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A Sermon Preached on a Good Friday

Cecilia A. Hatt (ed.)

in English Works of John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester: Sermons and Other Writings 1520 to 1535

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270119
eISBN:
9780191600609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270119.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

The introduction to this text describes the tradition of Good Friday preaching, and traces the development of several devotional topoi, notably the figure of Christ the lover‐knight and the ... More


“We were great too soon”

John Wigger

in American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Cokesbury College burned to the ground in December 1795, marking the end of American Methodism’s first college. Most early Methodists did not have the means to send their children to college, and ... More


Law and Religion

Roger Trigg

in Religion in Public Life: Must Faith Be Privatized?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543670
eISBN:
9780191701313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543670.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the Canadian charter, the use of Sunday, charter values or Christian principles, teaching traditional morality, and same-sex marriage. The first section discusses Canada's ... More


New Models and More Money

James L. Heft S.M.

in Catholic High Schools: Facing the New Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199796656
eISBN:
9780199919352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796656.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses two threats to the survival of Catholic high schools: the charter school movement and the ever-rising cost of going to a Catholic school. It also examines some new models for ... More


Rights and Freedoms

Roger Trigg

in Religion in Public Life: Must Faith Be Privatized?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543670
eISBN:
9780191701313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543670.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

The first section of the chapter examines the foundation of many charters of rights, including the European Convention on Human Rights. The universality suggests a metaphysical view encompassing all ... More


The Role of the State

Roger Trigg

in Religion in Public Life: Must Faith Be Privatized?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543670
eISBN:
9780191701313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543670.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

The first section of the chapter explains the ‘supremacy of God’ in context to the charter of rights and freedom. It argues that appeals to rights should be seen as part of a moral order which ... More


Muslims and Religious Discrimination: Eu Law and Policy

H. A. Hellyer

in Muslims of Europe The ‘Other’ Europeans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639472
eISBN:
9780748671342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639472.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In the European Union (EU), respect for demographic minorities is considered a priority that it has become a prerequisite for accession to the EU, and member states are subject to a number of legal ... More


Chapter 5: Teilhard's Vision and the Earth Charter

Steven C. Rockefeller

in Teilhard and the Future of Humanity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226900
eISBN:
9780823237098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226900.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the Earth Charter as an articulation of the emerging new global ethics and as a contribution to what Pierre Teilhard de Chardin calls “the formation ... More


Ethics and Ecology: A Primary Challenge of the Dialogue of Civilizations

Mary Evelyn Tucker

in Ecospirit: Religions and Philosophies for the Earth

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227457
eISBN:
9780823236626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227457.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses the need to build a multiform planetary civilization inclusive of both cultural and biological diversity. The call for a dialogue of civilizations is ... More


Fundamentalism

Steven C. Harper

in First Vision: Memory and Mormon Origins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199329472
eISBN:
9780190063092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199329472.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

J. Reuben Clark’s 1938 speech to Mormon religious educators established a litmus test of orthodoxy based on belief in the historicity of Joseph Smith’s first vision. Dale Morgan and then Fawn Brodie ... More


Wisdom and Folly

Larry L. Rasmussen

in Earth-honoring Faith: Religious Ethics in a New Key

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199917006
eISBN:
9780199980314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917006.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Wisdom traditions are pan-religious and pan-human. In these traditions creation as teacher is assumed; measured human responsibility follows. Wisdom comes in various genre from every culture known to ... More


The Anandpur Sahib Resolution and Other Akali Demands

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/9780195673098.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter focuses on the Anandpur Sahib Resolution and the other demands by the Akalis. The discussion shows the response of the central government to these demands, and aims to provide a better ... More


Nationalism, Secularism, and Cultural Heritage

Geneviève Zubrzycki

in Beheading the Saint: Nationalism, Religion, and Secularism in Quebec

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226391540
eISBN:
9780226391717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226391717.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In chapter 5 the author turns her attention to the relationship between religious symbols, cultural patrimony, and secularism in an analysis of the debates over “reasonable accommodation” and the ... More


The Heroic Phase (1): Corporate Redefinition and Controversy, 1810–20

Bob Tennant

in Corporate Holiness: Pulpit Preaching and the Church of England Missionary Societies, 1760-1870

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199567850
eISBN:
9780191747366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567850.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter gives an account of the stabilizing of the CMS as a force in the Church of England’s religious and social mission and its relationship with existing and developing organizations within ... More


Intercessors

Katie Ann-Marie Bugyis

in The Care of Nuns: The Ministries of Benedictine Women in England during the Central Middle Ages

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190851286
eISBN:
9780190851316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851286.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Chapter 5 spotlights Benedictine nuns as intercessors, focusing especially on how they served those who were not members of their communities through offering prayers. This role—both in its idealized ... More


Sanctifying Contracts and Persons: Corporate Organization in America’s “Infant Republics”

Amanda Porterfield

in Corporate Spirit: Religion and the Rise of the Modern Corporation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199372652
eISBN:
9780199372683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199372652.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The new governments of the United States rested on contract law, and state-chartered corporations protected by contract law, to an unprecedented extent. Established churches lost their legal ... More


Association and Admission

Aryeh Amihay

in Theory and Practice in Essene Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190631017
eISBN:
9780190631048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190631017.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

The distinction between the charter of a new group and the admission of members to an existing community serves as the key to deciphering the duplicate laws of admission in columns 5 and 6 of 1QS ... More


Episcopal Establishment in India to 1914

Robert Eric Frykenberg

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume III: Partisan Anglicanism and its Global Expansion 1829-c.1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199699704
eISBN:
9780191831812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699704.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The East India Company always depended heavily upon Indian manpower, money, and methods. Hence the Company’s Raj made itself the guardian of all proper religious and social institutions under its ... More


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