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“Bold Boyes and Blasphemers”: Quakers in Early New England

Meredith Baldwin Weddle

in Walking in the Way of Peace: Quaker Pacifism in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131383
eISBN:
9780199834839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513138X.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Social and geographical context influenced the developing peace testimony. In England, early Quakers were outside the established order; in contrast, when they made their way into the wilds of ... More


Introduction

Xiao Lu

in Dialogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028122
eISBN:
9789882206816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the objective of this fictional memoir, which is explain the issues surrounding the gunshots the author fired at the 1989 China Avant-garde Art Exhibition held at ... More


1798: The Society of Friends Reacts to the House's Rejection of Its Memorial

Michael J. Crawford

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.003.0029
Subject:
History, African-American History

The chapter presents the minutes of the Pennsylvania Yearly Meeting for Sufferings held on 16 February 1798. The minutes said that the memorial “issued in a Conclusion of the United States ... More


The Passion

Stephen Mossman

in Marquard von Lindau and the Challenges of Religious Life in Late Medieval Germany: The Passion, the Eucharist, the Virgin Mary

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199575541
eISBN:
9780191722226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575541.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This chapter deals first with Marquard's representation of Christ's Passion. It argues that Marquard opposed the contemporary trend in fourteenth‐century devotional writing towards the elaboration of ... More


Wisdom and the ‘Others’

Gerald O'Collins, SJ

in Salvation for All: God's Other Peoples

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199238903
eISBN:
9780191696794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238903.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter provides information on the wisdom literature of the Old Testament (OT) by focusing on several biblical persons including Job, Ben Sira, and Solomon. Wisdom literature reflects a general ... More


Cruelty and Laughter: Forgotten Comic Literature and the Unsentimental Eighteenth Century

Simon Dickie

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226146188
eISBN:
9780226146201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226146201.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Eighteenth-century British culture is often seen as polite and sentimental—the creation of an emerging middle class. This book disputes these assumptions, plunging into the forgotten comic literature ... More


Vietnamese Adoptions in the Early War Years

Allison Varzally

in Children of Reunion: Vietnamese Adoptions and the Politics of Family Migrations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630915
eISBN:
9781469630939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630915.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the first wave of Vietnamese adoptions against a backdrop of military escalation and growing anti-war sentiment. It examines the language of responsibility, culpability and ... More


Changing Jerzy

in Miss Cutler & the Case of the Resurrected Horse: Social Work and the Story of Poverty in America, Australia, and Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226653631
eISBN:
9780226653662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226653662.003.0016
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter looks at the social workers of Boston. It suggests that like their counterparts in London and Melbourne, Boston caseworkers made decisions and mistakes about the lives they examined. ... More


Discourses and Constructions of Slavery in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-century Kerala

P. Sanal Mohan

in Modernity of Slavery: Struggles against Caste Inequality in Colonial Kerala

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198099765
eISBN:
9780199085392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099765.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter analyses caste slavery that attracted the attention of the missionaries in their relationship with the slave castes. This particular problem has been noted by many foreign travellers who ... More


Prologue

in War Stories: Suffering and Sacrifice in the Civil War North

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226108629
eISBN:
9780226108643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226108643.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the stories of the wartime sufferings of Union soldiers during the American Civil War. This volume focuses on five of the North's most ... More


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