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Best-Sellers and Steady Sellers I: the Sample and its main categories

Ian Green

in Print and Protestantism in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208600
eISBN:
9780191678097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208600.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter is based on a sample of over 700 religious works first published between 1530 and 1700, which appear to have passed through at least five editions in thirty years. It discusses the ... More


Best-Sellers and Steady Sellers II: Prayer, Meditation, and Preparing for Communion

Ian Green

in Print and Protestantism in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208600
eISBN:
9780191678097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208600.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines manuals of prayers and meditations, and works designed to help prepare the faithful for the sacrament of the Lord's Supper. Not only were these more numerous and popular than ... More


The Edifying Discourses: 1843 to 1855

Walter Lowrie

in A Short Life of Kierkegaard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157771
eISBN:
9781400845972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157771.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter deals with Kierkegaard's Edifying Discourses in Diverse Spirits (1847), comprised of eighty-six discourses which are now published in English in seven volumes. The Edifying Discourses ... 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


A Life of Ministries

Casey Ritchie Clevenger

in Unequal Partners: In Search of Transnational Catholic Sisterhood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226697413
eISBN:
9780226697697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226697697.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the various settings where Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur work and explores different understandings of authority, obedience, and personal autonomy within religious life. In ... More


Mission Is Everything: Sisters on the Frontiers of Ministry in Greater Boston

Casey Ritchie Clevenger

in Unequal Partners: In Search of Transnational Catholic Sisterhood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226697413
eISBN:
9780226697697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226697697.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the growth of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in Massachusetts from the arrival of the first sisters in Boston in 1849 to the formation of the Waltham Province in 1922, and ... More


Poverty, Development, and the Challenges of Catholic Sisterhood in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Casey Ritchie Clevenger

in Unequal Partners: In Search of Transnational Catholic Sisterhood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226697413
eISBN:
9780226697697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226697697.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in the Democratic Republic of Congo respond to the needs of the surrounding population amid widespread poverty, weak public infrastructure, ... More


Migration, Labour Law, and Religious Discrimination

Lucy Vickers

in Migrants at Work: Immigration and Vulnerability in Labour Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198714101
eISBN:
9780191782657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714101.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Employment Law

This chapter considers religious discrimination in the workplace. It traces how religious practices have been accommodated at work over time, in the context of changing social policy on migration and ... More


Destruction and Renewal: Christian Churches from the Early 1950s to the Mid-1960s

Xiaoxuan Wang

in Maoism and Grassroots Religion: The Communist Revolution and the Reinvention of Religious Life in China

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190069384
eISBN:
9780190069414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069384.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Before 1958, most Protestant churches were less heavily stigmatized, unlike the Catholic Church, which had been overshadowed by the politically charged “counterrevolutionary” stigma since 1949. Many ... More


The Wars at Home

Glenn C. Altschuler and Isaac Kramnick

in Cornell: A History, 1940-2015

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801444258
eISBN:
9780801471896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801444258.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter examines student activism at Cornell University that began in early 1965. Nathaniel Pierce convened the first meeting of Students for Education (SFE) on March 8 to air students' ... More


Margaret Cusack and Catholic-Nationalist History

Patrick Maume

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0041
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the life and career of Margaret Cusack (1829–99), an author and publisher of religious and historical works. Her career provides an insight into the development of the genre of ... More


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