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“In All Countries Such Distinctions Are Odious: In None More So Than This”: Political Equality in the Early Republic

Jason K. Duncan

in Citizens or Papists?: The Politics of Anti-Catholicism in New York, 1685-1821

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225125
eISBN:
9780823236930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225125.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on Catholics' efforts to attain political equality. The intense competition between Republican factions and the growing Catholic population, along with a ... More


Morality

William Sims Bainbridge

in eGods: Faith versus Fantasy in Computer Gaming

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199935819
eISBN:
9780199333042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199935819.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In traditional societies, religion sanctifies the particular system of morality endorsed by the culture, using one or both of two mechanisms: (1) inculcating general values to guide an individual’s ... More


Sympathy, Persuasion, and Seduction

Abram C. Van Engen

in Sympathetic Puritans: Calvinist Fellow Feeling in Early New England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199379637
eISBN:
9780199379651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199379637.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that Puritans based persuasion in affection: as long as mutual affections persisted, differences could be worked out within a broader unity. Explicating this principle, the ... More


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