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Without Benefit of ClergyWomen and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Karin E. Gedge

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

By examining a wide variety of public and private primary sources from northeastern, mid-Atlantic, and midwestern states, Gedge challenges an assumption prevalent in nineteenth-century culture as ... More

Without Nature?A New Condition for Theology

Without Nature?: A New Condition for Theology

David Albertson and Cabell King (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230693
eISBN:
9780823237227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230693.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Does “nature” still exist? Common wisdom now acknowledges the malleability of nature, the complex reality that circumscribes and constitutes the human. Weather patterns, topographical ... More

Wittgenstein and the Metaphysics of Grace

Wittgenstein and the Metaphysics of Grace

Terrance W. Klein

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199204236
eISBN:
9780191708039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204236.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

What is the meaning of the word ‘grace’? Can Wittgenstein's maxim that the meaning of a word is its usage help explicate the claims that Christians have made about grace? When Christians use the ... More

Women and JudaismNew Insights and Scholarship

Women and Judaism: New Insights and Scholarship

Frederick E. Greenspahn (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732182
eISBN:
9780814733110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732182.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Although women constitute half of the Jewish population and have always played essential roles in ensuring Jewish continuity and the preservation of Jewish beliefs and values, only recently have ... More

Women and the Fatimids in the World of Islam

Women and the Fatimids in the World of Islam

Delia Cortese and Simonetta Calderini

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617326
eISBN:
9780748671366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617326.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This study of women and the Fatimids investigates an unexplored area in the field of Islamic and medieval studies. The book has unearthed a wealth of references to women, thus re-inscribing their ... More

Women in Early Indian BuddhismComparative Textual Studies

Women in Early Indian Buddhism: Comparative Textual Studies

Alice Collett (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199326044
eISBN:
9780199369324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199326044.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This volume is a broad-ranging comparative study of texts, sections of texts, and textual fragments that are concerned with women in early Indian Buddhism. The volume is based on texts from early ... More

Women in Pastoral OfficeThe Story of Santa Prassede, Rome

Women in Pastoral Office: The Story of Santa Prassede, Rome

Mary M. Schaefer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199977628
eISBN:
9780199369935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977628.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

5–10 sentences, or around 200 words and no more than 250 words This book investigates the foundation story and mosaic programs (with their unique gender parity) of the ninth-century ... More

Women in the MosqueA History of Legal Thought and Social Practice

Women in the Mosque: A History of Legal Thought and Social Practice

Marion Katz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162661
eISBN:
9780231537872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162661.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Juxtaposing Muslim scholars' debates over women's attendance in mosques with historical descriptions of women's activities within Middle Eastern and North African mosques, this book shows how over ... More

Women in the Qur'an, Traditions, and Interpretation

Women in the Qur'an, Traditions, and Interpretation

Barbara Freyer Stowasser

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111484
eISBN:
9780199853397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111484.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Islamic ideas about women and their role in society spark considerable debate both in the Western world and in the Islamic world itself. Despite the popular attention surrounding Middle Eastern ... More

Women Living ZenJapanese Soto Buddhist Nuns

Women Living Zen: Japanese Soto Buddhist Nuns

Paula Kane Robinson Arai

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199928682
eISBN:
9780190258405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199928682.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book, based on both historical evidence and ethnographic data, shows that nuns were central agents in the foundation of Buddhism in Japan in the sixth century. They were active participants in ... More

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