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By Rosemary Radford Ruether

Well known theologian Rosemary Radford Ruether analyzes the methods the Christian church has traditionally interacted with robust social structures equivalent to patriarchy, racism, slavery, and environmentalism, whereas taking a look significantly at how the church shapes those structures at the present time. With a spotlight at the usa, Christianity and Social structures presents an introductory research of the interactions among the church buildings and significant platforms that experience formed western Christian and post-Christian society.

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27. For a thoughtful consideration of church–state relations in the United States and government funding of faith-based social service, see Ronald J. Sider and Heidi Rolland Unruh, “‘No Aid to Religion’? Charitable Choice and the First Amendment,” Brookings Review, spring 1999, 46–49, taken from Ronald Sider and Heidi Rolland Unruh, “An (Ana)baptist Theological Perspective on Church-State Cooperation,” in Welfare Reform and Faith-Based Operations, ed. : J. M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies, 1999), 89–138.

Richard E. Leakey, The Making of Mankind (New York: E. P. Dutton, 1981), 98–109. 3. M. Kay Martin and Barbara Voorhies, Female of the Species (New York: Columbia University Press, 1975), 184–89. 4. Martin and Voorhies, Female of the Species, 190. 5. David F. Aberle, “Matrilineal Descent in Cross-Cultural Perspective,” citing the 1957 work of George Peter Murdock, World Ethnographic Sample, in Matrilineal Kinship, ed. David M. Schneider and Katheleen Gough (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1961), 663.

Zondervan, 1992). 26. See Catherine Cookson, “Report from the Trenches: A Case Study of Religious Freedom Faced by Wiccans Practicing in the United States,” Journal of Church and State 39 (autumn 1997): 723–48. 27. For a thoughtful consideration of church–state relations in the United States and government funding of faith-based social service, see Ronald J. Sider and Heidi Rolland Unruh, “‘No Aid to Religion’? Charitable Choice and the First Amendment,” Brookings Review, spring 1999, 46–49, taken from Ronald Sider and Heidi Rolland Unruh, “An (Ana)baptist Theological Perspective on Church-State Cooperation,” in Welfare Reform and Faith-Based Operations, ed.

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