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A “Do-Nothing” Organization? The Catholic Association, 1934–1974

Nicholas M. Creary.

in Domesticating a Religious Import

April 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 17520 words.

The Catholic Association (CA) was the first organized lay movement in the Catholic Church in colonial Zimbabwe. While African laymen founded the organization, Jesuit and clerical...

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A “Pre-History” of Papal Embargo

Stefan K. Stantchev.

in Spiritual Rationality

July 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Social and Cultural History. 14052 words.

Following a broadly conceived introduction, Chapter 1 presents the specific problem of papal embargo and positions the reader in time, place, and historical contexts. Late medieval ‘crusade...

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A ‘conspiracy to undermine our holy faith’

Michael R. Watts.

in The Dissenters Volume III

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 5785 words.

This chapter describes the acceleration of the process of liberalisation. While Baptist ministers loyal to Spurgeon's legacy continued to preach hell-fire sermons, the Baptist Union, in...

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‘A liberal education’

Michael R. Watts.

in The Dissenters Volume III

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 5107 words.

This chapter analyses Matthew Arnold's views about Nonconformists, as expressed in his famous attack on Dissent, Culture and Anarchy (1869). Arnold claimed that the world was divided into...

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‘A model for many homesteads’

Alana Harris.

in Faith in the family

November 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 27960 words.

This chapter offers a detailed study of Marian devotion and the reverence for St Joseph expressed in the context of the Holy Family. It explores the ways in which these heavenly personages...

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‘A most astonishing opening, furnished by the providence of God’

Michael R. Watts.

in The Dissenters Volume III

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9089 words.

This chapter discusses the expansion of the British Empire in the second half of the nineteenth century and the growth of Nonconformist missions. Evangelical Nonconformists considered it...

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‘A mutual benefit association’

Michael R. Watts.

in The Dissenters Volume III

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9584 words.

This chapter discusses the close ties between Dissent, organized labour, and Liberalism. Their leaders shared a common belief in the virtues of hard work, independence, self-reliance, and...

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“A Tight Little Town” Tackles Its Future, 1980–2000

Carol V. R. George.

in One Mississippi, Two Mississippi

May 2015; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 9729 words.

The last two decades of the twentieth century brought two important moderate voices to the government of Mississippi, suggesting that Mt. Zion’s witness for a more inclusive society was...

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‘A torrent of gin and beer’

Michael R. Watts.

in The Dissenters Volume III

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 3252 words.

This chapter describes how the Education Act provoked a Nonconformist revolt in which Dissenters tried to use the new political influence bestowed on them by the 1867 Reform Act to force...

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Aaron Hass, <i>In the Shadow of the Holocaust: The Second Generation</i>. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1990. 178 pp.

Hannah Kliger.

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry: XI: Values, Interests, and Identity

May 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 1433 words.

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