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The Performance and Presentation of Obligations

Peter Liddel

in Civic Obligation and Individual Liberty in Ancient Athens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199226580
eISBN:
9780191710186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226580.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter surveys the obligations of the citizen and the ways in which their performance was presented. The chapter opens with those domestic obligations of male and female Athenian citizens which ... More


Keeping It Halal: The Everyday Lives of Muslim American Teenage Boys

John O'Brien

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197111
eISBN:
9781400888696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197111.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book provides a uniquely personal look at the social worlds of a group of young male friends as they navigate the complexities of growing up Muslim in America. The book offers a compelling ... More


Introduction

Brian Leiter

in Why Tolerate Religion?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163543
eISBN:
9781400852345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163543.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This introductory chapter sets out the book's focus, namely the question of why the state should have to tolerate exemptions from generally applicable laws when they conflict with religious ... More


Why Tolerate Religion?

Brian Leiter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691163543
eISBN:
9781400852345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163543.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book addresses one of the most enduring puzzles in political philosophy and constitutional theory—why is religion singled out for preferential treatment in both law and public discourse? Why are ... More


The Mosque: The Heart of Submission

Rusmir Mahmutćehajić

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225842
eISBN:
9780823237159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225842.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book is an extended meditation on a dimension of Islam unfamiliar to most Western readers. The mosque, this book argues, is not an analogue of the Christian church, not least because in Islam ... More


Religion, Social Incorporation, and Civic Engagement among Generations

Prema A. Kurien

in Ethnic Church Meets Megachurch: Indian American Christianity in Motion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479804757
eISBN:
9781479845477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804757.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 5 shows how negotiations and disagreements between generations shape the civic engagement of Mar Thoma American congregations in the United States and India. Recent studies have demonstrated ... More


Religion and Politics

Jason C. Bivins

in The Columbia Guide to Religion in American History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231140201
eISBN:
9780231530781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231140201.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the relationship between religion and politics in America. Historically, both “religion” and “politics” have been intertwined in American public life. Indeed, American religions ... More


Sharing Mayan Natural Souls

Daniel Capper

in Learning Love from a Tiger: Religious Experiences with Nature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290419
eISBN:
9780520964600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290419.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter explores the traditional world of the contemporary Maya of Central America. From ancient times, Mayan religions have insisted on a religious obligation of reciprocal sacred action among ... More


Persian Perversities

Jonathan A. Silk

in Riven by Lust: Incest and Schism in Indian Buddhist Legend and Historiography

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830908
eISBN:
9780824868987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830908.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter briefly introduces a trope Indian Buddhist sources share with literatures from the classical Greek and Roman world to China—that of the “perverse Persians” for whom, it is alleged, ... More


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