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The Best of Times and the Worst of Times: Between Constitutional Triumphalism and Nostalgia

Mattias Kumm

in The Twilight of Constitutionalism?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199585007
eISBN:
9780191723469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585007.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The idea of a ‘postnational constellation’ conjures up a world in which globalisation, privatisation, and individualisation have changed the basic configuration of the legal and political world. The ... More


Tainted Glory in Handel's Messiah: The Unsettling History of the World's Most Beloved Choral Work

Michael Marissen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300194586
eISBN:
9780300206999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300194586.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Across North America, “Messiah Sing-Ins”—performances of Handel's oratorio with the audience joining in the choruses—are a musical and social highlight of the winter holiday season. Christians, Jews, ... More


Reflection on So-called ‘Triumphalism’

C. F. D. Moule

in The Glory of Christ in the New Testament: Studies in Christology in Memory of George Bradford Caird

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263265
eISBN:
9780191682452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263265.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents an essay of triumphalism in Christian theology. It highlights the use of the languages of coercion, conquest, and triumph in the Scriptures and suggests that there is a risk of ... More


Hegel on the Death of God: The Inseparability of Love and Anguish

Robert R. Williams

in Tragedy, Recognition, and the Death of God: Studies in Hegel and Nietzsche

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656059
eISBN:
9780191744846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656059.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter focuses on Hegel’s treatment of the death of God as an affirmative theological thesis. Hegel retrieves the classical Christian theology of the cross that has been obscured by Christian ... More


Possibilities of Reform in Britain and Germany

Geoff Eley

in The Peculiarities of German History: Bourgeois Society and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198730583
eISBN:
9780191694943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730583.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the possibility of reform in German and British history in the nineteenth century. It suggests that German historians have normally had a special kind of reformism in mind when ... More


Spirits of Protestantism: Medicine, Healing, and Liberal Christianity

Pamela Klassen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244283
eISBN:
9780520950443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244283.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book reveals how liberal Protestants went from being early-twentieth-century medical missionaries seeking to convert others through science and scripture, to becoming vocal critics of missionary ... More


The Reluctant Embrace of American Missionary Imperialism in James Michener’s Hawaii

Albert H. Tricomi

in Missionary Positions: Evangelicalism and Empire in American Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035451
eISBN:
9780813039640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035451.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter brings into the limelight James Michener's novel Hawaii. This novel is regarded to be as much a narrative of American triumphalism as it is a narrative of Hawaii's people. Michener tries ... More


American Triumphalism and the First Gulf War

David Martin-Jones

in Deleuze, Cinema and National Identity: Narrative Time in National Contexts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622443
eISBN:
9780748651085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622443.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how certain American films that emerged after the First Gulf War manipulated narrative time in order to construct national identity, beginning with a discussion of triumphalism, ... More


Renegotiating the National Past after 9/11

David Martin-Jones

in Deleuze, Cinema and National Identity: Narrative Time in National Contexts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622443
eISBN:
9780748651085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622443.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

After 9/11, North American cinema's construction of national identity took on a slightly different relationship to the past. In many ways, the attack enabled American cinema to continue to propagate ... More


Great Artists Serving Stalin Like a Dog

Richard Taruskin

in On Russian Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249790
eISBN:
9780520942806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249790.003.0023
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter traces the motivations behind the revival of Stalinist triumphalism, clearly noticeable in Ivan the Terrible, a nationalistic film by the great director Sergey Eisenstein with music by ... More


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