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Certifying Eugenic Purity in the Churches

Christine Rosen

in Preaching Eugenics: Religious Leaders and the American Eugenics Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195156799
eISBN:
9780199835218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515679X.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter further places religious leaders’ enthusiasm for eugenics in the context of both Progressivism and the Social Gospel movement. As eugenic ideas gained in popularity, religious leaders ... More


Restoration

Owen Chadwick

in The Popes and European Revolution

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269199
eISBN:
9780191600487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269196.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Traces the decline of political power in the Catholic Church in Europe from the period after the overthrow of Napoleon Bonaparte in 1814, and the return of the Pope to Rome. In the new Europe so ... More


“Be not righteous over much”

John Wigger

in American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

One measure of the church’s success was that it now had to deal with imposters who pretended to be Methodist preachers. Still, growth slowed in the 1790s and membership actually declined in the ... More


Contending for Liberty

Philip N. Mulder

in A Controversial Spirit: Evangelical Awakenings in the South

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131635
eISBN:
9780199834525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131630.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The American Revolution heightened the differences between Presbyterians, Baptists, and Methodists as the dissenters addressed the political crisis through petitions and met the resultant ... More


Protestant Christianity in Reform-Era China: Realities and Representations

David Ownby

in Encountering Modernity: Christianity in East Asia and Asian America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839475
eISBN:
9780824869731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839475.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the intersection between nationalism, religion, and politics by documenting the revival of Protestant Christianity in post-Mao China. In particular, it looks at the House Church ... More


Southern Catholics and Desegregation in Denominational Perspective, 1945–1971

Mark Newman

in Desegregating Dixie: The Catholic Church in the South and Desegregation, 1945-1992

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818867
eISBN:
9781496818904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818867.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter compares the response of the Catholic Church in the South to desegregation with that of the region’s larger white denominations: the Southern Baptist Convention, the Methodist Church, the ... More


Introduction: Interesting Times

Larry A. Witham

in Who Shall Lead Them?: The Future of Ministry in America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195315936
eISBN:
9780199851089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315936.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about American clergy. This book examines the alleged shortage facing American clergy and describes the status or conditions of ... More


Providing a Prophetic Voice? Churches and Peacebuilding, 1968–20051

Maria Power

in Building Peace in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316593
eISBN:
9781846316739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316739.005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the role that the leaders of the Protestant and Catholic churches played in promoting peacebuilding. Religious leaders made many efforts for peacebuilding. Leaders of the ... More


The 1950s: Part One

Steven K. Green

in The Third Disestablishment: Church, State, and American Culture, 1940-1975

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190908140
eISBN:
9780190908171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908140.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the Protestant–Catholic tensions of the early 1950s and the meteoric rise of Protestants and Other Americans United for Separation of Church and State (POAU) and its early ... More


Sin, Repentance, and Confession in Nineteenth-Century American Protestant Polemics

Patrick W. Carey

in Confession: Catholics, Repentance, and Forgiveness in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190889135
eISBN:
9780190889166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190889135.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

This chapter describes the American Protestant reactions to the Catholic understanding of sacramental confession. That reaction is analyzed within the context of the heritage of the Protestant ... More


A Sacred Economy of Value and Production: Capitalism and Protestantism in Early Modern Korea (1885–1919)

Albert L. Park

in Encountering Modernity: Christianity in East Asia and Asian America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839475
eISBN:
9780824869731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839475.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the process in which capitalism unfolded in Korea through ideas and institutions developed by the Protestant Christian Church after 1885. Focusing on the Nevius Plan, which ... More


The Devil's Scout (1716–1718)

Paul Baines and Pat Rogers

in Edmund Curll, Bookseller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199278985
eISBN:
9780191700002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278985.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter begins by discussing how Curll prudently kept the other branches of his business in full working order amidst all the commotions and how he continued to pursue his interest in ... More


1770–1788

David Constantine

in Hölderlin

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198157885
eISBN:
9780191673238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198157885.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Poetry

Friedrich Hölderlin was born on March 20, 1770, in Lauffen, a village on the River Neckar to the north of Stuttgart, Germany. Hölderlin was brought up by women, by his mother and grandmother; later, ... More


High Church Anglicanism in the Nineteenth Century

Robert M. Andrews

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume III: Partisan Anglicanism and its Global Expansion 1829-c.1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199699704
eISBN:
9780191831812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699704.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the development of nineteenth-century High Church Anglicanism during a period of major social, political, and religious change within, and outside of, the British state. ... More


Anglicanism in North America and the Caribbean in the Nineteenth Century

Peter W. Williams

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume III: Partisan Anglicanism and its Global Expansion 1829-c.1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199699704
eISBN:
9780191831812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699704.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the shape of Anglicanism in nineteenth-century British North America which reflected the cultural, social, economic, and political natures of the region’s three dominant ... More


Christian Hebrew and Jewish Yiddish in Early Modern Germany

in A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781930
eISBN:
9780804782821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781930.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Christian scholars' preoccupation with the Jewish language in early modern Germany was founded on the close affinity between Yiddish and Hebrew. First, Christian interest in Yiddish was aroused ... More


Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Wai Ching Angela Wong and Patricia P. K. Chiu (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This volume expands on the long-standing debates about whether Christianity is a collaborator in, or a liberating force against the oppressive patriarchal culture for women in Asia through the ... More


Chacun À Son Tour

Stuart Carroll

in Martyrs and Murderers: The Guise Family and the Making of Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199596799
eISBN:
9780191804571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199596799.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter first describes the attack on and fall of Calais, and the role of the Guise brothers. It then details the marriage of the dauphin, Francis, to Mary Stuart; the power that control of the ... More


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