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Regulating Religion: The Courts and the Free Exercise Clause

Catharine Cookson

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195129441
eISBN:
9780199834105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512944X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religious free exercise conflicts occur when religiously compelled behavior (whether action or inaction) appears to violate a law that contraindicates or even criminalizes such behavior. Fearful of ... More


Shelley

Morton D. Paley

in Apocalypse and Millenium in English Romantic Poetry

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199262175
eISBN:
9780191698828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262175.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter examines the treatment and explanation of the topics of apocalypse and millennium in the works of English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. It suggests that the succession of ... More


The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Search for a West Saxon Dynastic and Christian Past

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle that covers the history of England from the time of the earliest English invaders down to ad 1155. It notes that the work begins even earlier, with ... More


The Earl, the Kings, and the Chronicler: Robert Earl of Gloucester and the Reigns of Henry I and Stephen

Robert B. Patterson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198797814
eISBN:
9780191839122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797814.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

This book is the first full length biography of Robert (c.1088 × 90–1147), grandson of William the Conqueror and eldest son of King Henry I of England (1100–35). He could not succeed his father ... More


The Freedom of Criticism: Arnold’s Cynicisms

Helen Small

in The Function of Cynicism at the Present Time

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198861935
eISBN:
9780191894756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861935.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter turns to the terrain of cultural criticism, with a predominantly literary focus. It develops an account of the attraction of Arnoldian criticism (with its ‘free play of ideas’) to the ... More


Matthew Arnold’s Beatitude

Kevin A. Morrison

in Victorian Liberalism and Material Culture: Synergies of Thought and Place

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474431538
eISBN:
9781474445023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431538.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter 2 explicates the material environment of the Athenaeum Club, London, as Matthew Arnold would have experienced it, to show that many of his key ideas were shaped by his embodied experience ... More


Matthew Arnold in Zion:: Hebrews, Hellenes, Aryans, and Semites

in Socrates and the Jews: Hellenism and Hebraism from Moses Mendelssohn to Sigmund Freud

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226472478
eISBN:
9780226472492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226472492.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In 1869, Matthew Arnold published the essay Culture and Anarchy, in which he appealed to the intellectual and moral reform of England. The following year, the French intellectual Ernest Renan wrote a ... More


Feudal Baron

Robert B. Patterson

in The Earl, the Kings, and the Chronicler: Robert Earl of Gloucester and the Reigns of Henry I and Stephen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198797814
eISBN:
9780191839122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797814.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

Family affairs, land usage, and seigniorial status are the most visible elements of Earl Robert’s baronial life. There are examples of his children being reared and later maintained in his household. ... More


‘Rise Britons, rise now from your slumber’: the revolutionary call to arms

Alison Morgan

in Ballads and songs of Peterloo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784993122
eISBN:
9781526138668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993122.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This section begins by briefly examining the historical provenance of the poetic trope of awakening and its significance within radical culture prior to Peterloo, as well as those poems and songs ... More


A Natural History of Violence: Allegory and Atomism in Shelley’s The Mask of Anarchy

Amanda Jo Goldstein

in Sweet Science: Romantic Materialism and the New Logics of Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226458441
eISBN:
9780226458588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226458588.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter puts the book’s valorization of “sweet” and “tender” poetic science to the test of state violence of material exploitation. It asks why Shelley’s “wholly political” poem, The Mask of ... More


Is Nozick a Libertarian?

Barbara H. Fried

in Facing Up to Scarcity: The Logic and Limits of Nonconsequentialist Thought

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198847878
eISBN:
9780191882487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847878.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Nozick’s libertarian theory of property rights, laid out in Part II of Anarchy, State and Utopia, has been subject to innumerable internalist and external critiques. But the book read as a whole ... More


‘Turbulently at rest’: order and anarchy in the later work

Alex Wylie

in Geoffrey Hill's Later Work: Radiance of Apprehension

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526124944
eISBN:
9781526150356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526124951.00007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In this chapter, various manifestations of an obsession of Hill’s later work are discussed, namely the relationship of order and “anarchy”. This includes an examination of Hill’s sense of the human ... More


Political Suicide: Castlereagh, Rebellion and Self-Directed Violence

Michelle Faubert

in Commemorating Peterloo: Violence, Resilience, and Claim-making during the Romantic Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474428569
eISBN:
9781474465007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428569.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Attention to the violence of the Peterloo Massacre of 1819 usually focuses on that of the soldiers who attacked the peaceful protesters gathered to demand equal representation and workers' rights. ... More


Shelley’s Poetry and Suffering

Michael Scrivener

in Commemorating Peterloo: Violence, Resilience, and Claim-making during the Romantic Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474428569
eISBN:
9781474465007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428569.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

After Peterloo in 1819-20, P. B. Shelley was thinking through poetry-by metaphors, myths, associations, and symbolic connections-for alternatives to authoritarian politics; he explored how the mind ... More


Autonomy, or Being Inspired

Gabriela Basterra

in The Subject of Freedom: Kant, Levinas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265145
eISBN:
9780823266883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265145.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter turns to Levinas's deeply Kantian critique of Kant in Otherwise than Being to explore subjectivity as a being affected by something in it that exceeds it. Unconditioned subjectivity ... More


The PBA Commission

Mark Krasovic

in The Newark Frontier: Community Action in the Great Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226352794
eISBN:
9780226352824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226352824.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This final chapter in the riot commission triptych considers the short history of the riot investigation conducted by the New Jersey Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (PBA) in response to the ... More


‘Scrupulously Empty Phrases’ and the Silent Work of Matthew Arnold: Belief in the Action of Writing

Kate Campbell (ed.)

in Shaping Belief: Culture, Politics, and Religion in Nineteenth-Century Writing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311369
eISBN:
9781846315688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846315688.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter explores prevailing approaches to Arnoldian culture that interpret it as virtually a belief in itself and as something detached from society. It considers Matthew Arnold's dedication to ... More


Colin Ward

in Anarchist Seeds Beneath the Snow: Left-Libertarian Thought and British Writers from William Morris to Colin Ward

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310256
eISBN:
9781846312557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310256.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Colin Ward is one of the great radical figures in Britain. This chapter discusses Ward's contributions as the editor of Anarchy and his success in putting anarchist ideas back in Britain. It also ... More


An Israel of the Imagination: The Sciences of Race, Matthew Arnold, and Stein’s Modern Jew

Amy Feinstein

in Gertrude Stein and the Making of Jewish Modernism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066318
eISBN:
9780813058450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066318.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 1 traces Stein’s writing about empirical and abstract Jewish racialism. It looks at her 1896 essay on intermarriage and the preservation of modern Jewish identity, titled “The Modern Jew Who ... More


Matthew Arnold’s Crowd Management

Gage McWeeny

in The Comfort of Strangers: Social Life and Literary Form

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199797202
eISBN:
9780190461188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797202.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter argues that while eighteenth-century Britain had a famously vivid range of metaphors to hand for society—from Adam Smith’s factory to Mandeville’s bees to Hume’s machine—Matthew Arnold’s ... More


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