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Thérèse of Lisieux: God's Gentle Warrior

Thomas R. Nevin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195307214
eISBN:
9780199785032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195307216.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Thérèse of Lisieux (1873-1897), also known as St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face, and popularly referred to as the Little Flower, is arguably one of the most beloved women in modern ... More


 A Short Life in Brief

Thomas R. Nevin

in Thérèse of Lisieux: God's Gentle Warrior

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195307214
eISBN:
9780199785032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195307216.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter chronicles the life of St. Thérèse. Thérèse was born in 1873, in the Norman town of Alençon, when her father was well into his fiftieth year. He and his wife, Zé lie, had lost four of ... More


 How They Paved the Little Way: Carmel and Carmelites in the Time of Thérèse

Thomas R. Nevin

in Thérèse of Lisieux: God's Gentle Warrior

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195307214
eISBN:
9780199785032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195307216.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on conventual life in Carmel during the time of Thérèse. Carmelites are espoused to the same man, whom they meet only in images and in prayer. They, by their pledge to him, are ... More


Chapter One. The Carmelites, c.1187–1530

ANDREW JOTISCHKY

in The Carmelites and Antiquity: Mendicants and their Pasts in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198206347
eISBN:
9780191717055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206347.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter presents an overview of Carmelite history in the Middle Ages. Beginning with the emergence of hermits on Mt Carmel in the early 13th century, it examines the expansion of the Order and ... More


‘A Lamb-Like Beast’ (cf. Revelation 13.11–18): the Branch Davidians and the ATF

Kenneth G. C. Newport

in The Branch Davidians of Waco: The History and Beliefs of an Apocalyptic Sect

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245741
eISBN:
9780191697494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245741.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

One of the beliefs shared by the Seventh-day Adventists, the Davidians, and the Branch Davidians relied on how a violent rite of passage would be required in order for the present age to pass into ... More


‘A Call for the Endurance of the Saints’ (cf. Revelation 14.12): Mt. Carmel, 28 February-19 April 1993

Kenneth G. C. Newport

in The Branch Davidians of Waco: The History and Beliefs of an Apocalyptic Sect

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245741
eISBN:
9780191697494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245741.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The fifty-one days between 28 February and 19 April 1993 proved to be a significant period for the Branch Davidians since this was when the authorities made various efforts for them to evacuate the ... More


‘For Behold the Lord Will Come with Fire’ (cf. Isaiah 66.15): Theology and the Waco Inferno

Kenneth G. C. Newport

in The Branch Davidians of Waco: The History and Beliefs of an Apocalyptic Sect

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245741
eISBN:
9780191697494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245741.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Although information regarding who initiated the Mt. Carmel fire can only be stated with uncertainty, it appears reasonable to believe that the fire was indeed initiated by the Branch Davidians ... More


‘Prophecies shall Fail’ (cf. 1 Corinthians 13.8): Post-1993 Branch Davidianism

Kenneth G. C. Newport

in The Branch Davidians of Waco: The History and Beliefs of an Apocalyptic Sect

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245741
eISBN:
9780191697494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245741.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

More than eighty members of the Branch Davidian movement died during the Mt. Carmel fire in the spring of 1993. Not long after the fire, it was evident that the interest of the general public veered ... More


‘A Mad Man in Waco’: David Koresh in Popular Perspective

Kenneth G. C. Newport

in The Branch Davidians of Waco: The History and Beliefs of an Apocalyptic Sect

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245741
eISBN:
9780191697494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245741.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

‘Mt. Carmel’, was a set of buildings that served as the headquarters of the Branch Davidian movement. It was located about twelve miles away from Waco, Texas. On 19 April 1993, however, it was found ... More


‘Behold the Man whose Name is “The Branch”’ (cf. Zech. 6.12): Ben Roden and the Emergence of Branch Davidianism

Kenneth G. C. Newport

in The Branch Davidians of Waco: The History and Beliefs of an Apocalyptic Sect

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245741
eISBN:
9780191697494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245741.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

