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Pastoral Care and September 11: Scientology’s Nontraditional Religious Contribution

Carole M. Cusack and Justine Digance

in Scientology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331493
eISBN:
9780199852321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331493.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides a concise overview of the Church of Scientology's participation in the post-9/11 response at Ground Zero in New York City. Scientology was the only nontraditional religion to ... More


Contested Authority in Rebuilding Ground Zero

Maarten A. Hajer

in Authoritative Governance: Policy Making in the Age of Mediatization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199281671
eISBN:
9780191713132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281671.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The decision what and how to rebuild at ‘Ground Zero’ is a highly symbolic and contentious act, with high financial stakes, in which the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, Port Authority, ... More


Mr. Murray on Maggie

Dale Maharidge

in Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262478
eISBN:
9780520948792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262478.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Back in the 1980s, Dale Maharidge read Losing Ground: American Social Policy, 1950–1980, by Charles Murray, who was later dubbed America's “most dangerous conservative” by the New York Times ... More


Maggie on Mr. Murray

Dale Maharidge

in Someplace Like America: Tales from the New Great Depression

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262478
eISBN:
9780520948792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262478.003.0019
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Dale Maharidge, one of the authors of this book, had interviewed Charles Murray, the author of Losing Ground, in 2000 for a George magazine assignment. However, the interview material didn't make the ... More


Forting Up the Skyline: Rebuilding at Ground Zero

Harvey Molotch

in Against Security: How We Go Wrong at Airports, Subways, and Other Sites of Ambiguous Danger

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163581
eISBN:
9781400852338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163581.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter focuses on Ground Zero and the successive attempts to rebuild. It treats the replacement skyline of New York as a great mishap and wasted opportunity. Security measures display, on the ... More


Twenty-First-Century Appalachian Literature

Thomas Alan Holmes (ed.)

in Writing Appalachia: An Anthology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178790
eISBN:
9780813178806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178790.003.0708
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Although Appalachia and its authors resist political definition and economic category, one can say that twenty-first century Appalachian writers attempt to define what changes and what endures in a ... More


The Firm Ground for Hope: A Ritual for Planting Humans and Trees

Heather Murray Elkins and David Wood

in Ecospirit: Religions and Philosophies for the Earth

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227457
eISBN:
9780823236626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227457.003.0029
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter presents the story about a community's ritual life as it relates to organic and architectural structures. This particular narrative of tree blessings begins ... More


From Virgin Land to Ground Zero: The Mythological Foundations of the Homeland Security State

Donald Pease

in America and the Misshaping of a New World Order

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098701
eISBN:
9780520943797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098701.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter attempts to interpret the narrative that has emerged in the wake of the events that took place on September 11, 2001. “Virgin Land” refers to a governing metaphor, which has anchored the ... More


The Second Ground Angrek

Georgius Everhardus Rumphius

in Rumphius' Orchids: Orchid Texts from The Ambonese Herbal

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098143
eISBN:
9780300129311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098143.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter describes the features and development of second ground Angrek. The second kind of ground Angrek has rather thick, creeping root, almost like a Curcuma, which produces some thick stems, ... More


Directions from Shape: How Spatial Features Determine Reference Axis Categorization

EMILE VAN DER ZEE and RIK ESHUIS

in Representing Direction in Language and Space

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260195
eISBN:
9780191717345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260195.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter discusses the concept of an intrinsic reference frame by exploring how such frames are oriented in relation to the shape and geometry of the Ground objects on which they are centered. In ... More


French Union Combat Forces

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 2, the author describes the French reoccupation of Indochina following World War II and the organization of the French high command and territorial command structures. The strength and ... More


Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas

Ellen T. Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190271664
eISBN:
9780190271695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271664.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas stands as the greatest operatic achievement of seventeenth-century England, and yet the work remains cloaked in mystery. The date and place of its first performance cannot ... More


. Ground Zero

Marc Redfield

in The Rhetoric of Terror: Reflections on 9/11 and the War on Terror

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231232
eISBN:
9780823241118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231232.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Ground Zero emerged as quasi-spontaneously proper name in the American mass media after the attacks in “September 11”, where the term Ground Zero which serves as an American idiom, refers to the site ... More


. Like a Movie

Marc Redfield

in The Rhetoric of Terror: Reflections on 9/11 and the War on Terror

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231232
eISBN:
9780823241118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231232.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The September 11 bombing is really a traumatic experience whether physically or psychologically to those who suffered it too close in the Ground Zero, but for those who did not a spectacle is seen ... More


The Mosque Controversies: Moral Offense and Religious Liberty

Nadia Marzouki

in Islam: An American Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231176804
eISBN:
9780231543927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176804.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The second chapter analyzes the different controversies surrounding the construction of mosques and examine the opposition between, on the one hand, the legal logic and, on the other, the repertoire ... More


In Our Own Image: Anthropomorphism, Apophaticism, and Ultimacy

Wesley J. Wildman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198815990
eISBN:
9780191853524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815990.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In Our Own Image is a work of comparative philosophical theology answering three questions. First, it is a study of the roles anthropomorphism and apophaticism play in the construction of conceptual ... More


Ground Zero

Adrian Parr

in Deleuze and Memorial Culture: Desire, Singular Memory and the Politics of Trauma

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627547
eISBN:
9780748652433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627547.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines how traumatic memory can impact upon the vitality of the urban landscape as in the case of Ground Zero using Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari's concepts of smooth and striated ... More


Power Fallen from the Sky

Jacob N. Kinnard

in Places in Motion: The Fluid Identities of Temples, Images, and Pilgrims

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199359653
eISBN:
9780199359691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359653.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

For many Americans, the site where the World Trade Centers stood until September 11, 2001 is hallowed ground, a most charged and sacred place, but swirling about the site is an array of questions ... More


On Base

Sabine Frühstück

in Uneasy Warriors: Gender, Memory, and Popular Culture in the Japanese Army

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247949
eISBN:
9780520939646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247949.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter provides a microanalysis of the rhythms of everyday life on a Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF) base. Specifically, it takes a close look at the internal mechanisms of a GSDF base through ... More


On the Freedom Side: How Five Decades of Youth Activists Have Remixed American History

Wesley C. Hogan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652481
eISBN:
9781469652504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652481.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

As Wesley C. Hogan sees it, the future of democracy belongs to young people. While today's generation of leaders confronts a daunting array of existential challenges, increasingly it is young people ... More


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