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The Twilight of Republican Religion

Maurizio Viroli

in As If God Existed: Religion and Liberty in the History of Italy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142357
eISBN:
9781400845514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142357.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the decline of republican religion. In the late sixteenth century, while the Florentine experiment with republican government was on the wane, the conviction that Christian ... More


Civil Discourse and Religion in Transitional Democracies: The Cases of Lithuania, Peru, and Indonesia

David Ingram

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Respect for human dignity and the common good in democratic regimes cannot be sustained by reason alone. Citizen faith commitments endorsing both of these values are necessary. However, negotiating ... More


Black Elephants in the Room: The Unexpected Politics of African American Republicans

Corey D. Fields

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291898
eISBN:
9780520965508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291898.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

What do people think of when they hear about an African American Republican? Are they heroes fighting against the expectation that all blacks must vote democratic? Are they Uncle Toms or sellouts, ... More


“Why Not Visit Chicago”: Tour Companies and City Business Organizations, 1870–1915

Catherine Cocks

in Doing the Town: The Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States, 1850-1915

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227460
eISBN:
9780520926493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227460.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the startling juxtaposition of an American city, less than one hundred years old and notorious for its vulgar commercialism, to two of the great capitals of Europe, which ... More


Republic of Merit

Joseph F. Kett

in Merit: The History of a Founding Ideal from the American Revolution to the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451225
eISBN:
9780801467677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451225.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter shows how the Imperial Crisis and the American Revolution turned merit, a self-imagined attribute of the colonial gentry that was tightly bound to their conception of their reputation ... More


Liberal Democracy in Theory

William A. Galston

in Anti-Pluralism: The Populist Threat to Liberal Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300228922
eISBN:
9780300235319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228922.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter distinguishes and connects four concepts—the republican principle, democracy, constitutionalism, and liberalism. By the republican principle, the chapter refers to popular sovereignty ... More


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