Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781848130012 Published April 2009 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $134.95 ISBN: 9781848130005 Published April 2009 For sale in North and South America only

Religion in Development

Rewriting the Secular Script

Séverine Deneulin and Masooda Bano

Religion in Development

Séverine Deneulin and Masooda Bano

Distributed for Zed Books

192 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781848130012 Published April 2009 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $134.95 ISBN: 9781848130005 Published April 2009 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Introduction

1. Addressing the Taboos
Is religion relevant? - Can it be controlled? - How it operates? - Is dialogue possible? - Can it be a menu of choice?

2. Religion in Development Thought
Modernization and economic growth - Basic human needs - Religious freedom - Multi-dimensional poverty - The human development approach

3. Religion in Debate
The secularization thesis - Religion defined - Fundamentalism and violence

4. Religion in Development Practice
The Christian mission - Evangelism and evangelicalism - Charity and political engagement - Da'wa ('God's call') - Zakat and waqf - Islam and political engagement

5. Conflicts Between Traditions
Women's reproductive rights - Education - Democracy - Epistemology

6. Dialoguing Traditions
Vatican II - Liberation theology - Capitalism and Islam - Itjihad - Engagement and dialogue - Dialogue and translation

Bibliography
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