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Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

David A. Yamane

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How is religious tradition brought into modern society and transformed by modern social forces? Becoming Catholic approaches this broad question through an examination of the process by which ... More


Dead Letters Sent: Queer Literary Transmission

Kevin Ohi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694778
eISBN:
9781452950754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694778.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Literary texts that address tradition and the transmission of knowledge often seem concerned less with preservation than with loss, recurrently describing scenarios of what author Kevin Ohi terms ... More


The Rise of the Sutra Initiation

Jacob P. Dalton

in The Gathering of Intentions: A History of a Tibetan Tantra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176002
eISBN:
9780231541176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176002.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter traces the development of the Sutra Initiation (Mdo dbang) tradition through a series of increasingly elaborate ritual manuals dating from the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries.


Dorjé Drak and the Formation of a New Lineage

Jacob P. Dalton

in The Gathering of Intentions: A History of a Tibetan Tantra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176002
eISBN:
9780231541176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176002.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter reveals the political motivations behind the construction of a new lineage for the Sutra Initiation tradition by the seventeenth-century master Dorjé Drak Rikdzin Pema Trinlé. Central to ... More


Decoding the Allegory of the ‘Theosophical and Western Eclogue’

Paul Cheshire

in William Gilbert and Esoteric Romanticism: A Contextual Study and Annotated Edition of 'The Hurricane'

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941206
eISBN:
9781789629439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941206.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter addresses what Gilbert intended to represent through the action of his poem. An evidently symbolic young girl, Elmira, is the sole survivor of a shipwreck. Her mother is drowned. Gilbert ... More


Medieval Departures: Facial Prostheses in John Dos Passos’s One Man’s Initiation: 1917

Aaron Shaheen

in Great War Prostheses in American Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198857785
eISBN:
9780191890406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857785.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Using John Dos Passos’s first novel, One Man’s Initiation: 1917, the chapter explains how facial prosthetics were complicit in the unravelling of the Christian concept of the soul. Drawing on the ... More


“Ceci n’est pas un voyage”

Vincent Debaene

in Far Afield: French Anthropology between Science and Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226106908
eISBN:
9780226107233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107233.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter situates ethnographic fieldwork in relation to changing conceptions of travel and travel literature in France. In the early twentieth century, grand voyages from the Romantic period fell ... More


Traumas of initiation into the Earthly City

Miles Hollingworth

in Saint Augustine of Hippo: An Intellectual Biography

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199861590
eISBN:
9780199345441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861590.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter takes up with two major themes of Augustine’s mature thought. 1) The world and all its accomplices are hell-bent on breaking us in, or schooling us. And 2) this is why we are able to ... More


“Propaganda for peace”: Film and Narrative in One Man’s Initiation: 1917 (1920), Three Soldiers (1921), and D.W. Griffith’s Hearts of the World (1918)

Lisa Nanney

in John Dos Passos and Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781942954873
eISBN:
9781789629781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954873.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The narrativization of early film during its transition from one-reel nickelodeon attraction to full-length multi-reel feature incorporated the story-telling devices and perspectival conventions of ... More


Objective and Subjective Incorporation Through the Sacraments of Initiation

David Yamane

in Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses not on a period of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) but a ritual transition—the reception of the sacraments of initiation at the Easter Vigil. This incorporation ... More


The Difference It Makes

David Yamane

in Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How do the individuals who become Catholic change over the course of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), and does the initiation process itself explain that change? This chapter ... More


Conclusion: Catholic Initiation as . . .

David Yamane

in Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the most significant general conclusions to be drawn about initiation from studying the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) as a rite of passage in the Catholic Church. ... More


Introduction: Becoming Catholic in America

David Yamane

in Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter sets the study in the broader context of changes in religion’s place in modern society, especially the shift from ascribed to achieved religious identity. It briefly reviews ... More


Vatican II and the Reinvention of Adult Initiation

David Yamane

in Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides historical context for and an overview of the contemporary Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) as it is practiced in the United States today. The RCIA is a direct ... More


The Circumstantial Convert as Moral Actor

David Yamane

in Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Of the innumerable religious options available in America today, why do some people choose Roman Catholicism? This chapter focuses on what motivates people to seek to become Catholic and enter the ... More


Visions of Catholicism in RCIA Catechesis

David Yamane

in Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What do parish leaders of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) teach during inquiry and the catechumenate about what Catholicism is? Like educational curricula generally, RCIA curricula ... More


Liturgy, Experience, and Formation

David Yamane

in Becoming Catholic: Finding Rome in the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199964987
eISBN:
9780199363452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964987.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How do individuals in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) learn to be Catholic? Like many rites of passage, the RCIA’s periods and ritual transitions are designed to lead people ... More


Introduction

Kevin Ohi

in Dead Letters Sent: Queer Literary Transmission

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694778
eISBN:
9781452950754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694778.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Giving an overall account of the argument, the introduction briefly situates the book in contemporary queer studies and then turns to a genealogy of its modes of reading. By way of Samuel Johnson, ... More


Queer Transmission and the Symposium: Insult, Gay Suicide, and the Staggered Temporalities of Consciousness

Kevin Ohi

in Dead Letters Sent: Queer Literary Transmission

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694778
eISBN:
9781452950754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694778.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The first chapter explores an uncomfortable rhyme between one form of homophobic insult—which ostentatiously voids any homosexual or homophobic content even as it relies on homophobic assumptions to ... More


Forgetting The Tempest

Kevin Ohi

in Dead Letters Sent: Queer Literary Transmission

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694778
eISBN:
9781452950754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694778.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Exploring the centrality of forgetting to Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Chapter Two argues that forgetting links Prospero’s art of absorption and the play’s understanding of its relation to precursor ... More


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