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The Salience of Culture

Tricia Colleen Bruce

in Faithful Revolution

Published in print February 2011 | ISBN: 9780195385847
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199873371 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385847.003.0007
The Salience of Culture

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This chapter explores how Catholicism operated in VOTF as a cultural code for participants, a meaning system through which they selected and interpreted movement discourse, form, and tactics. As an IISM, VOTF shared tools from the cultural toolkit of the Catholic Church they sought to change. This chapter and the next reveal how this shared culture led the movement to both replicate and rescind the very institution it sought to reform.

Keywords: Voice of the Faithful; Catholicism; cultural code; discourse; tactics; cultural toolkit; culture; institution

Chapter.  6769 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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