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. Unconventional Religious Duties and the Good Life

George Anastaplo

in Reflections on Life, Death, and the Constitution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125336
eISBN:
9780813135243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125336.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter deals with the religious movement that was challenged by the Government of the United States in Reynolds v. United States (1878). It found, in biblical accounts of the lives of highly ... More


Power for Service

Timothy E. W. Gloege

in Guaranteed Pure: The Moody Bible Institute, Business, and the Making of Modern Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621012
eISBN:
9781469623191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621012.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the Reverend Reuben A. Torrey's early life, his ideas about “power for service,” and the ways they developed during his tenure at the Moody Bible Institute. Torrey had met Moody ... More


Lessons in Imperial Citizenship

Julia Phillips Cohen

in Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199340408
eISBN:
9780199388882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199340408.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History, History of Religion

Chapter 1 opens with the proclamation of the Ottoman Constitution of 1876 and concludes with the empire’s dramatic defeat in the Russo-Ottoman War (1877–1878). While the constitution reinforced a ... More


Visions of Sovereignty

David Chappell

in The Kanak Awakening: The Rise of Nationalism in New Caledonia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838188
eISBN:
9780824870881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838188.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the debates among New Caledonia's radicals over paths to sovereignty and the growing polarization between loyalists and supporters of restored autonomy or full independence. The ... More


Beginnings, 1863–1893

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines David Shackleton personal life and his early career in the labour movement. It discusses his family background, his employment as a ‘halftime’ weaver in a cotton mill at the age ... More


Confrontation and its Limits

Thomas Brodie

in German Catholicism at War, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198827023
eISBN:
9780191865992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827023.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Picking up from chapter one, this chapter focuses chiefly on 1941, and the height of church–state conflict that year witnessed in Nazi Germany. It devotes special attention to Bishop Galen of ... More


Yellow Fever: Stories from Philadelphia and Memphis

Samuel K. Cohn, Jr.

in Epidemics: Hate and Compassion from the Plague of Athens to AIDS

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198819660
eISBN:
9780191859984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819660.003.0018
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, Social History

As measured by mass evacuation of cities, yellow fever provoked more fear and panic than any other epidemic disease in US history. This chapter concentrates on two of the most devastating epidemics ... More


‘If I forget thee, O Jerusalem’: Religion, International Law, and Jerusalem

Reut Yael Paz

in International Law and Religion: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198805878
eISBN:
9780191843778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805878.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

The holiness of Jerusalem—the house of the one God—is central to the three monotheistic religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and, because of this, also to global politics and international ... More


Making Peace in Times of War (1875–1885)

Denis Vovchenko

in Containing Balkan Nationalism: Imperial Russia and Ottoman Christians, 1856–1914

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190276676
eISBN:
9780190276690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276676.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

During the Eastern Crisis of 1875–1878, Russian statesmen and commentators did not promote modern ethnonationalism because Orthodox Christianity remained more important both culturally and ... More


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