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Population Size and Dynamics

Uzi Rebhun

in Jews and the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231178266
eISBN:
9780231541497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178266.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Chapter 1 focuses on the size of the religious groups and the components of demographic changes. This includes fertility, international migration, and religious switching. Age structure of each ... More


The Catholic Alliance

Manlio Graziano

in Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231174626
eISBN:
9780231543910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174626.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explains why the Catholic Church is the only religious body capable of organizing an alliance among religions.


Marriage

Will Hanley

in Identifying with Nationality: Europeans, Ottomans, and Egyptians in Alexandria

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177627
eISBN:
9780231542524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177627.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Marriage (and related questions of divorce, inheritance, custody, and maintenance) was the most important trigger of nationality law jurisprudence in Alexandria. Breakdowns in private life drove ... More


Pietism

Dorothea E. von Mücke

in The Practices of the Enlightenment: Aesthetics, By (author)ship, and the Public

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172462
eISBN:
9780231539333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172462.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter examines Pietist confessional discourse and contrasts it with Johanna Eleonora Petersen's autobiography. It looks at the valorization of individual experience as one aspect of a very ... More


Rousseau

Dorothea E. von Mücke

in The Practices of the Enlightenment: Aesthetics, By (author)ship, and the Public

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172462
eISBN:
9780231539333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172462.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter compares Jean-Jacques Rousseau's presentation of the “Profession of Faith of the Savoyard Vicar” in Émile with his Confessions. Rousseau's Confessions represents one of the most ... More


Scientific Discovery and Revelation

François Laruelle

in Christo-Fiction: The Ruins of Athens and Jerusalem

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167246
eISBN:
9780231538961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167246.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the distinction between immanent scientific discovery and the philosophico-theological “revelation” of a marvelous and illuminating exteriority. More specifically, it considers ... More


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