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The Faith Next Door: American Christians and Their New Religious Neighbors

Paul D. Numrich

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195386219
eISBN:
9780199866731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386219.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religious diversity in the United States has increased dramatically in recent decades. How are Christians relating to their Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, and other new religious neighbors? Using local ... More


Men’s Fellowship at a Saturday Morning Church Group

Geoffrey L. Greif

in Buddy System: Understanding Male Friendships

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195326420
eISBN:
9780199893553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326420.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter is based on an interview with a church group of men that meets once a week to talk about issues relevant to men. The author presents the findings from the study to the men and they ... More


“I Got So Mad, I Just Had to Get Something off My Chest”: The Contested Terrain of Women's Organizations in the American South

Mary E. Frederickson

in Looking South: Race, Gender, and the Transformation of Labor from Reconstruction to Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036038
eISBN:
9780813038469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036038.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter theorizes the complex reform strategies adopted by black and white women on issues ranging from working conditions to collective organizing, public health, education, immigration, and ... More


Anglo-Saxon church groups

Helen Gittos

in Liturgy, Architecture, and Sacred Places in Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199270903
eISBN:
9780191804304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199270903.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the evidence for the chronology and development of Anglo-Saxon church groups as a common way in which sacred places were organized. It summarizes current ideas about the form ... More


The Continued Crusade “Not myself nor my reputation, but the life of my people”

Linda O. McMurry

in To Keep the Waters Troubled: The Life of Ida B. Wells

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139273
eISBN:
9780199848911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139273.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter highlights Wells's triumphs as she continued her anti-lynching campaign. Many African Americans celebrated the many anti-lynching resolutions passed by the church and civic groups sent ... More


Getting to Know the ‘Other’: Inter-church Groups and Peace-building in Northern Ireland1

Maria Power

in The Long Road to Peace in Northern Ireland: Peace Lectures from the Institute of Irish Studies at Liverpool University

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310652
eISBN:
9781846314155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314155.018
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In Northern Ireland, church groups are working ecumenically to promote peace and reconciliation within communities deeply fractured by the conflict. This chapter focuses on the historical development ... More


Frames, Boomerangs, and Global Assemblages: Border Distortions in the Global Resistance to Dam Building in Lesotho

Yvonne A. Braun and Michael C. Dreiling

in Border Politics: Social Movements, Collective Identities, and Globalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898992
eISBN:
9781479806799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898992.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores the limits, tensions, and possibilities of cross-border organizing using the case of International Rivers and the local struggle of activists in Lesotho challenging a mega-dam ... More


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