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“Christian Patriotism” in Flush: Political Preaching, Antiwar Dissent, and Summer Thanksgiving

Sean A. Scott

in A Visitation of God: Northern Civilians Interpret the Civil War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395990
eISBN:
9780199866557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395990.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

After the war's second summer, the northern home front showed signs of unrest. Draft resistance, highly divisive state elections, and fears of Copperhead uprisings demonstrated the strength of ... More


Monumental Mobility: The Memory Work of Massasoit

Lisa Blee and Jean M. O'Brien

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648408
eISBN:
9781469648422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648408.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Installed at Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1921 to commemorate the tercentenary of the landing of the Pilgrims, Cyrus Dallin's statue Massasoit was intended to memorialize the Pokanoket Massasoit ... More


Royal Oak

Ronald Hutton

in The Stations of the Sun: A History of the Ritual Year in Britain

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205708
eISBN:
9780191676758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205708.003.0027
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Owing to accidents of fortune, anniversaries in politics had first appeared in the winter, as will be described. In 1660, however, one was installed in May, to provide an annual thanksgiving for the ... More


Purification, Thanksgiving, and the Churching of Women

David Cressy

in Birth, Marriage, and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201687
eISBN:
9780191674983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201687.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the tradition of purification, thanksgiving, and the churching of women after childbirth in Tudor and Stuart England. These rituals connected the semi-secret domestic world of ... More


Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools

Max Harris

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449567
eISBN:
9780801461613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449567.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

For centuries, the Feast of Fools has been condemned and occasionally celebrated as a disorderly, even transgressive Christian festival. The problem with this popular account, is that it is wrong. ... More


Hezekiah and the hand of heaven

Philip West

in Henry Vaughan's Silex Scintillans: Scripture Uses

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198187561
eISBN:
9780191718960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187561.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The preface to Silex Scintillans (1655) is one of the most important pieces of 17th-century literary criticism about writing that Henry Vaughan, following George Herbert's usage, had come to call ... More


Heroes and Rituals

Randall Curren and Charles Dorn

in Patriotic Education in a Global Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226552255
eISBN:
9780226552422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552422.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Chapter Two examines schools’ efforts to use national heroes, holidays, and oaths of allegiance to foster civic virtue and patriotism. Between the 1830s and 1920s, students read from McGuffey’s ... More


Her Season of Lasts: Traditional, Seasonal, Communal Rituals

Denise Carson

in Parting Ways: New Rituals and Celebrations of Life's Passing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520251083
eISBN:
9780520949416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251083.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

People often celebrate a person's firsts—the first cry, the first word, the first step, the first birthday. Thoughts about a person's lasts are often reflections rather than plans of action. This ... More


The Messianic Secret

Israel Knohl

in The Messiah before Jesus: The Suffering Servant of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215924
eISBN:
9780520928749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215924.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter begins with a description of a day in the life of the Messiah. It then considers messianic hymns from the Dead Sea Scrolls, particularly those from the Thanksgivings Scroll. These hymns ... More


First Bonfire Day

Allan Metcalf

in The Life of Guy: Guy Fawkes, the Gunpowder Plot, and the Unlikely History of an Indispensable Word

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190669201
eISBN:
9780190060794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190669201.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

English authorities were thankful almost beyond measure for the last-minute thwarting of the Gunpowder Plot. In place of the plotters’ planned explosion, throughout London bonfires were lit on ... More


Sharing with the Gods: Aparchai and Dekatai in Ancient Greece

Theodora Suk Fong Jim

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198706823
eISBN:
9780191778506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706823.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This book provides a comprehensive account of the offering all over the Greek world of so-called ‘first-fruits’ (aparchai) and ‘tithes’ (dekatai) from the Archaic to the Hellenistic period (c. 700 to ... More


The Extracurriculum and Beyond

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Five thousand spectators watch Princeton and Yale play at Elysian Fields in Hoboken on Thanksgiving Day 1878, only the third year the two teams have contested in rugby and only the third year of ... More


Introduction

Thomas R. Blanton, IV

in A Spiritual Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300220407
eISBN:
9780300225143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220407.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The “free gift” posited by Christian theology indicates that “salvation” may not be bought in a market transaction. This, however, does not imply that no reciprocal donations are expected: gifts, ... More


How Culture Shaped Options in the New World

in Culture and Management in the Americas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760140
eISBN:
9780804771146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760140.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter examines how culture shaped options in the New World, focusing on the differences between the Pilgrims who landed in North America and those in Latin America related to the indigenous ... More


Woody’s Mild Jewish Rose: Broadway Danny Rose

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The thesis here is that the interior plot of Broadway Danny Rose, which depicts the theatrical manager’s experience with client Lou Canova and his ex-girlfriend, Tina Vitali, takes the form of a myth ... More


The Fine Art of Living Well: Hannah and Her Sisters

Peter J. Bailey

in The Reluctant Film Art of Woody Allen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167190
eISBN:
9780813167862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167190.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Hannah is treated as Allen’s most successful blending of representational filmmaking with his skepticism toward the promises of artistic rendering. Also at play in the film is its largely positive ... More


Introduction

Lisa Blee and Jean M. O’Brien

in Monumental Mobility: The Memory Work of Massasoit

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648408
eISBN:
9781469648422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648408.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter explains the connection between monuments and the stories about the past they convey to viewers over time. While monuments are considered static and place-bound, this statue of the ... More


Marketing

Lisa Blee and Jean M. O’Brien

in Monumental Mobility: The Memory Work of Massasoit

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648408
eISBN:
9781469648422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648408.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter analyses the commodification of Massasoit over the long history of the project to commemorate the leader. Sculptor Cyrus Dallin's career coincided with major technological developments ... More


No Ordinary Football Game

Simeon Booker

in Shocking the Conscience: A Reporter's Account of the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037894
eISBN:
9781617037900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037894.003.0016
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 1962, on Thanksgiving Day, violence erupted between the fans of two high school football clubs in Washington, D.C. It was the annual high school football championship game pitting St. John’s, the ... More


Religious Mentality in First Offerings

Theodora Suk Fong Jim

in Sharing with the Gods: Aparchai and Dekatai in Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198706823
eISBN:
9780191778506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706823.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Existing studies of gift-giving practices tend to conceptualize human–divine relations in terms of quid pro quo. But this chapter offers a more differentiated and nuanced picture than that ... More


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