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Recognising Secularisation: The Church of England and Its Struggle for a Political Role (1960–90)

Peter Itzen

in Defending the Faith: Global Histories of Apologetics and Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266915
eISBN:
9780191938177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266915.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Religion

For leaders of the Church of England, secularisation was such an obvious fact that it virtually became a self-fulfilling prophecy as it informed political and theological debates within the Church. ... More


Evil in the Western Philosophical Tradition

Gavin Rae

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474445320
eISBN:
9781474465205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474445320.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

While Western moral, philosophical, and theological thought has historically privileged the good, this has been accompanied by profound, if subterranean, interest in evil. This book charts a history ... More


Faith in the family: A lived religious history of English Catholicism, 1945-82

Alana Harris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719085741
eISBN:
9781781706503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085741.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Drawing upon a multi-disciplinary methodology employing diverse written sources, material practices and vivid life histories, Faith in the Family seeks to assess the impact of the Second Vatican ... More


Living in a Secular Age

Craig Browne and Andrew P. Lynch

in Taylor and Politics: A Critical Introduction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780748691937
eISBN:
9781474445191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691937.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter assesses the political implications of Taylor’s landmark work A Secular Age and provides an analysis of the book’s content and its implications for debates about religion in modern ... More


The Secular Scripture

Christina Phillips

in Religion in the Egyptian Novel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474417068
eISBN:
9781474476737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417068.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter continues to explore the interdependence and co-imbrication of the religious and secular, focusing now on mature Egyptian novels from the mid twentieth century. It explores Mahfuz’s ... More


Social upheavals and discourses on Irish identity: the place of religion

Karin Fischer

in Schools and the Politics of Religion and Diversity in the Republic of Ireland: Separate But Equal?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719091964
eISBN:
9781526115379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091964.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Chapter 2 gives an insight into the main social transformations in the Republic of Ireland since the 1960s and the consequences of these developments for the place of religion in contemporary society ... More


‘He saw the city and wept’: the Manchester and Salford Methodist Mission, 1910–60

Angela Connelly

in Culture in Manchester: Institutions and urban change since 1850

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090387
eISBN:
9781781707128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090387.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This essay contests the general view, based on the processes of secularisation rooted in the nineteenth century, that religion and its moral teachings were incompatible with the modern city. Angela ... More


‘[B]ringing this deed of darkness to light’: representations of the past in Clara Reeve’s The Old English Baron (1778)

Jonathan Dent

in Sinister Histories: Gothic Novels and Representations of the Past, From Horace Walpole to Mary Wollstonecraft

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719095979
eISBN:
9781526115195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095979.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Building on the notion that the Gothic is shaped by (and responds to) Enlightenment historiography and shifting conceptions of the past in the eighteenth century, this chapter proposes that The Old ... More


Falling away from the Church? Negotiating religious selfhoods in post-1945 England

Barry Hazley

in Life history and the Irish migrant experience in post-war England: Myth, memory and emotional adaptation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128003
eISBN:
9781526150554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128010.00012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

While recent commemorative histories mythologise fervent devotion to the faith as a distinctive attribute of the post-war migrant experience, catholic observers at the time feared migrants were ... More


The Return of Political Theology

Peter Uwe Hohendahl

in Perilous Futures: On Carl Schmitt's Late Writings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726545
eISBN:
9781501730665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726545.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The fifth chapter goes back to Schmitt’s 1922 Political Theology to frame the author’s late return to this theme. The chapter argues that this return underscores the centrality of political theology ... More


Everyday evangelicals: life in a religious subculture after the Agreement

Gladys Ganiel and Claire Mitchell

in Everyday Life After the Irish Conflict: The Impact of Devolution and Cross-border Cooperation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719087288
eISBN:
9781781704561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087288.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter develops the concept of an evangelical subculture in order to explore how both the politics of the post-Agreement period, as well as more mundane, everyday concerns about God, faith and ... More


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