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A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony

John Demos

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128901
eISBN:
9780199853960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128901.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The year 2000 marked the 30th anniversary of the publication of this title. The study examines the family in the context of the colony founded by the Pilgrims who came over on the Mayflower. Basing ... More


The Charles Curran Affair

Mark S. Massa

in The American Catholic Revolution: How the Sixties Changed the Church Forever

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734122
eISBN:
9780199866373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734122.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

After writing the Mayflower Declaration in 1968, Charles Curran set about a scholarly agenda of showing how and why the pope’s condemnation was, from a theological point of view, problematic. This ... More


The Dagger, the Sword, and the Gun

Marilyn Ann Moss

in Raoul Walsh: The True Adventures of Hollywood's Legendary Director

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813133935
eISBN:
9780813135595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813133935.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Raoul Walsh began to think seriously about going independent and forming his own production company. As an independent, back in New York now, he surrounded himself with a group who could be ... More


Setting a New Course

Francis J. Bremer

in One Small Candle: The Story of the Plymouth Puritans and the Beginning of English New England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197510049
eISBN:
9780197510070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510049.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, British and Irish Early Modern History

By 1617 members of the congregation discussed moving. The challenges of living in Leiden remained great. They also feared the Netherlands becoming engaged in war with Spain. After considerable ... More


Pageantry, Legitimation, and Special Anglo-American Relations

Steve Marsh

in Culture Matters: Anglo-American Relations and the Intangibles of 'Specialness'

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781526151421
eISBN:
9781526158369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526151438.00011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Steve Marsh explores political culture by foregrounding the contribution that diplomatic pageantry has made to official representations of Anglo-American relations. Through analysis of bilateral ... More


Maud's Mysterious Ancestry: Wild Butlers and Wandering Swifts

Judith L. Sensibar

in Faulkner and Love: The Women Who Shaped His Art

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115031
eISBN:
9780300142433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115031.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the ancestry of Maud Faulkner. It explains the Maud's Oldham-Allen ancestors either arrived on the Mayflower or could trace their lineage to the Swiss baron de Graffenried, ... More


Inventing a Christian America: The Myth of the Religious Founding

Steven K. Green

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190230975
eISBN:
9780190231002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190230975.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the evidence supporting claims that America’s founding principles are based in part on religion. These claims usually center on the Puritan background to republican government ... More


Charles Curran and “Loyal Dissent”: The First Postclassicist Natural Law Paradigm

Mark S. Massa

in The Structure of Theological Revolutions: How the Fight Over Birth Control Transformed American Catholicism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190851408
eISBN:
9780190851439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851408.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter presents an in-depth examination of the critique of one of the most famous Catholic theologians, Fr. Charles Curran. In narrating Curran’s story, it focuses on his firing as a professor ... More


A Model for Christian and Civil Government

Steven K. Green

in Inventing a Christian America: The Myth of the Religious Founding

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190230975
eISBN:
9780190231002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190230975.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 2 considers the claim that various political principles underlying republican government are directly traceable to the Puritans. The chapter examines the role of the Puritans and Calvinist ... More


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