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Wrongs of the Religious Right

Nanda; Meera

Wrongs of the Religious Right

Reflections on Science, Secularism and Hindutva

by Nanda; Meera

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Published by Three Essays .
Written in English

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  • Nonfiction / Politics

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    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13180900M
    ISBN 108188789305
    ISBN 109788188789306


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The Wrongs of the Religious Right Reflections on Science, Secularism and Hindutva. By Meera Nanda. out-of-print World: out-of-print Meera Nanda’s book is an impassioned plea for secularization of mentalities.

She compares the secular polities of India and America to argue that, faced with the current right wing assault, secular. The Wrongs of the Religious Right: Reflections on Science, Secularism and Hindutva [Meera Nanda] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Wrongs of the Religious Right: Reflections on Science, Secularism and HindutvaCited by: 3. Regardless, Rights from Wrongs is a fine companion piece to the "atheist trilogy": well-argued, thought-provoking, and likely to appeal to those interested in politics and philosophy as well as religion and law.

- /5(3). Buy a cheap copy of Rights From Wrongs: A Secular Theory of book by Alan M. Dershowitz. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these Free shipping over $/5(5).

Get this from a library. Sharing the book: religious perspectives on the rights and wrongs of proselytism. [John Witte, Jr.; Richard C Martin;]. A review of Rights From Wrongs: A Secular Theory of the Origin of Rights, by Alan M.

Dershowitz. There he goes again: Alan Dershowitz has turned out another book. I know, I know, but look: over the years he has occasionally said sensible and even compelling things on the matter of Israel; and he has been a model of sobriety on dealing with terrorism and detention when compared with other.

The three essays comprising this book are (1) Secularism without Secularization: Reflections on the Religious Right in America and India, (2) Hindu Ecology in the Age of Hindutva: The Dangers of Religious Environmentalism, (3) Making Science Sacred: How Postmodernism Aids Vedic Science.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nanda, Meera. Wrongs of the religious right. Gurgaon: Three Essays Collective, (OCoLC) Online version.

The Hijacking of Jesus: How the Religious Right Distorts Christianity and Promotes Prejudice and Hate, By Dan Wakefield, Nation, pp., $ Dan Wakefield's new book joins a library's worth of recent alarums about the religious right, so ominous in their predictions of disaster that you expect a cut out of the author to pop up screaming oogey-boogey-boogey.

Why the Religious Right Is Wrong About Separation of Church and State by Rob Boston What an excellent book.

Rob Boston does a wonderful job of illustrating in words the importance of maintaining and supporting the separation of Church and State. Such books are so important because it destroys myths perpetuated by the religious wrong (as I call /5. Nicholas Wolterstorff's Justice: Rights and Wrongs is a magisterial book.

In it Wolterstorff has gotten justice right. This, in case the thrust of my terse comment wasn't plain enough, is a very high praise. Books & Culture - Miroslav VolfBrand: Princeton University Press. Religious rights and wrongs. Ap Thinkstock. Memories Pizza in Walkerton, Indiana, was the first Indiana business to say it would claim a right under the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act not to provide services at gay weddings.

The restaurant was quickly besieged by protests, but it also became a cause célèbre for so. If you are not a member of a religious body, you might select and memorize a few set prayers which emphasize the principles we have been discussing.

There are many helpful books also. If you do not know of any, ask your priest, minister, or rabbi, for suggestions. Be quick to see where religious people are right.

Make use of what they offer. In Wrongs to Rights, over 40 authors from diverse backgrounds – Indigenous and Settler, Christian and Traditional – wrestle with the meaning of the Declaration for the Church.

With a firm hold on past and present colonialism, the authors tackle key questions that the Declaration and the TRC’s call to “adopt and comply” raises: What. Bible verses about Righting Our Wrongs. found for them. And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened.

Then another book was opened, which is the book of life. And the dead were judged by what was written in the books, according to what they had done. and is seated at the right hand of the throne.

Two wrongs don’t make a right. Over and above these secular arguments, even Islam recognises Judaism as a “heavenly” religion and Jews as “people of the book”, along with Christians and Sabians. The essence of Islam is to treasure the members of the other Abarahmic faiths. Religious rites and wrongs, out of 10 based on 2 /10(2).

The Religious Right accomplished early successes. Before the election, libertinism was winning an accelerating series of political victories, shifting American law and policy onto a materialistic, utilitarian basis.

Aftera new anti-libertine coalition forged by the Religious Right brought this victory procession to a halt. GOD'S NAME IN VAIN: The Wrongs and Rights of Religion in Politics by Stephen L.

Carter Basic Books, $ The Preacher FOR THE LAST DECADE, YALE Law School professor Stephen L. Carter has admirably played the role of the eloquent scold, the solemn prophet in the wilderness, shaking his staff at a nation that has forgotten God.

Wolterstorff's Justice is the most impressive book on justice since Rawls' A Theory of Justice. In a fresh and vigorous manner, Wolterstorff defends a conception of justice as inherent rights and argues for its superiority to a conception of justice as right order.

The sweep of the book is breathtaking, ranging from a detailed discussion of justice in the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament to Pages:   III. Concluding Thoughts on the Right to Do Wrong vs. the Right to Be Wrong. I said earlier that Arkes and I agree that there is no natural right to do moral wrong.

But there are positive law (constitutional and statutory) rights to do moral wrongs—and they exist for good reason. Unfortunately, Arkes conflates natural rights and positive rights. 11 Bible Verses about Righting Wrongs Numbers ESV / 18 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the people of Israel, When a man or woman commits any of the sins that people commit by breaking faith with the Lord, and that person realizes his guilt, he shall confess his sin that he has committed.

