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A. J. Tomlinson

A. J. Tomlinson: Plainfolk Modernist

Roger Glenn Robins

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195165913
eISBN:
9780199835454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165918.001.0001

This book explores the life of Ambrose Jessup Tomlinson, chronicling his childhood and family life, spiritual journey, missionary work, and his role in establishing the Church of God. Its main ... More

Abelard and Heloise

Abelard and Heloise

Constant J. Mews

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195156881
eISBN:
9780199835423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195156889.001.0001

In Abelard and Heloise, a dual intellectual biography of Peter Abelard (1079–1142) and Heloise (d. 1164), I argue that there is a fundamental continuity to the evolution of Abelard’s thought from his ... More

Abrahamic Religions

Abrahamic Religions: On the Uses and Abuses of History

Aaron W. Hughes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199934645
eISBN:
9780199980666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934645.001.0001

Recent years have witnessed the emergence of a virtual cottage industry in all things “Abrahamic.” Directly proportionate to the rise of religious exclusivism, perhaps best epitomized by the attacks ... More

Absorbing Perfections

Absorbing Perfections: Kabbalah and Interpretation

Moshe Idel

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300083798
eISBN:
9780300135077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300083798.001.0001

In this wide-ranging discussion of Kabbalah—from the mystical trends of medieval Judaism to modern Hasidism—this book considers different visions of the nature of the sacred text and of the methods ... More

Across God's Frontiers

Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920

Anne M. Butler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835654
eISBN:
9781469601618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837542_butler

Roman Catholic sisters first traveled to the American West as providers of social services, education, and medical assistance. This book traces the ways in which sisters challenged and reconfigured ... More

Activity and Participation in Late Antique and Early Christian Thought

Activity and Participation in Late Antique and Early Christian Thought

Torstein Theodor Tollefsen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199605965
eISBN:
9780191738227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605965.001.0001

This book is an investigation into two basic concepts of ancient pagan and Christian thought, namely activity and participation. It shows how activity in Christian thought is connected with the topic ... More

The Advent Project

The Advent Project: The Later Seventh-Century Creation of the Roman Mass Proper

James McKinnon

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221987
eISBN:
9780520924338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221987.001.0001

In his final accomplishment of a distinguished career, the author considers the musical practices of the early Church in this examination of the history of Christian chant from the years ad 200 to ... More

Aesthetics and Analysis in Writing on Religion

Aesthetics and Analysis in Writing on Religion: Modern Fascinations

Daniel Gold

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236134
eISBN:
9780520929517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236134.001.0001

This book addresses a fundamental dilemma in religious studies. Exploring the tension between humanistic and social scientific approaches to thinking and writing about religion, the author develops a ... More

The Aesthetics and Ethics of Faith

The Aesthetics and Ethics of Faith: A Dialogue Between Liberationist and Pragmatic Thought

Christopher D. Tirres

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199352531
eISBN:
9780199358359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352531.001.0001

This book explores the methodological connections between two quintessentially American traditions: liberation theology and pragmatism. It examines how pragmatism can lend philosophical clarity and ... More

Aesthetics of Renewal

Aesthetics of Renewal: Martin Buber's Early Representation of Hasidism as Kulturkritik

Martina Urban

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226842707
eISBN:
9780226842738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226842738.001.0001

Martin Buber's embrace of Hasidism at the start of the twentieth century was instrumental to the revival of this popular form of Jewish mysticism. Hoping to instigate a Jewish cultural and spiritual ... More

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