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Beyond the Mother TongueThe Postmonolingual Condition

Beyond the Mother Tongue: The Postmonolingual Condition

Yasemin Yildiz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823241309
eISBN:
9780823241347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241309.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book is a study of the workings of a monolingual paradigm and of multilingual attempts to overcome it. It argues that monolingualism—the idea that having just one language is the norm—is a ... More

Beyond the Mushroom CloudCommemoration, Religion, and Responsibility after Hiroshima

Beyond the Mushroom Cloud: Commemoration, Religion, and Responsibility after Hiroshima

Yuki Miyamoto

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823240500
eISBN:
9780823240548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240500.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This monograph explores the ethics and religious sensibilities of a group of the hibakusha (survivors) of 1945's atomic bombings. Although the atomic bombings of 1945 have been studied from the ... More

Beyond ViolenceReligious Sources of Social Transformation in Judaism, Christianity, and
            Islam

Beyond Violence: Religious Sources of Social Transformation in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

James L. Heft (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823223336
eISBN:
9780823236596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823223336.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In an age of terrorism and other forms of violence committed in the name of religion, how can religion become a vehicle for peace, justice, and reconciliation? And in a world of ... More

Black Lives and Sacred HumanityToward an African American Religious Naturalism

Black Lives and Sacred Humanity: Toward an African American Religious Naturalism

Carol Wayne White

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269815
eISBN:
9780823269853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269815.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book explores a new religious ideal within African American culture that emerges from humanistic assumptions and is grounded in religious naturalism. Identifying African American religiosity as ... More

Black Robes & BuckskinA Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Catharine Randall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The Jesuit Relations, written by new world Jesuit missionaries from 1632 to 1673 back to their Superior in France, have long been a remarkable source of both historical knowledge and spiritual ... More

Blackpentecostal BreathThe Aesthetics of Possibility

Blackpentecostal Breath: The Aesthetics of Possibility

Ashon T. Crawley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823274543
eISBN:
9780823274598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274543.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Blackpentecostal Breath: The Aesthetics of Possibility investigates the relationship of aesthetic productions to modes of collective, social intellectual practice. Engaging black studies, queer ... More

Bob DrinanThe Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Bob Drinan: The Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress

Raymond A. Schroth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233045
eISBN:
9780823240456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233045.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book shows that the contentious mixture of religion and politics in the United States is nothing new. Four decades ago, Father Robert Drinan, the fiery Jesuit priest from Massachusetts, not only ... More

The Body of PropertyAntebellum American Fiction and the Phenomenology of Possession

The Body of Property: Antebellum American Fiction and the Phenomenology of Possession

Chad Luck

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263004
eISBN:
9780823266340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263004.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

What does it mean to own something? How does a thing become mine? Liberal philosophy since John Locke has championed the salutary effects of private property but has avoided the more difficult ... More

The Bread of the StrongLacouturisme and the Folly of the Cross, 1910-1985

The Bread of the Strong: Lacouturisme and the Folly of the Cross, 1910-1985

Jack Downey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265435
eISBN:
9780823266906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265435.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This study investigates the origins, development, and influence of a controversial retreat movement which emerged as a self-consciously countercultural response to the socio-religious revival in ... More

Bruno Latour in PiecesAn Intellectual Biography

Bruno Latour in Pieces: An Intellectual Biography

Henning Schmidgen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263691
eISBN:
9780823266555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263691.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The French philosopher and sociologist Bruno Latour (*1947) is a major figure of contemporary thought. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the Latourian oeuvre, from his early ... More

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