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The Secular City: Secularization and Urbanization in Theological Perspective

Harvey Cox

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158853
eISBN:
9781400848850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158853.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since its initial publication in 1965, this book has been hailed as a classic for its nuanced exploration of the relationships among the rise of urban civilization, the decline of hierarchical, ... More


Epilogue: Separating the Ewes from the Rams; or, Seeing through a New Lens

Karin E. Gedge

in Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Gedge asks scholars to reject the “feminization” paradigm for understanding women’s role in the nineteenth-century American Protestant church. In its stead, she proposes a “great” or masculine ... More


Extra-Institutional Religion: Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland?

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter demonstrates the relevance of the concept of extra-institutional religion in general, extending its theoretical application outside post-Catholic Ireland. Extra-institutional religion’s ... More


Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Gladys Ganiel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland is the first major book to explore the dynamic religious landscape of contemporary Ireland, north and south, and to analyse the island’s religious transition. It ... More


Introduction: A Post-Catholic Ireland?

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter engages with religious debates about religious markets in Europe, arguing that the religious landscape of the island of Ireland should be considered a ‘mixed’, post-Catholic religious ... More


Religion Outside the Churches

Steve Bruce

in Secularization: In Defence of an Unfashionable Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199654123
eISBN:
9780191806605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199654123.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines two bodies of work that both challenge the secularisation paradigm of the decline in religion in the modern world with its focus on indices of formal involvement in ... More


From Monopoly to Market

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how the religious landscape of the island of Ireland changed from one of monopoly Catholicism to a mixed, post-Catholic religious market. It explores differences and ... More


Ballyboden Parish Pastoral Council

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of the Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) in Ballyboden, Dublin. It includes a history of the parish and its PPC, and explains how the PPC is an ... More


Contemporary Spirituality

Steve Bruce

in Secularization: In Defence of an Unfashionable Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199654123
eISBN:
9780191806605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199654123.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines whether alternative, contemporary, or holistic spirituality refutes the secularisation paradigm's basic premise that the decline in religion is a consequence of subtle but ... More


The Imperative of “Individual Experience”: Institutional Change of Religion in the 1960s and 1970s

Jens Schlieter

in What Is It Like To Be Dead?: Near-Death Experiences, Christianity, and the Occult

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190888848
eISBN:
9780190888879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888848.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

It was especially in radical reformist, to a lesser extent in modernist, and only occasionally in conservative religious circles, that near-death experiences were held to harbor significant religious ... More


Fermanagh Churches Forum

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of Fermanagh Churches Forum (FCF), which was established to promote better inter-church relations, Christian unity, and reconciliation. It ... More


Slí Eile (Magis Ireland)

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of Slí Eile (Magis Ireland), a Jesuit ministry for young adults. It includes a history of Slí Eile, and explains how it is an expression of ... More


Superstition

Steve Bruce

in Secularization: In Defence of an Unfashionable Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199654123
eISBN:
9780191806605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199654123.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the impact of secularisation on superstition. It first considers the key characteristics of superstition, along with its popularity and importance, before explaining its decline ... More


The Religious Lives of Older Laywomen: The Last Active Anglican Generation

Abby Day

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198739586
eISBN:
9780191802546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739586.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

The book draws on ethnographic fieldwork, cross-cultural comparisons, and theories exploring the beliefs, identities, and practices of ‘Generation A’—Anglican laywomen born in the 1920s and 1930s, ... More


Holy Cross Benedictine Monastery

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of Holy Cross Benedictine Monastery in Rostrevor. It describes how Holy Cross became the first Benedictine monastery to be established on the ... More


St Patrick’s United Church, Waterford City

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of St Patrick’s United Church, a multiethnic, ecumenical (Methodist–Presbyterian) congregation under the care of the Methodist Church in Waterford ... More


Abundant Life: A Charismatic Congregation in Limerick City

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of Abundant Life, a multiethnic, multinational, charismatic/Pentecostal congregation in Limerick City. It provides a history of the congregation, ... More


Jesus Centre, Dublin

Gladys Ganiel

in Transforming Post-Catholic Ireland: Religious Practice in Late Modernity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198745785
eISBN:
9780191808203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745785.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the findings from a case study of Jesus Centre, Dublin, a parish of the charismatic/Pentecostal, Nigerian-based Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). It includes a history of ... More


Exorbitant Enlightenment: Blake, Hamann, and Anglo-German Constellations

Alexander Regier

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198827122
eISBN:
9780191871429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827122.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Exorbitant Enlightenment offers new ways to think about eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century literature and culture. It brings into focus a constellation of relatively unknown, pre-1790s ... More


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