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 Experience, Purpose, Pedagogy, and Theory: Ritual Activities in the Classroom

Mark I. Wallace

in Teaching Ritual

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195176452
eISBN:
9780199785308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176452.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses how fresh reactions to 9/11 were dealt with in the classroom. In a class on religion and ecology, a variety of contemplative practices and social fieldwork projects were used, ... More


Urban Episcopalianism

Rowan Strong

in Episcopalianism in Nineteenth-Century Scotland: Religious Responses to a Modernizing Society

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249220
eISBN:
9780191600760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249229.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Uses the example of Glasgow to examine the impact on Scottish Episcopalianism of the new urban and industrial society of nineteenth‐century Scotland. It clearly identifies distinct religious ... More


Mapping Religious Difference: Lay Buddhist Textual Communities in the Post-Mao Period

Gareth Fisher

in Recovering Buddhism in Modern China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231172769
eISBN:
9780231541107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172769.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Gareth Fisher’s chapter based on ethnographic fieldwork examines the formation of distinctive textual communities among contemporary lay Buddhists; he shows how different communities formulate ... More


Discovering Working-Class Religion in a 1950s Auto Plant

Matthew Pehl

in The Pew and the Picket Line: Christianity and the American Working Class

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039997
eISBN:
9780252098178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039997.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how the Detroit Industrial Mission (DIM) was unable to sort out its own web of middle-class values to truly share the religious world of the working class. However, in making ... More


Who Is a Good Muslim? Making Proper Faith in a Girls’ High School

Fida J. Adely

in Gendered Paradoxes: Educating Jordanian Women in Nation, Faith, and Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226006901
eISBN:
9780226006925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226006925.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter analyzes the struggles between texts, teachers, and students to define proper Islamic mores in religion classes and beyond. At al-Khatwa, the debates about “true” Islamic teaching and ... More


The Contours of Religious Consciousness in Working-Class Detroit, 1910–1935

Matthew Pehl

in The Making of Working-Class Religion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040429
eISBN:
9780252098840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040429.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses religious consciousness in working-class Detroit. Working peoples' religious consciousness emerged out of a complex, ambiguous, sometimes paradoxical worldview. Scrutinizing ... More


Power, Politics, and the Struggle over Working-Class Religion, 1910–1938

Matthew Pehl

in The Making of Working-Class Religion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040429
eISBN:
9780252098840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040429.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies the labor question brought about by the massive social changes unleashed by industrial, corporate capitalism, and rapid urbanization. This “labor question,” as historian Steve ... More


Race, Politics, and Worker Religion in Wartime Detroit, 1941–1946

Matthew Pehl

in The Making of Working-Class Religion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040429
eISBN:
9780252098840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040429.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the shifting relationship between religion, politics, and class as the United States drew closer to the Second World War. As the Second World War loomed, the discourse ... More


Steerage Emigrants 1840–c.1880

Rowan Strong

in Victorian Christianity and Emigrant Voyages to British Colonies c.1840 - c.1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198724247
eISBN:
9780191791994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724247.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

On the floating villages that constituted the close confines of emigrant ships, emigrants found themselves encountering both the religiously like-minded and also different others, particularly in the ... More


Making Worker Religion in the New Deal Era

Matthew Pehl

in The Making of Working-Class Religion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040429
eISBN:
9780252098840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040429.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the making of worker religion. The process of creating worker religion was contentious, divisive, and often measured or incomplete. Nevertheless, worker religion opened new ... More


Cabin Passenger Religion 1840s–1870s

Rowan Strong

in Victorian Christianity and Emigrant Voyages to British Colonies c.1840 - c.1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198724247
eISBN:
9780191791994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724247.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This shorter chapter traces the religion of cabin-class emigrants, who were generally middle-class, so from the section of Victorian society keen to impose their religious and moral positions on the ... More


Faith Powers and Gambling Spirits in Late Gilded Age Metal Mining

Jarod Roll

in The Pew and the Picket Line: Christianity and the American Working Class

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039997
eISBN:
9780252098178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039997.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter demonstrates how the story of the Galena revival is about the power of working-class enchantment with the magic of capitalism at the end of the Gilded Age. It offers an important field ... More


Struggle for the Soul of the Postwar South: White Evangelical Protestants and Operation Dixie

Elizabeth Fones-Wolf and Ken Fones-Wolf

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039034
eISBN:
9780252097003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039034.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1946, the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) undertook Operation Dixie, an initiative to recruit industrial workers in the American South. This book explores the CIO's fraught encounter ... More


Raphael’s Condescension: Paradise Lost, Jane Austen, and the Secular Displacement of Grace

Paul Stevens

in Milton in the Long Restoration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198769774
eISBN:
9780191822605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769774.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Protestantism’s radical concept of divine grace does not simply disappear with what Weber calls the ‘disenchantment’ of the secular age; it transmutes itself into other complex and powerful cultural ... More


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