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Visions of ZionEthiopians and Rastafari in the Search for the Promised Land

Visions of Zion: Ethiopians and Rastafari in the Search for the Promised Land

Erin C. MacLeod

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479882243
eISBN:
9781479890996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479882243.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In reggae song after reggae song Bob Marley and other reggae singers speak of the Promised Land of Ethiopia. “Repatriation is a must!” they cry. The Rastafari have been travelling to Ethiopia since ... More

Visualizing a Buddhist SutraText and Figure in Himalayan Art

Visualizing a Buddhist Sutra: Text and Figure in Himalayan Art

Laxman S. Thakur

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673142
eISBN:
9780199081943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673142.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book discusses the analysis of Gaṇḍavyūhasūtra.The Gaṇḍavyūhasūtra is a grand scripture covering a number of complicated themes and intricate Buddhist ideas. The study is confined to the ... More

Vocation across the AcademyA New Vocabulary for Higher Education

Vocation across the Academy: A New Vocabulary for Higher Education

David S. Cunningham (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190607104
eISBN:
9780190607135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607104.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book demonstrates that vocation and calling can serve as a new vocabulary for higher education—encouraging faculty and students alike to venture out of their narrow disciplinary specializations ... More

The Voice of ConscienceThe Church in the Mind of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Voice of Conscience: The Church in the Mind of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Lewis Baldwin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195380316
eISBN:
9780199869299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380316.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores various images of the Christian church in the thought of Martin Luther King, Jr., with considerable attention to how he understood that institution in definitional terms. King’s ... More

The Vulnerability of Integrity in Early Confucian Thought

The Vulnerability of Integrity in Early Confucian Thought

Michael Ing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190679118
eISBN:
9780190679149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190679118.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Vulnerability of Integrity in Early Confucian Thought is about the necessity, and even value, of vulnerability in human experience. In this book, Michael Ing brings early Chinese texts into ... More

Waiting for AntichristCharisma and Apocalypse in a Pentecostal Church

Waiting for Antichrist: Charisma and Apocalypse in a Pentecostal Church

Damian Thompson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178562
eISBN:
9780199785070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178564.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores how members of one religious group with a strong apocalyptic tradition — Kensington Temple, a large Pentecostal church in London — reconciled doctrines of the end of the world with ... More

Walking in the Way of PeaceQuaker Pacifism in the Seventeenth Century

Walking in the Way of Peace: Quaker Pacifism in the Seventeenth Century

Meredith Baldwin Weddle

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131383
eISBN:
9780199834839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513138X.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

“All bloody principles and practices we do utterly deny” – so pronounced a small band of the first English Quakers in 1660, renouncing wars, fighting, and weapons and enunciating principles of peace ... More

The Walking Qur'anIslamic Education, Embodied Knowledge, and History in West Africa

The Walking Qur'an: Islamic Education, Embodied Knowledge, and History in West Africa

Rudolph T. Ware

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614311
eISBN:
9781469614335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614311.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Spanning a thousand years of history—and bringing the story to the present through ethnographic fieldwork in Senegal, Gambia, and Mauritania—this book documents the profound significance of Qurʾan ... More

Walking Where Jesus WalkedAmerican Christians and Holy Land Pilgrimage

Walking Where Jesus Walked: American Christians and Holy Land Pilgrimage

Hillary Kaell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738368
eISBN:
9780814738252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738368.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since the 1950s, millions of American Christians have traveled to the Holy Land to visit places in Israel and the Palestinian territories associated with Jesus's life and death. Why do these pilgrims ... More

Walton’s Lives

Walton’s Lives

Jessica Martin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270157
eISBN:
9780191683930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270157.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

This book argues that Walton's practice, in his Lives, was crucial in shaping modern expectations of biography: how it should be organised, how it should treat evidence, how seriously it should ... More

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