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Imbricating Faith and Learning: The Architectonics of Christian Scholarship

Crystal L. Downing

in Scholarship and Christian Faith: Enlarging the Conversation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195170382
eISBN:
9780199835669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170385.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Communities of faith and other communities of discourse police the use of language within their ranks to prevent linguistic “allergens” from disturbing established forms of thought and life. Using ... More


Nationalism, Recognition, and Family Formation

Narendra Subramanian

in Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788786
eISBN:
9780804790901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788786.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Centralizing states appropriated the authority of kin groups and ethnic and religious institutions over family life to varying degrees. The ways they regulated family and intimacy did not depend on ... More


Exploring Language of the Past: Context, Discourse, and Text

Joanna Kopaczyk

in The Legal Language of Scottish Burghs: Standardization and Lexical Bundles (1380-1560)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199945153
eISBN:
9780199345939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945153.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, English Language

This chapter concentrates on the functional approach to discourse. The evolution of functionalism in linguistics, starting with the notion of context and following with Halliday’s concepts of field, ... More


Summary and Conclusions

Joanna Kopaczyk

in The Legal Language of Scottish Burghs: Standardization and Lexical Bundles (1380-1560)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199945153
eISBN:
9780199345939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945153.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, English Language

This short chapter is a transition from the socio-historical background to the analytical part of the book. It explains why engaging closely with the conditions in which the texts were written is ... More


The Coming Community?

Gregg Lambert

in Return Statements: The Return of Religion in Contemporary Philosophy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474413909
eISBN:
9781474422352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413909.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This statement returns to the writings of Jean Luc Nancy, Maurice Blanchot, Georges Bataille and the Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben on the theme of community in relation to the contemporary ... More


Conclusion

in A Community Built on Words: The Constitution in History and Politics

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226677231
eISBN:
9780226677224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226677224.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The idea that a political community can be built on words is, from many perspectives, chimerical or even farcical. Mao Tse-tung wrote that “political power grows out of the barrel of a gun,” and the ... More


Captivity as Literacy Event

Andrew Newman

in Allegories of Encounter: Colonial Literacy and Indian Captivities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469643458
eISBN:
9781469643472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643458.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The introduction uses James Smith’s 1799 narrative of captivity during the French and Indian War to illustrate key concepts adapted from sociolinguistics, academic literacy studies, and narratology. ... More


Doing Enlightenment: Local Sites and Social Spaces

in Placing the Enlightenment: Thinking Geographically about the Age of Reason

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226904054
eISBN:
9780226904078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226904078.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the Enlightenment's international Republic of Letters, its networks, as “grounded”, made in place in contexts in which textual and social practices came together with, say, ... More


Policy influence, boundary spanners and policy discourses

Stephen J. Ball and Carolina Junemann

in Networks, new governance and education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429803
eISBN:
9781447307617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429803.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter attempts to visualize and actualize policy networks, to get inside them and examine how they work. One of the key issues in research on policy networks is the exercise and effects of ... More


From Scribal Repertoire to Text Community: The Challenge of Variable Writing Systems

Merja Stenroos

in Scribal Repertoires in Egypt from the New Kingdom to the Early Islamic Period

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198768104
eISBN:
9780191821882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768104.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses the problem of relating individual scribal usages to community-level linguistic variation in languages for which the surviving records consist of handwritten texts (‘manuscript ... More


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