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Nation and Nurture in Seventeenth-Century English Literature

Rachel Trubowitz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199604739
eISBN:
9780191741074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604739.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book focuses on changing seventeenth-century English views of maternal nurture and the nation. The revaluation of maternal nursing goes hand-in-hand with the reformation of the nation, ... More


How Wide Is Our Lens?

Douglas A Hicks

in With God on All Sides: Leadership in a Devout and Diverse America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337174
eISBN:
9780199868407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337174.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the predominant vision many political leaders have articulated post-September 11, 2001: a narrow and embattled vision of the collective American identity. It draws on Samuel ... More


Introduction: Confusions over Confucianism

Anna Sun

in Confucianism as a World Religion: Contested Histories and Contemporary Realities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155579
eISBN:
9781400846085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155579.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This introductory chapter talks about the confusions and controversies over the religious nature of Confucianism. It argues that the confusions come mainly from three sources. First, they come from ... More


Music in American Religious Experience

Philip V. Bohlman, Edith Blumhofer, and Maria Chow (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195173048
eISBN:
9780199872091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173048.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Since the appearance of The Bay Psalm Book in 1640, music has served as a defining factor for American religious experience. Music is crucial to the maintenance of the belief systems that account for ... More


Civil Death

Colin Dayan

in The Law Is a White Dog: How Legal Rituals Make and Unmake Persons

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691070919
eISBN:
9781400838592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691070919.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes what happens to persons in two cases: the free person of property who commits a felony and undergoes civil death and the enslaved person, who, as bearer of “negative ... More


Creation in Church History

Hilary Marlow

in Biblical Prophets and Contemporary Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199569052
eISBN:
9780191723230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569052.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

A number of environmental scientists and theologians view the Judaeo–Christian tradition with suspicion, even hostility, and some lay the blame for the current environmental situation at the door of ... More


Introduction

Wendy L. Wall

in Inventing the "American Way": The Politics of Consensus from the New Deal to the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195329100
eISBN:
9780199870226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329100.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter gives a brief overview of the book’s argument, beginning with the premise that America’s mid-century consensus can best be understood, not as a “natural” development, but as a political ... More


“The House I Live In”

Wendy L. Wall

in Inventing the "American Way": The Politics of Consensus from the New Deal to the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195329100
eISBN:
9780199870226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329100.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the war, federal agencies, Hollywood, and private groups appealed for tolerance in the name of national unity, thus making pluralism a corollary of consensus. This chapter explores the ... More


Judaic Sources and Western Thought: Jerusalem's Enduring Presence

Jonathan Jacobs (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199583157
eISBN:
9780191728952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583157.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book explores the significance and enduring relevance of Judaic roots and sources of important European and Western moral and political ideas and ideals. The book focuses on the distinct ... More


Gods, Heroes, & Kings: The Battle for Mythic Britain

Christopher R. Fee

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174038
eISBN:
9780199849864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174038.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The islands of Britain have been a crossroads of gods, heroes, and kings—those of flesh as well as those of myth—for thousands of years. Successive waves of invasion brought distinctive legends, ... More


The Preacher King: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Word that Moved America

Richard Lischer

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111323
eISBN:
9780199853298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111323.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a spellbinding orator and it is evident that he honed these skills in the pulpit in his capacity as a Baptist minister. This book is a full-scale study of King as a ... More


Will the Parties Conciliate or Refuse? The Triangle of Jews, Germans, and Palestinians

Dan Bar-On

in From Conflict Resolution to Reconciliation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195166439
eISBN:
9780199849796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166439.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Certain adjustments have to be made when dealing with long-term protracted conflicts since the notions of peaceful coexistence, forgiveness, and conciliation have to be considered in the context of ... More


True to Values

Mark Robert Rank

in One Nation, Underprivileged: Why American Poverty Affects Us All

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195101683
eISBN:
9780199894048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101683.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter takes up the issue of values. The goal of reducing poverty is consistent, and in fact critical, to the realization of two core sets of values held in high esteem by the majority of ... More


Three Dimensions of Loyalty

George P. Fletcher

in Loyalty: An Essay on the Morality of Relationships

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195098327
eISBN:
9780199852901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098327.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter uses examples from literature to illustrate the three dimensions of loyalty: loyalty to loved ones (friends, lovers, family members), loyalty to a group (nation, political party) and ... More


Conclusion

Debra A. Shattuck

in Bloomer Girls: Women Baseball Pioneers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040375
eISBN:
9780252098796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040375.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Baseball did not become gendered as a man’s sport overnight nor did any single group dominate the cultural metanarrative of baseball as it matured from infancy to adolescence during the nineteenth ... More


The Politics of Secularism

Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

in Rethinking Religion and World Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827978
eISBN:
9780199933020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827978.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes two influential trajectories of secularism and explains why they are important to contemporary world politics: laicism, from the French laïcité, which distils a particular ... More


A Theology of Water: Humane Borders and the Reverend Robin Hoover

Ananda Rose

in Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration Controversy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199890934
eISBN:
9780199949793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890934.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines one of Tucson's most prominent faith-based migrant aid organizations, Humane Borders, which provides passive humanitarian assistance to migrants by maintaining water stations in ... More


Between Exodus and Egypt: Israel–Palestine and the Break‐up of the Black–Jewish Alliance

Anna Hartnell

in African Athena: New Agendas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199595006
eISBN:
9780191731464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595006.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This article argues that Martin Bernal's Black Athena occasions the opportunity to revisit the strained relationship between blacks and Jews in the US, and in particular the tendency to ‘naturalize’ ... More


Remembrance and the Christian Right

Kerwin Lee Klein

in From History to Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268814
eISBN:
9780520948297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268814.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter explores one strand of popular and political discourse about the past in the recent United States. It notes that for an emergent Christian conservative movement, memory and related ... More


Medieval Family and Marriage Law: From Actions of Status to Legal Doctrine

Laurent L J M Waelkens

in The Creation of the Ius Commune: From Casus to Regula

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638970
eISBN:
9780748651481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638970.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter provides a challenging account of how the medieval scholars created a law reflecting their Judeo-Christian ideas of family and marriage out of Roman legal texts which were founded on ... More


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