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Wandering SoulsProtestant Migrations in America, 1630-1865

Wandering Souls: Protestant Migrations in America, 1630-1865

S. Scott Rohrer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833728
eISBN:
9781469604305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895870_rohrer
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Popular literature and frontier studies stress that Americans moved west to farm or to seek a new beginning. This book argues that Protestant migrants in early America relocated in search of ... More

Was Hinduism Invented?Britons, Indians, and the Colonial Construction of Religion

Was Hinduism Invented?: Britons, Indians, and the Colonial Construction of Religion

Brian K. Pennington

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195166552
eISBN:
9780199835690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166558.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Is “Hinduism” a legitimate term for the widely varying religious practices of India that are commonly called by that name? The appearance of “religion” as a category comprising a set of practices and ... More

Water Is Thicker than BloodAn Augustinian Theology of Marriage and Singleness

Water Is Thicker than Blood: An Augustinian Theology of Marriage and Singleness

Jana Marguerite Bennett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195315431
eISBN:
9780199872022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315431.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Marriage and singleness appear in the contemporary era as problems for scholars and laypeople alike. Several problems related to marriage and singleness include questions of gender roles, the nature ... More

Way and BywayTaoism, Local Religion, and Models of Divinity in Sung and Modern China

Way and Byway: Taoism, Local Religion, and Models of Divinity in Sung and Modern China

Robert Hymes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520207585
eISBN:
9780520935136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520207585.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Using a combination of newly mined Sung sources and modern ethnography, this book addresses questions that have perplexed China scholars in recent years. Were Chinese gods celestial officials, ... More

We Are Amphibians

We Are Amphibians

R. S. Deese

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520281523
eISBN:
9780520959569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281523.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the life and work of two brothers, a scientist and an artist, who changed the way we think about science, religion, and the future of our species. As an evolutionary biologist and ... More

We Gather TogetherThe Religious Right and the Problem of Interfaith Politics

We Gather Together: The Religious Right and the Problem of Interfaith Politics

Neil J. Young

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199738984
eISBN:
9780190262341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738984.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the history of conservative evangelical, Mormon, and Catholic responses to the ecumenical movement and the debates among them concerning questions of Christian unity, the Bible, ... More

We Have a ReligionThe 1920s Pueblo Indian Dance Controversy and American Religious Freedom

We Have a Religion: The 1920s Pueblo Indian Dance Controversy and American Religious Freedom

Tisa Wenger

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832622
eISBN:
9781469605869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894217_wenger
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

For Native Americans, religious freedom has been an elusive goal. From nineteenth-century bans on indigenous ceremonial practices to twenty-first-century legal battles over sacred lands, peyote use, ... More

Weaving and BindingImmigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan

Weaving and Binding: Immigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan

Michael Como

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824829575
eISBN:
9780824870560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824829575.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Among the most exciting developments in the study of Japanese religion over the past two decades has been the discovery of tens of thousands of ritual vessels, implements, and scapegoat dolls ... More

Well-Mannered MedicineMedical Ethics and Etiquette in Classical Ayurveda

Well-Mannered Medicine: Medical Ethics and Etiquette in Classical Ayurveda

Dagmar Wujastyk

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199856268
eISBN:
9780199950560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856268.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

When is it right for a doctor to lie to a patient? What is more important: a patient's health, or his dignity? When should a patient refuse to follow the doctor's orders? What is acceptable medical ... More

The Western Esoteric TraditionsA Historical Introduction

The Western Esoteric Traditions: A Historical Introduction

Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195320992
eISBN:
9780199852062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320992.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Western esotericism combines spirituality with an empirical observation of the natural world while also relating humanity to the universe through a harmonious celestial order. This introduction to ... More

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