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Introduction

Anne E. Monius

in Imagining a Place for Buddhism: Literary Culture and Religious Community in Tamil-Speaking South India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139990
eISBN:
9780199834501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139992.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The modern religious landscape of Tamil‐speaking South India is dominated by the Hindu tradition, but as this introduction to the book explains, non‐Hindu religious communities played a significant ... More


Freedom of Religion

Adam S. Chilton and Mila Versteeg

in How Constitutional Rights Matter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190871451
eISBN:
9780190871482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190871451.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyzes the freedom of religion. It first describes the doctrinal aspects of religious freedom, and how it is organizational in nature. It also theorizes why religious groups are ... More


Religion as a resource or as a source of exclusion? The case of Muslim women’s shelters

Pia Karlsson Minganti

in Religion and Welfare in Europe: Gendered and Minority Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447318972
eISBN:
9781447328957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318972.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter demonstrates, through a case study on women's shelters in Sweden, that it is not only the north–south divide that stands out in Europe, but also the conflictual notions of religion, and ... More


People of Minority Religions

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/9780198745785.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter is based on ten in-depth interviews with people from some of the island’s ‘minority religions’ (Buddhism, Islam, Baha’i, Judaism, Hinduism, and Sikhism), as well as data from atheists ... More


East meets the West: Fiqh al-Aqalliyat (Muslim jurisprudence on minorities); Dina de-Malchuta Dina (the law of the kingdom is the law); Dar al-Islam (abode of Islam); Dar al-Harb (abode of war)

Amikam Nachmani

in Haunted Presents: Europeans, Muslim Immigrants and the Onus of Histories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784993078
eISBN:
9781526128560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993078.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

For 2000 years Jews have lived in exile as viable Jewish minority communities by recognizing the “law of the kingdom” (Dina de Malchuta) as their law alongside a system of rabbinic rulings (Responsa) ... More


Introduction

Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson

in Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795286
eISBN:
9780814795309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795286.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the issues arising from the paramilitary-style raid launched by Texas state police and the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) on April 3, 2008, against the ... More


Deconstructing Official Rationales for the Texas State Raid on the FLDS

Stuart A. Wright

in Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795286
eISBN:
9780814795309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795286.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the Texas state raid on the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints (FLDS) at the Yearning for Zion Ranch, with particular emphasis on the social construction of ... More


Religious Behaviour: Psychosocial Perspectives

Preeti Kapur and Girishwar Misra

in Psychology: Volume 2: Individual and the Social: Processes and Issues

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199498857
eISBN:
9780190990602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199498857.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

Adopting a multidisciplinary approach, this chapter shows that religion continues to provide meaning to human life world and is intertwined in daily individual, social, economic, and political ... More


Pyrrhic Victory?: An Analysis of the Appeal Court Opinions Concerning the FLDS Children

Tamatha L. Schreinert and James T. Richardson

in Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795286
eISBN:
9780814795309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795286.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the opinions of the Texas Appellate Courts concerning the children taken into custody by state authorities after the raid on the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day ... More


Texas Redux: A Comparative Analysis of the FLDS and Branch Davidian Raids

Stuart A. Wright and Jennifer Lara Fagen

in Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795286
eISBN:
9780814795309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795286.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter compares the 2008 Texas state raid on the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints (FLDS) at the Yearning for Zion Ranch with the federal raid on the Branch Davidians ... More


Saints Under Siege: The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints

Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795286
eISBN:
9780814795309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795286.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In April 2008, state police and child protection authorities raided Yearning for Zion Ranch near Eldorado, Texas, a community of 800 members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day ... More


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