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Conclusion

Mark Chaves

in American Religion: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146850
eISBN:
9781400839957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146850.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter argues that based on the religious trends documented in this book, no indicator of traditional religious belief or practice is going up. There is much continuity and some ... More


RESPONSES TO CHANGE: THE LAITY AND THE CHURCH

FELICITY HEAL

in Reformation in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780198269243
eISBN:
9780191602412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269242.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This completes the trilogy on the years of rapid religious change in England. The lay adherence to traditional religion is considered, followed by investigation of the circumstances in which new ... More


Conclusion

Neville Wylie

in Barbed Wire Diplomacy: Britain, Germany, and the Politics of Prisoners of War 1939-1945

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199547593
eISBN:
9780191720581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547593.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The concluding chapter begins by questioning the validity of the explanations commonly put forward for the comparatively high survival rates of British POWs in German hands during the Second World ... More


Ancient understandings reassessed and the consequences for ontologies

G. E. R. Lloyd

in Being, Humanity, and Understanding

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654727
eISBN:
9780191742088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654727.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

A number of recent developments in the history of ancient science have led to the need to revise some still common assumptions concerning the uniformity of the trajectory of scientific development ... More


Traditional Navajo Health Beliefs and Practices

Stephen J. Kunitz

in Disease Change and the Role of Medicine: The Navajo Experience

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520049260
eISBN:
9780520909649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520049260.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter discusses traditional Navajo beliefs regarding disease causation, patterns of utilization of traditional healers, and changes from Navajo religion to peyotism and Christianity. In the ... More


Witchcraft: the formation of belief – part one

Hans Peter Broedel

in The Malleus Maleficarum and the construction of witchcraft

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064401
eISBN:
9781781700419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064401.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In a universe where God and the devil had, to such an extent, abandoned their traditional roles, learned theologians had plenty of space in which to carve out the new category of witchcraft. Although ... More


Writing and the Fragmentation of Authority

Tony Hunt

in Villon's Last Will: Language and Authority in the Testament

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159148
eISBN:
9780191673528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159148.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Emphasis is placed on the writing of the Testament, particularly on its status as a written record or ‘Escript l'say l'an soixante et ung’. François Villon was indeed a literate man as he obtained a ... More


Toward the Enhancement of Non-Traditional Security in North Korea

Brendan Howe

in Non-Traditional Security Issues in North Korea

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837396
eISBN:
9780824871154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837396.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter challenges the traditional belief that diplomats should ignore the internal affairs of states in order to preserve international stability and posits that the lack of internal ... More


Ideological Hesitancy in Spain 1700-1750

Ivy L. McClelland

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853230977
eISBN:
9781846317323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317323
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines several aspects of Spain's polemical Age of Reason, in particular the uncertain shifts in scientific ideas, the developing confusion of philosophical attitudes, the controversial ... More


Intellectual disability in twentieth-century Ghana

Jane Abraham and Auberon Jaleel Odoom

in Intellectual Disability in the Twentieth Century: Transnational Perspectives on People, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447344575
eISBN:
9781447344629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344575.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter recounts, for the first time, the twentieth-century history of intellectual disability in Ghana. the first sub-Saharan British colony to achieve independence in 1957. It outlines the ... More


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