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Catholic Higher Education: A Culture in Crisis

Melanie M. Morey and John J. Piderit

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305517
eISBN:
9780199784813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305515.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Relying on empirical evidence from a national study of senior administrators at Catholic colleges and universities across the United States, this book defines the critical religious identity and ... More


Cultural Collapse and Religious Congregations of Women

Melanie M. Morey and John J. Piderit

in Catholic Higher Education: A Culture in Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305517
eISBN:
9780199784813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305515.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter presents a cautionary tale about cultural change that highlights the inherent difficulties in the process. It analyzes one of the biggest success stories in Catholic culture, namely, the ... More


Conclusion

Berenice M. Kerr

in Religious Life for Women c.1100–c.1350: Fontevraud in England

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207528
eISBN:
9780191677717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207528.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The year 1350 marks the end of the study of the three English Fontevraud foundations. In many ways the middle of the fourteenth century was a ... More


Passing the Light: The Incense Light Community and Buddhist Nuns in Contemporary Taiwan

Chün-fang Yü

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836580
eISBN:
9780824871086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836580.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The term “revival” has been used to describe the resurgent vitality of Buddhism in Taiwan. Particularly impressive is the quality and size of the nun's order: Taiwanese nuns today are highly educated ... More


Monks and Nuns

Owen Chadwick

in The Popes and European Revolution

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269199
eISBN:
9780191600487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269196.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An account is given of the position of monks and nuns in the Catholic Church in Europe in the eighteenth century, before the Enlightenment. The following aspects are covered: numbers of monks and ... More


 The Children

Suzanne Vromen

in Hidden Children of the Holocaust

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195181289
eISBN:
9780199870752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181289.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The chapter is based on interviews with formerly hidden children and is illustrated by numerous quotes. It describes various responses to the wearing of the yellow star and the desperate search for ... More


 The Nuns

Suzanne Vromen

in Hidden Children of the Holocaust

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195181289
eISBN:
9780199870752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181289.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter draws on interviews with surviving nuns to show that mothers superior were responsible for accepting children in the convents and that they did so while maintaining all possible secrecy ... More


 Celibacy in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism

John Powers

in Celibacy and Religious Traditions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195306316
eISBN:
9780199867721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306316.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The historical Buddha insisted on celibacy for monks and nuns because suffering was caused by ignorant craving and because sexual relations encouraged attachment to the world. Both functioned as ... More


Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland

Marie-Louise Coolahan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199567652
eISBN:
9780191722011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567652.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Women's Literature

This book examines writing in English, Irish, and Spanish by women living in Ireland and by Irish women living on the continent between the years 1574 and 1676. This was a tumultuous period of ... More


The Dangers of History

Mark S. Massa

in The American Catholic Revolution: How the Sixties Changed the Church Forever

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734122
eISBN:
9780199866373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734122.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter examines the famous case of the IHM nuns of Los Angeles in their battle with Cardinal McIntyre, their bishop. The IHMs represent the single largest group of American nuns to leave the ... More


Irish Nuns' Writing: The Poor Clares

Marie‐Louise Coolahan

in Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199567652
eISBN:
9780191722011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567652.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter analyses the literary activities of Irish nuns; specifically, the Poor Clare community. These nuns produced translations into Irish of their order's Rule, which prescribed the forms and ... More


Jains and Satīmātā Discourse

M. Whitney Kelting

in Heroic Wives Rituals, Stories and the Virtues of Jain Wifehood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195389647
eISBN:
9780199866434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389647.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

In chapter 5, the focus is on the narrative and rituals associated with the sati Rajul, who is rejected on her wedding day when her fiancé Nemi (the twenty‐second Jina) renounces. Rajul decides to ... More


A Brief Life of John Fisher

Cecilia A. Hatt (ed.)

in English Works of John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester: Sermons and Other Writings 1520 to 1535

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270119
eISBN:
9780191600609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270119.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter provides a short overview of the main events in Fisher's life, notably his association with Henry VII's mother, Lady Margaret Beaufort, which led to the development of various ... More


Twelve Years of Itinerant Preaching

Todd Lewis and Subarna Tuladhar

in Sugata Saurabha: An Epic Poem from Nepal on the Life of the Buddha by Chittadhar Hridaya

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195341829
eISBN:
9780199866816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341829.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter moves the Buddha's life forward through more of the standard incidents associated with important doctrinal sermons. It begins with the Buddha's last visit to King Shuddhodana, who is on ... More


The Religious

Owen Chadwick

in A History of the Popes 1830-1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269229
eISBN:
9780191600456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269226.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The vitality to be found among monks and nuns in the nineteenth century was less in the historic orders than in small groups gathered for particular purposes of prayer, promotion of a particular ... More


Anglo‐Spanish Relations and the Hispaniolized English Catholic

Christopher Highley

in Catholics Writing the Nation in Early Modern Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533404
eISBN:
9780191714726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533404.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Anglo-Spanish Relations and the Hispaniolized English Catholic examines how the dependence of exiled Catholics upon the Spanish Habsburgs was represented and exploited by both Catholics and their ... More


Priestly Coalition

Richard A. Schoenherr

David Yamane (ed.)

in Goodbye Father: The Celibate Male Priesthood and the Future of the Catholic Church

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195082593
eISBN:
9780199834952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195082591.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter continues the discussion on coalitions in the Catholic Church by describing the conservative or priestly coalition. The strength of the conservative coalition is structurally determined ... More


Latin Texts and English Translations

George Lawless

in Augustine of Hippo and his Monastic Rule

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267416
eISBN:
9780191683244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267416.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter concentrates on Latin texts and English translations. It begins by presenting Ordo monasterii. It then addresses the Regulations for a Monastery. It also reports Praeceptum, as well as ... More


A Historical Overview

George Lawless

in Augustine of Hippo and his Monastic Rule

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267416
eISBN:
9780191683244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267416.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Three sources may be said to comprise the basic portfolio for Augustine's Rule: Regulations for a Monastery; The Rule; Reprimand to Quarrelling Nuns: Letter 211. 1–4; and Rule for Nuns: Letter 211. ... More


Introduction: The Irish Holy Woman and her Modern Inquisitors

Christina Harrington

in Women in a Celtic Church: Ireland 450-1150

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208235
eISBN:
9780191716683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208235.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Religious women in early medieval Ireland have begun to receive attention only recently. This book examines whether there were different grades or sorts of religious women, the extent to which they ... More


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