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From Mendicants to Congregations

Joseph Bergin

in Church, Society, and Religious Change in France, 1580-1730

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150988
eISBN:
9780300161069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150988.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter aims to identify who the religious orders were who continued to develop and contributed hugely to the needs—pastoral, educational, charitable, and many others—of French lay society, and ... More


“To Bee Trained Up Among the English”: John Wompas and the Civilizing Project

Jenny Hale Pulsipher

in Swindler Sachem: The American Indian Who Sold His Birthright, Dropped Out of Harvard, and Conned the King of England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300214932
eISBN:
9780300235548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214932.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter details John Wompas's youth in the town of Roxbury. Although Roxbury was an English town, it had a decidedly Indian side. Because Roxbury was the home of John Eliot, the “apostle to the ... More


Boston

Francis J. Bremer

in Building a New Jerusalem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300179132
eISBN:
9780300188851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179132.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explains that by choosing Boston as their destination, the new colonists had avoided the challenges facing those who arrived, as had the first New England settlers, in an unsettled ... More


Conclusion: Beyond Old Testamentism: The New Israel after the Civil War

Eran Shalev

in American Zion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186925
eISBN:
9780300188417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186925.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses New Israel after the civil war. It reveals that after the Civil War, discussions on the American nation, its history, and future responded to the decline of the Old Testament ... More


The Beseeching Plant

Georgius Everhardus Rumphius

in Rumphius' Orchids: Orchid Texts from The Ambonese Herbal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098143
eISBN:
9780300129311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098143.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter discusses the features and development of the beseeching plant. Herba supplex minor is a little plant, no more than half a foot tall, sprouting from the root with almost no stems, for ... More


“Flunking Retirement”

Warren Goldstein

in William Sloane Coffin Jr.: A Holy Impatience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102215
eISBN:
9780300135053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102215.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shows that, although much of the steam had gone out of the disarmament movement by the late 1980s, there were still battles to fight in Congress and plenty of the faithful still needed ... More


Another South

Colleen McDannell

in Picturing Faith: Photography and the Great Depression

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104301
eISBN:
9780300130072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104301.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter tells the story of Irene and Jack Delano, who took at least nineteen photographs of an African-American congregation in Heard County, Georgia. The series began with a picture of four ... More


City Congregations

Colleen McDannell

in Picturing Faith: Photography and the Great Depression

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104301
eISBN:
9780300130072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104301.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter returns to the full FSA/OWI file of photographs that served as the source for 12 Million Black Voices and Negroes and the War. When that visual record is supplemented with written ... More


Preaching in the New Millennium

Laura Geller

in Preaching in the New Millennium: Celebrating the Tercentennial of Yale University

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100815
eISBN:
9780300128178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100815.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter contends that a rabbi only preaches one sermon in his or her life. The author of this chapter agrees and states that he has been preaching versions of the same sermon ever since, trying ... More


England, in refusing me, refused a friend

Jane Dawson

in John Knox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter chronicles Knox's renewed attempts to further the Protestant cause in England and Scotland. His energies rekindled after the death of Queen Mary Tudor, Knox and his congregation hoped to ... More


Restorer of the Gospel among the Scots

Jane Dawson

in John Knox

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300114737
eISBN:
9780300214185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114737.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter details Knox's return to Scotland amidst a crisis perpetuated by one of his own sermons. His famous sermon at Perth had triggered an iconoclastic riot that rapidly escalated into full ... More


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