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Graham Greene's Catholic Imagination

Mark Bosco

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195177152
eISBN:
9780199835355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177150.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This book focuses on the importance of Catholicism in Graham Greene’s life and writings. In his 67 years of writing, Catholicism was always the thread that bound his literary preoccupations into a ... More


 Dwight David Eisenhower, Dynamic Conservatism, and the Religious Revival of the 1950s

Gary Scott Smith

in Faith and the Presidency: From George Washington to George W. Bush

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195300604
eISBN:
9780199785285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300604.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Dwight D. Eisenhower’s personal behavior, the mood of the 1950s, and shrewd publicity combined to make his administration seem more religious than those of most other presidents. Although the general ... More


Martha Graham in Love and War: The Life in the Work

Mark Franko

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777662
eISBN:
9780199950119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777662.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

Using newly discovered archival sources this book examines the major works of Martha Graham between 1938 and 1953, arguably her most productive period. Graham’s artistic maturation overlaps the ... More


Calvin, Participation, and the Gift: The Activity of Believers in Union with Christ

J. Todd Billings

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199211876
eISBN:
9780191706004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211876.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Is the God of Calvin a fountain of blessing, or a forceful tyrant? Is Calvin's view of God coercive, leaving no place for the human qua human in redemption? These are perennial questions about ... More


The Evangelical Mosaic

Stephen Spector

in Evangelicals and Israel: The Story of American Christian Zionism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195368024
eISBN:
9780199867646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368024.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Judaism

This chapter offers a brief history of evangelicalism. It traces the origins of fundamentalism and notes the distinction between the evangelicalism that emerged in the mid-twentieth century, as ... More


Music, the Political Score, and Communism in Australia: 1945–1968

Anthony Ashbolt and Glenn Mitchell

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Throughout the 1940s and 1950s, and into the 1960s decade of rebellion, the Communist Party of Australia (CPA) developed significant relationships with cultural and artistic movements. The youth wing ... More


Natural Law and Natural Inclinations

Matthew Levering

in Biblical Natural Law: A Theocentric and Teleological Approach

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535293
eISBN:
9780191715839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535293.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter surveys the efforts of three contemporary Catholic theorists to recover a deeper appreciation for the natural law: Martin Rhonheimer, Servais Pinckaers, and Graham McAleer. Whereas ... More


The Perils of Prosperity, 1953–1975

Keith Robbins

in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales: The Christian Church 1900-2000

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198263715
eISBN:
9780191714283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263715.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

The chapter begins by considering the advent of the American evangelist Billy Graham and crusading revivalism, its success and failures. It then considers ecclesiastical decolonization — the impact ... More


 The Origins of the American Evangelical Subculture

James K. Wellman Jr.

in Evangelical vs. Liberal: The Clash of Christian Cultures in the Pacific Northwest

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195300116
eISBN:
9780199868742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300116.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter defines and outlines the development of the American evangelical subculture, beginning with the fundamentalists of the early twentieth century, paralleled by the Holiness and Pentecostal ... More


God's Own Party: The Making of the Christian Right

Daniel Williams

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195340846
eISBN:
9780199867141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340846.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book traces the history of the Christian Right from its early twentieth-century origins to its involvement in the presidential election of 2008. The book argues that evangelicals’ success in ... More


From Isolation to Influence

Daniel K. Williams

in God's Own Party: The Making of the Christian Right

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195340846
eISBN:
9780199867141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340846.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces evangelical politics from 1920 through the 1950s, with a focus on the early years of the Cold War. The chapter argues that the formation of the National Association of ... More


Nixon’s Evangelical Strategy

Daniel K. Williams

in God's Own Party: The Making of the Christian Right

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195340846
eISBN:
9780199867141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340846.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Richard Nixon brought evangelicals into the Republican Party by focusing his campaigns on cultural issues and by using Billy Graham as a liaison to conservative Protestants. The growth of the heavily ... More


The Making of a Catholic President: Kennedy vs. Nixon 1960

Shaun A. Casey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195374483
eISBN:
9780199871896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374483.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The 1960 presidential election, won ultimately by John F. Kennedy, was one of the closest and most contentious in American history. The country had never elected a Roman Catholic president, and the ... More


A Dharmakīrtian Critique of Nāgārjunians

Koji Tanaka

in Pointing at the Moon: Buddhism, Logic, Analytic Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195381559
eISBN:
9780199869244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381559.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter focuses not on the exegetical accuracy of Jay Garfield and Graham Priest's reconstruction of Nāgārjuna, but on the implication that Garfield and Priest draw from this reconstruction. ... More


Fundamentalists in the City: Conflict and Division in Boston's Churches, 1885-1950

Margaret Lamberts Bendroth

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195173901
eISBN:
9780199835577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195173902.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Surveying the social, geographical, and political context of late 19th and early 20th century Boston, Bendroth offers a new perspective on the rise of American fundamentalism. Her approach emphasizes ... More


Catholicism: Graham Greene's Pattern in the Carpet

Mark Bosco

in Graham Greene's Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195177152
eISBN:
9780199835355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177150.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter argues that Catholicism is more textured and complicated than the usual schematic framework expounded in studies on Graham Greene and the Catholic novel. It carries out two separate but ... More


The Greene/ing of the Catholic Novel: Greene's Appropriation of Oxford and the French Catholic Literary Revival

Mark Bosco

in Graham Greene's Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195177152
eISBN:
9780199835355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177150.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Greene began his writing career at a time when religion, particularly Catholicism, was undergoing a revival in philosophy and literature. This chapter situates Greene during this Catholic revival, ... More


Vatican II Con/texts and Greene's Catholic Imagination

Mark Bosco

in Graham Greene's Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195177152
eISBN:
9780199835355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177150.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter argues that Greene’s Catholicism became more important to him after the Vatican II Council than the years just preceding it. The fact that Catholicism is no longer seen as a bulwark that ... More


New Threads in an Old Pattern: Greene's Catholic Imagination in The Honorary Consul and The Human Factor

Mark Bosco

in Graham Greene's Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195177152
eISBN:
9780199835355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177150.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Greene remained a prolific writer in the last 30 years of his life. His late novels continually returned to old territories — the tension between loyalty and betrayal, innocence and corruption, and ... More


The Pattern Completed: The Final Greene/ing of the Catholic Imagination in Dr. Fischer of Geneva and Monsignor Quixote

Mark Bosco

in Graham Greene's Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195177152
eISBN:
9780199835355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195177150.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

In the last decade of his life, Greene’s publications included newly edited collections of short stories, letters to the press, and occasional articles. The two major works of fiction published in ... More


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