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THOMAS CHRISTIANS AND THE THOMAS TRADITION

Robert Eric Frykenberg

in Christianity in India: From Beginnings to the Present

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198263777
eISBN:
9780191714191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263777.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter focuses on India's Thomas Christians and Thomas tradition. It argues that canonical belief in the significance of the arrival and survival of Thomas Christians from ancient times onwards ... More


Stop Evolution Now!

R. Ford Denison

in Darwinian Agriculture: How Understanding Evolution Can Improve Agriculture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139500
eISBN:
9781400842810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139500.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter considers ongoing evolution, particularly as it relates to control of agricultural pests. It begins with a discussion of how weeds evolved resistance to herbicides, focusing on the case ... More


Stories of Women: Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation

Elleke Boehmer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068782
eISBN:
9781781701898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068782.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Why is the nation in a post-colonial world so often seen as a motherland? This study explores the relationship between gender icons and foundational fictions of the nation in different post-colonial ... More


Game Management

Michael J Lannoo

in Leopold's Shack and Ricketts's Lab: The Emergence of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264786
eISBN:
9780520946064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264786.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Aldo Leopold's Report on a Game Survey of the North Central States received nearly universally positive reviews. He followed it up with Game Management, a larger book detailing the history, theory, ... More


The Translation of Bishops and Other Clergy

Hamilton Hess

in The Early Development of Canon Law and the Council of Serdica

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198269755
eISBN:
9780191601163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269757.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Canons 1 (Greek I) and 2 (Greek II) prohibit the translation of bishops from one church to another, and canons 18 and 19 (Greek XV) forbid bishops to recruit or to ordain clergy belonging to another ... More


The Asylum-Seeker

Robert Garland

in Wandering Greeks: The Ancient Greek Diaspora from the Age of Homer to the Death of Alexander the Great

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161051
eISBN:
9781400850259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161051.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the principle of asylum. The Greek word asulia, which is somewhat misleadingly translated as “asylum,” literally means “not plundering” or in the case of an individual “the ... More


Homicide And Vengeance

Jonathan Burnside

in God, Justice, and Society: Aspects of Law and Legality in the Bible

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199759217
eISBN:
9780199827084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759217.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter shows how biblical law distinguishes between premeditated, spur of the moment, and accidental homicide, and thus tries to strike a particular balance between harm and culpability. ... More


Populace and Fortresses: Protection and Perquisites

CHARLES L. H. COULSON

in Castles in Medieval Society: Fortresses in England, France, and Ireland in the Central Middle Ages

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208242
eISBN:
9780191716676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208242.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

During the medieval period, peasants were affected by fortresses in some ways more than any other class. For the 14th and 15th centuries mainly, the chapter illustrates how fortresses operated to ... More


Foreign Language (Jacques Derrida and Me)

Geoffrey Bennington

in Not Half No End: Militantly Melancholic Essays in Memory of Jacques Derrida

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639854
eISBN:
9780748652105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639854.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter studies what is foreign in language. It first discusses the principle of schibboleth, which is a simple pronunciation that helps separate two different languages. It then studies the law ... More


Bombs Away: Militarization, Conservation, and Ecological Restoration

David G. Havlick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226547541
eISBN:
9780226547688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226547688.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In recent decades, hundreds of millions of acres of militarized landscapes around the world have transitioned to new purposes of wildlife conservation. These land use changes offer valuable ... More


Emden and the Dutch Revolt

Andrew Pettegree

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227397
eISBN:
9780191678691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227397.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

The German town of Emden was, in the 16th century, the most important haven for exiled Dutch Protestants. Drawing on knowledge of the contemporary archives, this book explores the role of Emden as a ... More


“Do Penance or Perish”: Prostitution, The Contagious Diseases Acts and the Good Shepherd Magdalen Asylum, Cork

Frances Finnegan

in Do Penance or Perish: Magdalen Asylums in Ireland

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195174601
eISBN:
9780199849901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195174601.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

A small Catholic Magdalen Asylum in 1809 was founded in Peacock Lane, Cork, by a Mr. Terry. A Matron governed the institution under the direction of a committee of ladies, that so many difficulties ... More


Hunters and Hunted, Summer-Autumn 1943

H. R. Kedward

in In Search of the Maquis: Rural Resistance in Southern France 1942-1944

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205784
eISBN:
9780191676796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205784.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

In the weeks following Aire-de-Côte, police in the Gard were dispatched in larger numbers to locate and hunt down those known to be hiding in the département, and one report refers to fifty ... More


Transcending Borders: No More Deaths and a Higher Moral Law

Ananda Rose

in Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration Controversy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199890934
eISBN:
9780199949793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890934.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the high-profile clashes between federal law enforcement officials and members of another of Arizona's border ministries, No More Deaths. The group's approach is more ... More


Imagining Gay Paradise: Bali, Bangkok, and Cyber-Singapore

Gary Atkins

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083237
eISBN:
9789882209305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083237.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book tells the stories of three men who constructed a “magical reality” for dissenting views of manhood in Southeast Asia. It examines the connections between gay men's struggle for public ... More


Conclusion

Emily Baum

in The Invention of Madness: State, Society, and the Insane in Modern China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226580616
eISBN:
9780226580753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226580753.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

The conclusion discusses the treatment of madness in China in the second half of the twentieth century. After the advent of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1937, and for a brief period following the ... More


One thing left on the checklist: ontological coordination and the assessment of consistency in asylum requests1

Bruno Magalhães

in Security/Mobility: Politics of Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526107459
eISBN:
9781526124258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107459.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the practices of judging the credibility of asylum requests in Brazil. Through ethnographic research with various Brazilian agencies involved in the asylum procedure, the ... More


Facing the Revocation: Huguenot Families, Faith, and the King's Will

Carolyn Chappell Lougee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190241315
eISBN:
9780190241346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241315.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book tells the story of one French Protestant (Huguenot) family, the Robillard de Champagné, as it faced Louis XIV’s Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, which criminalized their religion in 1685. ... More


Cardboard Continental

John Baxter

in Von Sternberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126012
eISBN:
9780813135601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126012.003.0025
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Von Sternberg took refuge in art, organizing an exhibition of his collection at the Los Angeles Country Museum. The Los Angeles Times reviewed the show respectfully, remarking that von Sternberg's ... More


The Refugee Challenge in Post-Cold War America

Maria Cristina Garcia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190655303
eISBN:
9780190697754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655303.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines refugee and asylum policy in the United States since the end of the Cold War. For over forty years, from the end of World War II to the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Cold War had ... More


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