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Perfect Martyr: The Stoning of Stephen and the Construction of Christian Identity

Shelly Matthews

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195393323
eISBN:
9780199866618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393323.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book situates Acts’ story of Stephen’s death within the emerging discourse of early Christian martyrdom, challenging the historicity of this narrative and arguing for its significance in ... More


Introduction

Shelly Matthews

in Perfect Martyr: The Stoning of Stephen and the Construction of Christian Identity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195393323
eISBN:
9780199866618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393323.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter introduces the arguments of Boyarin, Lieu, and van Henten concerning martyrdom and identity construction among Jews and Christians, arguing that the death of Stephen should be considered ... More


Coda

Sylvia Huot

in Madness in Medieval French Literature: Identities Found and Lost

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199252121
eISBN:
9780191719110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199252121.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The conclusion reflects on the literary texts that have been examined and on their implications for medieval notions of identity construction and dissolution. These texts manifest — and also work to ... More


Identity Wounds: Multiple Identities and Intersectional Theory in the Context of Multiculturalism 1

Michal Krumer-Nevo and Menny Malka

in Navigating Multiple Identities: Race, Gender, Culture, Nationality, and Roles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732074
eISBN:
9780199933457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732074.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This article follows the quest for identity of immigrant boys from the Caucasus to Israel, and focuses on the intersectionality of ethnicity, class, and gender in this process. Based on narrative ... More


Identity as Process and Flow

Dennis A. Gioia and Shubha Patvardhan

in Constructing Identity in and around Organizations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640997
eISBN:
9780191738388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640997.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Rather than viewing organizational identity in the usual fashion as some sort of entity, thing, or “being,” we suggest that identity might be better viewed in terms of ongoing process or flow. We ... More


Walk Like a Man: Vagabondage and Gender Construction

Dúnlaith Bird

in Travelling in Different Skins: Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644162
eISBN:
9780199949984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644162.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the original paradigm of vagabondage. An increasingly totemic concept in European women’s travel writing from the 1850s onwards, vagabondage offers an alternative model of ... More


Identity 2.0: Young People and Digital and Mobile Media

Lynn Schofield Clark

in The Parent App: Understanding Families in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899616
eISBN:
9780199980161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899616.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In this chapter, we learn more about how young people experience parental approaches to digital and mobile media. As they get older, young people increasingly desire respect and connection from their ... More


Pro-Women, Pro-Palin, Antifeminist: Conservative Women and Conservative Movement Politics

Ronnee Schreiber

in Crisis of Conservatism?: The Republican Party, the Conservative Movement, and American Politics After Bush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199764013
eISBN:
9780199897186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764013.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyses the role of women in the conservative movement. It sets Sarah Palin against the background of a tradition of mobilization by right-wing women and explains how the growing ... More


The Occultation of Regionalism in French History

JULIAN WRIGHT

in The Regionalist Movement in France 1890-1914: Jean Charles-Brun and French Political Thought

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264889
eISBN:
9780191718380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264889.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book provides the conceptual framework for a rediscovery of regionalism in France. The occultation of regionalism persists today despite its reappearance in some academic fields. Where ... More


Introduction: Traversing the Hills of Edendale

Daniel Hurewitz

in Bohemian Los Angeles: and the Making of Modern Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249257
eISBN:
9780520941694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249257.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

One of the iconic persons of Edendale, Los Angeles was Julian Eltinge, a film and vaudeville sensation. While he was hailed and adored as one of the best performers of his time, Eltinge lost his ... More


Introduction

Matthew Thiessen

in Contesting Conversion: Genealogy, Circumcision, and Identity in Ancient Judaism and Christianity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793563
eISBN:
9780199914456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793563.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The introduction focuses on the role circumcision played in constructing Jewish identity in antiquity. It demonstrates that ancient Jews disputed not only the function of circumcision but also how ... More


Contesting Conversion: Genealogy, Circumcision, and Identity in Ancient Judaism and Christianity

Matthew Thiessen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199793563
eISBN:
9780199914456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793563.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book examines ancient Jewish thought with regard to Jewish identity construction, circumcision, and conversion. It argues that there is no evidence in the Hebrew Bible that circumcision was ... More


Between two Worlds: Medical Students Narrating Identity Tensions

Lynn V. Monrouxe and Kieran Sweeney

in First Do No Self Harm: Understanding and Promoting Physician Stress Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195383263
eISBN:
9780199344871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383263.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Medical education entails more than just learning knowledge and skills; it is also about the formation of a new identity: learning about the attitudes, values, and behaviors expected of a doctor. ... More


Adolescents and social network sites: identity, friendships and privacy

Jochen Peter, Patti M. Valkenburg, and Cédric Fluckiger

in Kids online: Opportunities and risks for children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424396
eISBN:
9781447302643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424396.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Identity construction, the development of stable and fulfilling friendships, and the ability to disclose private information in appropriate ways and settings are important developmental tasks in ... More


Mutt like me: Barack Obama and the mixed race experience in historical perspective

Zebulon Vance Miletsky

in Obama and the Biracial Factor: The Battle for a New American Majority

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301011
eISBN:
9781447307228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301011.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This essay traces the contested meanings throughout history of terminology for multiracial people and the role that this historical legacy of “naming” plays into how President Obama is read as ... More


Conclusions

Reem Bassiouney

in Language and Identity in Modern Egypt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748689644
eISBN:
9780748697083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689644.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and describes the contributions of this work and the framework proposed. It covers the twofold function of language in identity construction; how ... More


Belonging

Mary Ellen Konieczny

in The Spirit's Tether: Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199965779
eISBN:
9780199346059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965779.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 2, “Belonging,” examines the ongoing process of Catholic identity construction through the personal religious narratives told at Assumption and St. Brigitta in order to show how these ... More


‘It goes without saying (well, sometimes)’: Racism, Whiteness and identity in Northern Ireland

Paul Connolly

in The new countryside?: Ethnicity, nation and exclusion in contemporary rural Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347961
eISBN:
9781447303916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347961.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter aims to show that ‘race’ is really a fundamental aspect of life within Northern Ireland. It begins by discussing the salience of the rural in relation to constructions of identity and ... More


Visions of England: New Age Travellers and the idea of ethnicity

Kevin Hetherington

in The new countryside?: Ethnicity, nation and exclusion in contemporary rural Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347961
eISBN:
9781447303916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347961.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter includes some reprinted material from New Age travellers, vanloads of uproarious humanity, a book written by Kevin Hetherington. Some of the extracts are edited, and these scrutinise the ... More


Conversion to Satanism: Constructing Diabolical Identities

James R. Lewis

in The Devil’s Party: Satanism in Modernity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199779239
eISBN:
9780199979646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199779239.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines conversion experiences in Paganism and Satanism. The goal is to address the common misconception that people joining such movements are either passive, confused or adolescent. ... More


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