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Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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The Letters of Adam Marsh, vol. 1. Edited by C. H. Lawrence.

G. R. Evans.

in The Journal of Theological Studies

October 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religious Studies. 306 words.

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The Beloved Community: How Faith Shapes Social Justice, from the Civil Rights Movement to Today. By Charles Marsh. Basic Books, 2005. 292 pages. $26.00

Samuel K. Roberts.

in Journal of the American Academy of Religion

September 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religious Studies. 1449 words.

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Unmasking Methodist Theology. Edited by Clive Marsh, Brian Beck, Angela Shier-Jones, and Helen Wareing. Pp. xiv + 248. London: Continuum, 2004. isbn 0 8264 7129 3. Paper £12.99

Morna D. Hooker.

in The Journal of Theological Studies

October 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religious Studies. 160 words.

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Revivalism, Romanticism, and the Protestant Principle

Arthur Versluis.

in American Gurus

May 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 3298 words.

Introduces historical precedents for American Transcendentalism, including Jonathan Edwards, James Marsh, Romanticism, Evangelicalism, and the history of Protestantism as well as the...

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Self-Appropriation and Liberation: Philosophizing in the Light of Catonsville

James L. Marsh.

in Faith, Resistance, and the Future

April 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 8437 words.

This chapter argues that self-appropriation, from below, can be fruitfully complimented by a prophetic Berriganian theology of liberation from above. Marsh’s formula to express this...

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Introduction

Joseph D. Witt.

in Religion and Resistance in Appalachia

November 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 2561 words.

In the summer of 2009, I participated in a rally against mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia. The rally was held on the grounds of Marsh Fork Elementary, a school situated between...

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A Conversation with Daniel Berrigan

Anna J. Brown and James L. Marsh.

in Faith, Resistance, and the Future

April 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 4152 words.

James Marsh and Anna Brown met with Daniel Berrigan during the summer of 2008 in his New York City apartment. The point of the meeting was to allow Berrigan to have the “final word” in this...

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The Trial of the Catonsville Nine

Daniel Berrigan.

March 2004; p ublished online March 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Religious Studies. 142 pages.

On May 17, 1968, at the height of the Vietnam War, nine men and women entered a Selective Service office outside Baltimore. They removed military draft records, took them outside, ...

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Hunting

Hartwig Altenmüller and Elizabeth Schwaiger.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

February 2001; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 1680 words.

desert game and the animals of the Nile Valley and its adjacent marshes was the original (Paleolithic) form of food

Building the Moral Society

Mark R. Stoll.

in Inherit the Holy Mountain

July 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity; Religious Studies. 14653 words.

In the nineteenth century, the ideal New England town with its Congregational church attained its classic form. It served for several generations of New Englanders as a model for the...

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Whitman, Sarah Helen

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Mysticism. 1240 words.

Whitman, Sarah Helen (19 January 1803–27 June 1878), writer and spiritualist, was born Sarah Helen Power in Providence, Rhode Island, the daughter of Nicholas Power, a prosperous merchant,...

The Bible and Environmentalism

Calvin B. DeWitt.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in America

January 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity; Religious Studies. 8020 words.

The Bible describes the satisfying and joyful appointment given to Adam and Eve to serve and to keep the Garden of Eden, but their disastrous choice to know evil spoiled people and their...

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Inherit the Holy Mountain

Mark Stoll.

July 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Book. Subjects: History of Christianity; Religious Studies. 416 pages.

Religion has profoundly influenced the origins, evolution, and future of American environmentalism. Born of the house of Calvin, environmentalism took its program and acquired its moral...

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Restorationists and New Movements in North America

Douglas A. Foster.

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christian Theology. 8106 words.

The American Revolution inspired new movements with a longing to restore what they believed was a primitive and pure form of the church, uncorrupted by the accretions of the centuries....

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Docking, Thomas of (d. c. 1270), Franciscan friar and ecclesiastical writer

Jenny Swanson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Religious Studies. 665 words.

Docking, Thomas of (d. c. 1270), Franciscan friar and ecclesiastical writer, was born at Docking, Norfolk, and may have entered the Franciscan order at Norwich. He had...

Turner, Robert (b. 1619/20, d. in or after 1664), writer and translator of occult and medical works

Stanton J. Linden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Education; Medicine and Health; Literature. 1108 words.

Turner, Robert (b. 1619/20, d. in or after 1664), writer and translator of occult and medical works, was born at Holshot, near Saffron Walden, Essex, the third son of Edmund Turner and his...

Environmental Millennialism

Robin Globus and Bron Taylor.

in The Oxford Handbook of Millennialism

October 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Philosophy of Religion; Religion and Science; Religious Studies. 8584 words.

This article offers a description of the phenomenon of environmental millennialism. Environmentalism synthesises hard science and religion to formulate millennial themes. Although relevant...

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