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Introduction: Confusions over Confucianism

Anna Sun

in Confucianism as a World Religion: Contested Histories and Contemporary Realities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155579
eISBN:
9781400846085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155579.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This introductory chapter talks about the confusions and controversies over the religious nature of Confucianism. It argues that the confusions come mainly from three sources. First, they come from ... More


The Twilight of Republican Religion

Maurizio Viroli

in As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142357
eISBN:
9781400845514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142357.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the decline of republican religion. In the late sixteenth century, while the Florentine experiment with republican government was on the wane, the conviction that Christian ... More


A Religion That Instills Virtue

Maurizio Viroli

in As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142357
eISBN:
9781400845514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142357.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers elaborations of republican religion in Quattrocento political thought. Politicians, prophets, historians, and philosophers explained that the men who serve the common good ... More


Dread Uprising: The Emergence of Rastafari

Ennis Barrington Edmonds

in Rastafari: From Outcasts to Culture Bearers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133769
eISBN:
9780199834167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133765.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The emergence of Rastafari in Jamaica in the early 1930s must be viewed in the historical and social context of economic deprivation, political marginalization, and cultural alienation of masses of ... More


Republican Religion and Religious Reform

Maurizio Viroli

in As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142357
eISBN:
9781400845514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142357.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers theories on religious reform. Those show lived liberty as a religious faith felt a deep revulsion for the corruption of the clergy and the temporal power of the pope. The ... More


Young People in Transition: The National Identity of Minority Youth

Anthony Heath, Konstanze Jacob, and Lindsay Richards

in Growing up in Diverse Societies: The Integration of the Children of Immigrants in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266373
eISBN:
9780191879562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266373.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter uses CIL4EU data to investigate strength of identification with the nation and with the ethnic group. It explores how these vary across ethnic and religious groups, generations, and ... More


Christian Influences in the Formation of Business Values, Skills, and Networks in British Business Élites, 1900–1960

David J. Jeremy

in Capitalists and Christians: Business Leaders and the Churches in Britain 1900-1960

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201212
eISBN:
9780191674839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201212.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

Before the First World War, business Élites were closely tied to the Christian religion as the Victorian culture of these times was intensely religious. The tenets of Christianity are imposed upon ... More


Religion and Belief

Ross McKibbin

in Classes and Cultures: England 1918-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198206729
eISBN:
9780191677298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206729.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the extent to which the English practised a religion and how far they had religious or quasi-religious beliefs. It looks at the experience of each of the significant Christian ... More


Roman Catholic, Lutheran, Eastern Orthodox, and Other Churches in America (1860–1920)

Robert T. Handy

in A History of the Churches in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
1976
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269106
eISBN:
9780191683572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269106.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The realities of war, the patterns of immigration and migration, the growth of giant cities and industries, and the ferment of intellectual revolution in the period from 1800 to 1920 influenced not ... More


Reception and Response Referencing and Understanding Calvin in Seventeenth-Century Calvinism

Richard A. Muller

in Calvin and His Influence, 1509–2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199751846
eISBN:
9780199914562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751846.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This is an examination of the reception of Calvin's thought in the works of seventeenth century Calvinist theologians. The chapter focuses on four ways in which Calvin's work was received: (1) the ... More


Introduction Religion on the Edge: De-centering and Re-centering

Courtney Bender, Wendy Cadge, Peggy Levitt, and David Smilde

in Religion on the Edge: De-centering and Re-centering the Sociology of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938629
eISBN:
9780199980758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938629.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter is structured as a discussion of four of the central empirical and analytic tendencies in the sociology of religion in the US, and as an account of what is going on at the ... More


Nostra Aetate

Gavin D’Costa

in The Reception of Vatican II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190625795
eISBN:
9780190625832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625795.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Vatican II’s Declaration on the Relationship of the Church to Non-Christian Religions, Nostra Aetate, marks a key shift in the Church’s pastoral approach to the non-Christian religions, one that has ... More


Religion under the Valentiniani

Lenski Noel

in Failure of Empire: Valens and the Roman State in the Fourth Century A.D.

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233324
eISBN:
9780520928534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233324.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter reports Valentinian's and Valens' attitudes toward pagans as a unified whole. The dramatic magic and treason trials that have often been used to brand both emperors as persecutors of ... More


Revelation and the Religions

Gerald R. McDermott and Harold A. Netland

in A Trinitarian Theology of Religions: An Evangelical Proposal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199751839
eISBN:
9780199376605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751839.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Only God knows God fully, and human beings can know God only to the degree that God reveals himself to them. This chapter takes up the question of what that means, especially the question of whether ... More


The Emergence of Multiracial Congregations (1940–2000)

Curtiss Paul DeYoung

in United by Faith: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152159
eISBN:
9780199849659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152159.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Howard Thurman, who played a significant role in racial reconciliation in the United States during the period between the 1940s and the 1970s, was included in the group of African American religious ... More


The Catholic Church and the Jewish People: Recent Reflections from Rome

Norbert J. Hofmann and Joseph Sievers

Philip A Cunningham (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228058
eISBN:
9780823237111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228058.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book makes available in fifteen chapters English essays that mark the fortieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council's Declaration on the Relationship of the Church to Non-Christian ... More


The Structure of Resurrection Belief

Peter Carnley

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267560
eISBN:
9780191683299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267560.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Faith in the resurrection of Jesus Christ is absolutely central to the Christian religion. This book deals critically with the attempts of the world's leading theologians over the past 100 years to ... More


Wicca, Paganism and history: contemporary witchcraft and the Lancashire witches

Joanne Pearson

in The Lancashire Witches: Histories and Stories

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062032
eISBN:
9781781700150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062032.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter provides a historical understanding of the recent past, looking at the way in which modern-day Witches, Wiccans, and Pagans have viewed the witch trials of the past. The idea that early ... More


Christian Missions and Islam in the 1950s

Todd M. Thompson

in Norman Anderson and the Christian Mission to Modernize Islam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190697624
eISBN:
9780190943073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697624.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter analyses Norman Anderson’s contribution to the reassessment and revision of the evangelical missionary engagement with Islam in the 1950s. It focuses on his participation in multiple ... More


Decolonizing Epistemologies: Latina/o Theology and Philosophy

Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz and Eduardo Mendieta

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241354
eISBN:
9780823241392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241354.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This anthology gathers the work of three generations of Latina/o theologians and philosopher who have taken up the task of transforming their respective disciplines from the standpoint of liberation ... More


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