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Christian Faith and the Task of World-Changing

James Davison Hunter

in To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity Today

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730803
eISBN:
9780199777082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730803.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Human beings are, by divine intent and their very nature, world-makers. People fulfill their individual and collective destiny in the art, music, literature, commerce, law, and scholarship they ... More


The Coast Guard Today

William D. Wilkinson

in American Coastal Rescue Craft: A Design History of Coastal Rescue Craft Used by the USLSS and Uscg

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033341
eISBN:
9780813039022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033341.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

After the 44-foot motor lifeboat had been two decades in use in adverse sea and weather conditions, the Coast Guard recognized by the early 1980s that this boat was nearing the end of its service. ... More


Gearing up for War

William D. Wilkinson

in American Coastal Rescue Craft: A Design History of Coastal Rescue Craft Used by the USLSS and Uscg

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033341
eISBN:
9780813039022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033341.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

Even though the United States was still on the road to recovery from a national economic depression by the end of the 1930s, the country was also experiencing the early tremers of what would soon ... More


Seaman Holmes and the Sinking of the William Brown

Hugo Adam Bedau

in Making Mortal Choices: Three Exercises in Moral Casuistry

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195108774
eISBN:
9780199852888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195108774.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the case of the William Brown, a ship that struck an iceberg in 1841. Lacking lifeboats for all aboard, the crew was forced to decide whom to save: some passengers were thrown ... More


Lifeboat (1944)

John Billheimer

in Hitchcock and the Censors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177427
eISBN:
9780813177441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177427.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the influence of Production Code censors and the Office of War Information on the tale of survivors of a U-boat attack confined to a lifeboat commandeered by the captain of the ... More


Departures

David Gleicher

in The Rescue of the Third Class on the Titanic: A Revisionist History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893410
eISBN:
9781786944634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893410.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter continues the study of the period 1:00-1:40am, and concerns the preparing, loading, and launching of lifeboats in relation to the third class passengers. It analyses the authority and ... More


Loose Ends

David Gleicher

in The Rescue of the Third Class on the Titanic: A Revisionist History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893410
eISBN:
9781786944634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893410.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the time period 1:40-2:05am, from the launch of Collapsible C to the launch of Collapsible D. During this period the ship began to sink at an accelerated rate and the chances ... More


“Prescriptive Equality”: Two Steps Forward*

Kent Greenawalt

in From the Bottom Up: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199756162
eISBN:
9780190608897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756162.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

“ ‘Prescriptive Equality’: Two Steps Forward” addresses more nuanced claims by Christopher Peters, who acknowledges that “equality” is not deontologically empty but claims that it has little or no ... More


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