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Religion as Collective Right: Repatriation and Access to Eagle Feathers

Michael D. McNally

in Defend the Sacred: Native American Religious Freedom beyond the First Amendment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691190907
eISBN:
9780691201511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190907.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter discusses repatriation law and a cluster of legal cases involving possession of ceremonial eagle feathers, where courts have consistently affirmed the collective contours of Native ... More


Conflict Resolution as a Normative Value in Islamic Law: Application to the Republic of Sudan

Sulayman Nyang and Douglas Johnston

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/9780195367935.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Because Sudan is situated among nine other African countries and because it is the largest state in Africa, the country may be easily accessed and even influenced by a complex collection of various ... More


Wild Religion: Tracking the Sacred in South Africa

David Chidester

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273078
eISBN:
9780520951570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273078.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book is a wild ride through recent South African history from the advent of democracy in 1994 to the euphoria of the football World Cup in 2010. In the context of South Africa's political ... More


Filling the Void

Andrew R. Polk

in Faith in Freedom: Propaganda, Presidential Politics, and the Making of an American Religion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759222
eISBN:
9781501759239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759222.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter details how other religious representatives did not immediately fill the ensuing vacuum when Harry S. Truman rejected the Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America (FCC) as a ... More


Being Religious in America

Andrew R. Polk

in Faith in Freedom: Propaganda, Presidential Politics, and the Making of an American Religion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759222
eISBN:
9781501759239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759222.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter addresses how, by the start of Dwight D. Eisenhower's second term in the White House, cracks had formed in the nation's supposed consensus. A growing number of Americans were coming out ... More


Revitalization from Within

Keren R. McGinity

in Still Jewish: A History of Women and Intermarriage in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757307
eISBN:
9780814759615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757307.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter, which covers the years from 1980 through 2004, delves into the personal narratives of fifteen of the forty-three women interviewed to discuss three central themes: Jewish women's ... More


Heretics or Daughters of Israel?: The Crypto-Jewish Women of Castile

Renée Levine Melammed

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151671
eISBN:
9780199849215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151671.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Between 1391 and the end of the 15th century, numerous Spanish Jews converted to Christianity, most of them under duress. Before and after 1492, when the Jews were officially expelled from Spain, a ... More


Building a Better World

Andrew R. Polk

in Faith in Freedom: Propaganda, Presidential Politics, and the Making of an American Religion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759222
eISBN:
9781501759239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759222.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter evaluates how Harry S. Truman's administration fought both alongside and against other American leaders and institutions to determine America's postwar identity and the type of world it ... More


Introduction: Religion, War, And Unity

Andrew R. Polk

in Faith in Freedom: Propaganda, Presidential Politics, and the Making of an American Religion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759222
eISBN:
9781501759239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759222.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This introductory chapter begins by providing an overview of how Dwight D. Eisenhower used religious propaganda to justify and garner support for his policies. The supposed religious heritage ... More


Conclusion: Lasting Legacies of an American Faith

Andrew R. Polk

in Faith in Freedom: Propaganda, Presidential Politics, and the Making of an American Religion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759222
eISBN:
9781501759239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759222.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This concluding chapter describes how, from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Dwight D. Eisenhower, it took many years and great effort before the religious propaganda became institutionalized in the Pledge ... More


That Olde-Time Religion

Sylvia D. Hoffert

in Jane Grey Swisshelm: An Unconventional Life, 1815-1884

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828816
eISBN:
9781469603612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807875889_hoffert.4
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Throughout her adult life, Jane Grey Swisshelm was profoundly influenced by her religious heritage. This chapter discusses the influence of religion in general and Covenanter Presbyterianism in ... More


Negotiating Religion: Normalization, Abjection, and Enrichment

Mark Elmore

in Becoming Religious in a Secular Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290532
eISBN:
9780520964648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290532.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how “religion” circulates from margin to center and back, starting in the remote villages of the upper Himalayas, traveling through a small regional city and into the state ... More


The Image of Christ and Russian Literature

John Givens

in The Image of Christ in Russian Literature: Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Bulgakov, Pasternak

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780875807799
eISBN:
9781501757792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780875807799.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter reveals Russia's anxiety over its Christian heritage—specifically, its anxiety over the meaning and significance of Jesus Christ. Russian literature of the past two hundred ... More


The Metropolitan Sources of the Adamses' Views of Sensibility

in Abigail and John Adams: The Americanization of Sensibility

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226037431
eISBN:
9780226037448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226037448.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the metropolitan sources of John and Abigail Adams' views about sensibility. It describes the relevant features of liberalized Protestantism absorbed by the Adamses and their ... More


Crowds of Superheroes

Robert Jewett and John Shelton Lawrence

in The Superhero Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038068
eISBN:
9781621039549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038068.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter presents an excerpt from The Myth of the American Superhero (2002) by Robert Jewett and John Shelton Lawrence. It discusses the proliferation of superheroes following the success of ... More


The Only Son

B. R. Nanda

in The Nehrus: Motilal and Jawaharlal: With a New Preface

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693430
eISBN:
9780199081387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693430.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter focuses on Jawaharlal Nehru, the only son of Motilal Nehru. It states the importance of a male heir in a Hindu family and relates some of Jawaharlal’s early memories of his father’s ... More


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