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Evangelical vs. Liberal: The Clash of Christian Cultures in the Pacific Northwest

James K. Wellman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195300116
eISBN:
9780199868742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300116.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book is the first in-depth ethnographic study of churched religion in the Pacific Northwest. It describes and explains how Protestant churches survive and thrive in the most unchurched region of ... More


Image Brokers: Visualizing World News in the Age of Digital Circulation

Zeynep Devrim Gürsel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286368
eISBN:
9780520961616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286368.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

How does a photograph become a news image? An ethnography of the labor behind international news images, this book ruptures the self-evidence of the journalistic photograph by revealing the many ... More


 Religion, Identity, and Moral Logics

James K. Wellman Jr.

in Evangelical vs. Liberal: The Clash of Christian Cultures in the Pacific Northwest

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195300116
eISBN:
9780199868742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300116.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the theory of moral worldviews of each subculture; moral worldviews are not instrumental but organic — more like onions than tools. Each moral worldview has multiple layers, ... More


A Final Word

James W. Underhill

in Creating Worldviews: Metaphor, Ideology and Language

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643158
eISBN:
9780748651566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643158.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. The three case studies confirm that metaphor is fundamental to conceptual thought. The conceptual patterning of our languages depends to a significant ... More


Truth on the Cross: Science and Ideology

Francesco Boldizzoni

in The Poverty of Clio: Resurrecting Economic History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144009
eISBN:
9781400838851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144009.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the roots of economic history. It then turns to the identity crisis faced by economic history today, brought about by the development of a movement founded in ... More


A Culture of Conspiracy: Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America

Michael Barkun

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238053
eISBN:
9780520939721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238053.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

What do UFO believers, Christian millennialists, and right-wing conspiracy theorists have in common? It is well known that some Americans are obsessed with conspiracies. The Kennedy assassination, ... More


Architecture of Thought

Andrzej Piotrowski

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673049
eISBN:
9781452945835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673049.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This book maps and conceptually explores material practices of the past, showing how physical artifacts and visual environments manifest culturally rooted modes of thought and participate in the most ... More


Introduction: Domestic Voices of Aspiring Powers

Henry R. Nau

in Worldviews of Aspiring Powers: Domestic Foreign Policy Debates in China, India, Iran, Japan and Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199937479
eISBN:
9780199980727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937479.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine different domestic worldviews of foreign policy within five aspiring powers—China, India, Iran, Japan, and ... More


Metaphor and World-Conceiving

James W. Underhill

in Creating Worldviews: Metaphor, Ideology and Language

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643158
eISBN:
9780748651566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643158.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter begins with a discussion of the notions of worldviews and pattering. It then sets out the focus of the book, namely the creation of worldviews: that is, with the way we create them, the ... More


Different Natures

Anna L. Peterson

in Being Human: Ethics, Environment, and Our Place in the World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520226548
eISBN:
9780520926059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226548.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter explores some important ethical and meta-ethical questions raised by the differences and relationships in human nature. It highlights the value of a narrative-based ethic, including its ... More


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