Religion and Public Discourse in an Age of Transition: Reflections on Bahá'í Practice and Thought

The essays in this volume advance new lines of inquiry in a growing conversation on the role of religion in public discourse by engaging ideas and experiences from the Bah#65533;'#65533; Faith. A central theme of the book is the need to discover modes of public discourse that can help humanity...

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Main Author: Cameron, Geoffrey
Contributors: Schewel, Benjamin (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Waterloo, ON Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2018
Series/Journal:Bahá'í Studies
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Parallel Edition:Print version: Cameron, Geoffrey: Religion and Public Discourse in an Age of Transition : Reflections on Bahá'í Practice and Thought. - Waterloo, ON : Wilfrid Laurier University Press,c2018. - 9781771123303
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Summary:The essays in this volume advance new lines of inquiry in a growing conversation on the role of religion in public discourse by engaging ideas and experiences from the Bah#65533;'#65533; Faith. A central theme of the book is the need to discover modes of public discourse that can help humanity transition towards a more integrated global society
Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- CONTENTS -- Preface -- Introduction / Geoffrey Cameron and Benjamin Schewel -- ONE: Religion in an Age of Transition / Benjamin Schewel -- TWO: Religion, Spiritual Principles, and Civil Society / David A. Palmer -- THREE: Media and Public Discourse: Normative Foundations / Michael Karlberg -- FOUR: Education and Moral Empowerment: Raising Capacity for Participation in Public Discourse / Sona Farid-Arbab -- FIVE: An Inquiry into the Harmony of Science and Religion / Farzam Arbab -- SIX: Bahá’í Participation in Public Discourse: Some Considerations Related to History, Concepts, and Approaches / Shahriar Razavi -- SEVEN: Contributions to International Development Discourse: Exploring the Roles of Science and Religion / Matthew Weinberg -- EIGHT: New Politics of Engagement: The Bahá’í International Community, the United Nations, and Gender Equality / Julia Berger -- NINE: The Bahá’í Community and Public Policy: The Bahá’í Refugee Resettlement Program (1981–1989) / Geoffrey Cameron -- About the Authors -- Index
ISBN:1771123311