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Alef Is for AllahChildhood, Emotion, and Visual Culture in Islamic Societies

Alef Is for Allah: Childhood, Emotion, and Visual Culture in Islamic Societies

Jamal J. Elias

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520290075
eISBN:
9780520964402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290075.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book explores the emotional space occupied by children in modern Islamic societies. Focusing on visual representations of children, primarily from modern Turkey, Iran, and Pakistan, it examines ... More

Ambivalent EmbraceJewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America

Ambivalent Embrace: Jewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America

Rachel Kranson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635439
eISBN:
9781469635446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635439.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This new cultural history of Jewish life and identity in the United States after World War II focuses on the process of upward mobility. Rachel Kranson challenges the common notion that most American ... More

American Misfits and the Making of Middle-Class Respectability

American Misfits and the Making of Middle-Class Respectability

Robert Wuthnow

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691176864
eISBN:
9781400888092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176864.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How did Americans come to think of themselves as respectable members of the middle class? Was it just by earning a decent living? Or did it require something more? And if it did, what can we learn ... More

Anthropomorphism in IslamThe Challenge of Traditionalism (700-1350)

Anthropomorphism in Islam: The Challenge of Traditionalism (700-1350)

Livnat Holtzman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748689569
eISBN:
9781474444828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689569.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

More than any other issue in early and medieval Islamic theology, anthropomorphism (tashbīh) stood at the heart of many theological debates. These debates were not purely intellectual; they were ... More

Antoine de ChandieuThe Silver Horn of Geneva's Reformed Triumvirate

Antoine de Chandieu: The Silver Horn of Geneva's Reformed Triumvirate

Theodore Van Raalte

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190882181
eISBN:
9780190882211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882181.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Literature

The first study in any language dedicated to the influential theological publications of Antoine de Chandieu begins by introducing us to the memory of Chandieu as it was at Theodore Beza’s death. ... More

Arguing with AsenethGentile Access to Israel's Living God in Jewish Antiquity

Arguing with Aseneth: Gentile Access to Israel's Living God in Jewish Antiquity

Jill Hicks-Keeton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878993
eISBN:
9780190879020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878993.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Arguing with Aseneth shows how the ancient romance Joseph and Aseneth moves a minor character in Genesis from obscurity to renown, weaving a new story whose main purpose was to intervene in ancient ... More

Atonement

Atonement

Eleonore Stump

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198813866
eISBN:
9780191851605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813866.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

The doctrine that Christ has saved human beings from their sins, with all that that salvation entails, is the distinctive doctrine of Christianity. Over the course of many centuries of reflection on ... More

Authentically Black and Truly CatholicThe Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration

Authentically Black and Truly Catholic: The Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration

Matthew J. Cressler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479841325
eISBN:
9781479815425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479841325.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Black Catholics are absent in most histories of U.S. Catholicism and African American religion. Drawn from a wide variety of sources, this book is a lived religious history of Black Catholics in ... More

Becoming a New SelfPractices of Belief in Early Modern Catholicism

Becoming a New Self: Practices of Belief in Early Modern Catholicism

Moshe Sluhovsky

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226472850
eISBN:
9780226473048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473048.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Early Christian monastic spiritual practices of self-formation became increasingly popular in late medieval and early modern Catholicism. Now, for the first time in the history of Christian ... More

Before the BibleThe Liturgical Body and the Formation of Scriptures in early Judaism

Before the Bible: The Liturgical Body and the Formation of Scriptures in early Judaism

Judith H. Newman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190212216
eISBN:
9780190212230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190212216.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book reveals the landscape of scripture in an era prior to the crystallization of the Tanakh, the Jewish Bible, and before the canonization of the Christian Bible. Most accounts of the formation ... More

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