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Ḍākinī Dialogues

Sarah H. Jacoby

in Love and Liberation: Autobiographical Writings of the Tibetan Buddhist Visionary Sera Khandro

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147682
eISBN:
9780231519533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147682.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents a cross-section of conversations and dialogues about a woman who endeavored to enter the ranks of a predominantly male religious calling. This conversation shows the complex ... More


Southern Strivings

Erik S. Gellman and Jarod Roll

in The Gospel of the Working Class: Labor's Southern Prophets in New Deal America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036309
eISBN:
9780252093333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036309.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the respective backgrounds of the two preachers under discussion, highlighting the similarities in their life stories—particularly their shared frustrations growing up as ... More


Cultural Motifs Persist

Jenny M. Luke

in Delivered by Midwives: African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496818911
eISBN:
9781496818959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496818911.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

After a general overview of childbirth’s shift to hospital in the early decades of the twentieth century from a national perspective, the chapter narrows its focus to the Jim Crow South. The cultural ... More


“Epitome of America”

Robert H. Abzug

in Psyche and Soul in America: The Spiritual Odyssey of Rollo May

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780199754373
eISBN:
9780197512944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199754373.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

Rollo May was born and raised in what once was considered the American heartland, the small-town Protestant Midwest. However, his family life was extremely troubled. His father was a YMCA field ... More


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