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Beheading the SaintNationalism, Religion, and Secularism in Quebec

Beheading the Saint: Nationalism, Religion, and Secularism in Quebec

Geneviève Zubrzycki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226391540
eISBN:
9780226391717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226391717.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Beheading the Saint analyzes the genesis and transformation of national identity in Québec from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, with specific attention to the secularization of French ... More

EmptinessFeeling Christian in America

Emptiness: Feeling Christian in America

John Corrigan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226237466
eISBN:
9780226237633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237633.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

American Christians value the feeling of emptiness and seek to cultivate it, believing that the more profoundly they experience emptiness the greater their longing for God and the nearer they draw to ... More

Heaven's KitchenLiving Religion at God's Love We Deliver

Heaven's Kitchen: Living Religion at God's Love We Deliver

Courtney Bender

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226042817
eISBN:
9780226042831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042831.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How do people practice religion in their everyday lives? How do our daily encounters with people who hold different religious beliefs shape the way we understand our own moral and spiritual selves? ... More

Holy NationThe Transatlantic Quaker Ministry in an Age of Revolution

Holy Nation: The Transatlantic Quaker Ministry in an Age of Revolution

Sarah Crabtree

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226255767
eISBN:
9780226255934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255934.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Holy Nation reconstructs the transnational religious community forged by the Society of Friends during the Age of Revolution. It utilizes the public and private writings of 76 ministers (40 male and ... More

Landscapes of the SecularLaw, Religion, and American Sacred Space

Landscapes of the Secular: Law, Religion, and American Sacred Space

Nicolas Howe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226376776
eISBN:
9780226376806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226376806.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Secularization has changed how Americans see their cultural landscape. This book explains why by examining the language and lived experience of legal conflict over sacred space since the 1970s. From ... More

The Megachurch and the MainlineRemaking Religious Tradition in the Twenty-first Century

The Megachurch and the Mainline: Remaking Religious Tradition in the Twenty-first Century

Stephen Ellingson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226204895
eISBN:
9780226204925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226204925.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religious traditions provide the stories and rituals that define the core values of church members. Yet modern life in America can make those customs seem undesirable, even impractical. As a result, ... More

A Ministry of PresenceChaplaincy, Spiritual Care, and the Law

A Ministry of Presence: Chaplaincy, Spiritual Care, and the Law

Winnifred Fallers Sullivan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226779751
eISBN:
9780226145594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226145594.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book describes the convergence of shifts in law, psychology, and religious practice that explains the increasing ubiquity of chaplains across the domains of contemporary life—in hospitals, ... More

Politics of Religious Freedom

Politics of Religious Freedom

Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, and Saba Mahmood (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226248479
eISBN:
9780226248646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226248646.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In a remarkably short span of time, religious freedom has taken center stage in public and policy debates worldwide. Longstanding legal guarantees of religious freedom built into laws and ... More

Public PulpitsMethodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Public Pulpits: Methodists and Mainline Churches in the Moral Argument of Public Life

Steven M. Tipton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226804743
eISBN:
9780226804767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226804767.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since the 2000 presidential election, debate over the role of religion in public life has followed a narrow course as pundits and politicians alike have focused on the influence wielded by ... More

Shaking the World for JesusMedia and Conservative Evangelical Culture

Shaking the World for Jesus: Media and Conservative Evangelical Culture

Heather Hendershot

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226326795
eISBN:
9780226326801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326801.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In 1999, the Reverend Jerry Falwell outed Tinky-Winky, the purple character from TV's Teletubbies. Events such as this reinforced in many quarters the common idea that evangelicals are reactionary, ... More

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