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Pathfinders’ Predicament: Negotiating Middle-Class Judaism

Rachel Kranson

in Ambivalent Embrace: Jewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635439
eISBN:
9781469635446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635439.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter details the widespread communal discomfort surrounding the religious practices of upwardly-mobile American Jews in the decades after World War II, paying particular attention to how ... More


Introduction

Anne M. Butler

in Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835654
eISBN:
9781469601618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837542_butler.5
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book presents the story of Catholic sisters and nuns who planted a place for themselves, their congregations, and their church in the American West. It argues that Roman Catholic nuns and ... More


Nuns for the West

Anne M. Butler

in Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835654
eISBN:
9781469601618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837542_butler.6
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Although they shared religious affiliation under the mantle of the Roman Catholic Church, nuns and sisters represented a broad assortment of women. This chapter discusses the ways in which nuns and ... More


A Woman for the West Mother Katharine Drexel

Anne M. Butler

in Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835654
eISBN:
9781469601618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837542_butler.11
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter presents a biographic sketch of Mother Katharine Drexel, a woman from the cloister who shaped entire segments of Catholic education in the American South and the American West. It ... More


To Stem a Rising Tide: Interfaith Marriage and Religious Institutions

Samira K. Mehta

in Beyond Chrismukkah: The Christian-Jewish Interfaith Family in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636368
eISBN:
9781469636382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636368.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter one analyses institutional responses to interfaith marriage, looking closely at the responses of Reform Judaism, the American Catholic Church, and the Protestant mainline. It reveals that ... More


The Whole of Life: Accolades and Aging

Leonard Rogoff

in Gertrude Weil: Jewish Progressive in the New South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630793
eISBN:
9781469630816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630793.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Weil traveled the word but remained a rooted cosmopolitan, a citizen of Goldsboro. There she hosted an intellectual salon featuring a southern-style dinner and intense conversation with a visiting ... More


The Jeje Contribution to the Institutionalization of Candomblé in the Nineteenth Century

Luis Nicolau Parés

in The Formation of Candomblé: Vodun History and Ritual in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610924
eISBN:
9781469612638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610924.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores how a network of religious congregations emerged in nineteenth-century Bahia and examines their social interactions. Until recently, the history of African religious practices ... More


The Story at the End of the Story: African American Literature and the Civil War

John Ernest

in Chaotic Justice: Rethinking African American Literary History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833377
eISBN:
9781469605074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898505_ernest.9
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter tells of Frederick Douglass's description of the conclusion of the Civil War in his last autobiography, and the apparent success of the cause, which was identified as “the great labor of ... More


“Already in Heaven”?: Church and Community in Cambridge, Massachusetts

David D. Hall

in A Reforming People: Puritanism and the Transformation of Public Life in New England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807873113
eISBN:
9781469601656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837115_hall.10
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter informs about how a number of church ministers made efforts during the seventeenth century to reestablish the dominance of the church in colonized provinces, including Newtown. Thomas ... More


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