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Being Biblical: Interpretive Practices

Mary McClintock Fulkerson

in Places of Redemption: Theology for a Worldly Church

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296477
eISBN:
9780191711930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296477.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines three kinds of Bible study at the Good Samaritan church. All are concerned with the power of the text to shape faithful lives, but they are distinguished by different approaches ... More


The Bible, the School, and the Constitution: The Clash that Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine

Steven K. Green

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827909
eISBN:
9780199932849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827909.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Bible, the School, and the Constitution traces the origins of one of the more contentious controversies heard by the United States Supreme Court: the intersection of religion and ... More


The Rise of Nonsectarianism

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/9780195399677.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter is the first of two to discuss the legal issues surrounding the rise and development of nonsectarian public schooling in America. The controversy, called the “school question,” had two ... More


The Secularization of Nonsectarianism

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/9780195399677.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter concludes the examination of the school question by tracing the secularization of the concept of nonsectarianism. It discusses the ongoing Protestant-Catholic conflict over Bible reading ... More


A pious people

Judith Pollmann

in Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520‐1635

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609918
eISBN:
9780191729690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609918.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

The ‘passivity’ that lay Catholics in the Netherlands exhibited in first response to the Reformation and the Dutch Revolt was not unusual. The chapter shows that this passivity was not caused by a ... More


“ … every person there read the Bible … “: Scripturalization as Matrix of White Men's Magic

Vincent L. Wimbush

in White Men's Magic: Scripturalization as Slavery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199873579
eISBN:
9780199949595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873579.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3 identifies Equiano’s identification of white men’s magic as scripturalization, an ideological formation that includes but goes beyond the Bible as scripture.


The Continuing Distinctive Role of the Bible in American Lives: A Comparative Analysis

Corwin E. Smidt

in The Bible in American Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190468910
eISBN:
9780190468958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190468910.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Biblical Studies

Through the use of national social surveys, this chapter examines the extent to which the Bible plays a distinctive role in American religious life. Three different comparisons drive the analysis: ... More


Biblical Readings and Literary Writings in Early Modern England, 1558-1625

Victoria Brownlee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198812487
eISBN:
9780191850325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812487.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This book provides an account of the how the Bible was read and applied in early modern England, and maps the connection between these readings and various forms of writing. The Bible had a profound ... More


The Bible in American Life

Philip Goff, Arthur Farnsley, and Peter Thuesen (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190468910
eISBN:
9780190468958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190468910.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Biblical Studies

This book is an interdisciplinary reflection on the ways Americans use the Bible in their personal lives. It considers how other influences, including religious communities and the internet, have ... More


The Rise of Nonsectarian Public Education

Steven K. Green

in The Bible, the School, and the Constitution: The Clash that Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827909
eISBN:
9780199932849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827909.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the rise of nonsectarian education in America. It describes the original impulse for a religious-moral basis for public education and how that concept evolved through the first ... More


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