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Religion and Progressive ActivismNew Stories About Faith and Politics$
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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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What Progressive Efforts Tell Us about Faith and Politics

What Progressive Efforts Tell Us about Faith and Politics

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(p.348) Conclusion What Progressive Efforts Tell Us about Faith and Politics
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Religion and Progressive Activism
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Rhys H. Williams

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NYU Press
DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479854769.003.0017

In a concluding chapter, Rhys H. Williams assesses the ways in which attention to the complexities of progressive religion in the United States forces us to reassess longstanding theoretical understandings of religion, social movements, civic life, and political action. Drawing out key themes and questions that emerged from the volume, the conclusion examines the factors that have led to the low visibility of progressive religious social action in the media and academic research, and points to several conceptual and empirical benefits of taking progressive religion into account when studying American political life.

Keywords:   progressive religion, United States, religion, social movements, civic life, political action, media, academic research, American political life

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