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Godly Graffiti, or, the Enigma of the Conscience

Ceri Sullivan

in The Rhetoric of the Conscience in Donne, Herbert, and Vaughan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547845
eISBN:
9780191720901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547845.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

God's law is written on the heart, in the natural ability to recognize right and wrong which even pagans have. Most commentators take for granted that what is chipped onto the heart is what is ... More


Sainthood Denied

Stephen Haliczer

in Between Exaltation and Infamy: Female Mystics in the Golden Age of Spain

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148633
eISBN:
9780199869923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148630.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In a society that valued social status, lower‐class mystics tended to be regarded as ‘false.’ They were frequently subjected to the Inquisition, and, as many were uneducated and thus illiterate, they ... More


ANiS in Context

Johannes Quack

in Disenchanting India: Organized Rationalism and Criticism of Religion in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812608
eISBN:
9780199919406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812608.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter provides a description of the criticism and socio-political context of ANiS within Maharashtra. It briefly outlines why rationalism is rejected as a “Western” import from post-colonial ... More


Illiterate Scholar, Writer, and Publisher Extraordinary

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the Life of Alfred in terms of how it gives an account of the king's education and scholarly career. Knowledge about these aspects of Alfred are riddled with contradictions even ... More


‘Named and Printed Heretics’: Literacy, Heterodoxy, and the Cultural Construction of Identity

NICHOLAS McDOWELL

in The English Radical Imagination: Culture, Religion, and Revolution, 1630-1660

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260515
eISBN:
9780191717628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260515.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

To further our appreciation of the discursive formation of radical identities, we first need to acknowledge the operation and measure the impact of polemical myths and stereotypes. This chapter ... More


Four The Politicization of Dalit Women: Jhuria’s Story

Badri Narayan Tiwari

in The Making of the Dalit Public in North India: Uttar Pradesh, 1950 - Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198071877
eISBN:
9780199080724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198071877.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the politicization of an illiterate old woman, Jhuria, who belonged to the Chamar caste of Shahabpur, got influenced by the ongoing Bahujan–Dalit politics. It narrates the ... More


Finding His Bearings

Burnis R. Morris

in Carter G. Woodson: History, the Black Press, and Public Relations

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814074
eISBN:
9781496814111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814074.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Carter G. Woodson’s early years and influences that allowed him to prevail against heavy odds. His world view was heavily influenced by the teachings of his illiterate father, ... More


Older People and New Technologies

Yoel Raban and Malcolm Brynin

in Computers, Phones, and the Internet: Domesticating Information Technology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195312805
eISBN:
9780199847730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312805.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the social distribution of diffusion, concentrating on differences in information and communication technologies (ICTs) use that are dependent on age. Although adoption of new ... More


Two Perspectives on the ‘Other’ in Arabic Literature

Pierre Cachia

in Exploring Arab Folk Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640867
eISBN:
9780748653300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640867.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses two prevailing perspectives on the ‘other’ in Arabic literature. The first section discusses the literature of the illiterate public and those who had not been introduced to ... More


A Barber at the Gate: A Social and Intellectual Biography

Dana Sajdi

in The Barber of Damascus: Nouveau Literacy in the Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Levant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785327
eISBN:
9780804788281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785327.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter constructs the barber's social worlds and intellectual itinerary. It follows Ibn Budayr in Damascus to show his mobility from the impoverished outskirts of the city to the culturally and ... More


Transition to Democracy and the Belief in Social Inclusion (1985–1993)

Lee J. Alston, Marcus André Melo, Bernardo Mueller, and Carlos Pereira

in Brazil in Transition: Beliefs, Leadership, and Institutional Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691162911
eISBN:
9781400880942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162911.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the factors, especially changing beliefs, that led to redemocratization and the subsequent institutional changes during the years 1985–1993. After the military government, the ... More


Carrying On

Jill Ogline Titus

in Brown's Battleground: Students, Segregationists, and the Struggle for Justice in Prince Edward County, Virginia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835074
eISBN:
9781469602455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869369_titus.15
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the members of the “crippled generation” and their worry that the school closings had become merely a footnote in southern history, considered to have no lasting significance ... More


Civic Lessons for the Masses

Barbara A. Hanawalt

in Ceremony and Civility: Civic Culture in Late Medieval London

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190490393
eISBN:
9780190490430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490393.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The educating of the illiterate, other than the public shaming and time on the pillory, was done through the public reading of the city ordinances and a variety of city institutions. When a man ... More


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