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The Working of the Church–State Alliance

John McManners

in Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France Volume 1: The Clerical Establishment and its Social Ramifications

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198270034
eISBN:
9780191600685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198270038.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The balance of advantage in cooperation between church and state was shifting inexorably towards the secular power. The Gallican devotion to the monarchy ensured that clergy worked for the state ... More


A Closer Look at Nigeria, Senegal, and Uganda

Robert A. Dowd

in Christianity, Islam, and Liberal Democracy: Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190225216
eISBN:
9780190225230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225216.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

With greater focus on and attention to national context, this chapter compares the political impact of Christian and Islamic communities in three countries: religiously diverse Nigeria, predominantly ... More


Contact and Co-operation: Jewish Welfare and the Support Systems of Society at Large

Rainer Liedtke

in Jewish Welfare in Hamburg and Manchester c.1850–1914

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207238
eISBN:
9780191677564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207238.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on co-operation between the community-wide Jewish welfare bodies — regarded by non-Jews as ‘official’ — and the institutions of poor relief in the wider society. It notes that ... More


The Impact of Religious Communities

Robert A. Dowd

in Christianity, Islam, and Liberal Democracy: Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190225216
eISBN:
9780190225230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225216.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 4 seeks to determine whether there is any relationship between involvement in religious communities and components of a liberal democratic political culture, such as political engagement, ... More


Ethnic Identities, Faith, and the Dynamics of Multicultural Con-Viviality

Coretta Phillips

in The Multicultural Prison: Ethnicity, Masculinity, and Social Relations among Prisoners

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199697229
eISBN:
9780191760556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697229.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the relationship between prisoners' identities, both ‘indigenous’ and ‘imported’, and their impact on prisoner solidarity and social relations in Rochester and Maidstone ... More


Liberal and Secular or Protestant and Orange?: Religion and the UUP

Thomas Hennessey, Máire Braniff, James W. McAuley, Jonathan Tonge, and Sophie A. Whiting

in The Ulster Unionist Party: Country Before Party?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198794387
eISBN:
9780191835889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794387.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the importance of the Protestant Faith and Church and of the Orange Order to UUP members. Whilst overwhelmingly Protestant, the UUP has always rejected the overtly ... More


God and Glory

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Columbus's Outpost among the Tainos: Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090406
eISBN:
9780300133899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090406.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter underscores Columbus's religious side, which must have influenced the role of religious activity at La Isabela. In fact, the events at La Isabela were conditioned by the inextricably ... More


Suor Maria Maddalena de’ Pazzi

Clare Copeland

in Maria Maddalena de’ Pazzi: The Making of a Counter-Reformation Saint

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198785385
eISBN:
9780191827310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785385.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Maria Maddalena’s vesting as a nun at the convent of S. Maria degli Angeli in Florence was typical of any of the women who entered there, but her death in 1607 was met by an exceptional level of ... More


João Pinto Delgado

Timothy Oelman (ed.)

in Marrano Poets of the Seventeenth Century: An Anthology of the Poetry of Joao Pinto Delgado, Antonio Enriquez Gomez and Miguel De Barrios

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100479
eISBN:
9781800340534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100479.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies João Pinto Delgado, the most important literary talent to have emerged from the Marrano background. In common with the other Marrano poets, Pinto Delgado looks frequently to the ... More


Hasidism and Halakhah

Louis Jacobs

in Tree of Life: Diversity, Flexibility and Creativity in Jewish Law

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100394
eISBN:
9781800340299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100394.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes the relationship between Hasidism and the halakhah. In so far as Hasidism is strongly influenced by kabbalah, the relationship of this movement to the halakhah resembles very ... More


M. Tvlli Ciceronis Actionis in C. Verrem Secvndae: Liber Primvs

De Praetvra Vrbana

in Cicero: Verrines II.I

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856682537
eISBN:
9781800343085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856682537.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents the text and translation of Cicero's Verrines II, Book 1. This is Cicero's second speech against Caius Verres concerning the urban praetorship. Cicero accuses Verres of being ... More


The Call of the Convent

Clare Copeland

in Maria Maddalena de’ Pazzi: The Making of a Counter-Reformation Saint

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198785385
eISBN:
9780191827310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785385.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores Maria Maddalena de’ Pazzi’s childhood and the path she trod to the convent of S. Maria degli Angeli. It argues that Maria Maddalena’s vocation and spirituality were a product of ... More


Pilgrimage to Mid-Republican Rome: From Dedications to Networks

Dan-el Padilla Peralta

in Divine Institutions: Religions and Community in the Middle Roman Republic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691168678
eISBN:
9780691200828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168678.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter examines the relationship between religiously motivated mobility and the exchange of knowledge and information, using quantitative models and social network analysis. It argues that ... More


Does Secularization Mean Dechristianization?

Olivier Roy

in Is Europe Christian?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190099930
eISBN:
9780197520710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190099930.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines secularization. Since the Peace of Westphalia in 1648, there has no longer been only one form of Christianity: a choice has to be made between Protestantism and Catholicism. But ... More


Conclusion: Religion and the Enduring State

Dan-el Padilla Peralta

in Divine Institutions: Religions and Community in the Middle Roman Republic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691168678
eISBN:
9780691200828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168678.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This concluding chapter offers a two-part assessment of the book's major findings, first through an examination of one of the institutional religious procedures that arose from the repetitive ... More


How Exceptional?: US Catholics since 1945

Leslie Woodcock Tentler

in Secularization and Religious Innovation in the North Atlantic World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198798071
eISBN:
9780191839344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798071.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

For roughly two decades after 1945, Catholicism in the United States did indeed look exceptional when compared with most of Western Europe. Rates of mass attendance were high and an increasingly ... More


Intellect and Culture

Brian Harrison

in Finding a Role?: The United Kingdom 1970-1990

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199606122
eISBN:
9780191804632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199606122.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter first shows how the increasingly lavish cultural and recreational provision in Britain helped accelerate the decline in religious observance from the 1960s: the new facilities generated ... More


The Essence of Judaism

Sefton D. Temkin

in Creating American Reform Judaism: Life and Times of Isaac Mayer Wise

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774457
eISBN:
9781800340930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774457.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Isaac Mayer Wise’s grand aim of building up a visible edifice of American Judaism. The edifice would need appropriate theological foundations, and Wise wrote explicitly in that ... More


Humor and Russian Jewish Identity

Anna Shternshis

in A Club of Their Own: Jewish Humorists and the Contemporary World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190646127
eISBN:
9780190646158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190646127.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter argues that deciphering the humor of Jews living under the Soviet Russian regime allows for a nuanced understanding of Russian Jewish identity in the Soviet and post-Soviet era. The ... More


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