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Visions, Revelations, and Courage in Joseph Smith

Douglas J. Davies

in Joseph Smith, Jr.: Reappraisals After Two Centuries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369786
eISBN:
9780199871292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369786.003.009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter applies the analytical insights of Paul Tillich and William Whyte to the revelatory production of Joseph Smith. These choices are intended to further the project of an interdisciplinary, ... More


Rite out of Place: Ritual, Media, and the Arts

Ronald L. Grimes

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195301441
eISBN:
9780199850952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301441.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Much ritual studies scholarship still focuses on central religious rites. For this reason, this book argues, dominant theories, like the data they consider, remain stubbornly conservative. The book ... More


Occasional and Conditional Conformity

S. C. Williams

in Religious Belief and Popular Culture in Southwark c.1880–1939

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207696
eISBN:
9780191677786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207696.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

In urban Southwark, church-based religious idioms and Christian rituals were part of a more complex and wide-ranging pattern of urban popular belief which extended beyond the institutional church to ... More


Funerals

Ralph Houlbrooke

in Death, Religion, and the Family in England, 1480–1750

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208761
eISBN:
9780191678134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208761.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses funeral rites between the 15th and 18th centuries. The rites which followed death served many different purposes, including the ... More


Staging the World: Spoils, Captives, and Representations in the Roman Triumphal Procession

Ida Ostenberg

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199215973
eISBN:
9780191706851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215973.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book is about the Roman triumphal procession in its capacity as spectacle and performance. It analyses the triumphs as visually emphatic events that both conveyed and constructed Roman views of ... More


Locating Copts in Ottoman History

Febe Armanios

in Coptic Christianity in Ottoman Egypt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199744848
eISBN:
9780199894963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744848.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The first chapter provides background on the Copts in Ottoman Egypt, focusing on how the conquest affected the community and how the lay and clerical leadership helped to sustain a communal identity ... More


The Communist Party between State and Church: Soviet Atheism and Socialist Rituals

Victoria Smolkin

in A Sacred Space Is Never Empty: A History of Soviet Atheism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691174273
eISBN:
9781400890101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174273.003.0007
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines how socialist rituals became the Soviet state's main ideological weapon in the battle against religion. It first considers the Bolsheviks' secularization of Soviet life after ... More


‘A Cat on a Post’: Animal Events in Seventeenth-century Writing

Susan Wiseman

in Renaissance Transformations: The Making of English Writing 1500-1650

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638734
eISBN:
9780748651573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638734.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines a different Renaissance imaginative sense of embodiment, which is how the soul inhabits the body. It looks at how the sense of transformation in sacramental processes was ... More


Statistical Evidence of Secularization in England

Bryan R. Wilson

in Religion in Secular Society: Fifty Years On

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198788379
eISBN:
9780191830297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788379.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

In this chapter Wilson presents statistical evidence of decline in such indices of popular religious interest as church membership, church attendance, and the religious sacralizing of such vital ... More


Bangladesh

Alamgir Muhammad Serajuddin

in Cases on Muslim Law of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199457618
eISBN:
9780199085460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199457618.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This section gives gist of fifteen cases dealing with registration of marriage, presumption of marriage, criminal liability for polygamy, restitution of conjugal rights, cruelty of conduct, prompt ... More


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