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Depression and the Catholic church: A genealogy of accommodation and subject-formation
A genealogy of institutional Catholic discourse on depression reveals a strategic process of epistemic accommodation that supports the construction of the condition as a spiritual and moral problem. The hierarchy defends ...
Jewish Christianity in Galatians: A study of the teachers and their gospel
The subject of this study is the identity of the Jewish Christian teachers in Galatians and their alternative gospel. This investigation concerns their origins, their theology, and their place in Second Temple Judaism and ...
The world history textbook in secondary education: Religious content and the ideology of progress, 1800-1900
Recent textbook studies find the human religious heritage curiously absent from public school history textbooks, an absence perhaps explainable through the development of an ideology of progress, lying at the heart of the ...
Exploded graces: Providence and the Confederate Israel in evangelical southern sermons, 1861-1865
The confidence of Confederate evangelicals in the support of providence inspired southern clergymen to demand the transformation of the independent South into a nineteenth-century covenant nation--a "Confederate Israel." ...
A mingled yarn: Race and religion in Mississippi, 1800-1876
From their inauspicious beginnings in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, Mississippi evangelical churches--the Baptist, Methodist, and Presbyterian-- expanded dramatically and set the moral tone of society. ...
The divine economy: Evangelicalism and the defense of slavery, 1830-1865
Evangelical moralism was the ideological foundation of the southern defense of slavery between 1830 and 1865. By 1830, evangelical culture had begun to attain a remarkable ascendancy in the South and the United States as ...