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Minhag Ashkenaz ha-Kadmon: An Assessment

Haym Soloveitchik

in Collected Essays: v. 2

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113980
eISBN:
9781800341111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113980.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter comments upon an influential article written by Israel M. Ta-Shma. In the article, the unique significance and force that ‘custom’ (minhag) possessed in Ashkenaz is emphasized. It is ... More


Early Popular Methodist Experience of the Band Meeting

Kevin M. Watson

in Pursuing Social Holiness: The Band Meeting in Wesley's Thought and Popular Methodist Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199336364
eISBN:
9780199395682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336364.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter turns from Wesley’s theology to the popular practice of the band meeting from 1738 through the mid-1760s. The chapter considers the extent to which Wesley’s conception of the bands was ... More


Transition in the Popular Practice of the Bands

Kevin M. Watson

in Pursuing Social Holiness: The Band Meeting in Wesley's Thought and Popular Methodist Practice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199336364
eISBN:
9780199395682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336364.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the popular Methodist experience of band meetings from the late eighteen and early nineteenth centuries. The popular practice of the bands from the 1760s to the 1780s and from ... More


In Pursuit of Proof: A History of Identification Documents in India

Tarangini Sriraman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199463510
eISBN:
9780199094097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199463510.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The imperative to produce proof of identity has shaped the very life-chances of people inhabiting the diverse geographies, socio-economic groups, and timescales of India and yet, a history of ... More


Conclusion

Tarangini Sriraman

in In Pursuit of Proof: A History of Identification Documents in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199463510
eISBN:
9780199094097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199463510.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

The conclusion of the book argues that state conventions of issuing identification documents and administering poor subjects by absorbing popular knowledge practices did not manifest themselves ... More


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