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The Historical Context

Richard Wayne Wills Sr

in Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Image of God

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195308990
eISBN:
9780199867578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308990.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter recognizes that King’s understanding of image of God existed on the edge of a historical 18th- and 19th-century dialogue regarding the quest for human and civil rights. As such, this ... More


The Appeal Canons

Hamilton Hess

in The Early Development of Canon Law and the Council of Serdica

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198269755
eISBN:
9780191601163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269757.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The Serdican canons that accord a right of appeal to the bishop of Rome by a bishop who believes himself to have been unfairly judged by his peers have played an important part in the development of ... More


The Government of the Church in the Twelfth Century

Colin Morris

in The Papal Monarchy: The Western Church from 1050 to 1250

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269250
eISBN:
9780191600708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269250.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An enriched vocabulary of papal power was becoming evident. The right of the curia to hear appeals from all church courts was extended. At the same time the effective control of the local churches ... More


Ammachi, the Mother of Compassion

Selva J. Raj

in The Graceful Guru: Hindu Female Gurus in India and the United States

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195145380
eISBN:
9780199849963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145380.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines the spiritual career, charisma, appeal, and authority of Ammachi with particular reference to her “darshan discourse,” where tradition is at once defied, redfined, and ... More


The Church of Scientology in France: Legal and Activist Counterattacks in the “War on Sectes”

Susan J. Palmer

in Scientology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331493
eISBN:
9780199852321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331493.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents an historical overview of Scientology's struggle for social legitimacy in France. The story of Scientology in France is the story of a ferocious battle. On one side of the ... More


Kitsch, Sacred and Profane: The Question of Quality

Frank Burch Brown

in Good Taste, Bad Taste, & Christian Taste: Aesthetics in Religious Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195158724
eISBN:
9780199849567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158724.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter looks into how an artistic expression of thirst for God through kitsch would entail quality and it also examines the standards to be used in such an evaluation. Quality is involved ... More


“The Start of a New Movement Across the South”: The First Kneel-ins, 1960

Stephen R. Haynes

in The Last Segregated Hour: The Memphis Kneel-Ins and the Campaign for Southern Church Desegregation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195395051
eISBN:
9780199979288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395051.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the genesis of the kneel-in movement in the months after the lunch counter sit-ins of 1960. It details the first wave of kneel-in protests that began in Atlanta in August of ... More


The Religiohistorical Sublime

Daniel Gold

in Aesthetics and Analysis in Writing on Religion: Modern Fascinations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236134
eISBN:
9780520929517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236134.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores some reasons for the characteristic aesthetic appeal of interpretive writing on religion, examining the dynamics of individual works as well as the roles played by the fresh ... More


Contesting Identities in Jewish Philanthropy

Kerri P. Steinberg

in Diasporas and Exiles: Varieties of Jewish Identity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520228641
eISBN:
9780520926899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228641.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the reluctance of mainstream Jewish philanthropies to allow for the reality of Jewish diversity. It contrasts the univocal conception of Jewish identity that informs the work ... More


Fundraising and Philanthropy

Theodore Sasson

in The New American Zionism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760864
eISBN:
9780814760116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760864.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses developments in the field philanthropy, charting the decline of the federated United Jewish Appeal and the rise of independent fundraising by an ever-expanding number of ... More


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