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Responsibility: The Shorter Fiction, 1914–1917

Ritchie Robertson

in Kafka: Judaism, Politics, and Literature

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198158141
eISBN:
9780191673276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198158141.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

World War I broke out when Austria declared war on Serbia on July 28, 1914. Two days earlier, Kafka returned to Prague. Kafka's fantasy of joining the army draws attention to his fascination with ... More


Where Are They Now?: Religious Affiliation, Beliefs, and Practices

Melinda Lundquist Denton and Richard Flory

in Back-Pocket God: Religion and Spirituality in the Lives of Emerging Adults

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190064785
eISBN:
9780190064815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064785.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Building on the foundation laid in Chapter 2, this chapter focuses specifically on the religious lives of emerging adults. Survey responses from multiple waves of data collection are used to show ... More


None of the Above: Nonreligious Identity in the US and Canada

Joel Thiessen and Sarah Wilkins-Laflamme

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479817399
eISBN:
9781479864225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817399.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the nearly one-quarter of American and Canadian adults who say they have no religion. Who are they? Why, and where, has this population grown? How do religious nones in the United ... More


Conclusion: Emerging Adults and the Future of Religion—Making Sense of It All

Melinda Lundquist Denton and Richard Flory

in Back-Pocket God: Religion and Spirituality in the Lives of Emerging Adults

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190064785
eISBN:
9780190064815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064785.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The concluding chapter has four related aims. First, the authors present an overview of all the previous chapters, providing in a concise format the major contours of the religious and spiritual ... More


Christian Radicalism and the Hope of Transcending ‘Religion’

Sam Brewitt-Taylor

in Christian Radicalism in the Church of England and the Invention of the British Sixties, 1957-1970: The Hope of a World Transformed

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827009
eISBN:
9780191865954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827009.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter outlines the radical Anglican contribution to the ‘secularization’ metanarrative, which suddenly achieved cultural dominance in British discussion in the early 1960s. During the early ... More


Back-Pocket God: Religion and Spirituality in the Lives of Emerging Adults

Melinda Lundquist Denton, Richard Flory, and Christian Smith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190064785
eISBN:
9780190064815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064785.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What do the religious and spiritual lives of American young people look like as they reach their mid to late 20s, enter the full-time job market, and start families? In Back Pocket God, the authors ... More


Introduction

Melinda Lundquist Denton and Richard Flory

in Back-Pocket God: Religion and Spirituality in the Lives of Emerging Adults

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190064785
eISBN:
9780190064815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064785.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter sets the context for the book, situating it in the larger National Study of Youth and Religion as the final overview book of the project, taking into account all four waves ... More


East Germany: No Signs of a Turnaround

Detlef Pollack and Gergely Rosta

in Religion and Modernity: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801665
eISBN:
9780191840302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801665.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The case of East Germany raises the question of why religion and church, which had fallen to an unprecedentedly low level after four decades of suppression, have not recovered since 1989. The ... More


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