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First Among Sequels: John Bunyan's Other Allegories

Michael Davies

in Graceful Reading: Theology and Narrative in the Works of John Bunyan

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199242405
eISBN:
9780191602405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242402.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Like Thomas Sherman’s Part 2, which rewrites The Pilgrim’s Progress to rid it of romantic ‘froth’, Bunyan’s Badman and The Holy War too could in no way be mistaken as mere ‘romances’. Despite being ... More


Musical Metaphysics in War and Revolution

Rebecca Mitchell

in Nietzsche's Orphans: Music, Metaphysics, and the Twilight of the Russian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300208894
eISBN:
9780300216493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208894.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explores how questions of national identity and patriotism took center stage with the outbreak of war in 1914. For Nietzsche’s orphans, the cultural heritage upon which musical ... More


A Just or Holy War of Independence?: The Revolution’s Legacy for Religion, Violence, and American Exceptionalism

John D. Carlson

in From Jeremiad to Jihad: "Religion, Violence, and America"

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520271654
eISBN:
9780520951532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271654.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter recounts President Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, during which he sharply distinguished the notion of just wars from holy wars and crusades. In reminding his ... More


"Liberty to the Downtrodden": Thomas L. Kane, Romantic Reformer

Matthew J. Grow

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300136104
eISBN:
9780300153262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136104.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Thomas L. Kane (1822–1883), a crusader for antislavery, women's rights, and the downtrodden, rose to prominence in his day as the most ardent and persuasive defender of Mormons' religious liberty. ... More


Dreams of Sindh and the Sea

Khushwant Singh

in A History of the Sikhs: Volume 1: 1469-1838

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673081
eISBN:
9780199080601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673081.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter discusses the activities of the British in Sindh and the Punjab's desire to extend their empire to the sea. The Punjab experienced a period of military inactivity, which they used to do ... More


War and Captivity

Will Smiley

in From Slaves to Prisoners of War: The Ottoman Empire, Russia, and International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198785415
eISBN:
9780191827334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785415.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Public International Law

This chapter explores the relationship between war and captivity in the seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century Ottoman Empire, emphasizing the scale of cross-border enslavement and the customary ... More


Lessons in Imperial Citizenship

Julia Phillips Cohen

in Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199340408
eISBN:
9780199388882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199340408.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History, History of Religion

Chapter 1 opens with the proclamation of the Ottoman Constitution of 1876 and concludes with the empire’s dramatic defeat in the Russo-Ottoman War (1877–1878). While the constitution reinforced a ... More


Wayward Christian Soldiers: Christianity and Violence

Nilay Saiya

in The Global Politics of Jesus: A Christian Case for Church-State Separation

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780197638835
eISBN:
9780197638873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197638835.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter attempts to explain how Christians become involved in political violence. It argues that Christian violence arises in contexts of Christian privilege or from actors seeking to unite ... More


Etymologies and Etiologies

Hussein Fancy

in The Mercenary Mediterranean: "Sovereignty, Religion, and Violence in the Medieval Crown of Aragon"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226329642
eISBN:
9780226329789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226329789.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter begins with a seemingly simply question: Who were the jenets? It argues that only a comparative study of Latin, Romance, and Arabic sources can reveal the origin and source of the ... More


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