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  • [2010-05-19] American Habits: Robert Bellah and cultural reformation 

    Wood, Richard L.
    For four decades, Robert Bellah’s books, articles and public speeches have influenced thoughtful sectors of American faith communities. Widely known among academics and the holder of an endowed chair at one of the premier ...
  • [2010-05-19] Fe y accion social: Hispanic churches in faith-based community organizing 

    Wood, Richard L.
    Off the radar of most political observers, a new form of political engagement has taken hold among Latinos across the United States in the last Twenty years: what I will call “faith-based community organizing.” Also called ...
  • [2010-05-19] Higher Power: Strategic Capacity for State and National Organizing 

    Wood, Richard L.
    This chapter studies an organizing effort of the PICO National Network, which organizes in poor, working-class, and middle-class neighborhoods in the United States, mostly in urban areas. PICO engages in "faith-based ...
  • [2010-05-19] Reading Robert Bellah: On Faith, Culture, and Power in America 

    Wood, Richard L.
    For four decades, Robert Bellah's books, articles, and public speaking have influenced thoughtful sectors of American faith communities, including readers of Christian Century. Though widely known among academic specialists, ...
  • [2010-05-19] Religion, Faith-Based Community Organizing, and the Struggle for Justice 

    Wood, Richard L.
    On May 2, 2000, three thousand people converged on the State Capitol in Sacramento, California. But this was not the usual frenzy of lobbyists serving the interests of the well-off, using the tools of well-oiled political ...
  • [2010-05-19] Religious Culture and Political Action 

    Wood, Richard L.
    Recent work by political sociologists and social movement theorists extend our understanding of how religious institutions contribute to expanding democracy, but nearly all analyze religious institutions as institutions; ...
  • [2010-05-19] Renewing Congregations: The Contribution of Faith-Based Community Organizing 

    Flaherty, Mary Ann Ford; Wood, Richard L.
    Congregations of faith seek to live out the call of their faith traditions in a culture experiencing enormous change. One of the key shifts continuing to occur is the pressure experienced by families and communities in a ...