p.328) 15 How Moral Talk Connects Faith and Social Justice
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Religion and Progressive Activism
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Todd Nicholas Fuist

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NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479854769.003.0016

Todd Nicholas Fuist’s chapter examines the complicated ways in which participants in progressive religious communities use religious language to talk about politics. The chapter shows that the communities Fuist studies use three models for understanding the connection between faith and politics: the Teacher Model, where religious exemplars are understood as promoting progressive action; the Community Model, where groups promote specific, progressive understandings of what it means to be a community; and the Theological Model, where existing beliefs are creatively applied to contemporary politics. Through the combination of these three models, these communities create pathways to understanding and action by sacralizing progressive ideologies and practices about social justice.

Keywords:   language, talk, faith, politics, teacher, community, theological, social justice

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