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The Accommodation of Protestant Christianity with the Enlightenment: An Old Drama Still Being Enacted

David A. Hollinger

in After Cloven Tongues of Fire: Protestant Liberalism in Modern American History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158426
eISBN:
9781400845996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158426.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the engagement of Protestant Christianity with the Enlightenment in the United States—an engagement that most often took the form of “accommodation.” The bulk of the men and ... More


Romance and Romanticism

Howard Felperin

in The Uses of the Canon: Elizabethan Literature and Contemporary Theory

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122654
eISBN:
9780191671517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122654.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The recent quickening of interest in Shakespearean, Spenserian, and medieval romance may be seen as part of a broader movement within modern criticism, ... More


Unmasking the State: Making Guinea Modern

Mike McGovern

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226925097
eISBN:
9780226925110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925110.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

When the Republic of Guinea gained independence in 1958, one of the first policies of the new state was a village-to-village eradication of masks and other ritual objects it deemed “fetishes.” The ... More


Conclusions

Jeffrey L. Kosky

in Arts of Wonder: Enchanting Secularity - Walter De Maria, Diller + Scofidio, James Turrell, Andy Goldsworthy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226451060
eISBN:
9780226451084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451084.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book concludes by discussing the encounters with artworks that act as emblems of modern disenchantment, two images of a light that clears the clouds and leads us to solid ground. Together, the ... More


Conclusion : What Future Should We Want?

Richard Susskind and Daniel Susskind

in The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198713395
eISBN:
9780191916786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198713395.003.0018
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

In the long run, increasingly capable machines will transform the work of professionals, giving rise to new ways of sharing practical expertise in society. ... More


Demystifying Majesty

Kevin Sharpe

in Image Wars: Kings and Commonwealths in England, 1603-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162004
eISBN:
9780300164909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162004.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the demystification of majesty during Charles I's period in England. In 1627, both Matthew Wren and Isaac Bargrave, in sermons preached before the king and published by ... More


Art Versus Art

Michael Taussig

in Mastery of Non-Mastery in the Age of Meltdown

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226684581
eISBN:
9780226698700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226698700.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This section discusses re-enchantment, trickery, and art, with reference to contemporary politics. It also discusses optical unconscious in Benjamin and Proust, as well as involuntary memory and the ... More


Personae: Demystification and the Mask

Mike Mcgovern

in Unmasking the State: Making Guinea Modern

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226925097
eISBN:
9780226925110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925110.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter attempts to identify the structural and intellectual underpinnings of the Demystification Program. It begins by considering Marcel Mauss' essay, “A Category of the Human Mind: The Notion ... More


Unmasking the State: Making Guinea Modern

Mike Mcgovern

in Unmasking the State: Making Guinea Modern

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226925097
eISBN:
9780226925110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226925110.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shows how Sékou Touré's Parti Démocratique de Guinée worked in conjunction with women and youths, sometimes in explicit partnerships (e.g., Forestier youth participation in ... More


Theo Angelopoulos’ Early Films and the Demystification of Power

Vrasidas Karalis

in The Cinema of Theo Angelopoulos

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697953
eISBN:
9781474416160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697953.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the ways that Theo Angelopoulos forged a cinema of demystification, whose individual films ‘contested history as the justifying discourse of power and authority’. Angelopoulos' ... More


‘Upon Nothing’: Rochester and the Fear of Non-entity

Tony Barley

in Reading Rochester

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853230380
eISBN:
9781846317644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317644.007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter discusses the descriptive definition of non-entity in Rochester's poem ‘Upon Nothing’. The playfulness of Rochester relies on the promotion of a giddying sequence of mutually exclusive ... More


Introduction to Camming: Technology, Embodied Authenticity, and the Demystification of Porn

Angela Jones

in Camming: Money, Power, and Pleasure in the Sex Work Industry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479842964
eISBN:
9781479829422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842964.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter provides an in-depth analysis of the historical development of the erotic webcam industry. The camming industry emerged in 1996 because of two converging social phenomena: the ... More


Sacrifice and Substitution: Ritual Mystification and Mythical Demystification in Hinduism 1

Wendy Doniger

in On Hinduism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199360079
eISBN:
9780199377923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199360079.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines sacrifice in Hinduism and its relation to substitution. It begins with a discussion of what the Vedas texts say about the role of substitution in sacrifice and how substitution ... More


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