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 The Origins of Life and the Cosmos as Evolutionary Themes

Paul F. Lurquin and Linda Stone

in Evolution and Religious Creation Myths: How Scientists Respond

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195315387
eISBN:
9780199785674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315387.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter demonstrates that the origin of the universe was probabilistic, not preordained, because Heisenberg's uncertainty principle would have been violated at the level of the Big Bang. The ... More


From Bread and Circuses to Soup and Salvation: The Origins of Byzantine Charity

Judith Herrin

in Margins and Metropolis: Authority across the Byzantine Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153018
eISBN:
9781400845224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153018.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines how charity came into existence under the Byzantine Empire. It discusses three stages in the development of Byzantine charity: the first, from Apostolic times to the ending of ... More


Leitourgia and the Poor in the Early Christian World

Susan R. Holman

in The Hungry are Dying: Beggars and Bishops in Roman Cappadocia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139129
eISBN:
9780199834310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139127.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter provides a broad overview of the poor in the early Christian world, and especially considers their relationship to the liturgies (Greek “leitourgia”) of religious and civic practice. It ... More


The Hecatomb and the Church’s Silence?

DONAL A. KERR

in ‘A Nation of Beggars’?: Priests, People, and Politics in Famine Ireland, 1846–1852

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207375
eISBN:
9780191677649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207375.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The total failure of the potato resulted in death on a massive scale through hunger, disease, and exposure during the winter of 1847. Although by the standards of the time, there had been a major ... More


A Window into the Crisis: Three Nuns and a Soup Kitchen

Ananda Rose

in Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration Controversy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199890934
eISBN:
9780199949793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890934.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter highlights three Mexican Sisters of the Eucharist who run a soup kitchen for deported migrants in Nogales, Mexico. The soup kitchen, part of a larger initiative of the Jesuit Refugee ... More


Famine and the Emergence of Popular Nationalism

Stacy E. Holden

in The Politics of Food in Modern Morocco

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033730
eISBN:
9780813039398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033730.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Nationalist initiatives included soup kitchens for the poor and public sacrifices conducted before the masses, time-honored methods of forging sociopolitical networks of patronage. The success of ... More


Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

Ole Mouritsen and Klavs Styrbæk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168908
eISBN:
9780231537582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168908.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

In the West, we have identified only four basic tastes—sour, sweet, salty, and bitter—that, through skillful combination and technique, create delicious foods. Yet in many parts of East Asia over the ... More


The Unspeakable and Political Satire: Performance, Perception and Technology

Ryan Bishop

in Comedy and Cultural Critique in American Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748643073
eISBN:
9780748689071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643073.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The satiric films taken up in this chapter all pertain to and relate to the intersection of warfare or militarisation and cinema, or some art form and / or set of technological practices that ... More


Brain Soup

Suzana Herculano-Houzel

in The Human Advantage: A New Understanding of How Our Brain Became Remarkable

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034258
eISBN:
9780262333214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034258.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Why two brains of similar size probably don’t have similar numbers of neurons; 100 billion neurons in the human brain as an order-of-magnitude estimate; how to count cells in a brain; how to turn ... More


Taste and Mouthfeel of Soups and Sauces

John R. Mitchell

in The Kitchen as Laboratory: Reflections on the Science of Food and Cooking

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153454
eISBN:
9780231526920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153454.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

In traditional cuisine, soups and sauces are thickened with starch-based ingredients, such as wheat flour. Although it is possible to obtain a similar degree of thickening in soups and sauces with ... More


The Fine Art of Living Well: Hannah and Her Sisters

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hannah is treated as Allen’s most successful blending of representational filmmaking with his skepticism toward the promises of artistic rendering. Also at play in the film is its largely positive ... More


The fifth taste: What is umami?

Ole G. Mouritsen, Klavs Styrbæk, and Jonas Drotner Mouritsen

in Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168908
eISBN:
9780231537582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168908.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter focuses on the fifth taste: umami. Even though the word umami had been used in Japan for hundreds of years to signify the concept of something delicious, people only became truly ... More


Umami from the oceans: Seaweeds, fish, and shellfish

Ole G. Mouritsen, Klavs Styrbæk, and Jonas Drotner Mouritsen

in Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168908
eISBN:
9780231537582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168908.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter focuses on three sources of umami that are found in the oceans: seaweeds, fish, and shellfish. It is likely that many cuisines in all parts of the world originally depended on fermented ... More


Umami: The secret behind the humble soup stock

Ole G. Mouritsen, Klavs Styrbæk, and Jonas Drotner Mouritsen

in Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168908
eISBN:
9780231537582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168908.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter discusses umami as the secret behind the humble soup stock. By far the majority of foodstuffs, when in their raw form, have little umami. Drawing out the fifth taste from them, ... More


Son of a Bitch

M. M. Korguev

in Long, Long Tales from the Russian North

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037306
eISBN:
9781621039235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037306.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter presents “Son of a Bitch,” a Russian folktale by Matvei Mikhailovich Korguev about the son of a tsar who was born after a bitch drank some magic soup destined for his barren mother.


Housing, urban governance and regeneration

Rana Jawad

in Religion and faith-based welfare: From wellbeing to ways of being

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847423900
eISBN:
9781447307747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423900.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Looks at housing, homelessness services and urban regeneration – hence building upon key themes in the book related to social action and social transformation. Like education policy, urban ... More


Helping the homeless: a soup kitchen in London

Martin Stone

in Austerity, Community Action, and the Future of Citizenship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447331032
eISBN:
9781447331056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331032.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter is about how a soup kitchen in Muswell Hill aims to help its homeless population by creating a sense of belonging to the community institution among them. The chapter shows that a sense ... More


Networked Space: The Connected Metropolis in the 1920s

in Chicago Made: Factory Networks in the Industrial Metropolis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226477015
eISBN:
9780226477046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226477046.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In November 1927, Campbell Soup announced the construction of a plant with floor space of more than 1 million square feet at the Dickinson Industrial District. The first unit—a six-story concrete ... More


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