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No Future in This Country: The Prophetic Pessimism of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner

Andre E. Johnson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830708
eISBN:
9781496830678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830708.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

No Future in This Country: The Prophetic Pessimism of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner is a rhetorical history of the public career of Bishop Turner during a critical point in American history—from ... More


Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

James L. Marsh and Anna Brown (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book presents Daniel Berrigan’s contributions and challenge to Catholic social thought. His contribution lies in his consistent, comprehensive, theoretical, and practical approach to issues of ... More


Conclusion to Part II Local Cosmopolitans

Engseng Ho

in The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the key findings of the second section of this book about the genealogical travel writings of the Hadramis. The focus of this section is mainly on the Hadrami sayyids who ... More


Jesus' Followers and the Roman Empire: Paul

Christopher Bryan

in Render to Caesar: Jesus, the Early Church, and the Roman Superpower

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195183344
eISBN:
9780199835584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195183347.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Paul writes within the biblical tradition, regarding the state as God’s minister for God’s purposes: therefore the state’s authority is legitimate but open to prophetic challenge. Paul urges ... More


Daniel Berrigan's Theology: Retrieving the Prophetic and Proclaiming the Resurrection

Robert A. Ludwig

in Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

For Ludwig, Berrigan’s major contribution to Catholic social teaching is also his recovery, rehabilitation, and renewal of the prophetic voice and of prophetic action. In his chapter, Ludwig begins ... More


Summary of the Periphyseon: Book IV

John J. O’Meara

in Eriugena

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198266747
eISBN:
9780191683084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198266747.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents a summary of Book IV of Eriugena’s main work, Periphyseon. The book considers the Sixth Prophetic Meditation (the Sixth ‘Day’) of the creation of the universe.


Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams during the Civil War

Jonathan W. White

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632049
eISBN:
9781469632063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632049.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Civil War brought upheaval to America, not only in waking hours, but also at night. Sleeplessness plagued the Union and Confederate armies, and dreams of war glided through the sleeping brains of ... More


“Hell Is an Improvement So Far As the Negro Is Concerned”: Turner and the Damning of America

Andre E. Johnson

in No Future in This Country: The Prophetic Pessimism of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830708
eISBN:
9781496830678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830708.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 6 examines Turner’s prophetic ire against America and how the country deals with race. The chapter offers analysis of speeches in which he condemns America, calls the flag a “contemptible ... More


Lonergan and Berrigan: Two Radical and Visionary Jesuits

Patrick D. Brown

in Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this chapter, Brown argues that, in their opposition to the inertial thinking characteristic to the conventional mind, and in arguing for a humane, Christian alternative, Berrigan and Lonergan ... More


Justin Martyr and the Pneumatology of the Mid‐Second Century

Anthony Briggman

in Irenaeus of Lyons and the Theology of the Holy Spirit

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641536
eISBN:
9780191738302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641536.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

This study begins in chapter 1 with an examination of Justin Martyr's understanding of the Spirit. The objective of this analysis is twofold. The first objective is to provide the reader with an ... More


Philosophy and the Prophetic Challenge

Martin J. De Nys

in Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter stresses the fruitful interplay between philosophy and prophecy, and the way in which Berrigan mediates the prophetic tradition to the contemporary scene and a unique and compelling way. ... More


How Optimal Marginality Created a Public Sociologist

Neil McLaughlin

in Erich Fromm and Global Public Sociology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529214581
eISBN:
9781529214628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529214581.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Rooted in an original theoretical perspective on how optimal marginality creates creative ideas, this chapter explains how the multiple social circles Fromm was involved in during his youth created ... More


Qur’an and Bible

Angelika Neuwirth

in The Qur'an and Late Antiquity: A Shared Heritage

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199928958
eISBN:
9780190921316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199928958.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

In this chapter the general issues of interpretation involving the differences and similarities between the Qur’an and the Old and New Testaments are critically discussed. Allegory and typology are ... More


Conclusion

Elaine Allen Lechtreck

in Southern White Ministers and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817525
eISBN:
9781496817570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817525.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This conclusion asks questions: Does a minister remain silent in the face of injustice? What happens to important ministerial concepts such as “freedom of the pulpit”? Can a pastor balance the ... More


Cultivating Islam

Ismail Fajrie Alatas

in What Is Religious Authority?: Cultivating Islamic Communities in Indonesia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691204314
eISBN:
9780691204291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691204314.003.1001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter narrates the brief encounter between Habib Luthfi and Suryo that encapsulates the central concern on Islamic religious authorities and their roles in cultivating communities of Muslims ... More


. Cracking the Prophecy Code: Reading as an Act of Agency

Jennie Chapman

in Plotting Apocalypse: Reading, Agency, and Identity in the Left Behind Series

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039034
eISBN:
9781621039891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039034.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter sets out the monograph’s central thesis: that acts of reading and interpretation (both of scripture and the social, cultural, economic and environmental ‘signs of the times’ that presage ... More


Signs and Signals: The Stirrings of Social Criticism

Johnston McKay

in The Kirk and the Kingdom: A Century of Tension in Scottish Social Theology 1830–1929

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748644735
eISBN:
9780748676705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748644735.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The social theology of representative nineteenth century churchmen, Patrick Brewster, Robert Burns, Robert Buchanan and Norman Macleod are examined to show that the claim that Brewster was, in Donald ... More


Texts

Ismail Fajrie Alatas

in What Is Religious Authority?: Cultivating Islamic Communities in Indonesia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691204314
eISBN:
9780691204291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691204314.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter focuses on al-Ḥaddād and his attempt to formulate a new mode of articulatory labor that shifts the emphasis of Islam away from the inimitable achievements of living figures to text-based ... More


Genealogies

Ismail Fajrie Alatas

in What Is Religious Authority?: Cultivating Islamic Communities in Indonesia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691204314
eISBN:
9780691204291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691204314.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter observes Habib Luthfi's labor of recovering Indonesia's saintly past. Much of this labor has been devoted to the hagiographical composition of his own little-known and unrecorded ... More


Dethroning Irish Catholicism: Church, State and modernity in contemporary Ireland

David Carroll Cochran

in Tracing the Cultural Legacy of Irish Catholicism: From Galway to Cloyne and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526101068
eISBN:
9781526124197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101068.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Using Charles Taylor’s A Catholic Modernity? as its starting point, David Cochrane explores the evolving role of Catholicism in Ireland over the last half century and concludes that the disentangling ... More


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