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American PossessionsFighting Demons in the Contemporary United States

American Possessions: Fighting Demons in the Contemporary United States

Sean McCloud

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190205355
eISBN:
9780190205386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205355.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines contemporary American religious culture through the themes of a “consuming convert’s republic,” “the haunted present,” and “the therapeutic.” The work argues that US religious ... More

American PragmatismA Religious Genealogy

American Pragmatism: A Religious Genealogy

M. Gail Hamner

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195155471
eISBN:
9780199834266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195155475.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The development of pragmatism is the most important achievement in the history of American philosophy. M. Gail Hamner here examines the European roots of the movement in a search for what makes ... More

American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

John Wigger

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Francis Asbury (1745–1816) is one of the most important religious leaders in American history. He guided the creation of the American Methodist church, the largest church in nineteenth-century ... More

The American Soul RushEsalen and the Rise of Spiritual Privilege

The American Soul Rush: Esalen and the Rise of Spiritual Privilege

Marion Goldman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732878
eISBN:
9780814733387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732878.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Yoga, humanistic psychology, meditation, holistic healing: these practices are commonplace today, yet before the early 1960s they were atypical options for most people outside of the upper class or ... More

American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 

American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 

Thomas W. Simpson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628639
eISBN:
9781469628653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628639.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In the closing decades of the nineteenth century, college-age Latter-day Saints began undertaking a remarkable intellectual pilgrimage to the nation's elite universities, including Harvard, Columbia, ... More

The American University in a Postsecular AgeReligion and the Academy

The American University in a Postsecular Age: Religion and the Academy

Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323443
eISBN:
9780199869145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323443.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Academics across America are rethinking the place of religion on college and university campuses, and religion has become a hot topic of conversation. Some conversations focus on religious literacy, ... More

The Analogy of GraceKarl Barth's Moral Theology

The Analogy of Grace: Karl Barth's Moral Theology

Gerald McKenny

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199582679
eISBN:
9780191722981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582679.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Karl Barth believes that not only our righteousness before God (justification) but also our goodness or holiness (sanctification) is accomplished by the work of God's grace in Jesus Christ. But if ... More

Analytic TheologyNew Essays in the Philosophy of Theology

Analytic Theology: New Essays in the Philosophy of Theology

Oliver D. Crisp and Michael C. Rea (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199203567
eISBN:
9780191708190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203567.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Philosophy in the English-speaking world is dominated by analytical approaches to its problems and projects; but theology has been dominated by alternative approaches. Many would say that the current ... More

Ancient Israel in SinaiThe Evidence for the Authenticity of the Wilderness Traditions

Ancient Israel in Sinai: The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Wilderness Traditions

James K. Hoffmeier

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195155464
eISBN:
9780199835652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/0195155467.001.000
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

For the past two decades, the nature of ancient Israel’s origins has been debated heatedly. Much of this debate has concentrated on part of the book of Exodus and the book of Joshua. Little ... More

Ancient Jewish NovelsAn Anthology

Ancient Jewish Novels: An Anthology

Lawrence M. Wills (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151428
eISBN:
9780199870516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151429.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The present collection makes available in fresh translations all of the ancient examples of the Jewish novels, and introduces them for the student and general reader. The texts are divided into three ... More

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