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Accidental PluralismAmerica and the Religious Politics of English Expansion, 1497-1662

Accidental Pluralism: America and the Religious Politics of English Expansion, 1497-1662

Evan Haefeli

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226742618
eISBN:
9780226742755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226742755.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Religious pluralism, the peaceful coexistence of different religious groups, has been such a hallmark of American society that its origins have been taken for granted rather than explained. Examining ... More

Apocalypse of TruthHeideggerian Meditations

Apocalypse of Truth: Heideggerian Meditations

Jean Vioulac

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226766737
eISBN:
9780226766874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226766874.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

We inhabit a time of crisis — totalitarianism, environmental collapse, and the unquestioned rule of neoliberal capitalism. The author of this book is invested in and worried by all of this, but his ... More

Artist as AuthorAction and Intent in Late-Modernist American Painting

Artist as Author: Action and Intent in Late-Modernist American Painting

Christa Noel Robbins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226752952
eISBN:
9780226753003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226753003.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The first extended study of authorship in twentieth-century abstract painting in the US, this book describes how artists and critics used the medium of painting to advance their own claims about the ... More

The Bonds of InequalityDebt and the Making of the American City

The Bonds of Inequality: Debt and the Making of the American City

Destin Jenkins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226721545
eISBN:
9780226721682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226721682.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Indebtedness, like inequality, has become a ubiquitous condition in the United States. Yet few have probed American cities’ dependency on municipal debt, and how the terms of municipal finance ... More

Bound by CreativityHow Contemporary Art Is Created and Judged

Bound by Creativity: How Contemporary Art Is Created and Judged

Hannah Wohl

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226784557
eISBN:
9780226784724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226784724.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Why do contemporary artists vary or maintain particular elements of their work? How do artists weigh these decisions at different career stages? Why do artists successfully garner money and prestige ... More

A Brief Apology for a Catholic Moment

A Brief Apology for a Catholic Moment

Jean-Luc Marion

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226684611
eISBN:
9780226691398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226691398.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Engaging for the first time in apologetics, philosopher Jean-Luc Marion not only defends the French Catholic Church from its cultured and uncultured despisers alike, but argues that Catholics should ... More

Capitalism and the Emergence of Civic Equality in Eighteenth-Century France

Capitalism and the Emergence of Civic Equality in Eighteenth-Century France

William H. Sewell Jr.

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226770321
eISBN:
9780226770635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226770635.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

In the mid-twentieth century it was widely thought that the French Revolution was caused by a rising bourgeoisie that overthrew the nobility and monarchy and established a new capitalist society. But ... More

The Chastity Plot

The Chastity Plot

Lisabeth During

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226741468
eISBN:
9780226741635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226741635.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

A feminist genealogy of morals, The Chastity Plot studies the many faces of sexual purity, sacred and secular, sublime and domestic. For some, chastity counts as the central virtue defining the ... More

Climate and the Making of WorldsToward a Geohistorical Poetics

Climate and the Making of Worlds: Toward a Geohistorical Poetics

Tobias Menely

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226776149
eISBN:
9780226776316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226776316.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Climate and the Making of Worlds develops a materialist ecocriticism, tracking the imprint of the planetary across a long history of poetic rewritings and critical readings in which what is at stake ... More

Congress and the First Civil Rights Era, 1861-1918

Congress and the First Civil Rights Era, 1861-1918

Jeffery A. Jenkins and Justin Peck

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226756226
eISBN:
9780226756530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226756530.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book tells the story of the rise and fall of the First Civil Rights Era—which extends from 1861 through 1918, or the Civil War through the First World War—viewed through the lens of action in ... More

The Cosmic ZoomScale, Knowledge, and Mediation

The Cosmic Zoom: Scale, Knowledge, and Mediation

Zachary Horton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226742304
eISBN:
9780226742588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226742588.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The Cosmic Zoom develops a cross-disciplinary theory of scale as mediated difference by examining the history of a trope that has influenced multiple media forms during the past seventy years: the ... More

Cultural DisjunctionsPost-Traditional Jewish Identities

Cultural Disjunctions: Post-Traditional Jewish Identities

Paul Mendes-Flohr

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226784861
eISBN:
9780226785059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226785059.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Jews are no longer only Jews. They have acquired multiple identities. These identities are often discontinuous. One’s professional, social, political, and cultural affiliations may engender an ... More

DisalienationPolitics, Philosophy, and Radical Psychiatry in Postwar France

Disalienation: Politics, Philosophy, and Radical Psychiatry in Postwar France

Camille Robcis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226777603
eISBN:
9780226777887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777887.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book traces the intersections of politics, philosophy, and radical psychiatry in twentieth-century France. It focuses on a psychiatric movement called “institutional psychotherapy” which had an ... More

Distant Early WarningMarshall McLuhan and the Transformation of the Avant-Garde

Distant Early Warning: Marshall McLuhan and the Transformation of the Avant-Garde

Alex Kitnick

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226753317
eISBN:
9780226753591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226753591.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Marshall McLuhan is best known as a media theorist but he was also an important theorist of art. Though a near-household name for decades due to magazine interviews and TV specials, McLuhan remains ... More

Errand into the Wilderness of MirrorsReligion and the History of the CIA

Errand into the Wilderness of Mirrors: Religion and the History of the CIA

Michael Graziano

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226767406
eISBN:
9780226767543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226767543.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book explores how the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), and its spiritual successor the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), studied and engaged religious traditions around the world in the ... More

The Ethics of OnenessEmerson, Whitman, and the Bhagavad Gita

The Ethics of Oneness: Emerson, Whitman, and the Bhagavad Gita

Jeremy David Engels

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226745978
eISBN:
9780226746166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226746166.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

We live in an era defined by a sense of separation, even in the midst of networked connectivity. As cultural climates sour and divisive political structures expand, we are left wondering about our ... More

Follow Your ConscienceThe Catholic Church and the Spirit of the Sixties

Follow Your Conscience: The Catholic Church and the Spirit of the Sixties

Peter Cajka

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226762050
eISBN:
9780226762197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226762197.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book tells the story of how American Catholics became vocal champions of conscience rights and subjective freedoms in the 1960s and 1970s. Catholics, particularly priests, defended the rights of ... More

Four Shakespearean Period Pieces

Four Shakespearean Period Pieces

Margreta de Grazia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226785196
eISBN:
9780226785363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226785363.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

A curious transvaluation is taking place in our study of the past: negatives are becoming positives and vice versa. Anachronisms, previously condemned as errors in the order of time, are now being ... More

Fragile FinitudeA Jewish Hermeneutical Theology

Fragile Finitude: A Jewish Hermeneutical Theology

Michael Fishbane

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226764153
eISBN:
9780226764290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226764290.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Fragile Finitude is an original work of contemporary Jewish theology, philosophy, and hermeneutics, achieved through a creative, innovative appropriation of traditional Jewish Bible interpretation at ... More

Glossolalia and the Problem of Language

Glossolalia and the Problem of Language

Nicholas Harkness

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226749389
eISBN:
9780226749556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226749556.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Speaking in tongues is a worldwide phenomenon that dates back to the early Christian church. Commonly referred to as “glossolalia,” it has been the subject of curiosity and vigorous debate for the ... More

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