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Haunting the Buddha: Indian Popular Religion and the Formation of Buddhism

Robert DeCaroli

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195168389
eISBN:
9780199835133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168380.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Although Buddhist monasteries are commonly understood as being institutions dedicated to non‐attachment and transcendence, the architectures of the earliest known monasteries are overwhelmingly ... More


Tolerance, recognition and educational patronage: Ireland’s constitutional politics of school choice

Eoin Daly

in Tolerance and Diversity In Ireland, North and South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097201
eISBN:
9781526103994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097201.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Public education in Ireland is provided through private ‘patrons’ which are still typically, if not exclusively, religious-denominational bodies. Historically this patronage model was based on an ... More


The Road to the Disruption

Jean Clark

in The Courts, the Church and the Constitution: Aspects of the Disruption of 1843

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637546
eISBN:
9780748671588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637546.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter presents a lecture covering the Disruption, May 1843; the Act of Union 1707; the Patronage Scotland Act 1711; moderates and evangelicals; the Veto Act; the Chapels Act; the first ... More


The Salvific Book

James E. Montgomery

in Al-Jā-hiẓ: In Praise of Books

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748683321
eISBN:
9780748695072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748683321.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter reviews the following queries: Why were al-Jāḥẓ’s books rejected in this manner? What was the point of the critique? What exactly was attacked? Was it the author’s style of thinking ... More


Self-Representation and Authorship

Paul White

in Jodocus Badius Ascensius: Commentary, Commerce and Print in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265543
eISBN:
9780191760358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265543.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter broaches the question of Badius’s self-presentation. Badius as a writer was a producer of ‘secondary’ works – commentaries, ‘epitomes’, supplements, compilations, dedicatory epistles. ... More


Military Scotland in the Age of Proto-globalisation, c. 1690 to c. 1815

Andrew Mackillop

in A Global Force: War, Identities and Scotland's Diaspora

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474402736
eISBN:
9781474422499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402736.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter considers the way in which military service acted as an agent of mobility and a means of extending global networks. In the long eighteenth century. The so-called military economy ... More


The Fatal Flaw: Disastrous Management of Public Land

David Sims and Timothy Mitchell

in Egypt's Desert Dreams: Development or Disaster?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166686
eISBN:
9781617976544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166686.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter shows how government agencies have consistently treated desert land as something to give away to those favoured by the regime and as a consequence has not attracted many serious ... More


Summing Up: Will Lessons Ever Be Learned?

David Sims and Timothy Mitchell

in Egypt's Desert Dreams: Development or Disaster?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166686
eISBN:
9781617976544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166686.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter summarizes what little has been achieved in Egypt’s deserts to date, especially in terms of employment and livelihoods created, and the costs of such development efforts, both direct and ... More


Moderatism

Thomas Ahnert

in The Moral Culture of the Scottish Enlightenment: 1690-1805

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300153804
eISBN:
9780300153811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153804.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the so-called “Moderates,” who are considered the classic representatives of the “religious Enlightenment” in Scotland and who first emerged as a distinct party within the ... More


Moderates in the Late Enlightenment

Thomas Ahnert

in The Moral Culture of the Scottish Enlightenment: 1690-1805

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300153804
eISBN:
9780300153811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153804.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Moderatism is often said to have declined intellectually from the 1790s onward, and to have turned into little more than a conservative, reactionary group that was interested primarily in securing ... More


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