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Hidden Children of the Holocaust

Suzanne Vromen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195181289
eISBN:
9780199870752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181289.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

At the time of the Nazi invasion in May 1940, Belgium was a Catholic country with linguistic divisions between north and south. The Catholic Church was the only institution untouched by the German ... More


Introduction

Frank Graziano

in Cultures of Devotion: Folk Saints of Spanish America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195171303
eISBN:
9780199785193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171303.003.intro
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter establishes the cultural and thematic contexts for understanding folk saint devotions. It explores the nature of devotion, the means by which devotions are initiated and disseminated, ... More


 The Forty Years' Peace: Christian Churches Reevaluate Judaism

Michael S. Kogan

in Opening the Covenant: A Jewish Theology of Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195112597
eISBN:
9780199872275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112597.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Since 1965, the Roman Catholic Church has issued three official statements on the Jews and Judaism (in 1965, 1974, and 1985). Added to these are numerous statements by the pope and documents issued ... More


The Religion of the People

Owen Chadwick

in The Popes and European Revolution

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269199
eISBN:
9780191600487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269196.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An account is given of the slow reforming changes that occurred in the Catholic Church in Europe in the eighteenth century, before the Enlightenment. The Church of that time still mingled magic with ... More


Soft Evangelicals and the Heretical Church

William M. Shea

in The Lion and the Lamb: Evangelicals and Catholics in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195139860
eISBN:
9780199835232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139860.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Reformation principles have made conservative evangelicals unable to view the Catholic Church as positively related to the Pauline gospel of free grace, as in some sense a Christian church. However, ... More


Nativism and Politics

William M. Shea

in The Lion and the Lamb: Evangelicals and Catholics in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195139860
eISBN:
9780199835232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139860.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Evangelicalism and nativism have been inextricably linked throughout American history. It is argued that evangelical Protestantism is not nativist; in fact, its theology runs counter to nativism. The ... More


The Second Strife: Religion as the Catalyst of the Crisis in the 1980S and 1990S

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

After Tito's death, ethnic nationalism was simmering in all parts of Yugoslavia from Slovenia in the northwest to Kosovo in the southeast. The secular politics of the regime's establishment involved ... More


Introduction: Les Confrères et les Pères in American Catholic History

Michael Pasquier

in Fathers on the Frontier: French Missionaries and the Roman Catholic Priesthood in the United States, 1789-1870

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372335
eISBN:
9780199777273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372335.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The introduction explains why it is important to understand the practice of the Roman Catholic priesthood and the history of French missionaries in the United States. By detailing the historiography ... More


Revolution

Owen Chadwick

in The Popes and European Revolution

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269199
eISBN:
9780191600487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269196.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Starts with the overthrow of the Catholic Church in France in the French Revolution—one of the most momentous events of modern history. It goes on to discuss the Revolution in Italy, the Roman ... More


Goodbye Father: The Celibate Male Priesthood and the Future of the Catholic Church

Richard A. Schoenherr and David Yamane

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195082593
eISBN:
9780199834952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195082591.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

A single unavoidable fact looms large in the future of Catholicism – in the last half‐century the number of priests has plummeted by 40% while the number of Catholics has increased by 65%. The ... More


The Crisis of the Church

Hugh McLeod

in The Religious Crisis of the 1960s

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199298259
eISBN:
9780191711619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298259.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the decline in religious practice in the Western world, in both Protest churches and the Roman Catholic Church. In the ten years between 1965 and 1975, large numbers of people ... More


“Los Que Matan en el Nombre de Dios”: Ríos Montt and the Religious Question

Virginia Garrard‐Burnett

in Terror in the Land of the Holy Spirit: Guatemala Under General Efrain Rios Montt, 1982-1983

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379648
eISBN:
9780199869176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379648.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Using newly available church and guerrilla records, this chapter first discusses the radicalization of the Catholic Church in Guatemala and the alliances formed by the religious and armed Left. ... More


The Emotions in Early-Modern Catholicism

Susan C. Karant-Nunn

in Reformation of Feeling: Shaping the Religious Emotions in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399738
eISBN:
9780199777198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399738.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the sermons of Catholic preachers in the fifteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth centuries. Among these are sermons by Paul Wann (1420/25–89), who left in manuscript form a series ... More


Receptive Ecumenism and Recent Initiatives in the Catholic Church's Dialogues with the Anglican Communion and the World Methodist Council

Donald Bolen

in Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning: Exploring a Way for Contemporary Ecumenism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216451
eISBN:
9780191712173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216451.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter begins by looking at the methodologies adopted and developed within the Roman Catholic Church's dialogues with the Anglican Communion and the World Methodist Council, reflecting on ... More


The Laity

Paul Lakeland

in From Trent to Vatican II: Historical and Theological Investigations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178067
eISBN:
9780199784905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178068.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the role of the laity in the Catholic Church. The Trent and Vatican II councils' views about the laity are discussed. It is argued that a theological understanding of the laity ... More


Faithful Revolution: How Voice of the Faithful Is Changing the Church

Tricia C. Bruce

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195385847
eISBN:
9780199873371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385847.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In January 2002, investigative reporting at the Boston Globe set off a wave of revelations regarding child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy and the transferring of abusive priests from parish to ... More


Integration

Timothy Matovina

in Latino Catholicism: Transformation in America's Largest Church

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139791
eISBN:
9781400839735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139791.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter demonstrates how national parishes and their parochial schools were among the societal institutions that most effectively fostered the integration of European immigrants and their ... More


Leadership

Timothy Matovina

in Latino Catholicism: Transformation in America's Largest Church

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139791
eISBN:
9781400839735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139791.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter argues that for many church officials, the fervent Hispanic Catholics in evangelization groups, apostolic movements, small faith communities, and youth ministries represent the ... More


Ecclesiology

Columba Graham Flegg

in ‘Gathered Under Apostles’: A Study of the Catholic Apostolic Church

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263357
eISBN:
9780191682490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263357.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the ecclesiology of the Catholic Apostolic Church. It describes the nature of the church, fourfold order and character of the ministry, the church's sources of funding for the ... More


Eschatology

Columba Graham Flegg

in ‘Gathered Under Apostles’: A Study of the Catholic Apostolic Church

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263357
eISBN:
9780191682490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263357.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the eschatology of the Catholic Apostolic Church. It describes the church's Great Testimony, apostolic writings, and liturgical worship. It suggests that Catholic Apostolic ... More


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