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Commentary 5.2: Faith and Tipping Points

David Atkinson

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Responding to the onset of tipping points evokes a combination of fear, bravado, greed, wonder, and worship. The Christian ethos bestows responsibility and care upon the human conscience and ... More


Good and Evil: Affect, Artistry, and Revaluation

Christopher Janaway

in Beyond Selflessness: Reading Nietzsche's Genealogy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279692
eISBN:
9780191707407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279692.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter considers Nietzsche's use of broadly artistic methods in pursuit of his psychological aims of revealing the origins of moral attitudes and a revaluation of values: his rhetorical ... More


The Challenge of Global Capitalism: A Christian Perspective

Brian Griffiths

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Brian Griffiths sets out his interpretation of the Christian attitude and response to global capitalism. After identifying the foundations of a Christian perspective, viz. the nature of the world God ... More


Reputation and the History of Defamation

Lawrence McNamara

in Reputation and Defamation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199231454
eISBN:
9780191710858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231454.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Histories of defamation regularly observe that the common law is riddled with anomalies and its development exhibits little doctrinal coherence. To escape the strictures of this traditional doctrinal ... More


Palm Fronds in the Public Square

Méadhbh McIvor

in Representing God: Christian Legal Activism in Contemporary England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691193632
eISBN:
9780691211619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193632.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Christian legal activism. In a rapidly changing religious landscape, Protestant Christianity — although it remains both legally and culturally ... More


Representing God: Christian Legal Activism in Contemporary England

Méadhbh McIvor

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691193632
eISBN:
9780691211619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193632.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Over the past two decades, a growing number of Christians in England have gone to court to enforce their right to religious liberty. Funded by conservative lobby groups and influenced by the legal ... More


The ‘Jewish question’ in Catholic publications

Ulrike Ehret

in Church, Nation and Race: Catholics and Antisemitism in Germany and England, 1918-45

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079436
eISBN:
9781781702017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079436.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes how the ‘Jewish question’ and its ‘solution’ were defined in Catholic publications. The call to strengthen Christian values in the modern age and the call to convert the Jews ... More


Church, Sex, and “Judeo-Christian” Family Life Education

Kristy L. Slominski

in Teaching Moral Sex: A History of Religion and Sex Education in the United States

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190842178
eISBN:
9780190842208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842178.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3 argues that liberal Protestants and their engagements with social science transformed sex education into family life education beginning in the mid-1920s. Three liberal religious influences ... More


Education policy and social, cultural and religious diversity: what role for schools?

Karin Fischer

in Schools and the Politics of Religion and Diversity in the Republic of Ireland: Separate But Equal?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091964
eISBN:
9781526115379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091964.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Chapter 3 examines developments in Irish education policy generally over the past forty years and how they have related to social, cultural and religious diversity and inequalities. It looks at state ... More


Conclusion

Debra A. Shattuck

in Bloomer Girls: Women Baseball Pioneers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040375
eISBN:
9780252098796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040375.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Baseball did not become gendered as a man’s sport overnight nor did any single group dominate the cultural metanarrative of baseball as it matured from infancy to adolescence during the nineteenth ... More


Is Europe Christian?

Olivier Roy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190099930
eISBN:
9780197520710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190099930.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

As Europe wrangles over questions of national identity, nativism, and immigration, this book interrogates the place of Christianity, foundation of Western identity. Do secularism and Islam really ... More


The Religious Secession: The Encyclical Humanæ vitæ (July 1968)

Olivier Roy

in Is Europe Christian?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190099930
eISBN:
9780197520710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190099930.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter assesses the issuance of the encyclical Humanæ vitæ in July of 1968, which imposed on Catholics a stringent code of sexual morality in line with Pius XI's 1930 encyclical Casti connubii, ... More


Attached to the Household

Joyce D. Goodfriend

in Who Should Rule at Home?: Confronting the Elite in British New York City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801451270
eISBN:
9781501708046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451270.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the options available to enslaved domestic workers who were denied autonomy and the sanctity of family. Enslaved New Yorkers' struggles against the indignities intrinsic to ... More


Does Secularization Mean Dechristianization?

Olivier Roy

in Is Europe Christian?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190099930
eISBN:
9780197520710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190099930.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines secularization. Since the Peace of Westphalia in 1648, there has no longer been only one form of Christianity: a choice has to be made between Protestantism and Catholicism. But ... More


The Turning Point of the 1960s

Olivier Roy

in Is Europe Christian?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190099930
eISBN:
9780197520710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190099930.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter looks at several key moments in the 1960s: After Vatican II and the triumph of religion's self-secularization came the encyclical Humanæ vitæ in 1968, advocating a maximalist position ... More


The Self-Secularization of Religion

Olivier Roy

in Is Europe Christian?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190099930
eISBN:
9780197520710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190099930.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter focuses on the Catholic Church's transition to modernity, which did not initially occur by way of theological reform. It came about through pastoral and missionary praxis as well as the ... More


Red Scares and Black Scares

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf

in Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039034
eISBN:
9780252097003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039034.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores two issues that forced the (CIO) religious cadre to make difficult decisions—racial justice and Communism. The Christian values that drove the Community Relations Department ... More


Biblical (Im)Morality

Kristin Swenson

in A Most Peculiar Book: The Inherent Strangeness of the Bible

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190651732
eISBN:
9780197539439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651732.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies

This chapter considers those instances wherein the Bible espouses questionable ethics. In the process, it shows how the Bible often upends modern expectation. The texts beg us to take a step back and ... More


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