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Creating Sacred Spaces: Energy Efficiency, Green Jobs, and Green Building

Mallory McDuff

in Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God's Earth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379570
eISBN:
9780199869084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379570.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how churches are redefining the creation of sacred space to reflect stewardship of the earth. The stories in this chapter include the initial steps taken by La Capilla de Santa ... More


Making a Pilgrimage: Mountaintop Removal, Water, and Wildflowers

Mallory McDuff

in Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God's Earth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379570
eISBN:
9780199869084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379570.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religious traditions are rich with stories of pilgrimage, a journey for spiritual enrichment that involves travel to a place of meaning. This chapter reveals how people of faith made a pilgrimage to ... More


The Deepest Border: The Strait of Gibraltar and the Making of the Modern Hispano-African Borderland

Sasha D. Pack

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606678
eISBN:
9781503607538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606678.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book presents the history of southern Iberia and the western Maghrib, and the Strait of Gibraltar between them, as a single bicontinental borderland, from roughly 1850 to 1970. Drawing on ... More


Bangladesh

Pradeep Perez sj

in Christianity in South and Central Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Bangladesh is majority Muslim at 91%, mostly Sunni, with Islam as the state religion since 1988. The Hindus at 8.1% are the largest religious minority. Buddhists make up another 0.7%. Christians of ... More


Inter-religious Relations

Peniel Rajkumar

in Christianity in South and Central Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.003.0034
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In most parts of South and Central Asia, one religious tradition has a numerical majority. Though Christians are a minority, they have had a considerable influence on society through healthcare and ... More


Beyond Chrismukkah: The Christian-Jewish Interfaith Family in the United States

Samira K. Mehta

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636368
eISBN:
9781469636382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636368.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The rate of interfaith marriage in the United States has risen so radically since the sixties that it is difficult to recall how taboo the practice once was. How is this development understood and ... More


Civic Engagement

Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen

in No Longer Invisible: Religion in University Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199844739
eISBN:
9780199950331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844739.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What values and practices—religious or secular—shape civic engagement? Most colleges and universities aim for their students to become involved citizens, but this process becomes a fraught ... More


“In Jail for the Right Reason”

Shawn Francis Peters

in The Catonsville Nine: An American Story

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827855
eISBN:
9780199950140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827855.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As they thought about targeting a draft board, the Baltimore activists worried over the potentially broader implications of what they were planning. The men were well aware of the risks they would be ... More


“A Great Human Act Done by Sincere Men”

Shawn Francis Peters

in The Catonsville Nine: An American Story

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199827855
eISBN:
9780199950140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827855.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Interfaith Peace Mission (IPM) continued to agitate in the wake of the Baltimore Four demonstration. Early in 1968 it sent out a fund-raising letter proclaiming, “Now is the time for us to change ... More


Members of One Body: The Churches and the National Council of Churches

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How can the churches be the Church? That central question remains pressing for the mainline Protestant churches in American public life. This sharpened in the wake of Interfaith Impact for Justice ... More


“Let’s Stop Building Cathedrals”

Jay M. Price

in Temples for a Modern God: Religious Architecture in Postwar America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925957
eISBN:
9780199980482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925957.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

During the 1960s and 1970s, a new model of religious space emerged, based more on the assembled community than devotional worship. These innovations, however, faced the misfortune of timing. They ... More


The Bulls as “Good Business”: The United Center and Redeveloping Chicago’s Near West Side

Sean Dinces

in Bulls Markets: Chicago's Basketball Business and the New Inequality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583211
eISBN:
9780226583358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226583358.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 3 chronicles the Chicago Bulls' efforts to navigate the neighborhood politics involved in constructing the United Center during the late 1980s and early 1990s in the northwestern part of the ... More


Dialogue

Chris Klassen and Amanda J. Baugh

in That All May Flourish: Comparative Religious Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190456023
eISBN:
9780190456054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190456023.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter brings together work on environmental thought in Neo-paganism, Unitarian Universalism, and Islam in an exploration of the complexities and nuances of the subjects’ relationship to ... More


The Challenge of Ecumenical Advocacy: Interfaith Impact for Justice and Peace

in Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The rise and fall of Interfaith Impact for Justice and Peace from 1975 to 1995 offers a telling example of the conflict between two models of the public church in mainline Protestantism within its ... More


Religious Organizing for Worker Justice

Helene Slessarev-Jamir

in Prophetic Activism: Progressive Religious Justice Movements in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741238
eISBN:
9780814708705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741238.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the decline of the American labor movement and the barriers to successful organizing created by the dismantling of the federal labor regulations. It then focuses on the work of ... More


One Family Under God: Immigration Politics and Progressive Religion in America

Grace Yukich

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199988662
eISBN:
9780199346318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988662.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In One Family Under God, Grace Yukich draws on extensive field observation and interviews to reveal how immigration is changing religious activism in the U.S. With immigration raids sweeping the ... More


Influenza Pandemic

Mimi Kiser and Scott Santibañez

in Religion as a Social Determinant of Public Health

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199362202
eISBN:
9780199389872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362202.003.0025
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes a collaborative program between the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Emory University Interfaith Health Program to promote seasonal influenza ... More


My Share of Responsibility: Citizen and Neighbor

Leonard Rogoff

in Gertrude Weil: Jewish Progressive in the New South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630793
eISBN:
9781469630816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630793.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In her later years she continued her community activism in poverty relief, health care, and interfaith and interracial relations. She served on the Charles B. Aycock Memorial Commission. Her personal ... More


High Heels on the Ground: The Power of Personal Witness, 1964

Rebecca Tuuri

in Strategic Sisterhood: The National Council of Negro Women in the Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638904
eISBN:
9781469638928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638904.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the first summer of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW)-sponsored civil rights organization Wednesdays in Mississippi (WIMS). WIMS brought down forty-eight black and ... More


Introduction

Samira K. Mehta

in Beyond Chrismukkah: The Christian-Jewish Interfaith Family in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636368
eISBN:
9781469636382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636368.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The introduction outlines broad themes of the book and provides a chapter summary.


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