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Conclusion

Mark Chaves

in American Religion: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146850
eISBN:
9781400839957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146850.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter argues that based on the religious trends documented in this book, no indicator of traditional religious belief or practice is going up. There is much continuity and some ... More


The Pattern of Programmes

Asa Briggs

in The War of Words: The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume III

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129567
eISBN:
9780191670022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129567.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the changes in the patterns of radio programming of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). It explains that during the war, familiar old issues continued to be raised such ... More


Reformed Religion: Public Ceremony and Private Piety

Graeme Murdock

in Calvinism on the Frontier 1600–1660: International Calvinism and the Reformed Church in Hungary and Transylvania

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208594
eISBN:
9780191678080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208594.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

Reformed religion developed in Hungary and Transylvania during the second half of the sixteenth century as reformers collected together insights from a range of theologians including Beza, Bullinger, ... More


How Should We Regard the Religious Ceremonies of the Church of Scientology?

Régis Dericquebourg

in Scientology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331493
eISBN:
9780199852321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331493.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the role of the ceremonies of the Church of Scientology. Scientology aims at personal, spiritual self-development and does not a priori need a religious service. Hubbard may, in ... More


‘Those Who Make a Profession out of Rites’: Unlicensed Religion, and Magic

Robert Parker

in Polytheism and Society at Athens

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199216116
eISBN:
9780191705847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216116.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The Greek expression paraphrased in the title to this chapter occurs in a non-Attic text, the Derveni papyrus, but there were religious professionals in Attica as throughout Greece. And although the ... More


Religious Affiliation and Commitment

Arland Thornton, William G. Axinn, and Yu Xie

in Marriage and Cohabitation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226798660
eISBN:
9780226798684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226798684.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter compares the effects of paternal and maternal religious activity on children's union-formation experience, asking explicitly whether mothers or fathers influence their children the most. ... More


Monarchy as Gesamtkunstwerk: The Education of Frederick William IV, 1795–1840

David E. Barclay

in Frederick William IV and the Prussian Monarchy 1840–1861

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204305
eISBN:
9780191676192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204305.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The first religious service at that ‘Church of Peace’ took place in a time of profound and sweeping changes in the structure of the Prussian state, changes to which Frederick William IV had only ... More


How Religious Identity Shapes Survey Responses

Philip S. Brenner

in Faithful Measures: New Methods in the Measurement of Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479875214
eISBN:
9781479897629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875214.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter reviews recent research on the measurement of religious behaviors, particularly the overreporting of religious service attendance on surveys. Conventional understandings of this survey ... More


Crucibles of Transformation: Religious Service and Emerging Adults

Pamela Ebstyne King and Christine M. Merola

in Flourishing in Emerging Adulthood: Positive Development During the Third Decade of Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190260637
eISBN:
9780190672737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260637.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Although rates of institutional civic engagement among those in their twenties are low and emerging adults have been characterized as individualistic, this period of life is a time of immense growth ... More


Temples and the Civic Order: From Numbers to Rhythms

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/9780691168678.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter describes and analyzes the secondary effects of temple construction, specifically the distribution of public goods and the consequences of that distribution for the production and ... 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


The Audience as Congregation

W. Anthony Sheppard

in Revealing Masks: Exotic Influences and Ritualized Performance in Modernist Music Theater

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223028
eISBN:
9780520924741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223028.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

With the creation of new forms of ritual music theater in twentieth-century Europe and America came a radical reconceptualization of the audience's role and of the performance space itself. A basic ... More


Listening and enabling the sharing of beliefs and values in later life

Marie A. Mills, Peter Speck, and Peter G. Coleman

in Belief and ageing: Spiritual pathways in later life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424600
eISBN:
9781447301530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424600.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter shows that encouraging older people to speak about their beliefs and values is not always an easy task. These difficulties are due to a number of reasons. First, personal beliefs are ... More


Equality and Conscience: Ethics and the Provision of Public Services

Annabelle Lever

in Religion in Liberal Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198794394
eISBN:
9780191835896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794394.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Freedom of conscience means that faith-based institutions should be free to serve their members’ needs in accordance with their religious teachings, even if doing so is at odds with basic principles ... More


Marriage

Mary Ellen Konieczny

in The Spirit's Tether: Family, Work, and Religion among American Catholics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199965779
eISBN:
9780199346059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965779.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 3, “Marriage,”examines the local cultures of marriage in each parish in order to show how they are supported and shaped by the social processes of Catholic identity construction and central ... More


Sea Change at Annapolis: The United States Naval Academy, 1949-2000

H. Michael Gelfand

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830475
eISBN:
9781469605449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877470_gelfand
Subject:
History, Military History

Since 1845, the United States Naval Academy has prepared professional military leaders at its Annapolis, Maryland, campus. Although it remains steeped in a culture of tradition and discipline, the ... More


Qiyuan Xinggang as Abbess, Dharma Teacher, and Religious Exemplar

Beata Grant

in Eminent Nuns: Women Chan Masters of Seventeenth-Century China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832025
eISBN:
9780824871758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832025.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter looks at Qiyuan Xinggang as an abbess, a Dharma teacher, and a religious exemplar. Qiyuan Xinggang did not restrict herself to delivering sermons and holding interviews; she and her nuns ... More


Salian Virgins, Sacerdotes, and Ministrae

Meghan J. DiLuzio

in A Place at the Altar: Priestesses in Republican Rome

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169576
eISBN:
9781400883035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169576.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter looks at sacerdotes (priestesses), particularly those associated with the public cults of Mars, Fortuna Muliebris, Bona Dea, Liber, Magna Mater, and Ceres. It also discusses the female ... More


Temptations of the Camp

George C. Rable

in God's Almost Chosen Peoples: A Religious History of the American Civil War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834268
eISBN:
9781469603841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899311_rable.8
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes how soldier attendance at often infrequent religious services remained shockingly low during the first two years of the war. One surgeon who heard a man saying grace before a ... More


Theaters of Madness: Insane Asylums and Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Benjamin Reiss

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226709635
eISBN:
9780226709659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226709659.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the mid-1800s, a utopian movement to rehabilitate the insane resulted in a wave of publicly funded asylums—many of which became unexpected centers of cultural activity. Housed in magnificent ... More


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