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The Order of Christ Sophia and Traditional Protestant Churches

Scott L. Thumma

in Children of Jesus and Mary: The Order of Christ Sophia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195378443
eISBN:
9780199869701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378443.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter compares the Order of Christ Sophia (OCS) and mainstream denominations via the Parish Profile Inventory developed by the Hartford Institute for Religion Research. Though it is clear that ... More


Of Times and Race: Essays Inspired by John F. Marszalek

Michael B. Ballard and Mark R. Cheathem (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036392
eISBN:
9781621030522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036392.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book contains eight essays on African American history from the Jacksonian era through the early twentieth century. Taken together, these essays, inspired by noted scholar John F. Marszalek, ... More


And One Was a Priest: The Life and Times of Duncan M. Gray Jr.

Araminta Stone Johnston

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738285
eISBN:
9781604738292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738285.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The story of the civil rights movement is not simply the history of its major players but is also the stories of a host of lesser-known individuals whose actions were essential to the movement’s ... More


Swaziland

Michael Wright, David Clark, and Jennifer Hunt

in Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa: A Review of Developments and Challenges

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206803
eISBN:
9780191730474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206803.003.0017
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

The Kingdom of Swaziland (population 1, 069, 000) is a small landlocked country in Southern Africa covering an area of 17, 364 km2 between South Africa and Mozambique. Four NGOs provide six ... More


Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture

Philip L. Wickeri

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789888208388
eISBN:
9789888313259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208388.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture: Essays on Anglican and Episcopal History in China focuses on a church tradition that was never very large in China, but one that has had considerable social ... More


Introduction

Charles E. Zech, Mary L. Gautier, Mark M. Gray, John L. Wiggins, and Thomas P. Gaunt

in Catholic Parishes of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190645168
eISBN:
9780190645199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190645168.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction presents a brief overview of the 1985 Notre Dame Study of Catholic Parish Life and how the authors of this book build on and update the many topics identified 30 years ago. Many ... More


Los Comités Guadalupanos and Asociación Tepeyac: Their Formation and Context

Alyshia Gálvez

in Guadalupe in New York: Devotion and the Struggle for Citizenship Rights among Mexican Immigrants

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732144
eISBN:
9780814733134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732144.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter recounts the founding of the two comités guadalupanos that were the focus of the research and the umbrella organization that links them, the Asociación Tepeyac. It focuses on three kinds ... More


Green Tobacco and a Clever Marquis

MIGUEL A. Bretos

in Matanzas: The Cuba Nobody Knows

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038100
eISBN:
9780813041568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038100.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The eighteenth century brought the modernizing French House of Bourbon to the Spanish throne. Of more immediate local significance was the monster hurricane of 1730, which literally washed the ... More


Losing Ground: The Cultural Politics of Cultural Landscapes in Plaquemines Parish

W. D. Wilkerson

in Culture after the Hurricanes: Rhetoric and Reinvention on the Gulf Coast

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734904
eISBN:
9781621032540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734904.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores how pre-Katrina cultural policy, when combined with post-Karina environmental (mis)management and disaster recovery policies, has desperately endangered the cultural life of one ... More


Protecting the Delta, the West Bank, and the Coast

Craig E. Colten

in Perilous Place, Powerful Storms: Hurricane Protection in Coastal Louisiana

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732382
eISBN:
9781604733457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732382.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The communities along the narrow band of natural levee that follows the lower Mississippi River are the most vulnerable and most frequently impacted by storms. For that exposed location, Corps ... More


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