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World of Faith and Freedom: Why International Religious Liberty Is Vital to American National Security

Thomas F. Farr

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195179958
eISBN:
9780199869749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179958.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The global resurgence of public religion has major implications for America's vital interests abroad and its security at home. The 1979 Shiite revolution in Iran, the Catholic contribution to the ... More


Virginians Dissent

John A. Ragosta

in Wellspring of Liberty: How Virginia's Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Secured Religious Liberty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388060
eISBN:
9780199866779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388060.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Anglicans dominated Virginia's colonial polity; dissenters were subject to Anglican church taxes—the largest tax in colonial Virginia—and punishment for failure to attend Anglican services. Marriages ... More


Beyond Religious Freedom

Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

in Beyond Religious Freedom: The New Global Politics of Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691166094
eISBN:
9781400873814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166094.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. It raises the question of what would it mean to dethrone religion as a stable interpretive and policy category, as suggested in ... More


Beyond Religious Freedom: The New Global Politics of Religion

Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691166094
eISBN:
9781400873814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166094.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In recent years, North American and European nations have sought to legally remake religion in other countries through an unprecedented array of international initiatives. Policymakers have rallied ... More


The Zünghar Invasion

Trent Pomplun

in Jesuit on the Roof of the World: Ippolito Desideri's Mission to Tibet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377866
eISBN:
9780199869466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377866.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Desideri flees the capital to escape the Zünghar invasion of 1717 in the fourth chapter, which will largely be taken up by Desideri's narrative of the carnage that followed. This chapter outlines the ... More


The Limits of the Counter-Reformation

Regina Pörtner

in The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe: Styria 1580-1630

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246151
eISBN:
9780191715228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246151.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Ferdinand II successfully terminated a Counter-Reformation campaign that had received its first impetus from the meeting of Habsburg and Wittelsbach princes in Munich in October 1579, but which had ... More


Trickle Down

Yvonne C. Zimmerman

in Other Dreams of Freedom: Religion, Sex, and Human Trafficking

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199942190
eISBN:
9780199980765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942190.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the contents of the United States' anti-trafficking legislation, the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000, and documents this legislation's little-known religious ... More


Persecution and the Limitsof Religious Allegiance

Éric Rebillard

in Christians and Their Many Identities in Late Antiquity, North Africa, 200-450 CE

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451423
eISBN:
9780801465994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451423.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter attempts to evaluate the degree of groupness associated with the category “Christians.” It moves from an analysis of when and how Christianness mattered at the level of the individual to ... More


Putting Natural Law Principles into Practice

Aryeh Neier

in The International Human Rights Movement: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135151
eISBN:
9781400841875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135151.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses how a number of efforts were made to promote human rights internationally over a period of almost two centuries, from the start of the antislavery movement in Britain. However, ... More


Protestantism Ascendant (1525–1578)

Regina Pörtner

in The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe: Styria 1580-1630

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246151
eISBN:
9780191715228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246151.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

To some extent, the rise of Styrian Protestantism as one of Austrian Protestantism was generally associated with the spiritual turmoil which attended the formation of the Austrian Habsburg Monarchy ... More


Religious persecution and conflict in the twenty-first century

Jonathan Benthall

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This Chapter evaluates the incidence of religious persecution and conflict in our own century, as quantified and tabulated by two social scientists, Brian J. Grim and Roger Finke – with special ... More


Battle Lines

Jill Edwards

in Anglo-American Relations and the Franco Question, 1945–1955

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228714
eISBN:
9780191678813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228714.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Taunts from the Senate, damaging to President Harry S. Truman's claim that he would not tolerate religious persecution in Spain, led him to call for a study of the problem. The ensuing report ... More


Religious Freedom and Global Security

Chris Seiple and Dennis R. Hoover

in The Future of Religious Freedom: Global Challenges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199930890
eISBN:
9780199980581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930890.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The field of international security, like international relations in general, has been slow to incorporate religion into empirical analysis, policy development, and strategic engagement. Since 9/11, ... More


Why religion matters

M. Louise Pirouet

in Doing research with refugees: Issues and guidelines

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345981
eISBN:
9781447302131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345981.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses why religion matters when researching refugees and those who are fleeing intolerable situations or persecutions. The discussion considers various stages in the career of people ... More


After the Revolution

Maximillian E. Novak

in Daniel Defoe: Master of Fictions: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261543
eISBN:
9780191698743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261543.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Daniel Defoe was born in 1660, the year of the Restoration of Charles II to the throne of England. For Presbyterians such as Daniel’s parents, James and Alice Foe, the Restoration was a time of moral ... More


The Second Settlement

Ronald Hutton

in The Restoration: A Political and Religious History of England and Wales, 1658–1667

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203926
eISBN:
9780191676048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203926.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The Second Restoration Settlement produced a pattern of localised persecution, severe in places, but mild compared with that which had followed Venner's rising, or that which was to come. Magistrates ... More


Epilogue

Terryl L. Givens and Matthew J. Grow

in Parley P. Pratt: The Apostle Paul of Mormonism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195375732
eISBN:
9780199918300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375732.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Of Pratt’s many roles, he considered his apostleship paramount. He clearly felt an affinity with Paul. His Autobiography was a self-conscious construction; his late sermons provide a different window ... More


Protestant House Churches: From Legal Exclusion to Religious Repression

Zhaohui Hong

in The Price of China's Economic Development: Power, Capital, and the Poverty of Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161150
eISBN:
9780813161181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161150.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 7 pays particular attention to the poverty of rights of the Protestant house churches in their quest for religious freedom since 1999. The Protestant house churches can be defined as those ... More


Pius XI and the Dictators, 1930–9

John Pollard

in The Papacy in the Age of Totalitarianism, 1914-1958

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199208562
eISBN:
9780191785580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208562.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Church History

After considering the significance of the appointment of Eugenio Pacelli as Secretary of State, this chapter focuses on Pius XI’s relations with the totalitarian dictatorships—Soviet Nazi and ... More


The Routinization of Charisma

Barend J. ter Haar

in Practicing Scripture: A Lay Buddhist Movement in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839277
eISBN:
9780824869786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839277.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The late Ming was characterized by the appeal or charisma of individual teachers, such as Ying Ji’nan and Yao Wenyu (chapter 3) and other early teachers who often engaged in heated doctrinal ... More


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