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1. Two approaches to freemasonry

1. Two approaches to freemasonry  

Andreas Önnerfors

in Freemasonry: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2017
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Aug 2017
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9780191837364
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198796275.003.0001
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9780198796275
‘Two approaches to freemasonry’ explains that the view of freemasonry is characterized by two main approaches: idealization and distrust. It outlines two very opposed, but representative ... More
4. Enlightenment foundations

4. Enlightenment foundations  

Andreas Önnerfors

in Freemasonry: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2017
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Aug 2017
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9780191837364
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10.1093/actrade/9780198796275.003.0004
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9780198796275
When freemasonry entered the 18th century, a new layer of ideas was added. The brotherhood associated itself and was associated with science in general and with the new culture of Newtonian ... More
7. The Bible in High and Popular Culture

7. The Bible in High and Popular Culture  

John Riches

in The Bible: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776304
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853431.003.0007
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9780192853431
The Bible has had a huge impact on European culture. The evidence for this is examined in ‘The Bible in High and Popular Culture’. With reference to the retelling of biblical stories in ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Richard Carlin

in Country Music: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2020
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Nov 2019
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9780190902872
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10.1093/actrade/9780190902841.003.0009
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9780190902841
The Introduction explains that like all popular music styles, the best country music balances the personal with the commercial; it is both nostalgic and progressive, reflecting earlier ... More
Freemasonry: A Very Short Introduction

Freemasonry: A Very Short Introduction  

Andreas Önnerfors

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Aug 2017
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Aug 2017
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9780191837364
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198796275.001.0001
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9780198796275
Freemasonry is one of the world’s oldest, most widespread voluntary organizations. With a strong sense of liberation, moral enlightenment, cosmopolitan openness, and forward-looking ... More
3. Historical legacies

3. Historical legacies  

Andreas Önnerfors

in Freemasonry: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2017
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Aug 2017
eISBN: 
9780191837364
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10.1093/actrade/9780198796275.003.0003
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9780198796275
There is no coherent ideology or doctrine of freemasonry, but the fraternity is characterized by a considerable conceptual inclusiveness promoting an ethics of action and all brotherhoods ... More
8. Perceptions, prejudices, and persecutions

8. Perceptions, prejudices, and persecutions  

Andreas Önnerfors

in Freemasonry: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2017
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Aug 2017
eISBN: 
9780191837364
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198796275.003.0008
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9780198796275
Starting with early negative treatment in the press, freemasonry became the object of public persecution by governmental and church authorities across Europe—persecution that peaked with ... More
7. Legacy

7. Legacy  

Peter Marshall

in The Reformation: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2009
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Sep 2013
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9780191777066
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10.1093/actrade/9780199231317.003.0008
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9780199231317
Was the Reformation the mother of modernity? ‘Legacy’ looks at the long-term consequences of the Reformation. The Weberian idea of a link between Protestantism, progress and secularization ... More
4. Popular geopolitics

4. Popular geopolitics  

Klaus Dodds

in Geopolitics: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

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Jul 2019
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Jul 2019
eISBN: 
9780191868825
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10.1093/actrade/9780198830764.003.0004
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9780198830764
‘Popular geopolitics’ considers the interconnection between popular culture and geopolitics. It focuses on the sensorial nature of popular geopolitics—the power and politics of images and ... More
Crime Fiction: A Very Short Introduction

Crime Fiction: A Very Short Introduction  

Richard Bradford

Print Publication Year: 
May 2015
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May 2015
eISBN: 
9780191785801
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199658787.001.0001
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9780199658787
Crime Fiction: A Very Short Introduction explores the history of ‘crime fiction’ and the various definitions of the genre and considers how it has developed over time. ... More
2. Three centuries of freemasonry

2. Three centuries of freemasonry  

Andreas Önnerfors

in Freemasonry: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2017
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Aug 2017
eISBN: 
9780191837364
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198796275.003.0002
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9780198796275
‘Three centuries of freemasonry’ explores each century of freemasonry history, highlighting key events and trends. It begins in the late 1710s when freemasonry emerged as a specialized form ... More
The Beats: A Very Short Introduction

The Beats: A Very Short Introduction  

David Sterritt

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365890
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199796779.001.0001
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9780199796779
The Beats: A Very Short Introduction offers an overview of the social, cultural, and aesthetic sensibilities of the Beats, bringing out the similarities that connected them, ... More
5. The Beats and popular culture

5. The Beats and popular culture  

David Sterritt

in The Beats: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2013
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365890
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199796779.003.0005
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9780199796779
The Beats were very popular during the 1950s and 1960s, their fame exceeding their size. ‘The Beats and popular culture’ examines how we have come to our image of the Beat Generation today ... More
The Bible: A Very Short Introduction

The Bible: A Very Short Introduction  

John Riches

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2000
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776304
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853431.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780192853431
The Bible: A Very Short Introduction looks at the importance accorded to the Bible by different communities and cultures. Why has the Bible generated such a variety of uses and ... More

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