6 edition of Religion and Public Life in the Pacific Region found in the catalog.
October 28, 2005
by AltaMira Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||208|
His publications include Religious Pluralism and Civil Society, Religion and Public Life in the Pacific Region, Fluid Identities (edited with Mark Silk), Bridging Divided Worlds: Generational Cultures in Congregations (with J. Carroll), Contemporary American Religion, A Generation of Seekers, and Spiritual Marketplace: Baby Boomers and the. Religion and the American West Coast On America’s Pacific shore, many religious currents meet America’s Pacific coast is buffeted by many religious currents Religion and public policy Erasmus.
Early in this century, the academic center that I direct undertook a research project to examine religion and region in American public life. Of the eight regions we divided the country into, the most distinctive was the Pacific Northwest (PNW)—Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. R. R. Reno is the editor of First Things, a journal of religion in public received his B.A. from Haverford College and his Ph.D. in religious studies from Yale University, and taught theology and ethics at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, for 20 years.
Attitudes to homosexuality in the Pacific vary considerably, and in some parts of the region it is technically illegal. In more conservative areas, religious leaders work themselves into a lather about it, as witnessed in Fiji in when Methodists took to the streets protesting ‘ungodly acts’. . Outsiders in a Promised Land is a meticulously researched, comprehensive treatment of religion in Pacific Northwest public life. The first book of its kind, it is destined to be an essential reference for scholars, activists, and religious leaders of all faiths.
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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while 5/5(1). In my report, I noted that this book would be very helpful for someone serving in ministry here in the Pac NW, as well as anyone interested in the history, evolution, and This Pacific Northwest entry in the “Religion by Region” series was edited by Patricia O’Connell Killen and Mark Silk/5.
ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Preface / Mark Silk --Introduction: Religion in the Pacific region / Phillip E. Hammond --Religious affiliation in the Pacific region and the nation --Religious self-identification and adherents claimed by religious groups, national and regional comparisons.
Get this from a library. Religion and public life in the Pacific Northwest: the none zone. [Patricia O'Connell Killen; Mark Silk;] -- Publisher's description: When asked their religious identification, more people answer "none" in the Pacific Northwest than in any other region of the United States.
But this does not mean that the. Religion and Public Life in the Pacific Northwest: The None Zone Patricia O'Connell Killen, Author, Patricia O'Connell Killen, Other Altamira Press $ (p) ISBN Buy this book.
Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs. M Street NW, Suite Washington, D.C. Phone: Fax: Email: [email protected] Stay Updated. Sign up for our newsletter and event information. The Pacific Northwest is the American religious future. by exploration of religion and public life in the PNW, specifically with respect to Oregon and Washington (as distinct from Alaska.
The region’s casual ties to organized religion are a product of its history, explains Professor Killen, who co-edited the book “Religion & Public Life in the Pacific Northwest: The None Zone.”Author: Seattle Times Staff. Religious diversity differs substantially by geographic region.
Among the six regions analyzed in this study, the Asia-Pacific region has the highest level of religious diversity, followed by sub-Saharan Africa. Europe and North America have a moderate level of religious diversity, while the Latin America-Caribbean and Middle East-North Africa.
As ofthere were 4, people of all ages living in Asia and the Pacific. About a quarter of the people in the region are Hindus (25%), while a similar percentage are Muslims (24%). More than one-in-five people in the Asia-Pacific region do not identify with any religion (21%), and a little more than one-in-ten are Buddhists (12%).
One cannot understand this complex region without understanding the fluid religious commitments of its inhabitants. And one cannot understand religion in Oregon, Washington, and Alaska without Religion and Public Life in the Pacific Northwest.
Expression. Although the Pacific Northwest is often listed as the least churched part of the United States, some researchers have found the region to be strong in the "secular but spiritual" category.
Sociologist Mark Shibley has identified several modes of expression of those who identify as "secular but spiritual" in the Pacific Northwest, including New Age, earth-based and pagan practices.
Religion in American Public Life American politics and policy ranging from church-state relations to immigration and the environment all have a significant religious dimension. Social and political movements are often motivated by faith or religious identity, and some of the most contentious public debates of our time revolve around moral beliefs.
Religious demographics offer a glimpse into what is different about religion in the Pacific Northwest. First, the region is “unchurched” and always has been. Its religious adherence rate reached the nation’s rate of % in In the Northwest’s adherence rate was %, while the File Size: 65KB.
Patricia O’Connell Killen is the primary editor of the book Religion and Public Life in the Pacific Northwest. Professor Killen has worked regularly with Northwest pastors, congregations, and community organizations on understanding the religious ecology of the region and how it shapes both individual and institutional religious sensibilities and possibilities.
Douglas Firth Anderson, professor of history at Northwestern College, is one of seven contributors to a new book, Religion and Public Life in the Pacific Region: Fluid Identities, part of a series that examines the religious character of contemporary America, region by region.
The Religion by Region series, funded by the Lilly Endowment, includes eight regional volumes and a concluding. Members of other religions are expected to remain heavily concentrated in the Asia-Pacific region, where 89% resided in and 79% are projected to reside in North America’s share of the world’s “other religions” population is expected to grow from nearly 4% in to 11% in Religion and Public Life in the Pacific Northwest: The None Zone (Religion by Region) by Killen, Patricia O'Connell.
Altamira Press. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.
Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Pacific School of Religion (PSR) is a private Christian seminary in Berkeley, maintains covenantal relationships with the United Church of Christ, the United Methodist Church, and the Disciples of Christ, ensuring the school provides the necessary requirements for candidates to seek ordination within these three denominations account for approximately half of Campus: urban.
An interview with a scholar of Cascadian spirituality and religion (Part One) Patricia O’Connell Killen is the primary editor of the book Religion and Public Life in the Pacific sor Killen has worked regularly with Northwest pastors, congregations, and community organizations on understanding the religious ecology of the region and how it shapes both individual.
Adults in the Asia-Pacific region are split on the role religion has to play in their societies. More than half in Indonesia (83%), the Philippines (58%) and India (54%) believe that religion has a bigger impact on their nation today than it did 20 years ago.While religion is hard to define, one standard model of religion, used in religious studies courses, was proposed by Clifford Geertz, who defined it as a [ ] system of symbols which acts to establish powerful, pervasive, and long-lasting moods and motivations in men by formulating conceptions of a general order of existence and clothing these conceptions with such an aura of factuality that.