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Ruth and Esther as Models for the Formation of God's People: Engaging Liberationist Critiques

Cheryl B. Anderson

in Ancient Laws and Contemporary Controversies: The Need for Inclusive Biblical Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195305500
eISBN:
9780199867028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305500.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

The books of Ruth and Esther feature protagonists who are outsiders in their contexts: female, foreign, and a widow and orphan respectively. Traditional readings offer these characters as models for ... More


The Protestant Reformers and Inclusive Biblical Interpretation

Cheryl B. Anderson

in Ancient Laws and Contemporary Controversies: The Need for Inclusive Biblical Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195305500
eISBN:
9780199867028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305500.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

Contrary to traditional belief, Protestant tradition offers precedent for the contextual readings of Scripture that liberationists encourage. In re‐interpreting the Bible, the Reformers read the ... More


Qur’an of the Oppressed: Liberation Theology and Gender Justice in Islam

Shadaab Rahemtulla

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796480
eISBN:
9780191837753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796480.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book offers a comprehensive survey and analysis of the commentaries of four leading Muslim intellectuals who have turned to the Qur’an to confront the problem of social injustice, from poverty ... More


William Alexander Percy: The Curious Life of a Mississippi Planter and Sexual Freethinker

Benjamin E. Wise

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835357
eISBN:
9781469601908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869956_wise
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This biography presents the singular life of William Alexander Percy (1885–1942), a queer plantation owner, poet, and memoirist from Mississippi. Though Percy is best known as a conservative ... More


Electoral Politics and Regional Governance

Faith Hillis

in Children of Rus': Right-Bank Ukraine and the Invention of a Russian Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452192
eISBN:
9780801469268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452192.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter follows Kiev's warring political camps through three hotly contested elections in 1906–7—two to the new imperial Duma and one to the Kiev city duma. The political system that emerged ... More


Sacred Humanity as Stubborn, Irreducible Materiality

Carol Wayne White

in Black Lives and Sacred Humanity: Toward an African American Religious Naturalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269815
eISBN:
9780823269853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269815.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter two continues establishing the theoretical framework for the conception of sacred humanity. It introduce scientific theories advanced by the tenets of religious naturalism that help to ... More


Rethinking children’s rights

Fred Powell and Margaret Scanlon

in Dark secrets of childhood: Media power, child abuse and public scandals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447317845
eISBN:
9781447317869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317845.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores the meaning of child citizenship. There are two principle schools of thought regarding children’s rights: (1) a child liberationist or self-determinationist model; and (2) a ... More


Globalisation and Child Labour: Protection, Liberation or Anti-Capitalism?

Michael Lavalette and Steve Cunningham (eds)

in Labour and Globalisation: Results and Prospects

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238171
eISBN:
9781846313431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238171.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the issue of child labour in the context of protection, liberation, and anti-capitalism. It suggests that the recent child labour debate became polarised between broadly ... More


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