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David Finnegan

and quickening form’, they recognised the monarch’s central role as the regulator of a religiously pluralistic commonwealth: we may behold in a politique body or great monarchical frame in so great a diversity of nations, difference of customs, variety of delights, affections and inclinations, in which we observe men to differ, and so disagree one from another, yet that they might be all governed by one sceptre, and 88 Early modern struggles contained under the name and label of one diadem, and under the knot of one union, and dominion, in the league of concord

in Irish Catholic identities
Norman Bonney

principle of equal opportunities for all and should not include remarks or comments which are discriminatory’. The marked gender bias towards males in the priesthoods and hierarchies of many Christian denominations and other religions would seem to be a particularly difficult challenge in this respect for parliamentary regulators who also are supposed to abide by the founding equal opportunity principles of the Parliament as well as encouraging religious diversity in TFR. The main way pressure has been exercised in this way has been by the very existence of guideline (f

in Monarchy, religion and the state
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Cara Delay

-religious items, and notably modern fashions such as fancy bonnets and corsets, was troubling to Church authorities, who urged lay Irish women to focus their purchasing on respectable devotional items. Still, the Church was unable to stem the tide of secular consumerism. On the same page as one of the Southern Star’s 1931 articles on Catholic womanhood was an advertisement for Beecham’s Pills for ‘sick headache, indigestion, constipation’ and ‘biliousness’.37 Beecham’s Pills also were known popularly as a menstrual regulator or abortifacient.38 Well-off or middle-class Catholic

in Irish women and the creation of modern Catholicism, 1850–1950
Tradition and innovation in John’s Confessio theologica
Lauren Mancia

, allowing for more rigorous exegetical instruction. 98 Two of the books, Smaragdus of Saint-Mihiel’s Diadema monastica and Expositio in regular sancti Benedicti , were explicit regulators of monastic life according to the RB. 99 Jean Leclercq states that Smaragdus’s impetus for writing his works on monastic life was the monastic capitulary of 817, formulated at Monte Cassino: ‘Let the abbots scrutinize the Rule , word for word, in order to understand it well, and, with their monks, let them endeavor to practice it.’ 100 One can thus imagine William following this

in Emotional monasticism
Jonathan Benthall

Ireland, but that was regularly accused of spending some of the funds on weapons until the Irish Republican Army accepted the peace process in 1996. Violent movements will continue to find ways to equip themselves with weapons, but the charity sector is under increasing scrutiny by watchdog organizations such as the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), by national regulators and by

in Islamic charities and Islamic humanism in troubled times
Jonathan Benthall

realistic rights of defence or appeal. The overreaction against Islamic charities had, he argued, a number of adverse effects: blockages in the flow of aid to beneficiaries; a reduction in donations; recourse by donors to transactions outside the purview of banking regulators; suspicions directed against bona fide charities; aggravated pressure on the resources of the few Islamic

in Islamic charities and Islamic humanism in troubled times
Jonathan Benthall

(blacklisting) of individuals and institutions under US law, to freezing of assets, and to criminal prosecutions. It seems likely that the criminalization of material support for the zakat committees has in fact had the result of driving money underground, where it is outside the purview of banking regulators, because there are many ways of remitting funds other than through banking

in Islamic charities and Islamic humanism in troubled times