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American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 

Thomas W. Simpson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628639
eISBN:
9781469628653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628639.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In the closing decades of the nineteenth century, college-age Latter-day Saints began undertaking a remarkable intellectual pilgrimage to the nation's elite universities, including Harvard, Columbia, ... More


Gender

S.C. Williams

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199683710
eISBN:
9780191823923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199683710.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

Any discussion of nineteenth-century religious Dissent must look carefully at gender. Although distinct from one another in important respects, Nonconformist congregations were patterned on the ... More


Gender, Race, and Twentieth-Century Dissenting Traditions

Laura Rademaker

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume V: The Twentieth Century: Themes and Variations in a Global Context

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198702252
eISBN:
9780191838934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702252.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter bases its analysis of rapid changes in conceptions of race and gender in the contextual shifts in authority, autonomy, and demography within Dissenting Protestantism around the world, ... More


Getting to Church: Narratives of Gender and Joining

Sally K. Gallagher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190239671
eISBN:
9780190239701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190239671.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Getting to Church explores the ways in which congregations continue to provide an arena in which adults deepen and expand a sense of identity, connection, and growth. Data for this analysis come from ... More


A History of the Present: A Biography of Indian South Africans, 1990-2019

Ashwin Desai and Goolam Vahed

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780199498017
eISBN:
9780199098798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498017.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Social History

While small in number, the place of the Indian in South Africa has historically loomed large because of their strong commercial and professional middle class, international influence through India, ... More


Reconstruction Battles over Racial and Gender Equality

D. H. Dilbeck

in Frederick Douglass: America's Prophet

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469636184
eISBN:
9781469636191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636184.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter covers the Reconstruction era, as Douglass shifted his focus from abolition to the crusade for true racial and gender equality. It explains how Douglass’s uncompromising call for full ... More


Religion, Reluctance, and Conversations about Vocation

Mark U. Edwards

in Vocation across the Academy: A New Vocabulary for Higher Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190607104
eISBN:
9780190607135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607104.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The language of vocation and calling has its roots in religious discourse, but religion is a topic that poses significant challenges in the academic environment. Faculty in particular are likely to ... More


Differently Differentiating Gender

Jeffrey Guhin

in Agents of God: Boundaries and Authority in Muslim and Christian Schools

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190244743
eISBN:
9780190244767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190244743.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

Both the Christian and Muslim schools emphasize their boundary from the outside world through their performance of gender. For the Muslim schools, the difference was rooted in actual physical ... More


The Death of Mormon Separatism in American Universities, 1877–1896

Thomas W. Simpson

in American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628639
eISBN:
9781469628653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628639.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

By all accounts, the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were critical for Mormonism's evolution and modernization. The rapidity of the change, however, leaves nagging questions. After ... More


Agents of God: Boundaries and Authority in Muslim and Christian Schools

Jeffrey Guhin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190244743
eISBN:
9780190244767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190244743.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

In Agents of God, sociologist Jeffrey Guhin describes his year and a half spent in two Sunni Muslim and two Evangelical Christian high schools in the New York City area. At first, these four schools ... More


Sex and the Internet

Jeffrey Guhin

in Agents of God: Boundaries and Authority in Muslim and Christian Schools

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190244743
eISBN:
9780190244767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190244743.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

The Internet was widely understood as a good thing at these schools, yet it also had risks: pornography, unsupervised access to the opposite sex, and a tendency to coarsen discourse and interactions. ... More


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