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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


“Dangerous Times Call for Risky Responses”: Latino Immigration and Sanctuary, 1981–2001

María Cristina García

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This ecumenical spirit of cooperation between Catholics and Protestants was evident in the Sanctuary movement. This chapter points out that in the 1980s faith-based organizations and more than 200 ... 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


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


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


Compassion for Immigrants and the Sanctuary Movements

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

in Catholic Social Activism: Progressive Movements in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479885480
eISBN:
9781479830862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885480.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter depicts some of the current debates and pressing issues around immigration reform and the treatment of refugees in the United States. It provides an overview of the Catholic Church’s ... More


Catholic Social Activism: Progressive Movements in the United States

Sharon Erickson Nepstad

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479885480
eISBN:
9781479830862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885480.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Catholic Social Activism asks a number of questions regarding Catholic faith and politics: How have American laypeople responded to contentious political moments, including times of war, severe ... 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


Conclusion: The Shifting Nature of Latinidad

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

in On Latinidad: U.S. Latino Literature and the Construction of Ethnicity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030838
eISBN:
9780813039213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030838.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter gives a bleak view of the possibilities for panethnicity that suggests that, perhaps inevitably, the interests of one or another national-origin group will take precedence over ... 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


Public Lives in American Hispanic Churches: Expanding the Paradigm

Daniel Ramırez

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although most of the churches that took part in the Sanctuary movement were Mainline Protestant or Catholic, this chapter shows that Pentecostal churches not only provided succor to Central American ... More


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