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Rome and the Isles: Ireland, England and the Rhetoric of Orthodoxy

Damian Bracken

in Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264508
eISBN:
9780191734120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the Roman influence on the religious orthodoxy in Ireland and England. It explains that the earliest writers presented the adoption of Christianity as a spiritual rebirth which ... More


Body Language

ADRIAN DAVIES

in The Quakers in English Society, 1655-1725

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208204
eISBN:
9780191677953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208204.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses how the responses to Quakers' body language reveal a great deal about general attitudes to civility and bodily control at ... More


Who Should Rule at Home?: Confronting the Elite in British New York City

Joyce D. Goodfriend

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801451270
eISBN:
9781501708046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451270.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book argues that the high-ranking gentlemen who figure so prominently in most accounts of New York City's evolution from 1664, when the English captured the small Dutch outpost of New Amsterdam, ... More


The “Integrated” Body

Fedwa Malti-Douglas

in Medicines of the Soul: Female Bodies and Sacred Geographies in a Transnational Islam

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215931
eISBN:
9780520924673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215931.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Although Sultana's geographical travels extend to North Africa, her narrative of spiritual rebirth is primarily set in the West — in other words, in a non-Moroccan, non-Muslim environment. Her ... More


9/11 at the Bible Prophecy Corner: Enacting the Virtual Ekklesia

Robert Glenn Howard

in Digital Jesus: The Making of a New Christian Fundamentalist Community on the Internet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773086
eISBN:
9780814790748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773086.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on individuals involved in vernacular Christian fundamentalism as they coped with the shock of the 9/11 attacks. By September 2001, the online discourse emerging from this new ... More


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