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A. J. Appasamy and his Reading of RāmānujaA Comparative Study in Divine Embodiment

A. J. Appasamy and his Reading of Rāmānuja: A Comparative Study in Divine Embodiment

Brian Philip Dunn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198791416
eISBN:
9780191833885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791416.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book is a comparative study exploring the writings of an Indian Christian theologian named Ayadurai Jesudason Appasamy (1891–1975) and his comparative theological interaction with the ... 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

American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 

American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 

Thomas W. Simpson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628639
eISBN:
9781469628653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628639.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In the closing decades of the nineteenth century, college-age Latter-day Saints began undertaking a remarkable intellectual pilgrimage to the nation's elite universities, including Harvard, Columbia, ... More

Are We Not Men?Unstable Masculinity in the Hebrew Prophets

Are We Not Men?: Unstable Masculinity in the Hebrew Prophets

Rhiannon Graybill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190227364
eISBN:
9780190227388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190227364.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Unstable Masculinity in the Hebrew Prophets offers an innovative approach to gender and embodiment in the Hebrew Bible. The book argues that prophecy destabilizes the category of masculinity and ... 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

Becoming Religious in a Secular Age

Becoming Religious in a Secular Age

Mark Elmore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520290532
eISBN:
9780520964648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290532.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religion is often viewed as a universally ancient element of the human inheritance, but in the Western Himalayas the community of Himachal Pradesh discovered its religion only after India became an ... 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

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

Catholic Parishes of the 21st Century

Catholic Parishes of the 21st Century

Charles E. Zech, Mary L. Gautier, Mark M. Gray, Jonathon L. Wiggins, and Thomas P. Gaunt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190645168
eISBN:
9780190645199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190645168.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the Catholic Church the local parish is where members experience religion firsthand. It is there that they worship, are educated in the faith, receive their sacraments, and form community. All ... More

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