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Established Churches

Iain McLean

in What's Wrong with the British Constitution?

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546954
eISBN:
9780191720031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546954.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, UK Politics

Two contradictory Protestant truths. Nature of church establishment in England and Scotland. Its non‐existence in Wales and Northern Ireland. A confused archbishop. Prevalence of religious belief in ... More


The Moral Dynamics of Economic Life: An Extension and Critique of Caritas in Veritate

Daniel K. Finn (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199858354
eISBN:
9780199949472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858354.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Caritas in veritate (Charity in Truth) is the “social” encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI, one of many papal encyclicals over the last 120 years that address economic life. This volume ... More


Love Thy Neighbour As Thyself

Lenn E. Goodman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195328820
eISBN:
9780199870172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328820.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this expanded text of his 2005 Gifford Lectures, the well‐known philosopher Lenn Goodman details how the Torah and the rabbinic Sages flesh out the demands of the Bible's core ethical imperative: ... More


Sweet Charity

Charlotte Greenspan

in Pick Yourself Up: Dorothy Fields and the American Musical

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195111101
eISBN:
9780199865703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111101.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter begins by detailing the personal losses experienced by Dorothy in 1958, namely the death of Michael Todd in a plane crash on March 22; the death of her brother and collaborator, Herb ... More


The Golden Chain of Charity

DAVID WRIGHT

in Mental Disability in Victorian England: The Earlswood Asylum 1847-1901

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246397
eISBN:
9780191715235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246397.003.008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Earlswood Charity which ran on an election system was established by the clergyman-philanthropist Andrew Reed. During the 1850s and 1860s the election system proved to be remarkably popular. ... More


Public Religion

Julian Rivers

in The Law of Organized Religions: Between Establishment and Secularism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199226108
eISBN:
9780191594243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226108.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Public religion is not a familiar category to English lawyers. This chapter shows that it is well-grounded in two main areas of law: the registration of places of worship and the law of charities. In ... More


Three Foundational Documents and Their Indelibility

Michael T. Gilmore

in Surface and Depth: The Quest for Legibility in American Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195157765
eISBN:
9780199787784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157765.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter investigates three of the foundational texts of American culture: John Winthrop’s Model of Christian Charity, William Penn’s plan for the city of Philadelphia, and Thomas Jeffersons ... More


Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Jonathan Benthall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This book is the fruit of twenty years’ reflection on Islamic charities, both in practical terms and as a key to understand the crisis in contemporary Islam. On the one hand Islam is undervalued as a ... More


Donald Davidson: Meaning, Truth, Language, and Reality

Ernie Lepore and Kirk Ludwig

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199251346
eISBN:
9780191602634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251347.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Donald Davidson (1917–2003) was one of the most important philosophers of the late twentieth century. This book provides a systematic exposition and clarification of his work in the philosophy of ... More


The Procedure of the Radical Interpreter

Ernie Lepore and Kirk Ludwig

in Donald Davidson: Meaning, Truth, Language, and Reality

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199251346
eISBN:
9780191602634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251347.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Discusses the procedure of the radical interpreter, and in particular, the role of a truth theory for the subject’s language, how it motivates the introduction of a the Principle of Charity, roughly ... More


The Justification of the Principle of Charity

Ernie Lepore and Kirk Ludwig

in Donald Davidson: Meaning, Truth, Language, and Reality

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199251346
eISBN:
9780191602634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251347.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Takes up the question of how to justify the Principle of Charity. Three a priori arguments are examined, the argument from the holism of attitude content, the argument to the best explanation of ... More


Externalism and the Impossibility of Massive Error 239

Ernie Lepore and Kirk Ludwig

in Donald Davidson: Meaning, Truth, Language, and Reality

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199251346
eISBN:
9780191602634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251347.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Discusses Davidson’s arguments against the impossibility of massive error and for externalism about thought content. Two main arguments are distinguished, the omniscient interpreter argument and the ... More


The Lazar-House of Leros

LEON LITVACK

in J. M. Neale and the Quest for Sobornost

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263517
eISBN:
9780191682582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263517.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses The Lazar–House of Leros, Neale’s last full-length Eastern novel. It was published in 1859, shortly after The Lily of Tiflis and as part of the same series. He tells two ... More


Hospitals and Charity: Religious Culture and Civic Life in Medieval Northern Italy

Sally Mayall Brasher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526119285
eISBN:
9781526128393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119285.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Medieval hospitals in Italy, originally intended to house pilgrims and comfort the dying, evolved from religious institutions reflecting communal and personal piety to civic facilities intended to ... More


RATIONALITY, LANGUAGE, AND THE PRINCIPLE OF CHARITY

Kirk. Ludwig

in The Oxford Handbook of Rationality

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195145397
eISBN:
9780199752393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145399.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Ludwig deals with the relations between language, thought, and rationality, and, especially, the role and status of assumptions about rationality in interpreting another’s speech and assigning ... More


The 1960s: “If My Friends Could See Me Now”

Stacy Wolf

in Changed for Good: A Feminist History of the Broadway Musical

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195378238
eISBN:
9780199897018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378238.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

In the 1960s, the book musical still dominated; the story’s structure took precedence and songs enhanced the emotional aspect of the story. Different kinds of stories also appeared and more musicals ... More


Charity Begins and Ends at Home: Edith Wharton’s Summer

Carol J. Singley

in Adopting America: Childhood, Kinship, and National Identity in Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199779390
eISBN:
9780199895106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199779390.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Edith Wharton’s Summer (1917) signals the death of romantic myths of adoption and nation building. Rescued from a renegade Mountain community, Charity bears a name ironically referencing acts of ... More


Beatrice (Potter) Webb

Ellen Ross

in Slum Travelers: Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249059
eISBN:
9780520940055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249059.003.0025
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on Beatrice (Potter) Webb, a slum explorer and philanthropist. Born to a wealthy Gloucestershire businessman and his wife who were involved with the Charity Organization Society ... More


The Citizens' Welfare

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the impact of Second World War on the social work of the Charity Organization Society in Melbourne. It explains that the war forced the government to do more for the poor and ... More


Social Distinctions and Social Actions Among the Upper and Middle Classes

Rachelle Hope Saltzman

in A Lark for the Sake of Their Country: The 1926 General Strike Volunteers in Folklore and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780719079771
eISBN:
9781781704080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079771.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

“Social Distinctions, Social Actions among the upper and middle classes” examines the behavioural models for volunteer activities during the strike and their relationship to the socially constructed ... More


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