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Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs

Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs

'Abd al-Wahhab ibn Ahmad ibn 'Ali al-Sha'rani

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300198652
eISBN:
9780300225280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198652.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book sheds light on the relationship between spiritual and political authority in early modern Egypt. This guide to political behavior and expediency offers advice to Sufi shaykhs, or spiritual ... More

Against DogmatismDwelling in Faith and Doubt

Against Dogmatism: Dwelling in Faith and Doubt

Madhuri M. Yadlapati

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037948
eISBN:
9780252095207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037948.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Many contemporary discussions of religion take an absolute, intractable approach to belief and nonbelief that privileges faith and dogmatism while treating doubt as a threat to religious values. As ... More

Against HarmonyProgressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan

Against Harmony: Progressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan

James Mark Shields

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190664008
eISBN:
9780190675523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190664008.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, Religion and Society

Against Harmony traces the history of progressive and radical experiments in Japanese Buddhist thought and practice from the mid-Meiji period through the early Shōwa period (1885–1935), when ... More

Babatha’s OrchardThe Yadin Papyri and an Ancient Jewish Family Tale Retold

Babatha’s Orchard: The Yadin Papyri and an Ancient Jewish Family Tale Retold

Philip F. Esler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198767169
eISBN:
9780191821349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767169.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Biblical Studies

In 1961 archaeologists discovered a family archive of legal papyri in a cave near the Dead Sea where their owner, the Jewish woman Babatha, had hidden them in 135 CE at the end of the Bar Kokhba ... More

The Baptized MuseEarly Christian Poetry as Cultural Authority

The Baptized Muse: Early Christian Poetry as Cultural Authority

Karla Pollmann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198726487
eISBN:
9780191793295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726487.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

With the rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire, increasing numbers of educated people converted to this new belief. As Christianity did not have its own educational institutions, the issue of how ... More

Beheading the SaintNationalism, Religion, and Secularism in Quebec

Beheading the Saint: Nationalism, Religion, and Secularism in Quebec

Geneviève Zubrzycki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226391540
eISBN:
9780226391717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226391717.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Beheading the Saint analyzes the genesis and transformation of national identity in Québec from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, with specific attention to the secularization of French ... More

The Bible in American Life

The Bible in American Life

Philip Goff, Arthur Farnsley, and Peter Thuesen (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190468910
eISBN:
9780190468958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190468910.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Biblical Studies

This book is an interdisciplinary reflection on the ways Americans use the Bible in their personal lives. It considers how other influences, including religious communities and the internet, have ... More

Billy GrahamAmerican Pilgrim

Billy Graham: American Pilgrim

Andrew Finstuen, Grant Wacker, and Anne Blue Wills (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190683528
eISBN:
9780190683559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190683528.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

For more than six decades, Billy Graham played a prominent role in shaping Americans’ outlook on the critical religious, political, and cultural issues of the day. By drawing on new sources and by ... More

Bonhoeffer’s Reception of Luther

Bonhoeffer’s Reception of Luther

Michael P. DeJonge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198797906
eISBN:
9780191839252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797906.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book outlines the Lutheran contours of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s theology. Chapter 1 shows Bonhoeffer emerging from the Luther renaissance with a theology that places Christ’s word, person, and ... More

Chinese TheologyText and Context

Chinese Theology: Text and Context

Chloë Starr

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204216
eISBN:
9780300224931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204216.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chinese Theology explores theological writings from mainland China in their historical, social, and textual contexts. From the dialogues of sixteenth-century scholars to the revolutionary writings of ... More

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