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Bulletin of the John Rylands Library
Bulletin of the John Rylands Library
Bulletin of the John Rylands Library
Carmen M. Mangion

, women’s congregations expanded from their origins on the continent and in England and Ireland, to North America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Africa. Visits like that of Mother Philomena Higgins which recounted the ‘hardships & work’ and the transformation of this ‘spirit of . . . joyful sacrifice’ conjured an image of the women religious that populated these far-flung convents. Women religious imagined the ‘deep, horizontal comradeship’ with each member of the congregation; this reinforced their corporate identity.75 They considered themselves part

in Contested identities
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Joseph Hardwick

MacGregor, Living with the Gods , p. 136. 14 Beattie finds limited controversy over prayers for rain in twentieth-century New Zealand, presumably because special worship there was a church matter: Beattie, ‘Science, religion, and drought’, p. 149. 15 Woollacott, Settler Society , introduction; Porter, British Imperial , p. 86. 16 J. Beattie, Empire and Environmental Anxiety: health, science, art and conservation in South Asia

in Prayer, providence and empire
Joseph Hardwick

celebrations of the unity of an ‘Anglo-Saxon’ race. There was much talk about the achievements and demographic expansion of ‘Greater Britain’ and the ‘Anglo Saxons’ in Australia during the 1887 and 1897 royal jubilees. 32 This redefinition of the imperial community in narrow terms, as an Anglo-Saxon entity, reflected the anxious international political climate of late century. The appeal of Anglo-Saxonism grew as fears grew about the threats posed by rival empires, Asian migration and the debilitating social effects of

in Prayer, providence and empire
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Joseph Hardwick

predominated. Australian colonies were less cosmopolitan and more ethnically homogenous than African and American societies, although the arrival of Asian and southern European migrants after 1850 diversified the settler presence. The focus on the three regions also allows consideration of observances among varied indigenous communities, as well as Chinese and Jewish populations. As was the case with marginalised communities in the British Isles, those who encountered discrimination and suffered at the hands of white settler society

in Prayer, providence and empire
David Geiringer

prevalent demographics of the post-war Catholic population. The experiences of black and Asian Catholics will be the subject of my next project. The interviewees hailed from a range of locations up and down the country. There was a slight weighting in favour of the south-east as this was where the researcher was based, but towns in the north of England with traditionally large Irish immigrant communities such as

in The Pope and the pill