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Christian Questions, Christian Responses

Shaye J. D. Cohen

in Why Aren't Jewish Women Circumcised?: Gender and Covenant in Judaism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520212503
eISBN:
9780520920491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520212503.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter surveys the Christian arguments based on the non-circumcision of women, explaining how the conflict between Christian and Jews on the issue developed. Beginning in the second century ce, ... More


Introduction: Writing with Blood

David Biale

in Blood and Belief: The Circulation of a Symbol between Jews and Christians

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520253049
eISBN:
9780520934238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253049.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter sheds light on mentalities in the cultural history of a bodily substance and discusses various ways in which these discourses reflected and shaped beliefs. All the periods discussed—the ... More


Lino's Pad: African American Los Angeles and the Formation of the Underground Musicians Association

Steven L. Isoardi

in The Dark Tree: Jazz and the Community Arts in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245914
eISBN:
9780520932241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245914.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the expansion of the African American community in Los Angeles, California and during the 1960s and the formation of the Underground Musicians Association (UGMA). It discusses ... More


Deuteronomy and the Invention of the Torah

John J. Collins

in Invention of Judaism: Torah and Jewish Identity from Deuteronomy to Paul

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294110
eISBN:
9780520967366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294110.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Torah is first used in the sense of Law in Deuteronomy. The core of Deuteronomy dates from the late monarchy, but it was probably not promulgated by Josiah. It only became authoritative after the ... More


From Covenant to Crusade and Back: American Christianity and the Late Great War

Jonathan H. Ebel

in From Jeremiad to Jihad: "Religion, Violence, and America"

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520271654
eISBN:
9780520951532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271654.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents two arguments to address questions arising from the perceived discontinuity between the Great War and other historical currents surrounding it, such as: How does one account for ... More


Holding Government Accountable

Ruth Braunstein

in Prophets and Patriots: Faith in Democracy across the Political Divide

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293649
eISBN:
9780520966888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293649.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Chapter 5 demonstrates that Interfaith and the Patriots developed different ways of enacting active citizenship in the course of their work together, and specifically in their efforts to hold ... More


Pernicious Deeds: Restrictive Covenants and Schools

David G. García

in Strategies of Segregation: Race, Residence, and the Struggle for Educational Equality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296862
eISBN:
9780520969179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296862.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter investigates the White architects' public and private actions to link residential and school segregation. Specifically, the chapter exposes the racial covenants burdening the west-side ... More


Ramona School and the Undereducation of Children in La Colonia

David G. García

in Strategies of Segregation: Race, Residence, and the Struggle for Educational Equality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296862
eISBN:
9780520969179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296862.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the evolution of the White architects' four strategies of segregation from 1939, when they sought voter approval to construct a school east of the railroad tracks, through 1954, ... More


Epilogue

David G. García

in Strategies of Segregation: Race, Residence, and the Struggle for Educational Equality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296862
eISBN:
9780520969179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296862.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter considers what Oxnard's narrative tells us about the historical imperatives and experiences of our segregated past, and reflects on how these insights can bring more ... More


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