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223 NOTES FOREWORD 1 Jonathan Sacks, “Faith in the Future: The Promise and Perils of Religion in the 21st Century,”, November 30, 2016, available at http:// 2 Jonathan Sacks, The Dignity of Difference: How to Avoid the Clash of Civilizations (London: Continuum, 2002), 20–­ 21. 3 Chapter 12, below. 4 Sir John Templeton, Possibilities for Over One-­ Hundred Fold More Spiritual Information (Philadelphia: Templeton Foundation Press, 2001), 28. 1 THE STORIES WE TELL 1 Jonathan Sacks, Not in God’s Name: Confronting Religious Violence (London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2015). 2 See Alasdair MacIntyre, After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory (London: Duckworth, 1981); Dan P. McAdams, The Stories We Live By: Personal Myths and the Making of the Self (New York: Guilford, 1997); and Jonathan Gottschall, The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human (Boston: Mariner, 2013). For a theological perspective, see Stanley Hauerwas and L. Gregory Jones, eds., Why Narrative? Readings in Narrative Theology (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1989). 3 MacIntyre, After Virtue, 201. 4 Jerome Bruner, Actual Minds, Possible Worlds (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1986). 224 NOTES TO PAGES 21–25 5 Among the key texts are Max Weber, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1958); Peter L. Berger, The Sacred Canopy: Elements of a Sociological Theory of Religion (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1967); Harvey Cox, Secular City: Secularization and Urbanization in Theological Perspective (New York: Macmillan, 1966); and Brian Wilson, Religion in Secular Society (London: Watts, 1966). 6 See Berger, Sacred Canopy. 7 Francis Fukuyama, The End of History and the Last Man (London: Free Press, 2006). 8 See, e.g., Perin Gurel, The Limits of Westernization: A Cultural History of America in Turkey (New York: Columbia University Press, 2017). 9 See Stephen Toulmin, Cosmopolis: The Hidden Agenda of Modernity (Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1990). 10 See, e.g., Anthony Gottlieb’s recent study, The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy (London: Allen Lane, 2016). 11 See Owen Chadwick, The Secularization of the European Mind in the 19th Century (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1975); and Don Cupitt, The Sea of Faith (London: SCM Press, 1994). 12 Key texts here are Alasdair MacIntyre, A Short History of Ethics (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1967); and idem, After Virtue. 13 Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, abridged and with an introduction by Thomas Bender (New York: Modern Library, 1981), 185. 14 Eric Kaufmann, Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth? Demography and Politics in the Twenty-­ First Century (London: Profile Books, 2010). See also Peter L. Berger, The Desecularization of the World: Resurgent Religion and World Politics (Washington, D.C.: Ethics and Public Policy Center, 2008); and John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge, God Is Back: How the Global Revival of Faith Is Changing the World (New York: Penguin, 2010). 15 Dean M. Kelley, Why Conservative Churches Are Growing: A Study in Sociology of Religion (New York: Harper & Row, 1972). 16 Charles Liebman, “Orthodoxy in Modern Jewish Life,” in Dimensions of Orthodox Judaism, ed. Reuven Bulka (New York: Ktav, 1983), 33–­ 105. 17 The classic text here is Samuel Huntington, The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2011). See also Michael Ignatieff, Blood and Belonging: Journeys into the New Nationalism (London: Vintage, 1994). 18 Kenan Malik, From Fatwa to Jihad: The Rushdie Affair and Its Consequences (London: Atlantic Books, 2010). 19 Daniel Goleman, Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More than IQ (London: Bloomsbury, 1996). 20 See Huntington, Clash of Civilizations; Niall Ferguson, Civilization: The West and the Rest (London: Allen Lane, 2011); and Henry Kissinger, World Order (London: Allen Lane, 2014). NOTES TO PAGES 25–29 225 21 For a fascinating study of the transformation of meaning of the word “progress” and associated terms, see Raymond Williams, Keywords (London : Flamingo, 1981), esp. 243–­ 45. 22 Immanuel Kant, Toward Perpetual Peace, in Immanuel Kant: Practical Philosophy, trans. and ed. Mary J. Gregor (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996), 311–52 23 Will Durant, The Story of Civilization, vol. 1 (New York: Simon & Schuster , 1935), 71. 24 Bertrand Russell, History of Western Philosophy (London: Allen & Unwin, 1962), 18–19. 25 Robert Bellah et al., Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life (London: Hutchinson, 1988), 277. 26 See, e.g., Jonathan Sacks, The Politics of Hope (London: Vintage, 2000), 98–­108. 27 See Jonathan Sacks, The Dignity of Difference: How to Avoid the Clash of Civilizations (London: Continuum...


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