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Unreflected Absences: Native Americans

Donald W. Shriver, Jr.

in Honest Patriots: Loving a Country Enough to Remember Its Misdeeds

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195151534
eISBN:
9780199785056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151534.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

So many “Indians” died in the onslaughts of European colonization, so many were diverted to reservations, and so little attention is paid Indian history in public schools that Americans generally are ... More


 Searching for Peace in Films about Genocide

Jolyon Mitchell

in Teaching Religion and Film

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335989
eISBN:
9780199868940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335989.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Focusing on the film Shooting Dogs (2005) and its specific historical context, the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, this chapter brings to light many of the different lines of inquiry available when teaching ... More


Ríos Montt Earns His Place in the History Books: Debates about la Violencia

Virginia Garrard‐Burnett

in Terror in the Land of the Holy Spirit: Guatemala Under General Efrain Rios Montt, 1982-1983

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379648
eISBN:
9780199869176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379648.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides a narrative outline of the events that occurred during the Ríos Montt presidency. It engages with the existing literature, most of which is either anthropological or political ... More


Epilogue

Virginia Garrard‐Burnett

in Terror in the Land of the Holy Spirit: Guatemala Under General Efrain Rios Montt, 1982-1983

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379648
eISBN:
9780199869176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379648.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding essay contextualizes what happened in Guatemala in the early 1980s within the larger context of genocides that took place over the course of the twentieth century in other parts of ... More


The Second Strife: Religion as the Catalyst of the Crisis in the 1980S and 1990S

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

After Tito's death, ethnic nationalism was simmering in all parts of Yugoslavia from Slovenia in the northwest to Kosovo in the southeast. The secular politics of the regime's establishment involved ... More


Religious Healing among War-Traumatized African Immigrants

John M. Janzen, Adrien Ngudiankama, and Melissa Filippi-Franz

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores religious healing among recent Somali and Great Lakes/Congolese African refugees and immigrants in the United States. As part of the more than 600,000 African-born US residents, ... More


The Paranoid Apocalypse: A Hundred-Year Retrospective on The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

Richard Landes and Steven T. Katz (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748923
eISBN:
9780814748930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748923.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, first published in Russia around 1905, claimed to be the captured secret protocols from the first Zionist Congress in Basel in 1897 describing a plan by the ... More


Alon Confino, A World without Jews: The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 284 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book A World without Jews: The Nazi Imagination from Persecution to Genocide (2014), by Alon Confino. A World without Jews focuses on the Nazi rhetoric that called for the ... More


Introduction: Peyote, Cultural Paradigm Clash, and the Multiplicity of the Normal

Joseph D. Calabrese

in A Different Medicine: Postcolonial Healing in the Native American Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199927722
eISBN:
9780199345670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927722.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the case of the Native American Church and contextualizes this movement within a history of European conquest, genocide, colonialism, and radically divergent views of normal ... More


Bound to Violence: Lynching, the Holocaust, and the Limits of Representation

Jodi Eichler-Levine

in Suffer the Little Children: Uses of the Past in Jewish and African American Children's Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722992
eISBN:
9780814724002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722992.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores some of the darkest questions facing the telling of pasts to children, including those about the imagery of violence and the horror of genocide. It begins by focusing on Emmett ... More


Global Justice Organizing

Helene Slessarev-Jamir

in Prophetic Activism: Progressive Religious Justice Movements in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741238
eISBN:
9780814708705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741238.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at a range of global justice organizations, including those that are engaged in advocacy work on debt relief, hunger and global poverty. Beginning with the Jubilee 2000 campaign, ... More


Self-Elimination

Joyce Dalsheim

in Israel Has a Jewish Problem: Self-Determination as Self-Elimination

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190680251
eISBN:
9780190068943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680251.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

Hannah Arendt wrote that “emancipation” of the European Jews should have been their admission into humanity as Jews. But attempts at assimilation actually made their future more precarious. They ... More


The Jewish Question Again

Joyce Dalsheim

in Israel Has a Jewish Problem: Self-Determination as Self-Elimination

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190680251
eISBN:
9780190068943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680251.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the persistence of the Jewish Question or Problem in the state that aimed to liberate Jews. For example, many people expected the ultra-Orthodox, or Haredim, to “assimilate” to ... More


Committed Catholics and the machinery of terror

Gustavo Morello, SJ

in The Catholic Church and Argentina’s Dirty War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190234270
eISBN:
9780190234294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234270.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the best category to use to discuss the political violence in Argentina in the 1970s. Showing why it is not appropriate to designate what happened as “genocide” or ... More


Natasha Gordinsky, Bishloshah nofim: yetziratah hamukdemet shel Leah Goldberg (In Three Landscapes: Leah Goldberg’s Early Writings). Jerusalem: Magnes Press, 2016. 222 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the books Bishloshah nofim: yetziratah hamukdemet shel Leah Goldberg (In Three Landscapes: Leah Goldberg’s Early Writings) (2016), by Natasha Gordinsky, and Nesi’ah venesi’ah ... More


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