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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 17–26.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Josef Sorett This essay tracks the evolving tensions between culture and politics in African American life to offer an account of how an idea of “church” shapes contemporary black literature and social activism. Although generally understood as a dramatic reimagining of the black past and as a...
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Published: 01 September 2016
Figure 5 “Excuse me, there used to be an Armenian church around here.” “We built our own house from that, sir . . . But here, come sit and drink our tea.” Illustration by Aret Gıcır Figure 5. “Excuse me, there used to be an Armenian church around here.” “We built our own house from that, sir More
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Published: 01 January 2014
Figure 5 Elevation drawings, St. Afrem’s Church, 1983. Source: Municipality of Södertälje Figure 5. Elevation drawings, St. Afrem’s Church, 1983. Source: Municipality of Södertälje More
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Published: 01 January 2014
Figure 6 Facade, St. Afrem’s Church, 2009. Photograph by author Figure 6. Facade, St. Afrem’s Church, 2009. Photograph by author More
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Published: 01 May 2017
Figure 4 Even churches can be turned into billboards. St. Hedwig’s Cathedral in downtown Berlin. Photograph by Virág Molnár Figure 4. Even churches can be turned into billboards. St. Hedwig’s Cathedral in downtown Berlin. Photograph by Virág Molnár More
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Public Culture (1 January 2014) 26 (1 (72)): 153–185.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Figure 5 Elevation drawings, St. Afrem’s Church, 1983. Source: Municipality of Södertälje Figure 5. Elevation drawings, St. Afrem’s Church, 1983. Source: Municipality of Södertälje ...
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Public Culture (1 September 2012) 24 (3 68): 577–599.
Published: 01 September 2012
... global broadcast (1980–present) into worship. In the process, the ministry designed a form of religious assembly uniquely suited to the material conditions of increasingly mobile and distributed social life. As a mediated congregation this church makes visible the process whereby a traditional cultural...
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Public Culture (1 January 2006) 18 (1): 7–10.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Charles Taylor © 2006 by Duke University Press 2006 d o x a at l a r g e Benedict XVI Charles Taylor The election of Pope Benedict XVI seems, to many people, to indicate a deepening estrangement of the Catholic Church from...
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Public Culture (1 September 2005) 17 (3): 499–516.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Photo Workshops. She received the 2004 Honorable Mention from the Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman Foundation First Book Prize in Photography for her project“Heart in the Wound: Sexual Abuse from the Catholic Church to Civil Society” and the Award of Excellence from the 2002 Pictures of the Year...
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): 107–146.
Published: 01 January 1994
... Freedom .Elsa Barkley Brown 0n April 15, 1880, Margaret Osborne, Jane Green, Susan Washing- ton, Molly Branch, Sus;an Gray, Mary A. Soach and “over two hundred other prominent sisters of the church petitioned the Richmond, Virginia, First African...
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Public Culture (1 May 2006) 18 (2): 281–300.
Published: 01 May 2006
... into new forms of social and religious association. This generally means that they are induced through the actions of governments, church hierarchies, or other elites not only to adopt new structures but also, to some extent, to alter...
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Public Culture (1 May 2007) 19 (2): 233–237.
Published: 01 May 2007
... to recall the Christian history of the crusades, should the more peace-loving ethos of today’s Catholic Church also be interpreted as a sign of weakness? For the real issue is not historical: it is in the present world that Vatican theology claims to...
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Public Culture (1 September 1996) 8 (3): 567–585.
Published: 01 September 1996
... have just shaken the hands of the President, the ex-President, the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, the head of the Maronite Church, several members of Parliament, other dignitar- ies, and family members of the deceased. Imagine your head...
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): 147–164.
Published: 01 January 1994
... American church in Corona, Queens in New York City to discuss ways of improving intergroup relations. The committee, calling itself the Cultural Awareness Council, had been formed two years earlier in the wake of the racial attack on three black men by whites in Howard Beach. Most of the...
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Public Culture (1 January 2017) 29 (1 (81)): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2017
... constraints imposed by the fictions of race.” Yet while black Christian churches were once imagined as central to this conversation, today writers like Ta-Nehisi Coates express little connection to this institution. Sorett offers another reading, suggesting how #BlackLivesMatter and current literary and...
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Public Culture (1 September 2014) 26 (3 (74)): 419–448.
Published: 01 September 2014
... were described as deep “rifts” in contemporary Russian society: between secular and religious communities, between contemporary artists and the Orthodox Church, and between rationality and “obscurantism.” Commentators warned about the return of authoritarianism to Russia, calling attention to the...
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Public Culture (1 January 1994) 7 (1): 3–33.
Published: 01 January 1994
... 1955, Martin Luther King, Jr. increasingly realized and enhanced the most important of his gifts for leadership: oratory. Of the huge church rally that followed the first successful day of the Montgomery boycott, Branch writes: King would work on his timing, but his oratory had just made...
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Public Culture (1 January 1995) 8 (1): 177–185.
Published: 01 January 1995
... other visitors, and almost certainly of guards. For these are now evidently sacred places, though none as far as I am aware has been formally consecrated. Indeed, the best places in Italian cities to find peace and quiet are churches and cemeteries and classical sites. Apart from Ostia...
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Public Culture (1 January 2003) 15 (1): 41–54.
Published: 01 January 2003
... where April rain Solaced the parched ones stretched in pain Through the pause of night That followed the Sunday fight Around the church of Shiloh— The church so lone, the log-built one...
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Public Culture (1 May 2017) 29 (2 (82)): 217–219.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., at the expense of attention to the political matrix of gun culture, may well move us further away from understanding. Andrea M. Voyer has been similarly immersed, ethnographically, studying schools, churches, and neighborhood organizations throughout New York City to better understand how inequality...