A Vindication of the Rights of WomanMany consider Mary Wollstonecraft 's Vindication of the Rights of Woman to be the source of the reformers' long-running campaign for feminist inclusion and the origin of the Women's Suffrage movement. Harriet Taylor was a significant influence on John Stuart Mill 's work and ideas, reinforcing Mill's advocacy of women's rights. Her essay, "Enfranchisement of Women," appeared in the Westminster Review in in response to a speech by Lucy Stone given at the first National Women's Rights Convention in Worcester, Massachusetts inand it was reprinted in the United States.
He said and did enough to step on most of our toes and perhaps inspire us with his infectious personality and deep humility. There have been many responses, both positive and critical, but in this piece Martin Marty asks not how he was received, but the consequences in the aftermath.
He reminds us that when it comes to religious leaders it is not the power of their personality that ultimately proves consequential. It is the communities formed and transformed.
He notes that John Paul II was embraced in his visit to the US for World Youth Day inbut while warmly received, his visit did little to stem the tide of decline. So, what will be the impact long term? With that question is raised another question -- where is spirituality without community? Pope Francis Visits America!
No doubt some news or comment on this event may have reached some of you some of the time last week, unless you do not have any connections to the outside world.
That sentence suggests the next one: Today begins the work-week after that epical or epochal or at least memorable and provocative event. This week we begin to observe and appraise after-effects. They appear in abundance. Such words may be a bit crude, but they signal something to which to pay attention.
Rock-stars have audiences and claques and clubs, and fans come and then go when the celebrity wears off. Religious leaders seek communities and congregations; not simply awed admirers but agents of change who base their action on something with which the noted visitor left them. To put it baldly if not boldly: Social scientists can tell us, and provide evidence in support of their telling, that behind the massive crowds last week, there were life-times of workers and networkers who attend mass or other communal rites; who build seminaries and tend to them; teach the young, care for the sick and, even if scandal often afflicts them, generally model actions of care.
A few days later it was pointed out to me that some local bumper-sticker read: Discount the claims somewhat, if that feels right, but notice the up-beat sense of what the pope accomplished on that Denver visit whereyoung people showed up. I wanted to study effects on my own, but could not find evidence of new vocations among the Catholic young who admired the pope.
Mass attendance nationally did not grow; it continued its decline. Pope Francis, Washington D. ForSightings' comment policy, visit: Marty, is the Fairfax M.Antagonists have many potential on-screen relationships — white-hot hatred, deep-seated desire for revenge, well-concealed sexual attraction, or bitter contempt — but one of the rarest and most satisfying is not hostility at all, but friendship.
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By David Gallup On May 25, , Garry Davis stepped out of the US Embassy in Paris after taking the Oath of Renunciation of citizenship. Thomas Hobbes is an Australian uni student hiding out in his mother's basement waiting for the singularity to arrive. As a backup plan he is secretly hoping to avoid the perils of an actual career by becoming a writer and travelling the world.
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