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Resistance and Revisionism

Steven K. Green

in The Second Disestablishment: Church and State in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399677
eISBN:
9780199777150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399677.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the reactions among conservative clergy to disestablishment that were generated by the French Revolution and Jefferson’s election as president in 1800. It examines the impact ... More


 Republicanism Emergent

J. Rixey Ruffin

in A Paradise of Reason: William Bentley and Enlightenment Christianity in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326512
eISBN:
9780199870417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326512.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

If the factionalization of the 1780s allowed the coexistence in Bentley of both liberalism and libertarianism, the partisanship of the 1790s would force him into the political camp of one or the ... More


Rumor, Fear, and Paranoia in the French Revolution

David P. Jordan

in The Fundamentalist Mindset: Psychological Perspectives on Religion, Violence, and History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195379655
eISBN:
9780199777334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379655.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that there is a fundamentalist mindset — and in the politics of the French Revolution it is an ideologically driven mindset — although that mindset is secular rather than ... More


The Church of Scientology: Legal and Activist Responses

Susan J. Palmer

in The New Heretics of France: Minority Religions, la Republique, and the Government-Sponsored ''War on Sects''

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735211
eISBN:
9780199918577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735211.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Church of Scientology (CoS) has played a major role in the French Sect Wars. Other religious minorities, notably Aumisme and the Témoins de Jéhovah, have vigorously defended their associations ... More


Horus: Alternative Healing or the Illegal Practice of Medicine

Susan J. Palmer

in The New Heretics of France: Minority Religions, la Republique, and the Government-Sponsored ''War on Sects''

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735211
eISBN:
9780199918577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735211.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The antisecte movement in the late 20th century has taken up the banner of reason against obscurantisme in its efforts to expose fake healers. It is perhaps significant that some of the most ... More


Just War and Jihad in the French Conquest of Algeria

Benjamin Claude Brower

in Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads: Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Encounters and Exchanges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199755042
eISBN:
9780199950508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755042.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines claims of just war and jihad during the first decades of France’s colonial expansion in Algeria. These include the discourses that announced the arrival of France’s army in the ... More


Systematic Theology as “Bible Doctrines”: Myer Pearlman, E. S. Williams, and French L. Arrington

Christopher A. Stephenson

in Types of Pentecostal Theology: Method, System, Spirit

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916795
eISBN:
9780199980284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916795.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 1 concerns the method of “Bible doctrines,” in which systematic theology is little more than the topical arrangement of the biblical texts. The representatives of this approach are Myer ... More


Who Are the Amish?: Meeting Our Plain Neighbors

Karen Johnson-Weiner

in New York Amish, 2nd Edition: Life in the Plain Communities of the Empire State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707605
eISBN:
9781501708145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707605.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses how the Amish have been a part of the New York scene for nearly two hundred years. The first Amish settlers to the Empire State came from the French province of Lorraine. In ... More


Politics of Religion in Early Modern France

Joseph Bergin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300207699
eISBN:
9780300210460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207699.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book looks at the interaction of politics and religion in France during the crucial years of the long seventeenth century. The book begins with the wars of religion, which proved to be longer ... More


A Huguenot Half-century

Joseph Bergin

in Politics of Religion in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300207699
eISBN:
9780300210460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207699.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the experiences of the French Protestants after they lost power in the 1620s. Historians say that the period before 1680 saw the Protestant Huguenots as being lethargic while ... More


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