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Eusebius and Augustine

Dominic J. O’Meara

in Platonopolis: Platonic Political Philosophy in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199285532
eISBN:
9780191717819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285532.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter discusses the extent to which Eusebius’ Christian politics of theocracy and Augustine’s rejection both of pagan political theory and of Christian theocracy (in the City of God) may ... More


Theocratic Democracy: The Social Construction of Religious and Secular Extremism

Nachman Ben-Yehuda

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199734863
eISBN:
9780199895090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734863.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

One social arena where cultural conflicts are played out is the media. This book examines more than 50 years of media reported unconventional and deviant behavior by the fundamentalist ... More


Two Styles of Thought

Mary Douglas

in Leviticus as Literature

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244195
eISBN:
9780191600548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244197.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Leviticus has a different style from Deuteronomy, and often the teaching differs, but through two millennia Leviticus has been read through Deuteronomy, with divergences reconciled by imposing the ... More


A Christian Millennium: Greece in Byzantium—How the Empire Worked at its Edge

Judith Herrin

in Margins and Metropolis: Authority across the Byzantine Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153018
eISBN:
9781400845224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153018.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter focuses on the period when Greece was essentially a minor province of the Christian Roman empire of Byzantium. During “The Dark Ages,” there was a very slow and uncertain shift from a ... More


In We Trust: Science, Religion, and Authority

James D. Proctor

in Science, Religion, and the Human Experience

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195175325
eISBN:
9780199784707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195175328.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This essay considers science and religion as major institutions of epistemic and moral authority. Proctor argues that authority is at the heart of most discussions related to science and religion, ... More


The Supervisory System of Confucian Constitutionalism: Reflections on the Supervision of the State by the Academy

Jiang Qing

in A Confucian Constitutional Order: How China's Ancient Past Can Shape Its Political Future

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154602
eISBN:
9781400844845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154602.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter proposes another institution—the Academy—that is meant to further restrain the power of parliamentarians. In Western constitutionalism, power is limited by means of rights. In Confucian ... More


Religion as Identity and the Fundamental Rights Obligations of the EU

Ronan Mccrea

in Religion and the Public Order of the European Union

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199595358
eISBN:
9780191595776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595358.003.0004
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter demonstrates how the Union's identity-based approach fits in with its fundamental rights obligations. It analyses the various justifications for religious freedom and notes how respect ... More


The Wedge of Intelligent Design: Retrograde Science, Schooling, and Society

Barbara Forrest and Paul R. Gross

in Scientific Values and Civic Virtues

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195172256
eISBN:
9780199835546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195172256.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The rejection of evolution in favor of creation by a supernatural deity is not the only feature of intelligent design creationism that marks it as a religious movement. Its integral but lesser known ... More


Political Philosophy and the Challenge of Revealed Religion

Heinrich Meier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226275857
eISBN:
9780226275994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226275994.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The book's central premise is that philosophy must prove its right and its necessity in the face of the claim to truth and demand obedience of its most powerful opponent, revealed religion. ... More


The Mormon Monster: Political and Religious Aspects of Southern Anti-Mormonism

Patrick Q. Mason

in The Mormon Menace: Violence and Anti-Mormonism in the Postbellum South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740024
eISBN:
9780199894666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740024.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In addition to polygamy, anti-Mormon authors frequently targeted LDS doctrine and the church’s alleged theocracy. Southerners portrayed Mormonism as essentially anti-American, anti-democratic, and ... More


Discipline and Order

Benjamin J. Kaplan

in Calvinists and Libertines: Confession and Community in Utrecht 1578-1620

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202837
eISBN:
9780191675546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202837.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines Dutch Calvinists, the confessional nature of their piety, and the form of religious community they created as an expression of that piety. It discusses the five qualities ... More


Models of Religion–State Relations

REX AHDAR and IAN LEIGH

in Religious Freedom in the Liberal State

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253623
eISBN:
9780191719769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253623.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter surveys the various types of interaction between religion and government by considering which model or models best advance religious freedom in a liberal state. The goal is to determine ... More


The Invention of Jewish Theocracy: The Struggle for Legal Authority in Modern Israel

Alexander Kaye

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190922740
eISBN:
9780190099954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922740.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Invention of Jewish Theocracy is about Jewish religious approaches to law and politics in the State of Israel. It uncovers the forgotten history of religious Zionists who tried to create a ... More


“They Can Not Exist in Contact with Republican Institutions”: Consent, Contract, and Citizenship under “Polygamic Theocracy”

Christine Talbot

in A Foreign Kingdom: Mormons and Polygamy in American Political Culture, 1852-1890

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038082
eISBN:
9780252095351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038082.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores the connections anti-Mormons made between private and public in Mormonism. They contended that the institution of polygamy was inseparable from the practice of political ... More


Church, State, Resistance

Jean-Luc Nancy

in Political Theologies: Public Religions in a Post-Secular World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226443
eISBN:
9780823237043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226443.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter argues that the relationship between church and state must be rethought in light of the fact that religion, while not a private preference but rather a mode ... More


A Republic Whose Sovereign is the Creator: The Politics of the Ban of Representation

Shmuel Trigano

in Crediting God: Sovereignty and Religion in the Age of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233199
eISBN:
9780823233212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233199.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter presents a reading of the political philosophy of the Torah, and in particular of the structure of the Hebrew Republic, which is a question that was not only ... More


Italy: Roman ‘tyranny’ and radical Catholic opposition

S. J. Barnett

in The Enlightenment and Religion: The Myths of Modernity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067402
eISBN:
9781781700518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067402.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses a case study that provides a different context of the Enlightenment. The experience of Catholic dissidents in the Italian peninsula provides some similarities with the ... More


What Kind of Jew Was Spinoza?

Steven B. Smith

in Modernity and Its Discontents: Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300198393
eISBN:
9780300220988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198393.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Modernity is inseparable from what has been called the “Jewish Question.” Baruch Spinoza was the first writer to make Judaism central to modern politics. Spinoza’s Theologico-Political Treatise ... More


Eliza R. Snow: Poet of a New American Religion

Edward Whitley

in American Bards: Walt Whitman and Other Unlikely Candidates for National Poet

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834213
eISBN:
9781469606354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899427_whitley.8
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines Walt Whitman's collection of poetry, Leaves of Grass, focusing on his claim that it was an American sacred text, the “Bible of the New Religion.” It compares Whitman's ambition ... More


The Way Forward

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/9780804760140.003.0018
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book has stressed the need to rethink management practices in Latin America and tailor them to the cultures of its people rather than the other way around. The curse to effective management is ... More


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