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“A Standard for the People”: The Burning Bush and the Organization of Mission in the MCA

William Kostlevy

in Holy Jumpers: Evangelicals and Radicals in Progressive Era America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377842
eISBN:
9780199777204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377842.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

First noted for its demonstrative worship, the MCA’s periodical the Burning Bush employing the standard practices of early twentieth century muckraking journalism such as printing legal documents, ... More


INSULT IN THE LAW: BLASPHEMY

Jerome Neu

in Sticks and Stones: The Philosophy of Insults

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195314311
eISBN:
9780199871780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314311.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The Danish Muhammad cartoons enflamed much of the Muslim world. What does respect for another religion require? Must non‐believers follow all of its dictates? Which? Why? Heresy by fellow believers ... More


Extreme Speech and Democracy

Ivan Hare and James Weinstein (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199548781
eISBN:
9780191720673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548781.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

A commitment to free speech is a fundamental precept of all liberal democracies. However, democracies differ significantly when addressing the permissibility of laws regulating certain kinds of ... More


Epilogue: ‘Sherry Andrews’ and the Antitheatricality of Politics

David Francis Taylor

in Theatres of Opposition: Empire, Revolution, and Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199642847
eISBN:
9780191738869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642847.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 18th-century Literature

In this conclusion, I use graphic satires by the likes of James Gillray, Isaac Cruikshank, and William Dent as a means of both reaffirming and problematizing Sheridan’s ‘theatrical politics’. ... More


Luke, Snuffy, & Abner: Hillbilly Cartoon Images in Depression-Era America

Anthony Harkins

in Hillbilly: A Cultural History of an American Icon

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195189506
eISBN:
9780199788835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189506.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the consequences of the 1934 emergence of three cartoons that would shape the graphic image of the hillbilly for decades to come: Paul Webb's Mountain Boys cartoon in Esquire ... More


Islam and Blasphemy on the International Stage, 1989–2011

Paul Marshall and Nina Shea

in Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes are Choking Freedom Worldwide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812264
eISBN:
9780199919383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812264.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Some of the larger and more famous recent attempts to export blasphemy restrictions from the Muslim world to the West have had such a complex and long lasting effect that they require particular ... More


Is Critique Secular?: Blasphemy, Injury, and Free Speech

Talal Asad, Wendy Brown, Judith Butler, and Saba Mahmood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780823251681
eISBN:
9780823252862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251681.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book interrogates settled ways of thinking about the seemingly interminable conflict between religious and secular values in our world today. What are the assumptions and resources internal to ... More


Asian Comics

John A. Lent

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461589
eISBN:
9781626740853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461589.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Asian Comics is the first book that covers the comics (comic books and magazines, humor/cartoon magazines, newspaper strips, graphic novels, and gag panels) of the continent − 16 countries in all. ... More


A Brief Conclusion

Daniel Goldmark

in Tunes for 'Toons: Music and the Hollywood Cartoon

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236172
eISBN:
9780520941205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236172.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

With the demise of the animation units run by or for major Hollywood companies, the power shifted to independent animation studios that could supply the seemingly insatiable demand for children's ... More


Civil War Humor

Cameron C. Nickels

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737479
eISBN:
9781621032106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737479.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book examines the various forms of comedic popular artifacts produced in America from 1861 to 1865, and looks at how wartime humor was created, disseminated, and received by both sides of the ... More


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