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Paisley: Religion and Politics in Northern Ireland

Steve Bruce

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199281022
eISBN:
9780191712760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281022.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Ian Paisley is unique in having founded his own church and party, and led both to success. The Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster (FPCU) now has 150 congregations worldwide. The Democratic Unionist ... More


The Mountain Village: The Path to Family, Work, Community, and Love

Mark S. Cladis

in Public Vision, Private Lives: Rousseau, Religion, and 21st-Century Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125542
eISBN:
9780199834082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125541.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Explores the way of Clarens, or the Mountain Village. In the Mountain Village of Rousseau's Julie; or, The New Eloise, self‐sufficient families enjoy community life, agreeable work, and natural ... More


Reforming the City: The Extreme Public Path

Mark S. Cladis

in Public Vision, Private Lives: Rousseau, Religion, and 21st-Century Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125542
eISBN:
9780199834082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125541.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In Part I (chs 1–6), I have charted the contours of a Fall that seriously wounded us. Now, in Part II (chs 7–11), I investigate the means of redemption. I have mapped Rousseau's soteriological ... More


Locke's Early Work: From Vizor of Religion to Veil of Ignorance

John Perry

in The Pretenses of Loyalty: Locke, Liberal Theory, and American Political Theology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199756544
eISBN:
9780199897407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756544.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the overlooked early work of John Locke, where Locke opposed religious toleration. This is prefaced by surveying the state of the debate about toleration in Locke's historical ... More


Liberal Reform and the National Establishment

Stewart J. Brown

in Thomas Chalmers and the Godly Commonwealth in Scotland

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192131140
eISBN:
9780191670039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192131140.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

Chalmers went to England to see if his St. John system would work in the Church of England. Unfortunately it did not. This chapter relates Chalmers's views on the Kennedy Bill and his activities at ... More


Controlling Politics and Bureaucratising Religion

Muhamad Ali

in Islam and Colonialism: Becoming Modern in Indonesia and Malaya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474409209
eISBN:
9781474418799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409209.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

It examines the ways in which colonial government distinguished private from public matters and modern from traditional government, allowing religious or cultural practices to continue while ... More


Constitutional Reforms and the Sikhs

Khushwant Singh

in A History of the Sikhs: Volume 2: 1839-2004

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673098
eISBN:
9780199080595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673098.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter centres on the constitutional reforms and the response of the Sikhs to these reforms. The first section reveals that the Sikhs were the least responsive of the Punjabis towards the ... More


Unattainably High: Expectations of the Church of Greece During the Axis Occupation (1941–1944)

Panteleymon Anastasakis

in The Church of Greece under Axis Occupation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823261994
eISBN:
9780823266548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261994.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The chapter discusses the expectations that Greek (Giorgos Tsolakoglou, Konstantinos Logothetopoulos, Ioannes Ralles, EAM, Greek Government-in-Exile) and foreign (Axis Authorities) actors had of the ... More


Introduction

Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar

in Hindu Widow Marriage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156332
eISBN:
9780231526609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156332.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This introductory chapter provides a brief biography of Ishvarchandra Vidyasagar, who promoted the passage of Act XV of 1856, granting Hindu widows the legal right to remarry. Vidyasagar was the ... More


Potential Futures

Juliane Schober

in Modern Buddhist Conjunctures in Myanmar: Cultural Narratives, Colonial Legacies, and Civil Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833824
eISBN:
9780824871635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833824.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This concluding chapter describes how the colonization of Burma and its subsequent annexation into the Government of India in 1886 led to a long trajectory of conflict between Buddhist institutions ... More


Politics: Or “Ninety-Nine and Forty-Four One-Hundredths Percent” Practical Christianity, 1935–1955

Carol V. R. George

in God's Salesman: Norman Vincent Peale and the Power of Positive Thinking

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190914769
eISBN:
9780190914806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914769.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how Norman Vincent Peale’s message of practical Christianity intertwined with his conservative politics during the period 1935–1955. It argues that Peale’s populist religion and ... More


The Cromwellian Church

Ann Hughes

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume 1: Reformation and Identity c.1520-1662

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199639731
eISBN:
9780191836695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639731.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter explores whether there was a functioning national, established Church during the Cromwellian regime of the 1650s. It concludes that under the Protectorate there was an effective, ... More


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