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Discussion: The Doctrine of Mutual Responsibility, Nonconformity, and Deviance Versus Cultural Change and Stability

Nachman Ben-Yehuda

in Theocratic Democracy: The Social Construction of Religious and Secular Extremism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199734863
eISBN:
9780199895090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734863.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that the religious doctrine of mutual responsibility propels Haredim to get involved in trying to persuade other Jews to act in pious ways because infractions invoke the wrath of ... More


“Each for All and All for Each”: Douglass’s Case for Mutual Responsibility

Nicholas Buccola

in The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass: In Pursuit of American Liberty

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787113
eISBN:
9780814725405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787113.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter shows how Douglass's experience as an abolitionist led him to articulate his philosophy of mutual responsibility, and examines the sorts of arguments he offered in defense of the claim ... More


Feeling Like Saints: Lollard Writings after Wyclif

Fiona Somerset

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452819
eISBN:
9780801470998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452819.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

“Lollard” is the name given to followers of John Wyclif, the English dissident theologian who was dismissed from Oxford University in 1381 for his arguments regarding the eucharist. A forceful and ... More


Desert Society

Clinton Bailey

in Bedouin Culture in the Bible

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300121827
eISBN:
9780300245639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121827.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Dwelling in dispersion and far from any governmental law enforcement agencies that could provide them security, nomadic desert dwellers needed ways to protect themselves from violations such as ... More


Breaking the Soft Border

Song-Chuan Chen

in Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390564
eISBN:
9789888390274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390564.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

A third force at play in the British maritime public sphere, an inadvertent participant neither anti-war nor pro-war, was the ‘Canton system’. More than the physical border of the Thirteen Factories ... More


The Facts and the Philosophy: Frederick Douglass as Political Thinker

Nicholas Buccola

in The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass: In Pursuit of American Liberty

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787113
eISBN:
9780814725405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787113.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter briefly discusses the life and political thought of Frederick Douglass, arguing that Douglass believed his goals could only be accomplished if the classical liberal ... More


“Every Man Is Himself and Belongs to Himself ”: Slavery and Self-Ownership as the Foundations of Douglass’s Liberalism

Nicholas Buccola

in The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass: In Pursuit of American Liberty

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787113
eISBN:
9780814725405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787113.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores how Douglass drew on the experience of slavery to defend the classical liberal idea of self-ownership. His abhorrence of slavery provides the foundation for the two principles ... More


Health development as nation strengthening

Ariel Pablos-Mendéz and Lesley Stone

in Advancing the Human Right to Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199661619
eISBN:
9780191765056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661619.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses economic development for health as a key driver of stronger, more productive States. Many States lack the capacity fully to ensure the conditions in which everyone can be ... More


Conclusion: Frederick Douglass in the American Mind

Nicholas Buccola

in The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass: In Pursuit of American Liberty

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787113
eISBN:
9780814725405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787113.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This concluding chapter reflects on the debates over Douglass's legacy. Most interpreters have oversimplified Douglass's views and all attempts to draw contemporary conclusions from his ... More


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