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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

You Can’t Put God in a BoxThoughtful Spirituality in a Rational Age

You Can’t Put God in a Box: Thoughtful Spirituality in a Rational Age

Kelly Besecke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199930920
eISBN:
9780199369768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930920.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book describes reflexive spirituality, a spirituality that draws equally on religious traditions and traditions of reason in the pursuit of transcendent meaning. People who practice reflexive ... More

Young Catholic AmericaEmerging Adults In, Out of, and Gone from the Church

Young Catholic America: Emerging Adults In, Out of, and Gone from the Church

Christian Smith, Kyle Longest, Jonathan Hill, and Kari Christoffersen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199341078
eISBN:
9780199366972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341078.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book provides an in-depth description and analysis of American Catholics (and ex-Catholics) ages 18–23. The main focus is on their religious and spiritual lives but also includes an examination ... More

Yves Congar's Theology of the Holy Spirit

Yves Congar's Theology of the Holy Spirit

Elizabeth Teresa Groppe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195166422
eISBN:
9780199835638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166426.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

French Dominican Yves Congar is widely recognized as the most important Roman Catholic ecclesiologist of the twentieth century. He was a leader in the ecumenical movement in Europe and one of the ... More

Zadok's HeirsThe Role and Development of the High Priesthood in Ancient Israel

Zadok's Heirs: The Role and Development of the High Priesthood in Ancient Israel

Deborah W. Rooke

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269984
eISBN:
9780191600722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269986.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Traces the development of the Jewish high priesthood, from the earliest local chief priests in the pre‐monarchic period down to the Hasmonean priest‐kings of the first century B.C.E. Using evidence ... More

The Zen CanonUnderstanding the Classic Texts

The Zen Canon: Understanding the Classic Texts

Steven Heine and Dale S. Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195150674
eISBN:
9780199784615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150678.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The Zen Canon offers learned but accessible studies of some of the most important classical texts in the tradition of Zen Buddhism. Each essay in the volume provides historical, ... More

Zen ClassicsFormative Texts in the History of Zen Buddhism

Zen Classics: Formative Texts in the History of Zen Buddhism

Steven Heine and Dale S. Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195175257
eISBN:
9780199784608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195175255.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book is a sequel to The Zen Canon, which began to explore the variety of influential texts in the history of Zen Buddhism. In Zen Classics that exploration is continued by shifting the focus ... More

Zen Koans

Zen Koans

Steven Heine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839734
eISBN:
9780824868901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839734.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This compact volume analyzes the classic background of texts and rites and explores the contemporary significance of koans to illuminate the full implications of this ongoing tradition. The cryptic ... More

Zen Masters

Zen Masters

Steven Heine and Dale Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195367645
eISBN:
9780199777181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367645.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Zen Masters contains ten articles by prominent scholars about the most significant “product” of the Zen tradition—the life and teachings of the masters or patriarchs who have made this ... More

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