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Virgin Nation: Sexual Purity and American Adolescence

Sara Moslener

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199987764
eISBN:
9780190239473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987764.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book historicizes the contemporary purity movement by examining how earlier movements established the rhetorical and moral frameworks utilized by the leading purity organizations, True Loves ... More


Introduction: Sexual Purity And National Security

Sara Moslener

in Virgin Nation: Sexual Purity and American Adolescence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199987764
eISBN:
9780190239473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987764.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The evangelical purity culture is firmly situated at the intersection of evangelical political activism, nationalism, and millennialist theology. This convergence occurs at points in US history when ... More


Conclusion: Fear And Accommodation In The Contemporary Purity Culture

Sara Moslener

in Virgin Nation: Sexual Purity and American Adolescence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199987764
eISBN:
9780190239473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987764.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Over several decades evangelical and fundamentalist leaders such as Billy Graham, Carl F.H. Henry, Francis Schaeffer, and James Dobson wove together theories of civilizations’ rise and decline with a ... More


Material World: Gender and the Bible in Evangelical Purity Culture

Sara Moslener

in The Bible and Feminism: Remapping the Field

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198722618
eISBN:
9780191789311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722618.003.0034
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

For evangelical adolescents living in the United States, the material world of commerce and sexuality is fraught with danger. Contemporary movements urge young people to embrace sexual purity and ... More


Sex Expression and American Women Writers 1860–1940

Dale M. Bauer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832301
eISBN:
9781469605647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887691_bauer
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book contends that American women novelists of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries registered a call for a new sexual freedom. By creating a lexicon of “sex expression,” many ... More


Men

Scott K. Taylor

in Honor and Violence in Golden Age Spain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126853
eISBN:
9780300151695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126853.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter describes a belief contending that one's honor depends on the behavior of others. In a more general sense, wives and female kin had to maintain their sexual purity and even their ... More


Adultery and Violence

Scott K. Taylor

in Honor and Violence in Golden Age Spain

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126853
eISBN:
9780300151695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126853.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the conventional understanding of the honor code in the Golden Age of Spain and presents its three aspects: a man's honor rests wholly on the sexual purity of his wife; he must ... More


The Mujāhid as Family-Man: Sex, Death, and the Warrior’s (Im)pure Body

Cabeiri deBergh Robinson

in Body of Victim, Body of Warrior: Refugee Families and the Making of Kashmiri Jihadists

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274204
eISBN:
9780520954540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274204.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the role of the family in the decision of Kashmiri Muslim refugees to join Islamic militant organizations. It suggests that Kashmiri mujāhids depend on the family for the social ... More


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