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Bleached Faith: The Tragic Cost When Religion Is Forced into the Public Square

Steven Goldberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758611
eISBN:
9780804763141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758611.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Public recognition of religion has been a part of American political life from the country's beginning, and that is not going to change. But in recent years, the effort by some to challenge the long ... More


The Specter of Heresy and Blasphemy in the English Revolution: From Heresiographers to the Spectacle of James Nayler

David Loewenstein

in Treacherous Faith: The Specter of Heresy in Early Modern English Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199203390
eISBN:
9780191762796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203390.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the flourishing of anti-heretical writings, including the heresiography, a new kind of book that emerged during the 1640s and 1650s as orthodox godly authorities voiced their ... More


“Bolivarian” Anti-Semitism

Claudio Lomnitz and Rafael Sánchez

in Powers: Religion as a Social and Spiritual Force

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231560
eISBN:
9780823235537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231560.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter discusses the use of religious symbolism to disempower others. It surveys recent cases of anti-Semitism in Venezuela that are directly related to Hugo ... More


“To Live Together in Holy Matrimony”: Orthodox and Heterodox

Russell E. Martin

in The Tsar's Happy Occasion: Ritual and Dynasty in the Weddings of Russia's Rulers, 1495-1745

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754845
eISBN:
9781501754869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754845.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explores the question of religion in the royal wedding ceremony by examining the few times when there was a mixed marriage: an orthodox dynast marrying a heterodox foreigner. The chapter ... More


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