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The Ecumenical Movement & the Making of the European Community

The Ecumenical Movement & the Making of the European Community

Lucian Leustean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198714569
eISBN:
9780191782817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714569.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

The European Community has largely been considered a predominantly secular project, bringing together the economic and political realms, while failing to mobilise the public voice and imagination of ... More

God Knows There's NeedChristian Responses to Poverty

God Knows There's Need: Christian Responses to Poverty

Susan R. Holman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195383621
eISBN:
9780199870479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383621.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

This book discusses issues of need, poverty, social welfare, and social justice in the history of the Christian tradition, and their modern relevance for ethical responses today. The book weaves ... More

Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851

Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851

Geoffrey Cantor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199596676
eISBN:
9780191725685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596676.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

New research challenges the standard portrayal of the Great Exhibition as a manifestly secular event confined to celebrating the success of science, technology, and manufacturing. This innovative ... More

Religion, Civil Society, and Peace in Northern Ireland

Religion, Civil Society, and Peace in Northern Ireland

John D. Brewer, Gareth I. Higgins, and Francis Teeney

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694020
eISBN:
9780191730825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694020.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

This study is written by three ‘insiders’ to church peacebuilding in Northern Ireland, who are also sociologists and bring to their analysis a wealth of experience and analytic insight, based on four ... More

Woodrow WilsonRuling Elder, Spiritual President

Woodrow Wilson: Ruling Elder, Spiritual President

Barry Hankins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198718376
eISBN:
9780191787676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718376.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

When Woodrow Wilson was elected as a ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church in 1897, his preacher father allegedly remarked, “I would rather that he held that position than be president of the ... More

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