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Critical EnthusiasmCapital Accumulation and the Transformation of Religious Passion

Critical Enthusiasm: Capital Accumulation and the Transformation of Religious Passion

Jordana Rosenberg

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199764266
eISBN:
9780199895359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764266.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Religion and Society

This book concerns itself with two major, interrelated phenomena of the long eighteenth century: the onset of capital accumulation and the loosening of religious discourse to describe intellectual, ... More

Escaped NunsTrue Womanhood and the Campaign Against Convents in Antebellum America

Escaped Nuns: True Womanhood and the Campaign Against Convents in Antebellum America

Cassandra L. Yacovazzi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190881009
eISBN:
9780190881030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881009.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Religion and Society

Just five weeks after its publication in January 1836, Awful Disclosures of the Hotel Dieu Nunnery sold over 20,000 copies. By “escaped nun,” Maria Monk, the book provided a shocking exposé of ... More

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