Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare

Kobo ebook | May 30, 2012

byNancy J. Davis, Robert V. Robinson

not yet rated|write a review

Claiming Society for God focuses on common strategies employed by religiously orthodox, fundamentalist movements around the world. Rather than employing terrorism, as much of post-9/11 thinking suggests, these movements use a patient, under-the-radar strategy of infiltrating and subtly transforming civil society. Nancy J. Davis and Robert V. Robinson tell the story of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Shas in Israel, Comunione e Liberazione in Italy, and the Salvation Army in the United States. They show how these movements build massive grassroots networks of religiously based social service agencies, hospitals, schools, and businesses to bring their own brand of faith to popular and political fronts.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$16.19 online
$20.99 list price (save 22%)
Available for download
Not available in stores

From the Publisher

Claiming Society for God focuses on common strategies employed by religiously orthodox, fundamentalist movements around the world. Rather than employing terrorism, as much of post-9/11 thinking suggests, these movements use a patient, under-the-radar strategy of infiltrating and subtly transforming civil society. Nancy J. Davis and Rob...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:May 30, 2012Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0253007143

ISBN - 13:9780253007148

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Claiming Society for God: Religious Movements and Social Welfare

Reviews