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 Thomas Jefferson and the Separation of Church and State

Gary Scott Smith

in Faith and the Presidency: From George Washington to George W. Bush

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195300604
eISBN:
9780199785285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300604.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While many of George Washington’s contemporaries portrayed him as a devout Christian, Thomas Jefferson’s foes depicted him as an infidel and an atheist. Given how similar their religious views and ... More


Ottoman Europe: An Ancient Fracture

John Tolan, Gilles Veinstein, and Henry Laurens

in Europe and the Islamic World: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147055
eISBN:
9781400844753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147055.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter details the characteristics of that “other Europe” resulting from the Ottoman conquest: a multiethnic and multifaith Europe under the domination of the Crescent. Throughout much of the ... More


The Reformation of Belief

Ethan H. Shagan

in The Birth of Modern Belief

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174747
eISBN:
9780691184944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174747.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the controversy behind Luther's suggestion that belief in the existence of God was exceptional rather than ubiquitous. Luther made the starkest and most rarefied variety of ... More


The Last Bob Dylan Record

Nick Smart

in Tearing the World Apart: Bob Dylan and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813329
eISBN:
9781496813367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813329.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter concentrates on Bob Dylan's last record and how it will carry his whole career. By consistently living and writing and playing, Dylan burdens himself with the obligation not just to meet ... More


Unbelieving Monarchs and their Servants

Peter Jackson

in The Mongols and the Islamic World: From Conquest to Conversion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300125337
eISBN:
9780300227284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125337.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the sometimes precarious relationship of the Mongols' Muslim servitors with infidel khans, their Muslim ministers and officials, especially those who were in attendance at court ... More


Civilizing the Other: Colonial Origins of International Law

Natsu Taylor Saito

in Meeting the Enemy: American Exceptionalism and International Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814798362
eISBN:
9780814786512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814798362.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the emergence of contemporary international law in the context of the Crusades. More specifically, it considers the notion of civilizing the infidel Other and how it provided ... More


Introduction

Laura Schwartz

in Infidel feminism: Secularism, religion and women's emancipation, England 1830–1914

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085826
eISBN:
9781781704936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085826.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter introduces the issue of women's rights in relation to the creation of modern definitions of ‘religion’ and ‘secularism’ in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, when feminists ... More


Infidel feminism: feminism in the Freethought movement

Laura Schwartz

in Infidel feminism: Secularism, religion and women's emancipation, England 1830–1914

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085826
eISBN:
9781781704936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085826.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the tensions surrounding the place of ‘woman’ in Freethought ideology. It discusses ‘infidel feminism’ and Freethought support for woman's rights alongside its more problematic ... More


Revolution and the Founding Era, 1763–1800

Gillis J. Harp

in Protestants and American Conservatism: A Short History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199977413
eISBN:
9780190941185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199977413.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

By the eve of the American Revolution, Loyalists were some of the most consistent defenders of the hallowed Christian commonwealth ideal, including the principle of social hierarchy. Among Patriots, ... More


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