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Honest Patriots: Loving a Country Enough to Remember Its Misdeeds

Donald W. Shriver

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195151534
eISBN:
9780199785056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151534.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book records attempts in three countries — Germany, South Africa, and the United States — to educate patriots who are neither loveless critics nor uncritical lovers of their nation, but rather ... More


Return to the City of Joseph: Modern Mormonism's Contest for the Soul of Nauvoo

Scott C. Esplin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042102
eISBN:
9780252050855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042102.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the 1840s, Nauvoo, Illinois, was a religious boomtown, the headquarters for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), a controversial religion whose theology, social practices, ... More


No Parting Word

Cynthia Grant Tucker

in No Silent Witness: The Eliot Parsonage Women and Their Unitarian World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195390209
eISBN:
9780199866670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390209.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Pulling the narrative strands together, this chapter describes first the Eliots' evolving perceptions of life after death, from a literal heaven of family reunions to an ongoing mystical life of ... More


Negotiating Rites in Imperial China: The Case of Northern Song Court Ritual Debates From 1034 to 1093

Christian Meyer

in Negotiating Rites

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812295
eISBN:
9780199919390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812295.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter is based on a thorough examination of numerous materials of official court documents concerning prominent cases of “ritual debates” in the middle period of the Northern Song dynasty ... More


Mobilizing “America's Marys”: Women, Fundraising, and the Mary Memorial Altar, 1913–1938

Thomas A. Tweed

in America's Church: The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Catholic Presence in the Nation's Capital

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782987
eISBN:
9780199897384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782987.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the fundraising for the Mary Memorial Altar, moving from the first efforts to raise funds for the altar in 1913 to the culmination of those efforts in 1938. It argues that in ... More


Engaging Catholic Children: Agency, Prescriptions, and Constraints in the Catholic Institutional Network, 1920–1959

Thomas A. Tweed

in America's Church: The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Catholic Presence in the Nation's Capital

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782987
eISBN:
9780199897384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782987.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

It wasn't only adult laywomen and nuns who had their names on the donor list embedded in the Mary Memorial Altar. Hundreds of those 1928 donors were children and adolescents from Brooklyn Catholic ... More


Twelve Gates to the City

Andrew Billingsley

in Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161793
eISBN:
9780199849512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161793.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes 12 great black urban churches with outstanding programs on a scale grand enough to make their cities more livable. That is, they have used their financial resources to ... More


Closing Prayer

Frederick J. Streets

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/9780300100815.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book concludes with a closing prayer honoring the founding spirit of Yale and its history of three centuries of educating men and women. What began in modest Branford and Old Saybrook homes as a ... More


“Come After Us”

Scott C. Esplin

in Return to the City of Joseph: Modern Mormonism's Contest for the Soul of Nauvoo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042102
eISBN:
9780252050855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042102.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the religious tensions created in Nauvoo, Illinois, by the return of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) to the region in the twentieth century and ... More


Erica Lehrer and Michael Meng (eds.), Jewish Space in Contemporary Poland. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. 312 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/9780190912628.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book Jewish Space in Contemporary Poland (2015), edited by Erica Lehrer and Michael Meng. Jewish Space in Contemporary Poland is a collection of essays that navigates between ... More


Roger Williams and the Puritan Background of the Establishment Clause

David Little

in No Establishment of Religion: America’s Original Contribution to Religious Liberty

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199860371
eISBN:
9780199950164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860371.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that the opposition to establishments of religion did not begin with eighteenth-century secularists or republicans, but with some seventeenth century Puritans, including most ... More


The Jackson Church Visits: “A Good Quarter-Time Church with a Bird Dog and Shotgun”

Carolyn Renée Dupont

in Mississippi Praying: Southern White Evangelicals and the Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1975

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708415
eISBN:
9780814723876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708415.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the events following Charles Golden and James Matthews' visit to Galloway Memorial Methodist Church. The two knew that white Jackson churches had systematically rejected ... More


Death

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/9780199935819.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Most computer games treat the death of the player’s avatar as a temporary inconvenience, followed by resurrection at various minor costs depending upon the game and situation. Dungeons and Dragons ... More


Conclusionchristian zionism from the cartwright petition to american empire

Robert O. Smith

in More Desired than Our Owne Salvation: The Roots of Christian Zionism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199993246
eISBN:
9780199346394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993246.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

If Christian Zionism is best understood as political action, informed by specifically Christian commitments, to promote or preserve Jewish control over the geographic area now comprising Israel and ... More


Sign, Ground, and Interpretant

Adam B. Seligman and Robert P. Weller

in How Things Count as the Same: Memory, Mimesis, and Metaphor

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190888718
eISBN:
9780190888749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888718.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter begins by elaborating on the relationships among what Peirce called sign, object, and interpretant. It goes on to explore how memory, mimesis, and metaphor form the ground for these ... More


“As a Testament to the Faith of These Ancestors of Ours: ”Iosepa in Public Memory

Matthew Kester

in Remembering Iosepa: History, Place, and Religion in the American West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199844913
eISBN:
9780199332670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844913.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter investigates Iosepa in public memory. It describes the restoration of the abandoned town site and the cemetery at Iosepa, as well as the commemorative activities at the centennial ... More


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