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Religiosity in Daily Life

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/9780199249534.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the ways that Antioqueño beliefs and religious attitudes provided integration and cohesion among the social classes. It discusses that the structure of society was far from ... More


Enemies of the Godly

CHRISTOPHER HAIGH

in The Plain Man's Pathways to Heaven: Kinds of Christianity in Post-Reformation England, 1570–1640

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199216505
eISBN:
9780191711947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216505.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History, History of Ideas

The preceding chapters used dialogues and other texts as tools towards an investigation of grass-roots religious attitudes in post-Reformation England. It has shown that the views expressed by ... More


Early Indian Responses

Edwin Bryant

in The Quest for the Origins of Vedic Culture: The Indo-Aryan Migration Debate

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137774
eISBN:
9780199834044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137779.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

As was the case in the West, there were all sorts of reactions to, and appropriations of, the discovery of a shared Aryan pedigree from the Indian subcontinent in popular, political, and religious ... More


Myths of Origin: Europe and the Aryan Homeland Quest

Edwin Bryant

in The Quest for the Origins of Vedic Culture: The Indo-Aryan Migration Debate

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137774
eISBN:
9780199834044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137779.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The Indigenous Aryan debate can only be understood in the context of the history of the greater Indo-European homeland quest in Europe. The purpose of this chapter is to outline the most prominent ... More


T. E. Hulme

Anthony Quinton

in Of Men and Manners: Essays Historical and Philosophical

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694556
eISBN:
9780191731938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694556.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the philosophy of T. E. Hulme. Hulme seeks to base all his views on a broadly philosophical foundation, a Weltanschauung or view of the world, which he calls the religious ... More


Enterprise and Competitiveness: A Systems View of International Business

Mark Casson

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289579
eISBN:
9780191684746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289579.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book looks at international economic performance at the end of the 20th century. The book explores in particular performance issues connected with international business. It focuses especially ... More


Meet The Parents: The Family Context Shaping Religious Socialization in the 1930s and 1940s

Michele Dillon and Paul Wink

in In the Course of a Lifetime: Tracing Religious Belief, Practice, and Change

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249004
eISBN:
9780520940031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249004.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter presents some of the studies that were carried out on parents to understand the family context shaping religious socialization in the 1930s and 1940s. The interviews with the parents of ... More


Enlisting Smelser’s Theory of Ambivalence to Maintain Progress in Sociology of Religion’s New Paradigm

R. Stephen Warner

in Self, Social Structure, and Beliefs: Explorations in Sociology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241367
eISBN:
9780520937857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241367.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter draws on the theoretical power of ambivalence in accounting for aspects of religious attitudes and behavior. Contrary to the claims of theorists looking at Europe, this chapter contends ... More


Religion and Society in Russia: The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Paul Bushkovitch

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195069464
eISBN:
9780199854615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195069464.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This book traces the evolution of religious attitudes in this important transitional period in Russian history. The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in Russia saw the gradual decline of monastic ... More


Troubling Violence: A Performance Project

M. Heather Carver and Elaine J. Lawless

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732085
eISBN:
9781604733471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732085.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book, which follows the collaboration between the author, a performance studies professor, and ethnographic folklorist Elaine J. Lawless, traces the creative development of a performance troupe ... More


‘The caterpillar in a cabbage, the canker in the leg’: Attitudes to Prostitution, Prostitutes, and Women

Lotte van de Pol

in The Burgher and the Whore: Prostitution in Early Modern Amsterdam

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199211401
eISBN:
9780191725142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211401.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the changing attitudes toward prostitutes. The 17th century inherited the misogynist understanding of women as sexually voracious, hypocritical, instruments of the devil. Whores ... More


Mysticism and Psychosis: The Fate of Ben Zoma

David Greenberg and Eliezer Witztum

in Sanity and Sanctity: Mental Health Work Among the Ultra-Orthodox in Jerusalem

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300071917
eISBN:
9780300131994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300071917.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents the cases of two young men who left secular lives to become baalei teshuva. In the course of their change, they immersed themselves in mystical study and eventually became ... More


Introduction

Theodore Ziolkowski

in Modes of Faith: Secular Surrogates for Lost Religious Belief

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226983639
eISBN:
9780226983660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226983660.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The United States today is undergoing a spiritual crisis and transition similar to that of the 1920s. The growing interest in Islam, Buddhism, Zen, Kabbala, Gnosticism, Scientology, Wicca, and a ... More


“Abominable mixture and spurious issue”

Heather Miyano Kopelson

in Faithful Bodies: Performing Religion and Race in the Puritan Atlantic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479805006
eISBN:
9781479814268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805006.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores concepts of and language about sinfulness and uncleanness in English and European references to interracial sex during the seventeenth century. It argues that such concepts were ... More


Watching and Philosophizing: From Controversy to Cosmopolitanism

Sean Cocco

in Watching Vesuvius: A History of Science and Culture in Early Modern Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923710
eISBN:
9780226923734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923734.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the philosophical speculations of Neapolitan observers of Vesuvius, including the religious and scientific attitudes of the observers. The chapter also explains the cultural ... More


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