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Marcelle Maistre Welch and Vivien Bosley

in Three Cartesian Feminist Treatises

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226676531
eISBN:
9780226676555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676555.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The story of translating François Poullain de la Barre into English is not long, although it is not without its complexities. This is perhaps the first time that On the Education of Ladies and On the ... More


Relativism and the New Universalism: Feminists Claim the Right to Judge

Linda M. G. Zerilli

in A Democratic Theory of Judgment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226397849
eISBN:
9780226398037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226398037.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Beginning with Susan Okin's well-know essay, "Is Multiculturalism Good for Women?," this chapter examines the debate over relativism and universalism in contemporary feminist theory and its ... More


The Whole World My Country: A Cosmopolitan Society

Sarah Crabtree

in Holy Nation: The Transatlantic Quaker Ministry in an Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226255767
eISBN:
9780226255934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255934.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the profound and abrupt transformation in attitudes toward Quakers by their champions-turned-critics after the French Revolution and the continental wars that followed. These ... More


United Methodism in Crisis: Scriptural Renewal through the Good News Movement

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Liberalism in theology had gained “full domination of official Methodism” by the 1920s, and New Left liberationism had followed its lead a half century later. Over these decades, evangelical ... More


From Cold War to Culture Wars: The Evolution of the IRD

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the first five years of its existence, the Institute on Religion and Democracy (IRD) launched an influential investigation of Methodist “peace-and-justice” grants and programs it found tilted to ... More


The Goodness of Searching: Good as What? Good for What? Good for Whom?

Amelie Oksenberg Rorty

in In Search of Goodness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306834
eISBN:
9780226306858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306858.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter, which argues that there is no such thing as goodness per se, analyzes Plato's multiple arguments for the primacy of the Idea of the Good and exposes the problems raised by his ... More


The Advent of the Lamb: Unfolding History and Liturgy in Fifteenth-Century Ghent

Matthew S. Champion

in The Fullness of Time: Temporalities of the Fifteenth-Century Low Countries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226514796
eISBN:
9780226514826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514826.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter traces the uses of time in Philip the Good’s 1458 entry into Ghent following the devastating Ghent war. It uses the accounts of court and urban chroniclers (George Chastelain and the ... More


Vittoria Colonna's Plaint of the Marchesa DI Pescara On the Passion of Christ

in Who Is Mary?: Three Early Modern Women on the Idea of the Virgin Mary

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226113982
eISBN:
9780226113975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226113975.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

A meditation on Christ's Passion, Vittoria Colonna's Plaint or prose lament was composed between 1539 and 1542, and probably originally as a letter to Ochino since there are first-person addresses in ... More


Adding an “Author's Life” Thomas Tusser's Revisions of A Hundreth Good Points of Husbandry (1557–73)

Meredith Anne Skura

in Tudor Autobiography: Listening for Inwardness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226761879
eISBN:
9780226761886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226761886.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Thomas Tusser's metrical guide A Hundreth Good Points of Husbandry (1557) was so popular and so often reprinted that by 1585 it was parodied in (the lost) Five Hundred Points of Evil Husbandry, and ... More


Dis(Re)memberment Blues: Narratives of Abjection and Redress

Adah Cussow

in Seems Like Murder Here: Southern Violence and the Blues Tradition

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310978
eISBN:
9780226311005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226311005.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explores in detail three novels, an autobiography, and a lyric poem that dramatize the encounter of the black male blues subject with the legacy of spectacle lynching. Roberta Rubenstein ... More


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