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Marty, Martin E. 1928-

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Pilgrims in their own land : 500 years of religion in America by Martin E Marty( Book )

35 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on America's past and present religious leaders and shows how the coexistence of numerous religions has shaped American laws and values
Martin Luther by Martin E Marty( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A minister, historian, and scholar reassesses the life and times of Martin Luther, describing his seminal role in the Reformation; his religious beliefs and fresh interpretation of the human relationship with God; his conflict with Church leaders; and his lasting influence on world history and religion. Martin Marty--professor, author, pastor, historian, and journalist is, in Bill Moyer's words, the most influential interpreter of American religion. In Martin Luther a man of unswerving faith, rooted in his own Lutheran tradition yet deeply committed to helping enrich a pluralist society, brings to powerful life the devout Reformation figure whose despair for a perilous world, felt anew in our own times, drove him to a ceaseless search for assurance of God's love. It was one that led him steadily to a fresh interpretation of human interaction with God as born solely from God's grace and not the church's mediation and to the famous theses he posted at Wittenberg in 1517. Luther's persistence in this belief, and in his long battle with church leaders embellished by rich historical background makes Martyr's biography riveting reading. Luther's obdurate yet receptive stance, so different from the travestied image of fundamentalism we currently face, restored the balance between religion and the individual. Martin Luther is at once a fascinating history, a story of immense spiritual passion and amazing grace, and a superb intellectual biography
Religions of the world : the illustrated guide to origins, beliefs, traditions & festivals by Elizabeth Breuilly( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 1,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This clear illustrated introduction to the world's religions gives an overview of the major groups. It covers Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Shinto, Taoism, Skhism and Bahai. Each chapter gives beliefs and practices as well as describing major festivals. Religious calendars and population distributions are helpful features. The photographs, maps and charts extend the text of this attractive guide. Recommended for all secondary collections
The Protestant voice in American pluralism by Martin E Marty( )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Modern American religion by Martin E Marty( Book )

17 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. 1: The Irony of it all, 1893-1919; Vol. 2: The Noise of conflict, 1919-1941
Dietrich Bonhoeffer's letters and papers from prison : a biography by Martin E Marty( )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2020 in English and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Marty tells how and why Letters and Papers from Prison has been read and used in such dramatically different ways, from the cold war to today. --from publisher description
The American paradox : spiritual hunger in an age of plenty by David G Myers( )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Material wealth is at record levels, yet disturbing social problems reflect a deep spiritual poverty. In this book, social psychologist David G. Myers asks how this paradox has come to be and how we can spark social renewal and dream a new American dream." "Myers explores the research on social ills from the 1960s through the 1990s and concludes that the materialism and radical individualism of this period have cost us dearly, imperiling our children, corroding general civility, and diminishing our happiness. However, in the voices of public figures and ordinary citizens he now hears a spirit of optimism. The national dialogue is shifting - away from the expansion of personal rights and toward enhancement of communal civility, away from efforts to raise self-esteem and toward attempts to arouse social responsibility, away from "whose values?" and towards "our values."" "Myers analyzes in detail the research on educational and other programs that deal with social problems, explaining which seem to work and why. He then offers advice, suggesting that a renewed social ecology for America will rest on policies that balance "me thinking" with "we thinking.""--Jacket
A handbook of Christian theologians by Dean G Peerman( Book )

36 editions published between 1900 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Righteous empire : the Protestant experience in America by Martin E Marty( Book )

17 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today people are curious about who the WASPs really are and were. With searing objectivity, shaded by a compassionate intelligence, Marty exposes the racism, intellectual complexity, and peculiar flexibility that helped to make up the unique institution American Protestantism was at its height. The author structures his investigation around problems of conflict: between races, social classes, between denominations and "schools."
Fundamentalism and evangelicalism by Martin E Marty( )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many American's today are taking note of the surprisingly strong political force that is the religious right. Controversial decisions by the government are met with hundreds of lobbyists, millions of dollars of advertising spending, and a powerful grassroots response. How has the fundamentalist movement managed to resist the pressures of the scientific community and the draw of modern popular culture to hold on to their ultra-conservative Christian views? Understanding the movement's history is key to answering this question. Fundamentalism and American Culture has long been considered a class
Religion and republic : the American circumstance by Martin E Marty( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The past few years have seen a growing tendency by political and religious leaders to invent a homogeneous past--a golden age of perfect consensus on values and morals. Martin Marty shows that such a golden age never existed. In his exploration of religious diversity in the United States from the colonial past to the present, Marty takes seriously the fragile character and modest promise of American pluralism. He reveals how the vitality of the American experience has always depended on the fact that values and morals are generated in subcultures and worked out in a common society
Fundamentalisms observed by Martin E Marty( Book )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is an encyclopedic introduction to movements of religious reaction in the twentieth century. The fourteen chapters are thematically linked by a common set of concerns: the social, political, cultural, and religious contexts in which these movements were born the particular world-views, systems of thought, and beliefs that govern each movement the ways in which leaders and group members make sense of and respond to the challenges of the modern, postcolonial era in world history
A short history of Christianity by Martin E Marty( Book )

47 editions published between 1957 and 1994 in English and held by 1,379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christian world : a global history by Martin E Marty( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the origins, history, and spread of Christianity around the world explores the life of Christ and his teachings, the journeys of the apostles, and the growing influence of the religion on theology, politics, culture, and society
Hizmet means service : perspectives on an alternative path within Islam by Martin E Marty( )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hizmet Means Service is an examination of the Hizmet movement. Hizmet is named for its focus on service, but it is also often called the Gulen movement, after the Turkish intellectual and inspiration for the movement, Fethullah Gulen, who is known for his contribution to improved interfaith relations. This book studies Hizmet in twelve chapters written by contributors from around the world. This book does not presume that all readers are familiar with Hizmet, but we move beyond mere introductions into scholarly analysis of Fethullah Gulen and the manifestations of this movement"--
Protestantism by Martin E Marty( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probes the nature, evolution, and contemporary manifestations of world Protestantism as a religious force
Religion and social conflict : based upon lectures given at the Institute of Ethics and Society at San Francisco Theological Seminary by Robert Lee( Book )

24 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nation of behavers by Martin E Marty( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Varieties of unbelief by Martin E Marty( Book )

20 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explorations in American religion: the full spectrum of nine major types of unbelief, from nihilism to atheism, agnosticism to apathy, reflecting the conflict today between belief and unbelief
Religion, ethnicity, and self-identity : nations in turmoil( )

13 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnicity and religion at the end of this century are fused in surprising, creative, and ominous ways. News stories connect words like Orthodox, Muslim, Jewish, Catholic, and Protestant with various movements of peoples. Whereas ethnicity and religion have, in the past, succumbed to secular, urban, technological, ideological, educational, and mass communication influences, they now surface as a freshly volatile force in world cultures. To overcome these conventional influences, people establish personal and group identity, mutual security, and empowerment by creatively merging their ethnicity and religion. This collection of essays examines, in Martin Marty's terms, the "explosion of public faith and aggressive action."
 
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Martin Luther
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Martin LutherReligions of the world : the illustrated guide to origins, beliefs, traditions & festivalsThe Protestant voice in American pluralismModern American religionDietrich Bonhoeffer's letters and papers from prison : a biographyThe American paradox : spiritual hunger in an age of plentyReligion and republic : the American circumstanceFundamentalisms observed
Alternative Names
Martin E. Marty American academic

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Marty, Martin.

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Marty, Martin E. (Martin Emil), 1928-

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