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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


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