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Neighbors and Missionaries: A History of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine

Margaret M. McGuinness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239870
eISBN:
9780823239917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239870.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Neighbors and Missionaries is a history of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine, a community of women religious founded by Marion Gurney (Mother Marianne of Jesus) in 1910. Believing that ... More


The Twentieth Century

Edward Rohs and Judith Estrine

in Raised by the Church: Growing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823240227
eISBN:
9780823240265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240227.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter describes the aftermath of WWII and the challenges society faced in housing and caring for the generation of baby boomers who were born into extreme deprivation. It discusses ... More


The Fierce Life of Grace Holmes Carlson: Catholic, Socialist, Feminist

Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479802180
eISBN:
9781479892006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802180.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

On December 8, 1941, Grace Holmes Carlson, the only female defendant among eighteen Trotskyists convicted under the Smith Act, was sentenced to sixteen months in federal prison for advocating the ... More


Appalachian Folklore

Katherine Ledford and Theresa Lloyd (eds)

in Writing Appalachia: An Anthology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178790
eISBN:
9780813178806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178790.003.0705
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The terms “folklore,” “folklife,” and “folkways” refer to cultural practices transmitted orally among members of a group. The literature represented in this anthology is an example of verbal ... More


Growth and Development 1890–1896

J.F. COAKLEY

in The Church of the East and the Church of England: A History of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Assyrian Mission

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267447
eISBN:
9780191683268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267447.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This chapter discusses the growth and development of the Assyrian Mission from 1890–1896. The scale of the Mission as a whole increased little by little over the first ten years of its existence. At ... More


Mainline Christianity: The Past and Future of America's Majority Faith

Jason S. Lantzer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753309
eISBN:
9780814753323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753309.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since the Revolutionary War, Mainline Christianity has been comprised of the Seven Sisters of American Protestantism—the Congregational Church, the Episcopal Church, the Evangelical Lutheran Church, ... More


“Never Free from Their Espionage”: The Good Shepherd Magdalen Asylums

Frances Finnegan

in Do Penance or Perish: Magdalen Asylums in Ireland

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174601
eISBN:
9780199849901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174601.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter describes the origins and motivations of the French Good Shepherd Sisters. The newly admitted penitent is exposed to the nun who has dedicated her life to the service of God in a ... More


Margaret Drabble

Lorna Hardwick and James I. Porter

in Sibylline Sisters: Virgil's Presence in Contemporary Women's Writing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199582969
eISBN:
9780191731198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582969.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Virgilian imagery and references are the most sustained in the novel The Seven Sisters (2003). Drabble writes herself into a Virgilian tradition, explicitly adopting the Virgil of 20th-century ... More


The Crimean War and Irish Society

Paul Huddie

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382547
eISBN:
9781786945464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382547.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book is essentially a ‘home front’ study of Ireland during the Crimean War, or more specifically Irish society’s responses to that conflict. It complements the existing research on Irish ... More


Women's Images Reconstructed:: The Sisters-in-Law Tomb and Its Legend*

Helen F. Siu (ed.)

in Merchants' Daughters: Women, Commerce, and Regional Culture in South China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099692
eISBN:
9789882207189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099692.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter is concerned with lineage rituals. It focuses on the Sisters-in-Law Tomb, which was worshipped as an ancestral tomb by the He lineage of Shawan, one of the most distinguished lineages in ... More


Yiddish Modernism in Weimar Berlin

Allison Schachter

in Diasporic Modernisms: Hebrew and Yiddish Literature in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812639
eISBN:
9780199919413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812639.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, European Literature

In his interwar prose fiction, written in Weimar Berlin, Dovid Bergelson rewrites the traditional Jewish tropes of exile and diaspora to situate Yiddish both within the changing Jewish linguistic and ... More


Nan Goldin

Emma Wilson

in The Reclining Nude: Agnès Varda, Catherine Breillat, and Nan Goldin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620245
eISBN:
9781789623581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620245.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Focusing on two projects first mounted in Paris, an installation about Goldin’s sister Barbara, Sisters, Saints and Sibyls and a projection and grid pictures inspired by images in the Louvre Museum, ... More


Raised by the Church: Growing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages

Edward Rohs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823240227
eISBN:
9780823240265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240227.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book chronicles the extraordinary life of Ed Rohs, a bright, mischievous boy who was raised in five institutions of the Catholic orphanage system in postwar Brooklyn, New York, from infancy in ... More


A Window into the Crisis: Three Nuns and a Soup Kitchen

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/9780199890934.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter highlights three Mexican Sisters of the Eucharist who run a soup kitchen for deported migrants in Nogales, Mexico. The soup kitchen, part of a larger initiative of the Jesuit Refugee ... More


“The Struggle Approximated to the Heroic”: African Catholic Women Becoming Nuns in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1922–1965

Nicholas M. Creary

in Domesticating a Religious Import: The Jesuits and the Inculturation of the Catholic Church in Zimbabwe, 1879-1980

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233342
eISBN:
9780823241774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233342.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In August 1965, the community of the Little Children of our Blessed Lady (or LCBL Sisters) at Hwedza asked Sister Rocha Mushonga to accompany Sister Ancilla, their delegate to the congregation's ... More


Cowboys and Yodeling

Timothy E. Wise

in Yodeling and Meaning in American Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496805805
eISBN:
9781496805843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805805.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter is concerned with the role yodeling played in mass media constructions of the fictional cowboy in the early twentieth century. With the emphasis on semiotics and musical connotation, it ... More


Changes and Continuities

Margaret M. McGuinness

in Neighbors and Missionaries: A History of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239870
eISBN:
9780823239917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239870.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

When Mother Marianne died in 1957, the Catholic Church and American society were on the verge of major transformations. Beginning in 1958, the congregation implemented a number of changes in response ... More


The Sisters of Mercy: A Tale of Two Cities

Edward Rohs and Judith Estrine

in Raised by the Church: Growing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823240227
eISBN:
9780823240265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240227.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Beginning in 1855, this chapter provides an overview of the historic roots of the Sisters of Mercy in Brooklyn and their involvement with the impoverished immigrant community, fifty five percent of ... More


Focal Case Examples

Tina P. Kruse

in Making Change: Youth Social Entrepreneurship as an Approach to Positive Youth and Community Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190849795
eISBN:
9780190849825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849795.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

This part of the book of the book introduces the text's two focal case examples which are examined after each section. Case 1 is about the SOUL Sisters Leadership Collective (SSLC). The primary ... More


A Cinema of Girlhood:: Sonyeo Sensibility and the Decorative Impulse in the Korean Horror Cinema

Jinhee Choi

in Horror to the Extreme: Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099722
eISBN:
9789882207028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099722.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the industrial, ideological, and aesthetic significance of a sonyeo (girls') sensibility to the Korean horror cycle of the late 1990s and early 2000s. It attempts to delineate ... More


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