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Appleby, R. Scott 1956-

Overview
Works: 77 works in 249 publications in 3 languages and 14,155 library holdings
Genres: Comparative studies  History  Handbooks and manuals  Biography  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: BL238, 291.0904 S
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by R. Scott Appleby
Fundamentalisms observed by Martin E Marty( Book )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fundamentalism Project vol. 1
Strong religion : the rise of fundamentalisms around the world by Gabriel A Almond( Book )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines a variety of antimodernist, antisecular militant religious movements on five continents and within seven world religious traditions, analyzing the social structures, cultural contexts and political ramifications of fundamentalism around the world
Fundamentalisms and the state : remaking polities, economies, and militance by Martin E Marty( Book )

18 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This third volume of the Fundamentalism Project provides a systematic overview of the advances made by antisecular religious movements over the past twenty-five years. The distinguished contributors to this volume - economists, political scientists, religious historians, social anthropologists, and sociologists - focus on the impact these movements have had on national economies, political parties, constitutional issues, and international relations on five continents and within the religious traditions of Islam, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Sikhism. Do fundamentalisms tend toward political activism, and how successful have they been in remaking political structures? To answer this question and others, the contributors discuss the anti-abortion movement in the U.S., the Islamic war of resistance in Afghanistan, and Shiite jurisprudence in Iran. Martin E. Marty and R. Scott Appleby conclude the volume with a synthetic statement of fundamentalist impact on polities, economies, and state security. The Fundamentalism Project is a monumental undertaking by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences that involves an international group of scholars. Taken together, the volumes in this series will become a standard reference for educators and policy analysts for years to come
Accounting for fundamentalisms : the dynamic character of movements by Martin E Marty( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This fourth volume of the Fundamentalism Project provides a comprehensive analysis of the ideologies and behaviors of "fundamentalist" movements, both in their internal dynamics and in their attitudes toward the outside world. Surveying fundamentalist movements in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Buddhism, the distinguished contributors to this volume describe the organization of these movements, their leadership and recruiting techniques, and the ways in which their ideological programs and organizational structures shift over time in response to changing political and social environments. Accounting for Fundamentalisms features treatments of fundamentalist movements that are in today's headlines, including the Islamic Group, members of which were charged with plotting to blow up the World Trade Center; the World Hindu Party, members of which sparked riots in India by destroying an Islamic shrine; and the revitalized Christian Right in the United States. Why do certain fundamentalist movements act aggressively toward outsiders, while others are integrationist or accommodationist, and still others passive or separatist? Drawing upon world-renowned experts in four major areas of the world with an introduction by the editors and a framing conclusion, this book is the first concerted effort to understand the dynamics of fundamentalist movements around the world. The Fundamentalism Project is a monumental undertaking by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences involving an international group of scholars. Taken together, the volumes in this series will become a standard reference for educators and policy analysts for years to come
Fundamentalisms and society : reclaiming the sciences, the family, and education by American Academy of Arts and Sciences( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, the second volume of the Fundamentalism Project, provides a systematic overview of the advances made by antisecular religious movements over the past twenty-five years and shows the impact these movements have had on human relations, education, women's rights, and scientific research. The essays consider developments within the religious traditions of Islam, Judaism, Christianity, Buddhism, and Hinduism in over a dozen nations. What do individual fundamentalist movements regard as the foundations for and limits of knowledge? What do they understand the proper role of science to be? And how do their world views determine the application of technology? The distinguished contributors to this volume - anthropologists, historians of religion, historians of science, and sociologists - address these and other questions through a discussion of topics such as educational structures of Hindu revivalism, women in fundamentalist Iran and Pakistan, and the creationist cosmos of Protestant fundamentalism. In a concluding essay, William H. McNeill situates contemporary fundamentalisms within a world historical context. The Fundamentalism Project is a monumental undertaking by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences that involves an international group of scholars. Taken together, the volumes in this series will become a standard reference for educators and policy analysts for years to come
Fundamentalisms comprehended by American Academy of Arts and Sciences( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume marks the culmination of the Fundamentalism Project, the landmark series that brings together scholars from around the world to explore the nature and impact of fundamentalist movements in the twentieth century. The four previous volumes provide the most comprehensive information available on the social, political, cultural, and religious contexts of fundamentalism in the major religious traditions." "In this fifth volume, the distinguished contributors return to and test the project's beginning premise: that fundamentalisms in all faiths share certain "family resemblances." Several of the essays reconsider the project's original definition of fundamentalism as a reactive, absolutist, and comprehensive mode of anti-secular religious activism. Some contributors challenge the idea that fundamentalism is a distinctively modern phenomenon, while others question whether the term "fundamentalist" can accurately be applied to movements outside Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. Several of the essays also employ new approaches, drawn from literary criticism and from psychology, in their assessments of the problems of comparing fundamentalisms."--Jacket
The ambivalence of the sacred : religion, violence, and reconciliation by R. Scott Appleby( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terrorists and peacemakers may grow up in the same community and adhere to the same religious tradition. The killing carried out by one and the reconciliation fostered by the other indicate the range of dramatic and contradictory responses to human suffering by religious actors. This book explains what religious terrorists and religious peacemakers share in common, what causes them to take different paths in fighting injustice, and how a deeper understanding of religious extremism can and must be integrated more effectively into our thinking about tribal, regional, and international conflict
The glory and the power : the fundamentalist challenge to the modern world by Martin E Marty( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and German and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spokesmen for the despised : fundamentalist leaders of the Middle East by R. Scott Appleby( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents eight vivid portraits of the little-known men who are leaders of the fundamentalist Islamic political groups such as Hizbullah, Shi'ite, Hamas, Jewish Zionists, and Christian Zionists
Being right : conservative Catholics in America( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religious fundamentalisms and global conflict by R. Scott Appleby( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Church and age unite! : the modernist impulse in American Catholicism by R. Scott Appleby( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This comprehensive study offers the first book-length examination of the influence of modernism of the intellectual life of the American Catholic community at the beginning of the twentieth century. R. Scott Appleby chronicles the story from 1895, when American Catholic priest John Zahm attempted to reconcile post-Darwinian theories of evolution with Catholic theism, to 1910, when former priest and radical Modernist William L. Sullivan published his Letters to His Holiness Pope Pius X, repudiating Roman authority." "Appleby focuses on the ways in which certain priests, scientists, and scholars approached the vital topics of the day--human evolution, the salience of democratic principles and institutions for the vitality of Catholicism, the role of the will and intellect in the assent of faith--by appropriating the insights of the European Catholic Modernists. The Americans probed beyond the limits of the dominant Roman neo-scholasticism and retrieved models, images, and concepts from the apostolic and early medieval eras of church history. As the first experiment with a pluralism of methods and sources in American Catholic theology and philosophy, Appleby argues, this was also an attempt to construct a viable Catholic apologetics that would speak to the experiences of American citizens. Because this enterprise resembled that of the condemned Europeans, the Americans also fell under a cloud of suspicion and original research was suspended for a generation."--Jacket
Religion, ethnicity, and self-identity : nations in turmoil( Book )

