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Hymn, Prayer, and Garden

Patricia Appelbaum

in St. Francis of America: How a Thirteenth-Century Friar Became America's Most Popular Saint

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623740
eISBN:
9781469624990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623740.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter traces the history and meanings of three important cultural artifacts related to St. Francis: the hymn, “All Creatures of our God and King”; the “Prayer of St. Francis,” or “Peace ... More


St. Francis and Lady Poverty

Kenneth Baxter Wolf

in The Poverty of Riches: St. Francis of Assisi Reconsidered

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195158083
eISBN:
9780199834877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195158083.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Francis's fascination with poverty as a spiritual discipline is nowhere better illustrated than in the allegory, the Sacred Commerce of St. Francis and Lady Poverty, which appears to have been ... More


Earthquakes and the End of the New Madrid Hinterland

Conevery Bolton Valencius

in The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226053899
eISBN:
9780226053929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226053929.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The New Madrid earthquakes have been regarded as without consequence: they shook but did not change human lives. Newly-discovered probate records, along with environmental and cartographic ... More


Narrative as a Means of Knowledge: Francis and Dominic

Eleonore Stump

in Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199277421
eISBN:
9780191594298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199277421.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents an argument for the claim that there are things to know that cannot be known as well or at all apart from narratives. For this purposes, the chapter uses hagiographical stories ... More


Poets of Divine Love: The Rhetoric of Franciscan Spiritual Poetry

Alessandro Vettori

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823223251
eISBN:
9780823240913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823223251.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

St. Francis of Assisi (c.1181–1226) and Jacopone da Todi (c.1236–1306) were but two exemplars of a rich school of mystical poets writing in Umbria in the Franciscan religious tradition. Their ... More


Commemoration (1952)

Pamila Gupta

in The relic state: St Francis Xavier and the politics of ritual in Portuguese India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090615
eISBN:
9781781708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090615.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The central focus in the sixth chapter is the “Solemn Exposition” of 1952 since it represents the last in a series of commemorations of this saint's biography—fittingly, a commemoration of (Xavier's) ... More


Incorruption (1554)

Pamila Gupta

in The relic state: St Francis Xavier and the politics of ritual in Portuguese India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090615
eISBN:
9781781708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090615.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The second chapter traces the actual and written journey to sainthood of Jesuit missionary Francis Xavier(1506-1552), from his death and initial interment on the island of Sancian(1552), to his ... More


Environmental Studies in a Catholic Framework

Elaine C. Grose

in Teaching the Tradition: Catholic Themes in Academic Disciplines

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199795307
eISBN:
9780199932894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795307.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Preserving biodiversity is a task for humans endorsed by the second biblical account of creation, which highlights four points: the infinite God and finite humans can understand one another, humans ... More


The Greatest Gathering: The Second French-Chickasaw War in the Mississippi Valley and the Potential for Archaeology

KENNETH G. KELLY and MEREDITH D. HARDY

in French Colonial Archaeology in the Southeast and Caribbean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036809
eISBN:
9780813041841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036809.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

After the destruction of the Natchez in 1730, French Colonial authorities and their Indian allies considered the Chickasaw Nation the greatest threat to life and commerce in the mid-continent. A ... More


Ghost Dancers: The Saints

Kathryn Dickason

in Ringleaders of Redemption: How Medieval Dance Became Sacred

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197527276
eISBN:
9780197527306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197527276.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter considers the role of dance in the cult of the saints, tracing the evolution of dance vis-à-vis sanctity and cultic worship. For some saints, dancing became part of their iconic image. ... More


Canonization (1624)

Pamila Gupta

in The relic state: St Francis Xavier and the politics of ritual in Portuguese India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090615
eISBN:
9781781708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090615.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In 1624 the Estado da Índia and the Society of Jesus jointly staged a reception to honour Francis Xavier's recent papal canonization (1622), a celebration that was markedly different from the small ... More


Secularization (1782)

Pamila Gupta

in The relic state: St Francis Xavier and the politics of ritual in Portuguese India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090615
eISBN:
9781781708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090615.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The fourth chapter explores the ritual contours of Xavier’s “First Solemn Exposition” which was staged in 1782. It addresses the increasing "secularization" of Xavier as he becomes a symbol and agent ... More


Stupid Birds: Temporal Dissidence in the Lastmaker

Jane Blocker

in Becoming Past: History in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696970
eISBN:
9781452952321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696970.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter considers Claire Bishop’s critique of Goat Island’s final performance called The Lastmaker (2007-9), in which she accused it of failing to be contemporary. It examines a particular scene ... More


Early Christianity: St Augustine (354–430), St Francis (1182–1226) and St Thomas Aquinas (1225–74)

Vic George

in Major thinkers in welfare: Contemporary issues in historical perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427069
eISBN:
9781447302728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427069.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter covers the timeframe from the early period of Christianity, all the way to the years that immediately followed the Renaissance. The discussion is divided into four main sections: the New ... More


Resurrection (1859)

Pamila Gupta

in The relic state: St Francis Xavier and the politics of ritual in Portuguese India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090615
eISBN:
9781781708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090615.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Ritual practice in 1859 continued the Portuguese pattern of staging "Solemn Expositions" that had been initiated in 1782 amidst circulating rumours that Xavier's corpse had been removed by members of ... More


Rules of the Game: Dam Building and Regulation in California, 1910–30

Donald C. Jackson

in The Emergence of Routines: Entrepreneurship, Organization, and Business History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787761
eISBN:
9780191829857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787761.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

In the semi-arid environment of California, dams play a vital role in the regional economy. By capturing flood flow, large reservoirs help foster maximum use of limited water resources. But the ... More


On to Miami, 1896–1897

Thomas Graham

in Mr. Flagler's St. Augustine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049373
eISBN:
9780813050157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049373.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Flagler organized his hotel and railroad into an integrated “system” for efficiency. His railroad took the name Florida East Coast Railway. In 1896, St. Augustine opened a bridge to Anastasia Island. ... More


Capitalism as Religion, Debt as Interface: Wearing the World as a Debt Garment

Gregory J. Seigworth

in Religion, Emotion, Sensation: Affect Theories and Theologies

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780823285679
eISBN:
9780823288854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823285679.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Taking its lead from St. Francis of Assisi, this essay elaborates the theme of the “debt garment,” one that offers both the promise of recognition—that of one’s worldly belongingness to all other ... More


The Charismatic Church

Ian Ker

in Newman on Vatican II

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198717522
eISBN:
9780191786952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717522.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

The rediscovery of the charismatic dimension of the Church in the first two chapters of Lumen Gentium has been distorted or neglected after Vatican II, but Newman, both as an Anglican and a Catholic, ... More


The Human Form of Life and the Experience of Value

Mark R. Wynn

in Renewing the Senses: A Study of the Philosophy and Theology of the Spiritual Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669981
eISBN:
9780191744297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669981.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter returns to some quotations which appear at the head of the book. These texts are taken from David Hume, Henry Vaughan, William James, and Thomas of Celano’s Life of St Francis, and they ... More


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