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Crossing the Ethnic Divide: The Multiethnic Church on a Mission

Kathleen Garces-Foley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195311082
eISBN:
9780199785322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311082.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While religious communities often stress the universal nature of their beliefs, it remains true that people choose to worship alongside those they identify with most easily. Multiethnic churches are ... More


Holy War, Holy Peace: How Religion Can Bring Peace to the Middle East

Marc Gopin

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146509
eISBN:
9780199834235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146506.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In 1993, when Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin sealed the Oslo peace agreement, it was heralded as the beginning of a new era in the Middle East peace process. Instead, violence on both sides has ... More


The Mandaeans: Ancient Texts and Modern People

Jorunn Jacobsen Buckley

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195153859
eISBN:
9780199834051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153855.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

The Mandaeans are a Gnostic sect that arose in the Middle East around the same time as Christianity. Although it is one of the few religious traditions that can legitimately claim a 2000‐year ... More


New Homelands: Hindu Communities in Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad, South Africa, Fiji, and East Africa

Paul Younger

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391640
eISBN:
9780199866649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391640.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This book is the story of how in six different locations indentured workers from India were able to design Hindu communities for themselves, and how those communities continue to thrive in those ... More


Introduction

Heather A. Haveman

in Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture, 1741-1860

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164403
eISBN:
9781400873883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164403.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book explores the role that magazines played in the modernization of America, and particularly in the development of translocal communities, during the period 1741–1860. Drawing on original data ... More


Citizens, Groups, and the State

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/9780691144214.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter places European governments' relationships with contemporary Muslim communities into historical and theoretical context, by reviewing earlier encounters with new categories of citizens ... More


The Maṇimēkalai's Buddhist Community Envisioned

Anne E. Monius

in Imagining a Place for Buddhism: Literary Culture and Religious Community in Tamil-Speaking South India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139990
eISBN:
9780199834501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139992.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The community of Buddhists imagined within the narrative world of the Maṇimēkalai itself is considered – a community whose locus is not the geographical region of Tamil‐speaking southern India in the ... More


Diversity

Mark Chaves

in American Religion: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146850
eISBN:
9781400839957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146850.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines America's increasing religious diversity, including the increasing number of people with no religious affiliation. People often talk about religious tolerance, but the cultural ... More


Retrieving the Missing Dimension of Statecraft: Religious Faith in the Service of Peacebuilding

R. Scott Appleby

in Faith-Based Diplomacy Trumping Realpolitik

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195367935
eISBN:
9780199851805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367935.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As shown by the many situations illustrated earlier in this book, religious faith truly has astounding effects on political endeavors even in the age of modernization, secularization, and ... 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 Vīracōḻiyam: Language, Literary Theory, and Religious Community

Anne E. Monius

in Imagining a Place for Buddhism: Literary Culture and Religious Community in Tamil-Speaking South India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139990
eISBN:
9780199834501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139992.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapters and the next turn to the eleventh‐century Vīracōliyam and its commentary, both of which construct a technology or theoretical vision of a multilingual literary culture that is claimed ... More


A Sociology of Religious Emotion

Ole Riis and Linda Woodhead

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199567607
eISBN:
9780191722493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567607.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book aims to change the way we think about religion by putting emotion back onto the agenda. It challenges a tendency to over-emphasise rational aspects of religion, and rehabilitates its ... More


Religious Group Autonomy

REX AHDAR and IAN LEIGH

in Religious Freedom in the Liberal State

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253623
eISBN:
9780191719769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253623.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines religious group autonomy which comprises the right of religious communities to determine and administer their own internal religious affairs without interference from the state. ... More


Imagining Community through Commentary

Anne E. Monius

in Imagining a Place for Buddhism: Literary Culture and Religious Community in Tamil-Speaking South India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139990
eISBN:
9780199834501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139992.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The commentary on the Vīracōliyam discussed here (which really constitutes a text in its own right) brings together fragments of a considerable corpus of Buddhist narrative and devotional poetry in ... More


On Sacred Ground—The Role of Chaplains in the Care of the Dying: A Partnership between the Religious Community and the Healthcare Community

Christina M. Puchalski

in A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter examines the partnership between the religious community and the healthcare community, particularly the role of chaplains in the care of the dying. It discusses the importance of ... More


Altruism, Religion, and Health: Exploring the Ways in Which Helping Others Benefits Support Providers

Neal Krause

in Altruism and Health: Perspectives from Empirical Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182910
eISBN:
9780199786794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182910.003.0027
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter suggests that, for those so inclined, a religious community in which altruism is prescribed might be useful. It discusses the ways in which formal places of worship provide opportunities ... More


Religious Communities and Politics

Alison Sharrock

in The Arab Minority in Israel, 1967–1991: Political Aspects

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277125
eISBN:
9780191684159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277125.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the religious communities and political condition of the Arab minority in Israel. The modernization of the Israeli society has ... More


The Religious Orders 1370–1540

R. B. Dobson

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume II: Late Medieval Oxford

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510122
eISBN:
9780191700941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510122.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter evaluates the contribution of the religious orders to the life of Oxford University in the years from 1370 to 1530. It discusses that the university's physical appearance had been more ... More


Small Towns in the Political Economy The Qasbah Under Pressure

C. A. Bayly

in Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion 1770-1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077466
eISBN:
9780199081110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077466.003.0024
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the political economy of small towns in north India and the political pressure experienced by the qasbah. It suggests that the history of gentry qasbah and commercial city ... More


The Private Charters

JOHN NIGHTINGALE

in Monasteries and Patrons in the Gorze Reform: Lotharingia c.850-1000

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208358
eISBN:
9780191716645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208358.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Saint-Maximin's private charters from before the monastic reform of 934 offer a glimpse into the religious community's internal life, its sense of identity, and its relations with lay patrons. As a ... More


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