The Right's wrongs democracy in India flourishes, it is also held in siege by the Sangh Parivar. PUBLISHED on May 15 this year, this book makes a timely appearance.

Although meant primarily for the American reader, it has a message for Indian readers also. This forum hosts critical discussion of Nicholas Wolterstorff’s book Justice: Rights and Wrongs.

The book blends moral philosophy and Christian ethics to reflect on the divide between human rights and religious discourses regarding justice. Justice: Rights and Wrongs by Nicholas Wolterstorff was the best philosophy book I read this last year.

In what follows are my notes that summarize the main argument of the book. Broadly speaking, Wolterstorff gives his theoretical account of justice in light of his career of activism on behalf of the `coloreds' in South Africa and Christians 5/5(4). This chapter examines the history and contemporary experience of Native American Indians, and the contribution of Native philosophies and religious practices to the question of population growth.

It discusses reproductive rites, such as puberty ceremonies, and reproductive wrongs, such as the banning of religious practices in the Indian country. Justice: Rights and Wrongs This forum hosts critical discussion of Nicholas Wolterstorff’s book Justice: Rights and Wrongs.

The book blends moral philosophy and Christian ethics to reflect on the divide between human rights and religious discourses regarding justice. Christ refused to establish his kingdom through economic, political, or religious strength.

But the church has historically struggled to make the same decision. Campolo advocates for a Christian 'theology of power' based on Jesus' example of love. Discover how 'local' choices can affect the global community's most pressing issuesenvironmental degradation, economic inequality, and perpetual Pages: High court should uphold a teacher's right to bring a retaliation claim against a parochial school under the ADA.

First, one that doesn't discuss the Religious Right at all, but gets right to the heart of the problem: Eric Hoffer's The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements.

Although it was written init is still incredibly relevant and extremely good at describing the who (gets involved), what (they want) and why (it works) of mass.

Nevertheless, leaders of the religious right hammered away at the issue, persuading many evangelicals to make support for a constitutional amendment outlawing abortion a. Liberalism is the political philosophy of equal persons - yet liberalism has refused equality to those it saw as sub-persons.

Liberalism is the creed of fairness - yet liberalism has been complicit with European imperialism and African slavery. Liberalism is the classic ideology of Enlightenment and political transparency - yet liberalism has cast a dark veil over its actual racist past and. Right is a person by the name of the Abigail, The Bible says that when David's men were rejected by naval when they received the word that wasn't gonna help them and they turned and they fled the Bible says that the servants who were in the room who saw that came to Abigail and told Abigail what Naval had done what these men had done and.

God's Name in Vain: The Wrongs and Rights of Religion in Politics Stephen Carter The veteran explainer of all things religious and political--and the complexities that arise at their intersection--attempts to answer the question raised, but left unanswered, by his bestseller, The Culture of Disbelief: "If religion is to be actively involved in politics, what is the proper form of that.

In a word, rights come from wrongs. My [Alan Dershowitz] theory of rights is really a theory of wrongs. It begins with what experience has shown to be absolute injustices: the Crusades, the Inquisition, slavery, the Stalinist starvation and purges, the Holocaust, the Cambodian slaughter, and other unquestionable abuses.

TWO “WRONGS” DON’T MAKE A “RIGHT”. Romans INTRODUCTION ILLUS.: Last year – neighbours kids – golf in garden – ball over fence a few time – warned of breaking a window – run ins with them before – full of cheek and abuse – sure enough a window was broken –.

Connecting rights and wrongs to God’s relationship with humankind, Justice not only offers a rich and compelling philosophical account of justice, but also makes an important contribution to overcoming the present-day divide between religious discourse and human ed on:   "Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs." ("Alcoholics Anonymous", page 59) Humility and transparency within "the shared honesty of mutual vulnerability openly acknowledged" (Ernest Kurtz) while on a spiritual pathway truly going somewhere.

First of "The Four Absolutes": Honesty. To begin, here is some perspective (as mentioned. Journal of Religious Ethics The focus of the following essays is not justice, but a book about justice: Nicholas Wolterstorffs Justice: Rights and Wrongs ().

Nussbaum's book is a fascinating and instructive work with flashes of insights one would expect of a scholar of her distinction.

She is more than willing to recognise qualities in those she censures. The chapter on the human face of the Hindu Right is based on sympathetic reports of her interviews with the Parivar's ideologues.

A prime purpose of Sen's book is to correct this perception and to dispel any remaining sense of Indian inferiority that might persist to this day. A second target is India's new cultural chauvinism. This restores religious affiliation to a key position in defining who is an Indian, goes on to relate Indian identity to a particular sort of.

Buy a cheap copy of God's Name in Vain: The Wrongs and book by Stephen L. Carter. God's Name in Vain: The Wrongs and Rights of Religion in Politics is a timely work of cultural history by Stephen L.

Carter, a professor at Yale Law School and the Free shipping over $/5(5).I'm a black woman and in America, my country blacks are the most likely to be religious. Most of us are raised in the church and the religious roots of Christianity can be traced back to slavery.

Blacks are also the poorest and most discriminated. Kingdom' s Religious Wrongs. The opening fatwa of another a book distributed by the embassy that was published by the Saudi air force responds to a question about a Muslim preacher in a European mosque who taught that it is not right to condemn Jews and Christians as infidels.

The Saudi state cleric’s reply emphatically rebukes the Muslim.