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Sanctuary Old and New: The Biblical Tradition of Radical Hospitality

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/9780199890934.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter two further examines the biblical tradition of radical hospitality that has been inspiring religious activists at the U.S.–Mexico border. It looks at the Sanctuary Movement of the 1980s and ... More


Crossing Borders: Transnational Sanctuary, Social Justice, and the Church

Jacqueline Maria Hagan

in Religion on the Edge: De-centering and Re-centering the Sociology of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938629
eISBN:
9780199980758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938629.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Throughout the Christian era, the church has been recognized as an institution providing sanctuary to those in need. In the contemporary era, sanctuary for migrants in the US has formally manifested ... More


The Sanctuary City in Historical Perspective

Loren Collingwood and Benjamin Gonzalez O’Brien

in Sanctuary Cities: The Politics of Refuge

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190937027
eISBN:
9780190937058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190937027.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter examines how the Sanctuary Movement influenced the first city-level sanctuary declarations, as well as how these policies evolved from the 1980s to 2010s. Charting both shifts in the ... More


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

Ananda Rose

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199890934
eISBN:
9780199949793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890934.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Set in the Sonoran desert, at the U.S.–Mexico border, in the shadow of migrant deaths, this book examines one of the most daunting ethical questions of our time: How should we treat the strangers who ... More


Media Coverage of Sanctuary Cities, 1980–2017

Loren Collingwood and Benjamin Gonzalez O’Brien

in Sanctuary Cities: The Politics of Refuge

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190937027
eISBN:
9780190937058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190937027.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The intended beneficiaries of sanctuary policies changed from refugees in the 1980s to undocumented immigrants in the 2000s. This chapter charts the shift in the tone and tenor of media coverage ... More


Fugitive Personhood: Reimagining Sanctuary in Gayl Jones’s Song for Anninho and Mosquito

Angela Naimou

in Salvage Work: U.S. and Caribbean Literatures amid the Debris of Legal Personhood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264766
eISBN:
9780823266616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264766.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter argues that Jones’s book-length poem Song for Anninho and novel Mosquito challenge death-bound theories of personhood through their narrational modes of flight, fugitivity, and ... More


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