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Religious Rhetoric and the Politics of Identity

Christopher B. Chapp

in Religious Rhetoric and American Politics: The Endurance of Civil Religion in Electoral Campaigns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451263
eISBN:
9780801465680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451263.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the invocation of religious identities in modern campaigns. It provides evidence that religious rhetoric is rarely concerned with taking stances on issues or rationalizing a ... More


Christians and Their Many Identities in Late Antiquity, North Africa, 200-450 CE

Éric Rebillard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451423
eISBN:
9780801465994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451423.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

For too long, the study of religious life in Late Antiquity has relied on the premise that Jews, pagans, and Christians were largely discrete groups divided by clear markers of belief, ritual, and ... More


Faith-Changing for Life

Roger J. Porter

in Bureau of Missing Persons: Writing the Secret Lives of Fathers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449871
eISBN:
9780801460968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449871.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines three memoirs describing how a parent's need to hide his or her religious identity led to a lifetime of secrets and secrecy: Mark Kurzem's The Mascot: Unraveling the Mystery of ... More


Setting the Stage: Carthage at the End of the Second Century

Éric Rebillard

in Christians and Their Many Identities in Late Antiquity, North Africa, 200-450 CE

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451423
eISBN:
9780801465994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451423.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on Tertullian and the evidence on Carthage at the turn of the third century. It is commonly noted that Tertullian's depiction of Christians differs according to whether a given ... More


Fear of Small Margins

İpek Yosmaoğlu

in Blood Ties: Religion, Violence and the Politics of Nationhood in Ottoman Macedonia, 1878-1908

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452260
eISBN:
9780801469800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452260.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter takes up the highly controversial and politicized issue of population counts. It focuses on the population count of 1905–1906, which recorded people's sectarian affiliations on their ... More


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