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The AliitesRace and Law in the Religions of Noble Drew Ali

The Aliites: Race and Law in the Religions of Noble Drew Ali

Spencer Dew

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226647968
eISBN:
9780226648156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648156.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Noble Drew Ali, leader of the Moorish Science Temple of America movement in the early twentieth-century, taught that "citizenship is salvation." This book examines the legacy of Ali's thoughts on ... More

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

Church State CorporationConstruing Religion in US Law

Church State Corporation: Construing Religion in US Law

Winnifred Fallers Sullivan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226454559
eISBN:
9780226454726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454726.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Through readings of the opinions of the US Supreme Court and other legal texts, this book shows how “the church” as a religious collective is granted special privilege in US law. In-depth analyses of ... More

Daemons Are ForeverContacts and Exchanges in the Eurasian Pandemonium

Daemons Are Forever: Contacts and Exchanges in the Eurasian Pandemonium

David Gordon White

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226692401
eISBN:
9780226715063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226715063.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Dæmons Are Forever is both a record of archaic contacts and transactions between humans and protean spirit beings (dæmons) and an account of exchanges, among human populations, of the science of ... More

Days of AweReimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians

Days of Awe: Reimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians

Atalia Omer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226615912
eISBN:
9780226616100
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226616100.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Days of Awe examines the stories of the American-Jewish Palestine solidarity movement and Jewish critics of the occupation. Atalia Omer demonstrates that critical resistance to the Israeli occupation ... 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

Faking LibertiesReligious Freedom in American-Occupied Japan

Faking Liberties: Religious Freedom in American-Occupied Japan

Jolyon Baraka Thomas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226618791
eISBN:
9780226618968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226618968.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Americans occupying Japan at the close of World War II claimed to be bringing religious freedom to a country where it did not exist. They described Japan’s 1889 constitutional guarantee of religious ... 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

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

InwardVipassana Meditation and the Embodiment of the Self

Inward: Vipassana Meditation and the Embodiment of the Self

Michal Pagis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226639383
eISBN:
9780226639413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226639413.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Western society has never been more interested in interiority. Indeed, it seems more and more people are deliberately looking inward—toward the mind, the body, or both. Inward focuses on one ... More

Kindred SpiritsFriendship and Resistance at the Edges of Modern Catholicism

Kindred Spirits: Friendship and Resistance at the Edges of Modern Catholicism

Brenna Moore

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226786964
eISBN:
9780226787152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226787152.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Kindred Spirits explores a little-known, remarkable network of Catholic historians, theologians, poets, and activists who pushed against both the far-right surge in interwar Europe and the ... 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

Make Yourselves GodsMormons and the Unfinished Business of American Secularism

Make Yourselves Gods: Mormons and the Unfinished Business of American Secularism

Peter Coviello

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226474168
eISBN:
9780226474472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226474472.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

For many of their contemporaries, the nineteenth-century Mormons were the victims of a peculiar kind of zealotry: theirs was the story of a population deranged--socially, sexually, even racially--by ... 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

NeuromaticOr, A Particular History of Religion and the Brain

Neuromatic: Or, A Particular History of Religion and the Brain

John Lardas Modern

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226797182
eISBN:
9780226799599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226799599.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Neuromatic arrives as the designs of neuroscience are sweeping across the arts and humanities, inspiring business leaders and dreams of artificial intelligence, informing public policy and tactics of ... 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

Ripples of the UniverseSpirituality in Sedona, Arizona

Ripples of the Universe: Spirituality in Sedona, Arizona

Susannah Crockford

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226777917
eISBN:
9780226778105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226778105.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Sedona, Arizona, has a special energy, according to the people who live there. It permeates the whole area but coalesces in swirling spirals called vortexes, identified with specific red rock ... More

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