By March 1962, the Davidian Seventh-day Adventists appeared to be facing their downfall and as such, what happened serves as an example of the resilience that can be experienced by religious ... More


‘The Branch She’ (cf. Isaiah 11.1): Lois Roden, Shekinah, and the Struggle for Leadership

Kenneth G. C. Newport

in The Branch Davidians of Waco: The History and Beliefs of an Apocalyptic Sect

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245741
eISBN:
9780191697494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245741.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The Branch Davidian Seventh-day Adventists were found to be in a relatively good position when Ben Roden died in 1978. With his wife Lois, he was able to acquire ownership of the Mt. Carmel property. ... More


The Poem and Its Prose

Michel de Certeau, Luce Giard, and Michael B. Smith

in The Mystic Fable, Volume Two: The Sixteenth And Seventeenth Centuries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226209135
eISBN:
9780226209272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226209272.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter explores the relationship between poetry and prose (or discursivity) in the writings of John of the Cross. Other aspects of this relationship are beauty versus history and the gift of ... More


A Grand Strategy

Herman Philipse

in God in the Age of Science?: A Critique of Religious Reason

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697533
eISBN:
9780191738470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697533.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Can we validate domain-specific methods of research for natural theology? All these methods have turned out to be unreliable, as is illustrated by the example of prayer (Mantra II, STEP). This fact ... More


Of Fires and Foraging

Alon Tal

in All the Trees of the Forest: Israel's Woodlands from the Bible to the Present

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300189506
eISBN:
9780300190700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189506.003.0007
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter turns to the role of fire in forest ecology. The British army chose the Carmel woodland for staging a final blow against the vanquished Ottoman forces to take control of Palestine at the ... More


Callahan’s Legacy

Joe Street

in Dirty Harry's America: "Clint Eastwood, Harry Callahan, and the Conservative Backlash"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061672
eISBN:
9780813051192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061672.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Despite his attempt to separate his life from his Dirty Harry screen persona, Eastwood remains unable to escape Callahan’s shadow. Eastwood’s later roles, often as a laconic outsider or law ... More


The Reverends James C. Chandler and Wayne Kelly Pittman

Gordon A. Martin

in Count Them One by One: Black Mississippians Fighting for the Right to Vote

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737899
eISBN:
9781604737905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737899.003.0016
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter focuses on government witnesses Reverend James C. Chandler and Reverend Wayne Kelly Pittman. Chandler became pastor of the Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church in December 1954. He ... More


“Land of Lotus-Eaters”

Robert E. Lerner

in Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183022
eISBN:
9781400882922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183022.003.0022
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details events in the four years from June 1945 until June 1949, which were probably the happiest in Ernst Kantorowicz's life. He considered himself to be in a “land of lotus-eaters.” ... More


Feting Haiti’s Patron Saint in Little Haiti: The Feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Terry Rey, Alex Stepick, and Archbishop Thomas Wenski

in Crossing the Water and Keeping the Faith: Haitian Religion in Miami

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814777084
eISBN:
9781479802678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814777084.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter centers on a single week of exuberant religious celebrations at Notre Dame, which concentrates on the Feast of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Haiti's patron saint. These celebrations are ... More


Within the Confessional: Franciscan Utopias and Daily Practices in Mission San Carlos

José Refugio de la Torre Curiel

in Worlds of Junipero Serra: Historical Contexts and Cultural Representations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295391
eISBN:
9780520968165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295391.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

As José Refugio de la Torre shows in chapter 7, by the time Serra established missions in Alta California, Franciscans had long experience with missions in the Mexican North, but they continued to ... More


Between Worlds: Junípero Serra and the Paintings of José de Páez

Cynthia Neri Lewis

in Worlds of Junipero Serra: Historical Contexts and Cultural Representations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295391
eISBN:
9780520968165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295391.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

As Cynthia Lewis argues in Chapter 10, it was the Mexican artist, José de Páez, who Serra leaned on most to fill his missions with beautiful and edifying paintings. Through the patronage of the ... More


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