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Bellah, Robert N. (Robert Neelly) 1927-2013

Works: 246 works in 870 publications in 7 languages and 27,958 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Methods (Music) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Interviewee, wpr, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: E169.12, 973.92
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Habits of the heart : individualism and commitment in American life by Robert N Bellah( Book )

93 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 3,686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on conversations with hundreds of Americans, this volume reveals the self-understanding of Americans as a people and as a nation
Religion in human evolution : from the Paleolithic to the Axial Age by Robert N Bellah( )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 2,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the history of religion from early ancestors by using biology, cognitive science, and evolutionary psychology, and follows the expansion of religion
The Good society by Robert N Bellah( Book )

37 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This eloquent discourse challenges readers to rethink old habits as it plants the seeds for a new America and a sustainable future. The authors believe that freedom-loving, individualistic Americans have an almost reflexive distaste for institutions. It is their central thesis that massive citizen participation in the large-scale institutions of the economy and government is crucial to solving such problems as poverty, inequality of wealth, environmental destruction, family isolation and lack of community. The authors draw on John Dewey, Walter Lippmann, Herbert Croly, and other thinkers in their scrutiny of American institutions--government, politics, the legal system, schools, the workplace, religion--amenable to citizen action. They envisage a democratized economy in which everyone who works has a stake in the enterprise they work in. ISBN 0-679-40098-2: $25.00
Beyond belief; essays on religion in a post-traditional world by Robert N Bellah( Book )

58 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion is still something of a stepchild in the American University. In some major universities there is no department devoted to this aspect of human experience. In others the department is only uncertainty institutionalized and deals with but a fraction of man's religiousness. In a few places excellent programs exist that point the way to what can be done more generally. Like so many others I have come to the field of religion from a particular discipline, in my case, sociology. But I have in recent year become increasingly impatient with the sociology of religion as an isolated perspective. To be genuinely fruitful, it seems to me, the sociology of religion must join other approaches to the actual phenomena of religion. The study of religion seems at the moment to attract a number of mavericks and wanderers in the academy and I am grateful for the opportunities I have had in pursuing it to move outside the established structures and across the usual divisions of the university
The broken covenant : American civil religion in a time of trial by Robert N Bellah( Book )

34 editions published between 1975 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Second Edition represents Bellah's summation of his views on civil religion in America. In his 1967 classic essay "Civil Rights in America," Bellah argued that the religious dimensions of American society--as distinct from its churches--has its own integrity and required "the same care in understanding that any religion." This edition includes his 1978 article "Religion and the Legitimation of the American Republic," and a new Preface
The New religious consciousness( Book )

12 editions published between 1976 and 1999 in English and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jr. -- The church of Satan / Randall H. Alfred -- Church student ministries and the new consciousness / Barbara Hargrove -- Three congregations / James Wolfe -- Jewish identity and the counterculture / Thomas Piazza -- The new religions in social context / Robert Wuthnow -- Religious change in nineteenth-century America / Linda K. Pritchard -- New religious consciousness and the crisis in modernity / Robert N. Bellah -- Consciousness among contemporary youth : an interpretation / Charles Y. Glock
Changing Japanese attitudes toward modernization by Marius B Jansen( Book )

8 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Axial Age and its consequences by Robert N Bellah( )

14 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first classics in human history-the early works of literature, philosophy, and theology to which we have returned throughout the ages-appeared in the middle centuries of the first millennium BCE. The canonical texts of the Hebrew scriptures, the philosophical writings of Plato and Aristotle, the Analects of Confucius and the Daodejing, the Bhagavad Gita and the teachings of the Buddha-all of these works came down to us from the compressed period of history that Karl Jaspers memorably named the Axial Age. In The Axial Age and Its Consequences, Robert Bellah and Hans Joas make the bold claim that intellectual sophistication itself was born worldwide during this critical time. Across Eurasia, a new self-reflective attitude toward human existence emerged, and with it an awakening to the concept of transcendence. From Axial Age thinkers we inherited a sense of the world as a place not just to experience but to investigate, envision, and alter through human thought and action. Bellah and Joas have assembled diverse scholars to guide us through this astonishing efflorescence of religious and philosophical creativity. As they explore the varieties of theorizing that arose during the period, they consider how these in turn led to utopian visions that brought with them the possibility of both societal reform and repression. The roots of our continuing discourse on religion, secularization, inequality, education, and the environment all lie in Axial Age developments. Understanding this transitional era, the authors contend, is not just an academic project but a humanistic endeavor."--Jacket
Tokugawa religion; the values of pre-industrial Japan by Robert N Bellah( Book )

33 editions published between 1957 and 1970 in English and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On morality and society : selected writings by Émile Durkheim( Book )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from Durkheim's writings focus on the nature of his conception of society and its moral context
Sociologists at work : essays on the craft of social research by Phillip E Hammond( Book )

15 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He research process in the study of the dynamics of bureaucracy; Preconceptions and methods in men who manage; The biography of a research project: union democracy; The evaluators; Research chronicle: tokugawa religion; Cross-cultural analysis: a case study; Research chronicle: the adolescent society; Great books and small groups: an informal hisory of a national survey; The sociability project: a chronicle of frustation and achievement; First days in the field; An American sociologist in the land of Belgian medical research
Tokugawa religion : the cultural roots of modern Japan by Robert N Bellah( Book )

32 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncivil religion : interreligious hostility in America( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Varieties of civil religion by Robert N Bellah( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion in America by William G McLoughlin( Book )

22 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion and progress in modern Asia by Robert N Bellah( Book )

