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Toleration, Proselytizing, and the Politics of Recognition

Jean Bethke Elshtain

in Religious Pluralism, Globalization, and World Politics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195323405
eISBN:
9780199869237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323405.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter examines the relationship between freedom of religion and the freedom to proselytize in the context of religious pluralism. For pluralism to be robust it must not just encompass ... More


The Rights and Limits of Proselytism in the New Religious World Order

John Witte Jr.

in Religious Pluralism, Globalization, and World Politics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195323405
eISBN:
9780199869237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323405.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

The chapter argues that globalization has propelled a new war for souls, particularly in former communist countries—a war to reclaim the traditional cultural and moral souls of these new societies, ... More


Freedom of Religion under the European Convention on Human Rights

Carolyn Evans

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199243648
eISBN:
9780191697272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243648.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Freedom of religion and belief is one of the central rights set out in international human rights treaties and yet it has also been one of the most controversial. While it is generally agreed that ... More


Redefining the Bond with British Toryism, 1885–1886

Alvin Jackson

in Colonel Edward Saunderson: Land and Loyalty in Victorian Ireland

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204985
eISBN:
9780191676437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204985.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Saunderson’s ideals, which had perturbed some northeners even during his contest with Monroe, but which therefore made him more attractive to Dublin Toryism, and on 30 December ... More


Religious Freedom, Democracy, and International Human Rights

John Witte and M. Christian Green

in Rethinking Religion and World Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827978
eISBN:
9780199933020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827978.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses questions concerning religious freedom, democracy, and human rights in international law. It discusses three particularly controversial issues that have become the focus of ... More


“Famished Ghosts”: Bloom, Bible Wars, and “U. P: up” in Joyce’s Dublin

Luke Gibbons

in Joyce'S Ghosts: Ireland, Modernism, and Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226236179
eISBN:
9780226236209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226236209.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

It is often assumed that the Great Famine has been consigned to memory at the onset of the twentieth century in Ireland, but Joyce's fiction testifies to the spectral presences of famine in the ... More


Religious Expression

REX AHDAR and IAN LEIGH

in Religious Freedom in the Liberal State

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253623
eISBN:
9780191719769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253623.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Although religious speech is treated legally as a liberty, in proselytising religions (Christianity especially) bearing witness to one’s faith — speaking about it to others — is a religious duty, ... More


Indalecio Prieto Challenges the PCE

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0051
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the ways in which Indalecio Prieto had challenged the Communist predominance in state politics and the army. Although he had allied himself with the Communists against Largo ... More


The Catholic Alliance

Manlio Graziano

in Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231174626
eISBN:
9780231543910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174626.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explains why the Catholic Church is the only religious body capable of organizing an alliance among religions.


The NSPCC in Ireland, 1889–1921

Sarah-Anne Buckley

in The cruelty man: Child welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1889-1956

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719087660
eISBN:
9781781706275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087660.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

As with many historical examinations of Ireland from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries, the study of the NSPCC as an organisation is a tale of two parts. In Chapter Two, the period ... More


Collaborators and Dissidents: Writing the Hagiographies of the Fifth-century Persecutions

Philip Wood

in The Chronicle of Seert: Christian Historical Imagination in Late Antique Iraq

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199670673
eISBN:
9780191760709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670673.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Church History

This chapter examines the political context for the first moment of centralization in the Church of the East and the emergence of a patriarchal history. Using the evidence of the synodica (church ... More


Perceptions and Realities in Orthodox-Catholic Relations Today: Reflections on the Past, Prospects for the Future

Robert F. Taft S.J.

in Orthodox Constructions of the West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251926
eISBN:
9780823253067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251926.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter suggests a mutual “purification of memories” for healing the dolorous history of Catholic-Orthodox relations, its Catholic author first providing an examination of Catholic misdeeds ... More


Religious Antagonism and Shared Sanctuaries in Algeria

Dionigi Albera

in Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169943
eISBN:
9780231538060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169943.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter considers Muslim attendance at a Marian sanctuary in Algeria, Our Lady of Africa in Algiers, from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. It examines the sanctuary's relationship to a ... More


The Logic of Slum Religion

Nathaniel Roberts

in To Be Cared For: The Power of Conversion and Foreignness of Belonging in an Indian Slum

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520288812
eISBN:
9780520963634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288812.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter demonstrates that the idea of religion held by slum dwellers—and shared by Christians and Hindus among them—is entirely at odds with the elite Gandhian picture described in the previous ... More


Religious Expression

Rex Ahdar and Ian Leigh

in Religious Freedom in the Liberal State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199606474
eISBN:
9780191744259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606474.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins with discussions of the importance of the freedom of religious expression and how religious liberty can conflict with free speech. It then considers protections for religious ... More


The Onset of Islamization: (a) Common Themes

Peter Jackson

in The Mongols and the Islamic World: From Conquest to Conversion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300125337
eISBN:
9780300227284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125337.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the Islamization of the Mongols, with particular emphasis on patterns of conversion and conceptual problems, including questions such as the appeal of Islam to the nomadic ... More


The Rise of Sectarian Polemics

Sebastian Elsässer

in The Coptic Question in the Mubarak Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199368396
eISBN:
9780199368419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368396.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In late Mubarak era witnessed an increasingly explosive feedback between public sectarian polemics and sectarian violence. An analysis shows that polemics were partly facilitated, by unsolved issues ... More


Voices from Within, Voices from Without: Movement Teachers and Students Speak for Themselves

David Tittensor

in The House of Service: The Gulen Movement and Islam's Third Way

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199336418
eISBN:
9780199389766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336418.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter 4 explores the lived realities of the Gülen Movement. Through interviews with teachers as well as graduates from the movement schools, this chapter unpacks the former’s motivations and ... More


The “First Age” of Translation

Haun Saussy

in Translation as Citation: Zhuangzi Inside Out

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198812531
eISBN:
9780191851353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812531.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Buddhist ideas were transmitted to China over a period of several hundred years, originally via Central Asia and later through direct contact with Indian believers. Translation was essential to this ... More


Preaching Atheism

Emily B. Baran

in Dissent on the Margins: How Soviet Jehovah's Witnesses Defied Communism and Lived to Preach About It

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199945535
eISBN:
9780199367047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945535.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores state attempts to lure religious believers back into mainstream society. After the death of Stalin, atheist agitation and propaganda returned as a permanent feature of public ... More


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