Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 20 items

  • Keywords: communal identity x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Receptive Ecumenism, Ecclesial Learning, and the ‘Tribe’

James Sweeney, CP

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/9780199216451.003.0027
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the following questions: How can the underlying processes of communal identity formation be accommodated? How will it be possible to get beyond the simple tribalism of ... More


Locating Copts in Ottoman History

Febe Armanios

in Coptic Christianity in Ottoman Egypt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199744848
eISBN:
9780199894963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744848.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The first chapter provides background on the Copts in Ottoman Egypt, focusing on how the conquest affected the community and how the lay and clerical leadership helped to sustain a communal identity ... More


Food, Archaeology, and African American Identity

Mark S. Warner

in Eating In the Side Room: Food, Archaeology, and African American Identity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061115
eISBN:
9780813051390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061115.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter introduces the themes of the book and shows that the households in question chose pork over beef at a time when most white households made the switch to beef. A comparison of the food ... More


Speaking Bowls and the Inscription of Identity and Memory

Marian H. Feldman

in Communities of Style: Portable Luxury Arts, Identity, and Collective Memory in the Iron Age Levant

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226105611
eISBN:
9780226164427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164427.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

The chapter examines a small subgroup of decorated metal bowls, typically referred to as “Phoenician,” that bear inscriptions on them, as an avenue into the corpus as a whole, and delves into the ... More


“American” Individualism, Variations on a Theme: or, Self-Reliance, Transformed!

AnaLouise Keating

in Transformation Now!: Toward a Post-Oppositional Politics of Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037849
eISBN:
9780252095115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037849.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter investigates and revises conventional models of individualism and personal selfhood. Given the central roles Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau have played in constructing an ... More


Foundational Legends, Shrines, and Ismāʿīlī Identity in Gorno-Badakhshan, Tajikistan

Jo-Ann Gross

in Muslims and Others in Sacred Space

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925049
eISBN:
9780199980468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925049.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The history of rural shrines in Central Eurasia remains largely unstudied, despite the pivotal role they play as charters of Islamic identity and expressions of local Muslim piety. This paper seeks ... More


“No Gulf between a Chan and a Smith amongst Us”: Charles Graham Anderson’s Manifesto for Eurasian Unity in Interwar Hong Kong

Emma Jinhua Teng

in Eurasian: "Mixed Identities in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, 1842-1943"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276260
eISBN:
9780520957008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276260.003.0017
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 8 takes up the question of whether mixed-race subjects really challenge or deconstruct race, as some assert, or simply reconfigure racial formations along different lines through the ... More


Famous Wombs and Women’s Memories: Gender, Nation, and Life Writing in Today’s Egypt

Marilyn Booth

in May Her Likes Be Multiplied: Biography and Gender Politics in Egypt

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224193
eISBN:
9780520925212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224193.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In the 1980s and 1990s, the production of biographical sketches of “Famous Women” proliferated, shifting mostly from the periodical press back into the form of “collected biography,” especially among ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan Ray

in After Expulsion: 1492 and the Making of Sephardic Jewry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729113
eISBN:
9780814729120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729113.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter concludes that the story of the formation of Sephardic Diaspora and the long and difficult resettlement of Iberian Jewry in the lands of the sixteenth-century Mediterranean offers ... 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


Conclusion Bruce Kingship and the Legacy of Scotland's Wars, c.1286–c.1329

Michael Penman

in Robert the Bruce: King of the Scots

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300148725
eISBN:
9780300209280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300148725.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter begins with a brief assessment of a rhetorical eulogy presumably composed shortly after Robert's death. It then discusses Robert I and his reign's attention to patronage, justice and ... More


Vatan: The Construction of the Crimean Fatherland

Brian Glyn Williams

in The Crimean Tatars: From Soviet Genocide to Putin's Conquest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190494704
eISBN:
9780190494735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190494704.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the formation of the Vatan, a distinct Crimean Tatar communal identity, in the nineteenth century. It highlights the works of Ismail Gasprinsky, an educator who is considered ... More


Return: The Crimean Tatar Migrations from Central Asia to the Crimean Peninsula

Brian Glyn Williams

in The Crimean Tatars: From Soviet Genocide to Putin's Conquest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190494704
eISBN:
9780190494735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190494704.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the mass return of a quarter of a million Tatar Muslim exiles from Central Asia to the Crimean Peninsula during the early 1990s. It looks into the impact of this return on the ... More


Musical Cultures Meet1

in The Power of Song: Music and Dance in the Mission Communities of Northern New Spain, 1590–1810

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770866
eISBN:
9780804773812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770866.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the role of music in the evangelization of central New Spain. It analyzes the types and functions of music in the mission communities of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth ... More


An Intellectual Topography of the Early Modern Inns of Court

Jessica Winston

in Lawyers at Play: Literature, Law, and Politics at the Early Modern Inns of Court, 1558-1581

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198769422
eISBN:
9780191822421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769422.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Taking Pierre Bourdieu’s concept of ‘habitus’ as a key term, this chapter introduces the early modern Inns of Court, examining tensions between the multifaceted and multigenerational aspects of the ... More


Places of Memory, Sites of Forgetting

Judith A. Bennett

in Natives and Exotics: World War II and Environment in the Southern Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832650
eISBN:
9780824871369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832650.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter documents the use of war memorials and other methods of commemorating the dead after the war. While souvenirs embody place, the settings of death and loss adhere more meaning to the ... More


Ulama and Qanun Lawmaking

Arskal Salim

in Challenging the Secular State: The Islamization of Law in Modern Indonesia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832377
eISBN:
9780824868963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832377.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter shows dissonant legislation in Aceh where some qanun (regional regulation) of sharia rules have already begun to restrict constitutional rights, not only by ruling out ideological ... More


Community and empowerment

Cynthia S. Hamilton

in Sara Paretsky: Detective fiction as trauma literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096952
eISBN:
9781781708729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096952.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at the way Paretsky constructs her social landscape of changing neighbourhoods, where tensions and power struggles threaten fractures along lines of class, race, and ethnicity. It ... More


‘Every Time a Thing is Possessed, It Vanishes’: The Poetry of Brian Patten

Stan Smith

in Writing Liverpool: Essays and Interviews

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310737
eISBN:
9781846314476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314476.009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines the life and work of Brian Patten, who was born in 1946 into an impoverished working-class family in the Sefton Park area of Liverpool. Patten's poetry reflects the peculiar ... More


Locating the Qurʾan and Early Islam in the ‘Epistemic Space’ of Late Antiquity

Angelika Neuwirth

in Islam and its Past: Jahiliyya, Late Antiquity, and the Qur'an

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198748496
eISBN:
9780191811081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748496.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Locating the qur’anic event in Late Antiquity, understood not as a historical epoch but an epistemic space, the chapter focuses on textual strategies rather than on the transfer of semantic knowledge ... More


View: