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Multicultural Questions

Christian Joppke and Steven Lukes (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296102
eISBN:
9780191599583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829610X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The acceptance and accommodation of multiculturalism is now widely practised in liberal democratic states. That a legitimate liberal state must now adopt policies intended to integrate and respect ... More


Introduction: Multicultural Questions

Christian Joppke and Steven Lukes

in Multicultural Questions

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296102
eISBN:
9780191599583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829610X.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Although multicultural claims are widely accepted by liberal states, debates about their range, coherence, and effects continue. This introductory chapter offers an outline of the four multicultural ... More


The Universalist Movement in America, 1770-1880

Ann Lee Bressler

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129861
eISBN:
9780199834013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195129865.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book offers the first cultural history of Universalism and the Universalist idea – the idea that an all-good and all-powerful God saves all souls. Ann Bressler argues that Universalism began as ... More


The Challenge of Communal Piety

Ann Lee Bressler

in The Universalist Movement in America, 1770-1880

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129861
eISBN:
9780199834013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195129865.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the first decades of the nineteenth century, the Universalist movement gained both momentum and attention. Although still a small minority, Universalists stirred up widespread controversy with ... More


Controversy and Identity

Ann Lee Bressler

in The Universalist Movement in America, 1770-1880

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129861
eISBN:
9780199834013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195129865.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

What gave Universalists identity as a group in the early decades of the nineteenth century was primarily their acceptance of a single controversial doctrine. Beyond this, Universalists were united ... More


 Spiritual Libertarianism

J. Rixey Ruffin

in A Paradise of Reason: William Bentley and Enlightenment Christianity in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326512
eISBN:
9780199870417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326512.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

If Arminianism shaped his social ideology, Christian naturalism shaped his spiritual one. The removal of God from interfering in the natural realm allowed Bentley a new type and degree of religious ... More


Calvinism Improved

Ann Lee Bressler

in The Universalist Movement in America, 1770-1880

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129861
eISBN:
9780199834013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195129865.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

At first glance, American Universalism seems to have been one of the clearest manifestations of the rational spirit of the revolutionary era, and with its bold assertion of salvation for all, the ... More


Universal Redemption and Social Reform

Ann Lee Bressler

in The Universalist Movement in America, 1770-1880

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129861
eISBN:
9780199834013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195129865.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

By the 1850s, when their denomination faced serious conflicts over its identity and direction, most Universalists tended to regard Hosea Ballou as a grandfatherly figure, a benign symbol of their ... More


Universalism and Spiritual Science

Ann Lee Bressler

in The Universalist Movement in America, 1770-1880

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129861
eISBN:
9780199834013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195129865.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

A major part of Universalism’s appeal through the first half of the nineteenth century was its proponents’ reputation for contentiousness. The movement had always attracted more than its share of ... More


Winning the Battle, Losing the War

Ann Lee Bressler

in The Universalist Movement in America, 1770-1880

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129861
eISBN:
9780199834013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195129865.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

When Hosea Ballou died in 1852, belief in the supernatural rule of God apparently held sway among most American Protestants, but the idea of universal salvation remained highly suspect. Twenty years ... More


American Genesis, American Captivity

John Saillant

in Black Puritan, Black Republican: The Life and Thought of Lemuel Haynes, 1753-1833

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195157178
eISBN:
9780199834617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157176.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

A new racism arose in the early American republic that set aside the antislavery arguments of men and women who were, like Lemuel Haynes, rooted in eighteenth‐century modes of thought like Edwardsean ... More


Peter Sterry: Calvinist Mystic

Dewey D. Wallace, Jr.

in Shapers of English Calvinism, 1660–1714: Variety, Persistence, and Transformation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199744831
eISBN:
9780199897339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744831.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Peter Sterry (1613–1673) was a Puritan spiritual writer and Calvinist theologian educated at Cambridge and associated with the Cambridge Platonists. A radical Independent, he preached before ... More


Western Sufism: From the Abbasids to the New Age

Mark Sedgwick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199977642
eISBN:
9780190622701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977642.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Western Sufism is a regional variant on Sufism, as are Indonesian Sufism or African Sufism. It is sometimes dismissed as “New Age” and seen as a very modern phenomenon, but this book argues that, in ... More


Commentary: Reconciliation between Universality and Diversity

Zhaochen Wang

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0038
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this commentary, the author argues that with the booming trends of international collaborative research in the biomedical field, ethical challenges have emerged regarding the application of ... More


American Constitutionalism in Global Perspective

Mark A. Graber

in A New Introduction to American Constitutionalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199943883
eISBN:
9780199369799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199943883.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The Constitution shapes and is shaped by foreign affairs as well as by domestic politics. Much theory and some practice suggest that the United States has two distinctive constitutions: one for ... More


India and Civilizational Futures: Backwaters Collective on Metaphysics and Politics II

Vinay Lal (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199499069
eISBN:
9780190990428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199499069.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, Indian History

India and Civilizational Futures is the second volume to emerge from the deliberations of the Backwaters Collective on Metaphysics and Politics, a group comprised largely of Indian scholars, writers, ... More


The Culturalization of Human Rights Law

Federico Lenzerini

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199664283
eISBN:
9780191748479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664283.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This book has the purpose of investigating the impact played by culture in the contemporary dynamics of human rights. It offers a reconceptualization of the debate of universalism vs. cultural ... More


Conversion Diplomacy: Lankan Imperial Projects and the Politics of Catholic Universalism

Zoltán Biedermann

in (Dis)connected Empires: Imperial Portugal, Sri Lankan Diplomacy, and the Making of a Habsburg Conquest in Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198823391
eISBN:
9780191862106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823391.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Chapter 4 explores the ways in which rulers and princes across Sri Lanka followed Bhuvanekabāhu’s initiative and engaged diplomatically with the Portuguese empire. Conversion to Catholicism became a ... More


“Salvation” vs. “Damnation”: Doctrinal Controversies in the Early Republic

Kathryn Gin Lum

in Damned Nation: Hell in America from the Revolution to Reconstruction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199843114
eISBN:
9780199375196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199843114.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter asks why hell survived the controversy over universal salvation in the early republic. It begins with the awakenings of the mid-eighteenth century and the theological innovations of ... More


Universalist Sufism

Mark Sedgwick

in Western Sufism: From the Abbasids to the New Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199977642
eISBN:
9780190622701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977642.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter looks at how the Renaissance and Enlightenment theologies examined in the previous chapter came to be applied to Sufism, resulting in an understanding of Sufism as perennial, esoteric, ... More


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