9 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 350 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."
Catholics in the American century : recasting narratives of U.S. history by R. Scott Appleby( Book )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fundamentalism project by Martin E Marty( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creative fidelity : American Catholic intellectual traditions( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peacebuilding : Catholic theology, ethics, and praxis( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford handbook of religion, conflict, and peacebuilding( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary account of the scholarship on religion, conflict, and peacebuilding. Looking far beyond the traditional parameters of the field, the contributors engage deeply with the legacies of colonialism, missionary activism, secularism, orientalism, and liberalism as they relate to the discussion of religion, violence, and nonviolent transformation and resistance. Featuring numerous case studies from various contexts and traditions, the volume is organized thematically into five different parts. It begins with an up-to-date mapping of scholarshi
Herausforderung Fundamentalismus : radikale Christen, Moslems und Juden im Kampf gegen die Moderne by Martin E Marty( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Fundamentalisms observed
Alternative Names
Appleby, R. S. 1956-

Appleby, Scott

Appleby, Scott 1956-

Scott Appleby, R. 1956-

אפלבי, ר. סקוט

Languages
English (174)

German (4)

Chinese (3)

Covers
Strong religion : the rise of fundamentalisms around the worldFundamentalisms and the state : remaking polities, economies, and militanceAccounting for fundamentalisms : the dynamic character of movementsFundamentalisms and society : reclaiming the sciences, the family, and educationFundamentalisms comprehendedThe ambivalence of the sacred : religion, violence, and reconciliationThe glory and the power : the fundamentalist challenge to the modern worldSpokesmen for the despised : fundamentalist leaders of the Middle East