23 editions published between 1965 and 1985 in English and Japanese and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Individualism & commitment in American life : readings on the themes of Habits of the heart( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1985, Habits of the Heart continues to be one of the most discussed interpretations of modern American society, a quest for a democratic community that draws on our diverse civic and religious traditions. In a new preface the authors relate the arguments of the book both to the current realities of American society and to the growing debate about the country's future
Myths America lives by by Richard T Hughes( )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the first edition of Myths America Lives By, Hughes identified the five key myths that lie at the heart of the American experience-the myths of the Chosen Nation, of Nature's Nation, of the Christian Nation, of the Millennial Nation, and of the Innocent Nation. Drawing on a range of dissenting voices, Hughes shows that by canonizing these seemingly harmless myths of national identity as absolute truths, America risks undermining the sweepingly egalitarian promise of the Declaration of Independence. Hughes demonstrates that Americans must rethink these myths in the spirit of extraordinary humility if the United States is to fulfil its true promise as a nation. Hughes locates the roots of each myth in a different period of America's development, and from each of these periods he finds stirring critiques offered by marginalized commentators-especially African Americans and Native Americans-who question the predominant myth of their age. This is a dialog between the mainstream mythmakers and the many critics--including Martin Luther King Jr., Ida B. Wells, Frederick Douglass, Black Elk, Anna J. Cooper, and Booker T. Washington, Malcom X, Angela Davis, and W. E. B. DuBois-whose dissent, rather than being un-American, was often grounded in a patriotic belief in the "self-evident" equality of America's fundamental creed. The second edition of Myths America Lives By continues to investigate how the myth of white supremacy has intersected and continues to intersect with foundational American myths with an entirely new introduction and updates to each myth"--
The Robert Bellah reader by Robert N Bellah( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How does the world we now inhabit shape our sense of who we are? In these seminal essays, combining comparative social analysis with cultural interpretation, Robert Bellah crosses conventional divides between fact and value, knowledge and faith, to shed light on the meaning of modernity by grasping it within the whole history of the human species. He probes many of our deepest social and cultural quandaries, quandaries that put modernity itself, with all its immense achievements, at moral risk. Through the practical self-understanding such inquiry spurs, Bellah shows how we may share responsibility for the world we have made and seek to heal it."--Back cover
The social contract ; and, the first and second discourses by Jean-Jacques Rousseau( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean-Jacques Rousseau's ideas about society, culture, and government are pivotal in the history of political thought. His works are as controversial as they are relevant today. This volume brings together three of Rousseau's most important political writings-The Social Contract and The First Discourse (Discourse on the Sciences and Arts) and The Second Discourse (Discourse on the Origin and Foundations of Inequality)-and presents essays by major scholars that shed light on the dimensions and implications of these texts.Susan Dunn's introductory essay underlines the unity of Rousseau's political thought and explains why his ideas influenced Jacobin revolutionaries in France but repelled American revolutionaries across the ocean. Gita May's essay discusses Rousseau as cultural critic. Robert N. Bellah explores Rousseau's attempt to resolve the tension between the individual's desire for freedom and the obligations that society imposes. David Bromwich analyzes Rousseau as a psychologist of the human self. And Conor Cruise O'Brien takes on the "noxious," "deranged" Rousseau, excoriated by Edmund Burke but admired by Robespierre and Thomas Jefferson. Written from different, even opposing perspectives, these lucid essays convey a sense of the vital and contentious debate surrounding Rousseau and his legacy.For this edition Susan Dunn has provided a new translation of the Discourse on the Sciences and Arts and has revised a previously published translation of The Social Contract
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Habits of the heart : individualism and commitment in American life
Religion in human evolution : from the Paleolithic to the Axial AgeThe Good societyBeyond belief; essays on religion in a post-traditional worldThe broken covenant : American civil religion in a time of trialTokugawa religion; the values of pre-industrial JapanOn morality and society : selected writingsTokugawa religion : the cultural roots of modern JapanMyths America lives by
Alternative Names

Bellah, Nelly Robert

Bellah, R. N.

Bellah, R. N. 1927-2013

Bellah Robert

Bellah, Robert 1927-2013

Bellah Robert N.

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Bellah, Robert N. 1927-2013

Bellah, Robert N. (Robert Neelly)

Bellah, Robert N. (Robert Neelly), 1927-

Bellah, Robert N. (Robert Neelly), 1927-2013

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Bellah, Robert Neelly‏ 1927-2013

Neelly Bellah, Robert 1927-2013

Robert Bellah

Robert N. Bellah

Robert N. Bellah Ameerika Ühendriikide sotsioloog

Robert N. Bellah sociologue américain

Robert N. Bellah US-amerikanischer Soziologe

Robert Neelly Bellah American sociologist

Robert Neelly Bellah Amerikaans socioloog (1927-2013)

Robert Neelly Bellah socheolaí Meiriceánach

Robert Neelly Bellah sociòleg estatunidenc

Robert Neelly Bellah sociólogo estadounidense

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Белла, Роберт

Роберт Белла

Робърт Бела

בלה, רוברט.

روبرت نيلي بيلا

روبرت نيلي بيلا عالم اجتماع أمريكي

로버트 닐리 벨라 1927-2013

로버트 벨라 1927-2013

로버트 벨라 미국의 사회학자

벨라, R. N. 1927-2013

ベラー, R. N

ベラー、R.N. 1927-2013

ペラー, ロバート・N

ベラー, ロバート・ニーリー



貝拉, 羅伯特. N