Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 23 items

  • Keywords: religious associations x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Human Rights of Religious Associations

Julian Rivers

in The Law of Organized Religions: Between Establishment and Secularism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199226108
eISBN:
9780191594243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226108.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter provides an historical and systematic account of the human rights of religious associations. Against the background of diverse ways in which international law engages with religion, it ... More


Zoroastrians in the United States and Canada

John R. Hinnells

in The Zoroastrian Diaspora: Religion and Migration

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267591
eISBN:
9780191683329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267591.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the history of Zoroastrians in Canada and the US. The Zoroastrian populations in these two countries are more diverse than in other Parsis settlements and the influence of ... More


The Legal Position of Religious Organizations

Norman Doe

in Law and Religion in Europe: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604005
eISBN:
9780191729331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604005.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Comparative Law

This chapter explores religious freedom in the context of both the general freedom of association and the specific right in some States of religious association. It then examines the legal categories ... More


Proliferation of Devotional Associations

Patricia Londoño-Vega

in Religion, Society, and Culture in Colombia: Medellín and Antioquia, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199249534
eISBN:
9780191719318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249534.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter begins by discussing that the number, variety, and importance of religious associations active in Antioquia steadily increased between 1850 to 1930. It explains that these associations ... More


The Emergence and Social Function of Chinese Religious Associations in Singapore: (1961)*

Marjorie Topley

Jean DeBernardi (ed.)

in Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singapore: Gender, Religion, Medicine and Money

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028146
eISBN:
9789882206663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028146.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

One of the ways in which religious associations in Singapore differ from those in urban China is in their greater freedom to make use of religious symbols and to engage in religious activities. ... More


A Politicized Minority: “”

Jonathan Laurence

in The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims: The State's Role in Minority Integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144214
eISBN:
9781400840373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144214.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses the growth of Political Islam and transnational religious NGOs in Western Europe. While the European receiving states were granting a de facto monopoly of religious ... More


The Religion Law of the European Union

Norman Doe

in Law and Religion in Europe: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604005
eISBN:
9780191729331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604005.003.0011
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Comparative Law

This chapter proposes that the contemporary posture of the European Union towards religion is based on seven fundamentals: the value of religion; subsidiarity (that religious affairs are primarily a ... More


Chinese Religion and Rural Cohesion in the Nineteenth Century: (1968)*

Marjorie Topley

Jean DeBernardi (ed.)

in Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singapore: Gender, Religion, Medicine and Money

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028146
eISBN:
9789882206663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028146.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In China in the nineteenth century some of the most important ideas which were religious, or had religious implications, linked the destiny of individuals to their ancestors; to numerous gods and ... More


Religion and Freedom of Association

Natan Lerner

in Religion and Human Rights: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199733453
eISBN:
9780190258269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733453.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the relationship between religion and freedom of association and its implications for human rights. It first considers the international law that is applicable to freedom of ... More


Buddhist Activism, Urban Space, and Ambivalent Modernity in 1920s Shanghai

J. Brooks Jessup

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/9780231172769.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

J. Brooks Jessup’s chapter explores how Chinese Buddhist identity acquired new meaning in the modern urban context of early twentieth-century Shanghai. Focusing on the construction of religious space ... More


Serving the College and the Nation YMCAs and YWCAs on Campus

Andrea L. Turpin

in A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501704789
eISBN:
9781501706325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704789.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) and the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA). Their popularity sprang in part from the fact that college and university ... More


Civil society

Edwin Bacon, Bettina Renz, and Julian Cooper

in Securitising Russia: The Domestic Politics of Vladimir Putin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072246
eISBN:
9781781701317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072246.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Beginning with the religion law of 1997, and progressing through laws on social organisations, political parties, extremists, migration, foreigners, the media, and political demonstrations, the ... More


The Distinctiveness of Religious Liberty

Víctor M. Muñiz-Fraticelli

in Mapping the Legal Boundaries of Belonging: Religion and Multiculturalism from Israel to Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199383009
eISBN:
9780190203603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199383009.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter seeks to differentiate religious liberty from multiculturalism as theoretical categories and to identify some of the consequences of this differentiation. This chapter discusses the ... More


The Beginnings of Deathbed Practice in Japan

Jacqueline I. Stone

in Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856434
eISBN:
9780824872984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856434.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Deathbed practices emerged during Japan’s Heian period (794-1185) in connection with growing aspirations for birth after death in a pure land, whether of Amida or of some other buddha or bodhisattva. ... More


Friends and ‘Anti-Fennelists’: Non-Religious Relationships and Solidarities

Lois Lee

in Recognizing the Non-religious: Reimagining the Secular

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198736844
eISBN:
9780191800436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736844.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the social side of ‘secularity’, demonstrating how non-religious engagements with religion structure social relations in positive and negative ways. It shows how people’s ... More


Varieties of Religious Repression

Ani Sarkissian

in The Varieties of Religious Repression: Why Governments Restrict Religion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199348084
eISBN:
9780190216368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348084.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the types of religious repression that exist across the range of nondemocratic regimes and identifies their targets. First, it presents an overview of 13 types of restrictions ... More


Sacred and Public Land in Ancient Athens

Nikolaos Papazarkadas

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694006
eISBN:
9780191732003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694006.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

Landed wealth was crucial for the economies of all Greek city-states, and despite its peculiarities Athens was no exception in that respect. This monograph is the first exhaustive treatment of sacred ... More


Athenian Myths and Festivals: Aglauros, Erechtheus, Plynteria, Panathenaia, Dionysia

Christiane Sourvinou-Inwood

Robert Parker (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199592074
eISBN:
9780191595592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592074.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Moving out from a particular problem about a particular Athenian festival, this book investigates central questions concerning Athenian festivals and the myths that underlay them. It examines the ... More


Building Bridges (1956–1959)

Edward K. Kaplan

in Spiritual Radical: Abraham Joshua Heschel in America, 1940-1972

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115406
eISBN:
9780300137699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115406.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter shows how the major role that religion played in public life became central to Heschel's reflections. After his Time magazine profile, Christians as well as Jews began to regard him as ... More


Scientific Studies

Robert Wuthnow

in Inventing American Religion: Polls, Surveys, and the Tenuous Quest for a Nation's Faith

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190258900
eISBN:
9780190258931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258900.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As commercial polling expanded, a quieter development took shape in academic settings and among religious leaders. Whereas commercial polling depended on publicity in news media to secure its ... More


View: