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Mastery

Charles Travis

in Thought's Footing: Themes in Wittgenstein's “Philosophical Investigations”

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199291465
eISBN:
9780191710667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291465.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter focuses on the discussion of language games at the beginning of the Investigations (broadly, in the first twenty-five paragraphs). It shows how there can be room for the parochial in ... More


Extending Diversity: Religion in Public and Private Education

Jeff Spinner‐Halev

in Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Arguments are presented for extending diversity in education, with specific reference to the issue of religion, and taking the example of the USA. The arguments advanced also work for other liberal ... More


The Rise of Nonsectarianism

Steven K. Green

in The Second Disestablishment: Church and State in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399677
eISBN:
9780199777150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399677.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter is the first of two to discuss the legal issues surrounding the rise and development of nonsectarian public schooling in America. The controversy, called the “school question,” had two ... More


The Secularization of Nonsectarianism

Steven K. Green

in The Second Disestablishment: Church and State in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399677
eISBN:
9780199777150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399677.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter concludes the examination of the school question by tracing the secularization of the concept of nonsectarianism. It discusses the ongoing Protestant-Catholic conflict over Bible reading ... More


Integration

Timothy Matovina

in Latino Catholicism: Transformation in America's Largest Church

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139791
eISBN:
9781400839735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139791.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter demonstrates how national parishes and their parochial schools were among the societal institutions that most effectively fostered the integration of European immigrants and their ... More


Parochialism, Altruism, and War

Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis

in A Cooperative Species: Human Reciprocity and Its Evolution

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151250
eISBN:
9781400838837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151250.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter examines the coevolution of two genetically transmitted individual traits, parochialism and altruism, each providing the conditions for the evolutionary success of the other, and both ... More


Visiting

Frank Prochaska

in Christianity and Social Service in Modern Britain: The Disinherited Spirit

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199539796
eISBN:
9780191713460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539796.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines district visiting – the forerunner of social casework – and the changes in society that undermined it. Visiting was the most significant contribution made by organized religion ... More


Community, authority, and parochial realms

Kathryn Gleadle

in Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Within their communities, women could act as authoritative public figures in ways that were strikingly at odds with the highly feminized modes of action with which they were associated in the wider ... More


Land and dynastic subjectivity: the public spheres of Mary Ann Gilbert 1

Kathryn Gleadle

in Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the public career of Mary Ann Gilbert (1776–1845), a landed proprietor in Eastbourne in East Sussex where she established herself as a leading agricultural expert and poor law ... More


‘Doing good by wholesale’: women, gender, and politics in the family network of Thomas Fowell Buxton

Kathryn Gleadle

in Borderline Citizens: Women, Gender and Political Culture in Britain, 1815-1867

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264492
eISBN:
9780191734274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264492.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on a family network and considers how the various sites of political engagement — the ‘public’ sphere, the parochial realm, and the family — functioned together in the ... More


The End of Christendom and the Role of the Courts

Thomas J. Curry

in Farewell to Christendom: The Future of Church and State in America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145694
eISBN:
9780199834129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145690.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Evaluates existing Church–State decisions from the point of view of the interpretation of the First Amendment as a single mandate against the exercise of government jurisdiction in religion. It deals ... More


The Failure of the Party

Paul Corner

in The Fascist Party and Popular Opinion in Mussolini's Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198730699
eISBN:
9780191741753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198730699.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The concluding chapter summarises the various ways in which the fascist party failed in its objectives of national transformation. It argues that the party was central to fascist objectives and that ... More


Introduction: Definitions

H. R. French

in The Middle Sort of People in Provincial England, 1600-1750

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296385
eISBN:
9780191712029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296385.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter explains the evolution of current historical thinking about the ‘middle sort of people’. It charts a shift in historical definitions away from the application of ... More


Parish Office and the Formation of Social Identity

H. R. French

in The Middle Sort of People in Provincial England, 1600-1750

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199296385
eISBN:
9780191712029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296385.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the language and the economic distinctions through which ‘middling’ status in the parish was expressed. It analyses the terms by which parish rulers expressed their corporate ... More


Making Parishes Mexican: Pilsen, 1947–1970

Deborah E. Kanter

in Chicago Católico: Making Catholic Parishes Mexican

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042973
eISBN:
9780252051845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042973.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In the 1950s Mexicans moved into Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood, which had thirteen mostly Slavic parishes. The ensuing ethnic succession challenges the expected narrative of “white flight.” ... More


Hobbesian Skepticism

Aaron James

in Fairness in Practice: A Social Contract for a Global Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199846153
eISBN:
9780199933389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846153.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter challenges “realist” skepticism about the applicability of fairness in a politically decentralized global economy. It argues that trade relations are not a situation of anarchy that ... More


The Priest as Pastor

Peter Marshall

in The Catholic Priesthood and the English Reformation

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204480
eISBN:
9780191676307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204480.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

To be an effective pastor, a priest must naturally reside amongst his people. In this chapter, the alleged failings of the late medieval Church in the provision of pastoral care are presented through ... More


Moderator of the General Assembly

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0035
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter thirty-five recounts Hodge’s time as Moderator of the General Assembly in 1846. While Moderator, the Assembly addressed the key issues of slavery and Presbyterian Parochial Schools. In 1847, ... More


Structures of Authority the Parish and the Vestry

David Eastwood

in Governing Rural England: Tradition and Transformation in Local Government 1780-1840

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204817
eISBN:
9780191676406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204817.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The rhythms of rural life and the institutions of the village community offered points of reference and a means of establishing an individual's economic role and social location. This chapter ... More


The Universalist Argument

Arvind Sharma

in Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679489
eISBN:
9780199081714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679489.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the universalist argument for the claim that human rights are Western. Most discussions of human rights assume that the word ‘universal’ is univocal—that it has a single ... More


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