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To Speak in a Secular Fashion of God

Harvey Cox

in The Secular City: Secularization and Urbanization in Theological Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158853
eISBN:
9781400848850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158853.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter argues that speaking about God in a secular fashion is both a sociological problem and a political issue. The reason speaking about God in the secular city is in part a ... More


Introduction

Janet Y. Chen

in Guilty of Indigence: The Urban Poor in China, 1900-1953

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152103
eISBN:
9781400839988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152103.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter briefly illustrates what life was like for the urban poor in Republican-era China. It also traces the changes in attitudes about “poverty” and the policies enacted for its ... More


. . . and Constructing a New Nation

Mark A. Noll

in America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151114
eISBN:
9780199834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151119.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

As evangelical Christianity grew rapidly after the 1790s, it made a great contribution to the creation of a national culture. Evangelicalism, as a flexible form of Christianity, thrived in a national ... More


Conclusion

Christian Goeschel

in Suicide in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199532568
eISBN:
9780191701030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532568.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

After the Nazi regime's collapse in 1945, Germans continued to commit suicide, but not in such high numbers as in the Third Reich. The low suicide rates (if compared to the socially and politically ... More


Slavery and Social Life in Nineteenth-Century Turco-Egyptian Khartoum

Terence Walz and Kenneth M. Cuno

in Race and Slavery in the Middle East: Histories of Trans-Saharan Africans in 19th-Century Egypt, Sudan, and the Ottoman Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163982
eISBN:
9781617970221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163982.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Turkish policies involved rapid expansion of commerce, slavery and slave trade, migration, urbanization, and social dislocation. This chapter elucidates on one aspect of this extraordinary ... More


God and Mammon: Trust in the Modern World

Geoffrey Hosking

in Trust: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198712381
eISBN:
9780191780738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712381.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History, World Modern History

In this chapter the two systems of religion and money are interrelated. Religious faith tends to weaken with economic development where other symbolic systems are working effectively. But in the ... More


Picturing Faith: Photography and the Great Depression

Colleen McDannell

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104301
eISBN:
9780300130072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104301.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the midst of the Great Depression, the American government initiated one of the most ambitious national photographic projects ever undertaken. Such photographers as Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, ... More


‘Graves which their own cowardice has digged’: the aftermath

Christine Kinealy

in Repeal and Revolution: 1848 in Ireland

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065163
eISBN:
9781781702963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065163.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores how the country adjusted to not only a failed uprising, but the loss of almost two million people as a result of mortality and emigration. Although it concerned the government, ... More


Introduction

Lila Barrera-Hernández, Barry Barton, Lee Godden, Alastair Lucas, and Anita Rønne

in Sharing the Costs and Benefits of Energy and Resource Activity: Legal Change and Impact on Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767954
eISBN:
9780191821783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767954.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This introductory chapter argues for the need to consider not only a wider range of costs and benefits for communities from energy and resource projects, but also the effects on communities at ... More


Dominion and dissent

Ian Holliday

in Burma Redux: Global Justice and the Quest for Political Reform in Myanmar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161275
eISBN:
9780231504249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161275.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the prehistory of modern Myanmar in independent Burma from 1948 to 1988. The period saw political leaders fail at the task of guiding the ship of state they needed to build a ... More


Conclusion

Cian T. McMahon

in Global Dimensions of Irish Identity: Race, Nation, and the Popular Press, 1840-1880

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620107
eISBN:
9781469620121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620107.003.0007
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This concluding chapter discusses the continuing development of Irish global nationalism, more specifically identifying it as a multivalent discourse, featuring a paradoxical blend of ethnic ... More


The Price of Equality: Black Loyalty, Self-Help, and the “Right Kind of Citizenship”

Sarah Caroline Thuesen

in Greater than Equal: African American Struggles for Schools and Citizenship in North Carolina, 1919-1965

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807839300
eISBN:
9781469612744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807839300.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses how black leaders used postwar social dislocations in negotiating for extended access to segregated schooling. It also emphasizes how state officials had high expectations ... More


The Halting Shadow

Deirdre David

in Pamela Hansford Johnson: A Writing Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198729617
eISBN:
9780191843280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198729617.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Women's Literature

At the beginning of the 1970s, Pamela entered a decade of ill health. A migraine sufferer from childhood and long susceptible to depression (which she believed she inherited from her mother), the ... More


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