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“The Horriblest Thing I Ever Saw”: Early Religion-Based Medical-Neglect Cases in the United States

Shawn Francis Peters

in When Prayer Fails: Faith Healing, Children, and the Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195306354
eISBN:
9780199867714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306354.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews relevant American religion-based medical-neglect cases from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when cases relating to faith healing and children began appearing in courts on ... More


Epilogue

Burnis R. Morris

in Carter G. Woodson: History, the Black Press, and Public Relations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814074
eISBN:
9781496814111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814074.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Evidence of Carter G. Woodson’s influence is abundant. At the opening ceremony for the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., on September 24, 2016, Congressman ... More


A General Who Will Fight: The Leadership of Ulysses S. Grant

Harry S. Laver

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136776
eISBN:
9780813141282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136776.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Prior to his service in the Civil War, nothing about Ulysses S. Grant indicated that he would be an extraordinary leader. His performance as a cadet at West Point was mediocre and he finished in the ... More


Twelve Gates to the City

Andrew Billingsley

in Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161793
eISBN:
9780199849512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161793.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes 12 great black urban churches with outstanding programs on a scale grand enough to make their cities more livable. That is, they have used their financial resources to ... More


What I Saw of Shiloh

Roy Morris, Jr.

in Ambrose Bierce: Alone in Bad Company

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126280
eISBN:
9780199854165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126280.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As he was unfavored, Ambrose Bierce went from Elkhart to Indianapolis to begin his training as a full-fledged member of Company C, Ninth Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment, with thousands of young ... More


We Struck out on our own Responsibility

John M. Porter

in One of Morgan’s Men: Memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129891
eISBN:
9780813135700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129891.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Although John M. Porter made it to Corinth, Mississippi, he was not able to rejoin the army of John Hunt Morgan and be actively involved in the Battle of Shiloh. In this battle, General Johnston was ... More


Shiloh

Harry S. Laver

in A General Who Will Fight: The Leadership of Ulysses S. Grant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136776
eISBN:
9780813141282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136776.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

Despite being surprised by Confederates at Shiloh, Tennessee, Grant drew upon his earlier experience to assess correctly the condition of his army and that of the enemy. His decision to resume the ... More


Brave Hearts and Stout Hands

Patrick A. Lewis

in For Slavery and Union: Benjamin Buckner and Kentucky Loyalties in the Civil War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160795
eISBN:
9780813165509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160795.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter narrates Buckner’s Civil War service from the summer of 1861 through the summer of 1862, including his first major combat experience at the battle of Shiloh. It mines Buckner’s ... More


. Black Soldiers and the CCC at Shiloh National Military Park

Timothy B. Smith

in Of Times and Race: Essays Inspired by John F. Marszalek

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036392
eISBN:
9781621030522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036392.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the roles of African Americans in the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) during the creation of the Shiloh National Military Park in Tennessee. Shiloh had special ... More


Does the Governor Say He Will Come for Us?

Stephen D. Engle

in Gathering to Save a Nation: Lincoln and the Union's War Governors

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629339
eISBN:
9781469629353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629339.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the war in the western theatre and the impact of Buell’s capture of Nashville, and the battle of Shiloh, which was the first major victory of the Union army. It examines the ... More


Shiloh

Earl J. Hess

in Braxton Bragg: The Most Hated Man of the Confederacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628752
eISBN:
9781469628776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628752.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Braxton Bragg moved his Army of Pensacola to Tennessee as part of a major Confederate concentration against a Union invasion that threatened the rail junction of Corinth, Mississippi. As part of that ... More


Fort Henry to Corinth

Earl J. Hess

in The Civil War in the West: Victory and Defeat from the Appalachians to the Mississippi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835425
eISBN:
9781469601892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869840_hess.6
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

On January 1862, Ulysses S. Grant proposed to move against the Confederate posture in the west, proposing to transport his men up the Tennessee River to strike at Fort Henry and use it as a base. His ... More


In Search of a Call

Randal Maurice Jelks

in Benjamin Elijah Mays, Schoolmaster of the Movement: A Biography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835364
eISBN:
9781469601748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869871_jelks.7
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the challenges Mays faced before he accepted his calling as a Baptist clergyman. Mays faced two impediments to his ministerial aspirations. The first was his social status as a ... More


Unto Seattle, Milwaukee, New Jersey, and the Uttermost Parts: The Jesus People Go Nationwide

Larry Eskridge

in God's Forever Family: The Jesus People Movement in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195326451
eISBN:
9780199344826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326451.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the contemporaneous growth of the Jesus People movement in locations all across the United States in 1969 and 1970. The often spontaneous rise of counterculture-friendly Jesus ... More


Echoes of Saul: Revision through Introduction in Judges 19–21, 1 Samuel 1, and 1 Samuel 11

Sara J. Milstein

in Tracking the Master Scribe: Revision through Introduction in Biblical and Mesopotamian Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190205393
eISBN:
9780190205416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205393.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Scholars typically understand Judges 19 to be prior and Judges 20–21 to constitute a later expansion. This chapter argues that the reverse was the case, namely, that the concubine episode in Judges ... More


Moses, the Mushites, and the Rise of the Levites

Mark Leuchter

in The Levites and the Boundaries of Israelite Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190665098
eISBN:
9780190665128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190665098.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The early Israelite priesthood formed among priest-saint groups beyond the boundaries of chiefdoms. The traditions regarding Moses outshine those of virtually all other such venerated figures, ... More


Samuel as a Levite

Mark Leuchter

in Samuel and the Shaping of Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199659340
eISBN:
9780191806612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199659340.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines Samuel's rise to priestly prominence at Shiloh by offering a tentative reconstruction of the Levites as a sacral caste intimately connected to Israel's early traditions of ... More


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