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Farewell to Christendom: The Future of Church and State in America

Thomas J. Curry

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145694
eISBN:
9780199834129
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145690.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Protestantism abandoned Christendom by way of the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights, and Catholicism did the same in the Declaration of Religious Liberty of the Second Vatican Council. Because ... More


The Formation of the First Amendment

Thomas J. Curry

in Farewell to Christendom: The Future of Church and State in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145694
eISBN:
9780199834129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145690.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Religious liberty depends on keeping the government out of religious matters, whereas religious toleration is a gift of government. Virginia's Bill for Religious Liberty and Massachusetts’ ... More


The Difference Ecology Makes

Norman Wirzba

in The Paradise of God: Renewing Religion in an Ecological Age

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195157161
eISBN:
9780199835270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157168.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter charts the development of ecology as a science and then highlights the cultural and educational significance of this way of thinking. The career of Aldo Leopold is considered in order to ... More


‘External Religion’ and its Dangers

Nicholas Sagovsky

in 'On God's Side': A Life of George Tyrrell

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267287
eISBN:
9780191683176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267287.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses George Tyrrell's External Religion, a small book of addresses he had given to Oxford undergraduates. External Religion sets out some of Tyrrell's most fundamental convictions. ... More


The Historical Method in Debate

Mark D. Chapman

in Ernst Troeltsch and Liberal Theology: Religion and Cultural Synthesis in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246427
eISBN:
9780191697593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246427.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter analyses German Protestant theologian Ernst Troeltsch's early studies concerning the connection between history and religion and his role in the formulation of a systematic theology of ... More


Inconsistencies and Consequences

Maura Jane Farrelly

in Papist Patriots: The Making of an American Catholic Identity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199757718
eISBN:
9780199932504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757718.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

When it came to the issue of religion – and specifically to the relationship between Church and State – Cecilius Calvert was far ahead of his times in his attempt to construct a society that had no ... More


Gods, Heroes, and Ancestors: An Interreligious Encounter in Eighteenth-Century Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190677602
eISBN:
9780190677633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677602.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Though a minority religion in Vietnam, Christianity has constituted a significant presence in the country since its arrival in the sixteenth century. This translation and analytical study of a 1752 ... More


John Stuart Mill: A Secular Life

Timothy Larsen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198753155
eISBN:
9780191814815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753155.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Philosophy of Religion

John Stuart Mill observed in his Autobiography that he was a rare case in nineteenth-century Britain because he had not lost his religion but never had any. He was a freethinker from beginning to ... More


“Let’s Stop Building Cathedrals”

Jay M. Price

in Temples for a Modern God: Religious Architecture in Postwar America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925957
eISBN:
9780199980482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925957.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

During the 1960s and 1970s, a new model of religious space emerged, based more on the assembled community than devotional worship. These innovations, however, faced the misfortune of timing. They ... More


Religious Patriotism and Conciliation

Sebastian Elsässer

in The Coptic Question in the Mubarak Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199368396
eISBN:
9780199368419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368396.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

An influential discourse in modern Egypt fuses religion with nationalism, and allocates to religion (or the religions) a socially and politically integrating function. The main point made in this ... More


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