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Wrestling the AngelThe Foundations of Mormon Thought: Cosmos, God, Humanity

Wrestling the Angel: The Foundations of Mormon Thought: Cosmos, God, Humanity

Terryl L. Givens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199794928
eISBN:
9780199378432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794928.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book is not a work of either systematic or historical theology per se. It is, rather, the first volume in a two-part study of the foundations of Mormon thought and practice, situated in an ... More

Writing ReligionThe Making of Turkish Alevi Islam

Writing Religion: The Making of Turkish Alevi Islam

Markus Dressler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199969401
eISBN:
9780199346103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969401.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Academic and political debates on the nature and the history of the Alevis of Turkey have since the early 20th century, within the politics of Ottoman/Turkish modernization and Turkish ... More

Writing the RaptureProphecy Fiction in Evangelical America

Writing the Rapture: Prophecy Fiction in Evangelical America

Crawford Gribben

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326604
eISBN:
9780199870257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326604.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book describes the literary tradition that has produced Left Behind—the best-selling fiction series in the most powerful nation in the history of the world. The Left Behind novels and other ... More

Writing the SelfThe Life and Philosophy of a Bengali Baul Guru

Writing the Self: The Life and Philosophy of a Bengali Baul Guru

Jeanne Openshaw

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198062479
eISBN:
9780199080489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198062479.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Renowned as the wandering minstrels and mystics from India and Bangladesh, Bauls have attained an iconic status as representatives of the ‘spiritual East’. This book investigates the largely ... More

Writing the WrongsWomen of the Old Testament among Biblical Commentators from Philo through the Reformation

Writing the Wrongs: Women of the Old Testament among Biblical Commentators from Philo through the Reformation

John L. Thompson

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137361
eISBN:
9780199834730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137361.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Passages in the Old Testament that tell of violence against women have received intense scrutiny from feminist biblical critics, who have also decried the way these women's terrifying stories have ... More

Yankel's TavernJews, Liquor, and Life in the Kingdom of Poland

Yankel's Tavern: Jews, Liquor, and Life in the Kingdom of Poland

Glenn Dynner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199988518
eISBN:
9780199346301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988518.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In towns and villages throughout partitioned Poland, the sole venue for leisure, hospitality, business, and even Christian religious festivities was often the Jewish-run tavern. Only Jews, the Polish ... More

Yearnings of the SoulPsychological Thought in Modern Kabbalah

Yearnings of the Soul: Psychological Thought in Modern Kabbalah

Jonathan Garb

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226295800
eISBN:
9780226295947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226295947.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

For the first time, Yearnings of the Soul: Psychological Thought in Modern Kabbalah takes up one of the most central topics in modern Kabbalah, as well as modern mysticism in general: Psychological ... More

Yoga BodyThe Origins of Modern Posture Practice

Yoga Body: The Origins of Modern Posture Practice

Mark Singleton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395358
eISBN:
9780199777303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395358.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Hinduism

Yoga Body charts the rise of postural yoga (āsana) in popular imagination and practice from the middle of the nineteenth century to the beginning of the Second World War. This period saw ... More

The Yogin and the MadmanReading the Biographical Corpus of Tibet's Great Saint Milarepa

The Yogin and the Madman: Reading the Biographical Corpus of Tibet's Great Saint Milarepa

Andrew Quintman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164153
eISBN:
9780231535533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164153.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Tibetan biographers began writing Jetsun Milarepa's (1052–1135) life story shortly after his death, initiating a literary tradition that turned the poet and saint into a model of virtuosic Buddhist ... More

Yongming Yanshou’s Conception of Chan in the Zongjing luA Special Transmission Within the Scriptures

Yongming Yanshou’s Conception of Chan in the Zongjing lu: A Special Transmission Within the Scriptures

Albert Welter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199760312
eISBN:
9780199897322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760312.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Yongming Yanshou (904–975) has had a profound impact on the development of Buddhism in East Asia. Although Yanshou is known for his prolific output and wide-ranging scholasticism, Welter’s study is ... More

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