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Teaching Mysticism in Dialogue with Gender and Embodiment at a Quaker Seminary: A Feminist Approach

Stephanie Ford

in Teaching Mysticism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199751198
eISBN:
9780199918782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751198.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes a pedagogy that employs self-reflection, historical inquiry, and liberation hermeneutics—with particular focus on gender and embodiment issues—used in courses taught at a ... More


This Worldwide Struggle: Religion and the International Roots of the Civil Rights Movement

Sarah Azaransky

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190262204
eISBN:
9780190262235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262204.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines a group of black Christian intellectuals and activists who looked abroad, even in other religious traditions, for ideas and practices that could transform American democracy. From ... More


Zion in Crisis: Friends as the Israel of Old

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/9780226255934.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter One, “Zion in Crisis,” traces the imbricated relationship between the Quakers' evolving theological identity and the political movements of the late eighteenth century. The universalist ... 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


We Can Add to the World Justice

Sarah Azaransky

in This Worldwide Struggle: Religion and the International Roots of the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190262204
eISBN:
9780190262235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262204.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Bayard Rustin, James Farmer, and Pauli Murray developed a black Christian pacifism inspired by Gandhian nonviolence. Their activist projects in the 1940s, including sit-ins, freedom rides, and ... More


Opposing Injustice, First of All in Ourselves

Sarah Azaransky

in This Worldwide Struggle: Religion and the International Roots of the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190262204
eISBN:
9780190262235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262204.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Bayard Rustin was one of the most important midcentury American religious thinkers. The chapter traces his travel through the Gold Coast (now Ghana) and Nigeria and alliances he developed between ... More


The Quaker Contributions of John Dickinson to the Creation of the American Republic

Jane E Calvert

in Faith and the Founders of the American Republic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199843336
eISBN:
9780199362417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843336.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Few men worked harder to establish the American Republic than John Dickinson. He was the only major political figure active in America from the earliest days of the contest with Britain through the ... More


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