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 Pastoral Ministry

Gregory A. Beeley

in Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God: In Your Light We Shall See Light

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195313970
eISBN:
9780199871827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313970.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The final chapter examines the pastoral dimension of Gregory's Trinitarian doctrine and the Trinitarian shape of his pastoral theory, on which he is the seminal teacher in Eastern and Western ... More


 On a Scale of Justice

Monica Najar

in Evangelizing the South: A Social History of Church and State in Early America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195309003
eISBN:
9780199867561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309003.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that Baptist churches met the civil as well as spiritual needs for their membership. They acted as “overseers to the poor”, land processioners (securing property boundaries), ... More


Plague and Poverty

Samuel K. Cohn

in Cultures of Plague: Medical thinking at the end of the Renaissance

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574025
eISBN:
9780191722530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574025.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter argues that plague writers across Italy in 1575–8 paid new attention to the social causes of plague. In seeing the plague as one principally afflicting the poor, they went beyond ... More


The Public Good

Paul Slack

in From Reformation to Improvement: Public Welfare in Early Modern England

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206613
eISBN:
9780191677243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206613.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The Poor Man's Friend was one of a dozen tracts published between 1645 and 1653, all concerned with the problem of poverty, and all employing the same language to the same kinds of ... More


Poverty and Human Development

Sabina Alkire

in Valuing Freedoms: Sen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199245796
eISBN:
9780191600838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245797.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Each of the four chapters of Part I of the book synthesizes one aspect that must be specified in the operationalization of the capability approach, then proposes a framework for doing so. The issue ... More


Theology as a Task Guided by the Spirit

O. Ernesto Valiente

in Liberation Through Reconciliation: Jon Sobrino's Christological Spirituality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268528
eISBN:
9780823272549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268528.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The third chapter argues that Sobrino’s approach to spirituality reflects both a general structure relevant to all human beings and a more specific Christian structure, namely the following of Jesus. ... More


The German Territories and Cities After 1555

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume I: Maximilian I to the Peace of Westphalia, 1493-1648

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198731016
eISBN:
9780191730870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731016.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

After 1555 princes and urban magistrates faced the task of re‐establishing order and equilibrium. German historians have generally described this as a process of confessionalisation that led to state ... More


Liberation and Reconciliation

O. Ernesto Valiente

in Liberation Through Reconciliation: Jon Sobrino's Christological Spirituality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268528
eISBN:
9780823272549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268528.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The first chapter examines reconciliation from a Christian perspective in order to establish the necessary theoretical framework for a topic that is studied from the intersection of various academic ... More


Theoretical Assumptions and Policy Orientations

Robert J. Chaskin and Mark L. Joseph

in Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226164397
eISBN:
9780226303901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303901.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the central theoretical lines of argument that provide an intellectual basis for integrationist approaches to addressing urban poverty and public housing reform. Primary among ... More


Moon Lake’s Orphans and “The Other Way to Live”

Jean C. Griffith

in New Essays on Eudora Welty, Class, and Race

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496826145
eISBN:
9781496826190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826145.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This essay examines the roles the character Easter in “Moon Lake” plays in the context of early-twentieth-century debates about the roots of poverty and society’s level of responsibility to poor ... More


The Rise and Decline of Environmentalism in Lebanon

Karim Makdisi

in Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199768677
eISBN:
9780199979608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768677.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores the evolution of environmentalism in Lebanon in the period since its independence in 1943. It contends that two main strands of environmentalism, challenging various aspects of ... More


Urban Poor Activism and Political Agency in Post–New Order Jakarta

Ian Wilson

in Activists in Transition: Progressive Politics in Democratic Indonesia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742477
eISBN:
9781501742491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742477.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter explains that the urban poor played a significant role in the protests that brought down Suharto. Then, after 1998, some organizations emerged that supported the urban poor in their ... More


‘Whores and scoundrels always talk of their honour’: Honour, Prostitution, and the Respectable Citizenry

Lotte van de Pol

in The Burgher and the Whore: Prostitution in Early Modern Amsterdam

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199211401
eISBN:
9780191725142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211401.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses honour and shame as a central concept in this urban society, and concomitant concepts of credit, both in financial and social sense, and of citizenship, for which a good name ... More


Dividing the Poor

Mun Young Cho

in The Specter of "the People": Urban Poverty in Northeast China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451652
eISBN:
9780801467431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451652.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the processes of differential impoverishment: why and in what ways the urban poor and rural migrants in Hadong have reinforced the distinctions between them rather than ... More


A Miraculous Economy

Ariel G. López

in Shenoute of Atripe and the Uses of Poverty: Rural Patronage, Religious Conflict, and Monasticism in Late Antique Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520274839
eISBN:
9780520954922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274839.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the wealth of Shenoute's monastery, its origins, and how he claimed it was spent. Shenoute's writings and life are striking for their consistent emphasis on the miraculous ... More


Inequality and Neighbourhood Effects: Market Access and Welfare of the Poor

Namrata Gulati and Tridip Ray

in Markets, Governance, and Institutions in the Process of Economic Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198812555
eISBN:
9780191850356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812555.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The key insight in our research is to recognize inequality–neighbourhood interaction: neighbourhood effects interacting with income inequality may affect poor people’s ability to access basic ... More


Conclusion

Ariel G. López

in Shenoute of Atripe and the Uses of Poverty: Rural Patronage, Religious Conflict, and Monasticism in Late Antique Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520274839
eISBN:
9780520954922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274839.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, African History: BCE to 500CE

The conclusion sums up the main ideas of the book. Shenoute's rise to public prominence is directly linked to his dramatic development of the care of the poor at his monastery, in word and deed. A ... More


Crisis and Reaction in Latin America: The Liberation Movement

John D. Early

in Maya and Catholic Cultures in Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040134
eISBN:
9780813043838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040134.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter examines the Latin American liberation movement as an implementation of Vatican Council II. It discusses the movement's origin as a result of the poverty and social disorder in many ... More


Guatemala: The Role of the Maya in the Worldview of Marxist Insurgency

John D. Early

in Maya and Catholic Cultures in Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813040134
eISBN:
9780813043838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813040134.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter sketches the background that led to Guatemalan Maya involvement in a Marxist armed insurrection. There was a national crisis fed by governmental corruption. In reaction, national leftist ... More


Decolonial Openings in Theologies of Liberation

Joseph Drexler-Dreis

in Decolonial Love: Salvation in Colonial Modernity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281886
eISBN:
9780823286003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281886.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The third chapter considers how approaches to theological reflection within Latin American liberation theology might open up toward a decolonial project. It specifically focuses on how the work of ... More


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