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Reinhold Niebuhr and Contemporary Politics

Richard Harries and Stephen Platten (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199571833
eISBN:
9780191722264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571833.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

When Barack Obama praised the writings of philosopher theologian Reinhold Niebuhr in the run up to the 2008 US Presidential Elections, he joined a long line of top politicians who closely engaged ... More


Political Parties in Costa Rica: Democratic Stability and Party System Change in a Latin American Context

John A. Booth

in Party Politics in New Democracies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199289653
eISBN:
9780191710964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289653.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Arising from the 1948 Costa Rican civil war, a multiparty system developed in Costa Rica under a social democratic National Liberation Party (PLN) that dominated the polity for decades. Small ... More


Remembering as Personal Story

Susan R. Holman

in God Knows There's Need: Christian Responses to Poverty

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195383621
eISBN:
9780199870479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383621.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

This chapter starts with the story of Salvian of Lérins (fifth century), his comment on Christ's neediness, and the relationship between his personal biography and his advocacy for more ... More


Manuscripts and the Sociology of Early Christian Reading

Larry Hurtado

in The Early Text of the New Testament

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199566365
eISBN:
9780191740985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566365.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

There are features that distinguish most early Christian manuscripts of literary texts from pagan high-quality literary manuscripts of the time, e.g. the Christian preference for the codex ... More


Churchmen and the New Liberalism

Graham Neville

in Radical Churchman: Edward Lee Hicks and the New Liberalism

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269779
eISBN:
9780191683794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269779.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes that the life and ministry of Edward Lee Hicks was in an obvious sense unique; yet it may also be taken as a representative example of churchmanship at a particular moment in ... More


Radical Churchman: Edward Lee Hicks and the New Liberalism

Graham Neville

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269779
eISBN:
9780191683794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269779.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Historians of the Christian Social movement in the Church of England during the 19th and early 20th centuries have paid little attention to its relation to the Liberal Party. But from about 1886 to ... More


The Early Twentieth Century

J. R. Watson (ed.)

in An Annotated Anthology of Hymns

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269731
eISBN:
9780191600791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269730.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

A relatively short section, containing 11 hymns from the period of two great hymn books, the English Hymnal and Songs of Praise. It was the period of the Christian Social Union, and of the First ... More


Off with the New and On with the Old: R. J. Campbell and the New Theology

Peter Hinchliff

in God and History: Aspects of British Theology 1875-1914

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263333
eISBN:
9780191682483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263333.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter explores the ideas and writings of theologian Reginald John Campbell. Campbell put together his own amalgam of theological ideas, in which Idealism was one of the most powerful ... More


Blessed Are the Peacemakers

Cara Lea Burnidge

in A Peaceful Conquest: Woodrow Wilson, Religion, and the New World Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226232317
eISBN:
9780226232454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226232454.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter demonstrates how Wilson's administration and social Christians found common cause in the Great War. Wilson's insistence that the United States “served” other nations and sought to “make ... More


Values, practices and strategic divestment: Christian social service organisations in New Zealand

David Conradson

in Landscapes of voluntarism: New spaces of health, welfare and governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346322
eISBN:
9781447302650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346322.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter explores the values and service practices of a set of Christian Social Service Organisations (CSSOs) in the South Pacific nation of New Zealand. First, it discusses the shifting ... More


Bavarian defence of the Heimat in Europe

Eve Hepburn

in Using Europe: Territorial Party Strategies in a Multi-level System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081385
eISBN:
9781781703236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081385.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter shows that, whilst all parties are unquestionably pro-European, this masks a growth of scepticism about what Europe can do for Bavarians, and where its limits should be drawn. Demands ... More


Hopes, Beliefs, and Experiments

Deborah Lavin

in From Empire to International Commonwealth: A Biography of Lionel Curtis

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198126164
eISBN:
9780191671623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198126164.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Lionel George Curtis was born on 7 March 1872 at The Outwoods near Derby, his mother's family home. This chapter describes the milieu of Lionel's birthplace. Friendship was of almost sacred ... More


Pan-Germanism and Austrofascism in a small town

Julie Thorpe

in Pan-Germanism and the Austrofascist State, 1933-38

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079672
eISBN:
9781781703199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079672.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter seeks to identify the dynamics of mustering allies at a local level for the Austrofascist cause, reviewing as a case study the current of the movement in Salzburg. The Salzburger ... More


Christian Economics?

Noah Benezra Strote

in Lions and Lambs: Conflict in Weimar and the Creation of Post-Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300219050
eISBN:
9780300228045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300219050.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores how German elites molded a bare majority to support a “Christian” policy to respond to the dire economic situation still facing the country, under the leadership of the first ... More


God’s Grace and Our Action

Stephen Charles Mott

in Biblical Ethics and Social Change

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199739370
eISBN:
9780190258399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199739370.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines social responsibility in relation to biblical faith and Christian social action in the grace of God that is present through the death of Jesus Christ. It first considers ... More


Land, Faith and the Crofting Community: Christianity and Social Criticism in the Highlands of Scotland 1843-1893

Allan W. MacColl

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623822
eISBN:
9780748653379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623822.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book probes the deep-rooted links between the land, the people, and the religious culture of the Scottish Highlands and Islands in the nineteenth century. The responses of the clergy to the ... More


Catholic Activism in Revolutionary Mexico, c. 1920–1925

Stephen J. C. Andes

in The Vatican and Catholic Activism in Mexico and Chile: The Politics of Transnational Catholicism, 1920-1940

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199688487
eISBN:
9780191767661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688487.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Latin American History

Chapter 2 describes Catholic activists at work building a new Christian social order in revolutionary Mexico. Catholic activism in Mexico reflected both counterrevolutionary and constructive ... More


Biblical Ethics and Social Change

Stephen Mott

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199739370
eISBN:
9780190258399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199739370.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This synthesis of biblical studies and Christian social ethics is designed to provide a biblical argument for intentional institutional change on behalf of social justice. This book provides a ... More


Germany: little hope in times of crisis

Uwe Jun

in Why the Left Loses: The Decline of the Centre-Left in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447332664
eISBN:
9781447332725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332664.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses social democracy in Germany. For many years, the Social Democratic Party (SPD) has performed poorly at the German parliamentary (Bundestag) elections, and crucially, has been ... More


Ultramontanism and Its Discontents: The “Peculiarities” of Munich’s Prewar Catholic Tradition

Derek Hastings

in Catholicism and the Roots of Nazism: Religious Identity and National Socialism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199843459
eISBN:
9780190254513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199843459.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the distinctiveness of Munich's Catholic tradition by focusing on important Catholic trends, including the Christian Social movement and Reform Catholic movement, before World ... More


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