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Moses in America: The Cultural Uses of Biblical Narrative

Melanie Jane Wright

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195152265
eISBN:
9780199834884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152263.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book is about the representation of Moses and the Exodus narrative in three North American texts: Moses in Red by Lincoln Steffens; Moses, Man of the Mountain (1926), by Zora Neale Hurston ... More


Back to the Future: Lincoln Steffens's Moses in Red (1926)

Melanie J. Wright

in Moses in America: The Cultural Uses of Biblical Narrative

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195152265
eISBN:
9780199834884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152263.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses muckraking journalist Lincoln Steffens's 1926 book Moses in Red in relation to developments in historical criticism, and social gospel Christianity. It also looks at Steffens's ... More


The Pure Food War: Outlaws in Missouri, 1899–1906

Linda Civitello

in Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041082
eISBN:
9780252099632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041082.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In 1899, the Royal Baking Powder Trust bribed the Missouri state senate to pass a law that made alum baking powder poison. People were arrested for selling baking powder. Royal introduced this ... More


Naturphilosophie and Physiology

John H. Zammito

in The Gestation of German Biology: Philosophy and Physiology from Stahl to Schelling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226520797
eISBN:
9780226520827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520827.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Schelling’s Naturphilosophie provided a powerful theoretical support system for the innovations in physiology that established biology as a special science in the early nineteenth century. He clearly ... More


| 1804 | 1804 Alone and Abandoned in Copenhagen with a Collection of Instruments

Dan C. Christensen

in Hans Christian Ørsted: Reading Nature's Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669264
eISBN:
9780191748745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669264.003.0017
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Ritter's reaction to the fiasco in Paris was calm. He married and encouraged Ørsted to make girlfriends. Two of Ørsted's fellow-countrymen reported not only the defeat he suffered in the National ... More


| 1809 | 1809 Family and Friends

Dan C. Christensen

in Hans Christian Ørsted: Reading Nature's Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669264
eISBN:
9780191748745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669264.003.0024
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Professor Ørsted now lived with his father, his mentally deranged stepmother, and his half-siblings. Against his and Anders's splendid merits the rest of the brothers looked like black sheep. After ... More


| 1839–47 | 1839–47 Scandinavian Science Conferences

Dan C. Christensen

in Hans Christian Ørsted: Reading Nature's Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669264
eISBN:
9780191748745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669264.003.0050
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Some Scandinavian scientists are inspired by the GDNÄ and the BAAS to establish a Scandinavian counterpart. While Ørsted favours the idea, Hansteen and Berzelius are skeptical at first. The first ... More


| 1842–8 | 1842–8 The Centenary of the RoyalDanish Society

Magnetischer Verein and Henrik Steffens

in Hans Christian Ørsted: Reading Nature's Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669264
eISBN:
9780191748745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669264.003.0052
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Molbech is assigned to write the jubilee publication of the Royal Danish Society. The chapters on Ørsted's epoch are seen as predominantly critical by Ørsted, who is hurt. He is reprimanded for his ... More


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