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Apostle to the British

Terryl L. Givens and Matthew J. Grow

in Parley P. Pratt: The Apostle Paul of Mormonism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195375732
eISBN:
9780199918300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375732.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

During Pratt’s imprisonment, the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles prepared to launch a joint British mission. Days after arriving in Illinois, Pratt participated in the mass healing occasion known as ... More


Spiritual Warfare and Christlikeness: Narratives of Bodies and Battlefields

Annie Blazer

in Playing for God: Evangelical Women and the Unintended Consequences of Sports Ministry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479898015
eISBN:
9781479838820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898015.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

When Christian athletes feel connected to God, they often describe this as a feeling of “Christlikeness”: an affiliation and proximity to Christ that grants them the power to push themselves in their ... More


Moderation and Religiosity

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

in The Middle Path of Moderation in Islam: The Qur'anic Principle of Wasatiyyah

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190226831
eISBN:
9780190226855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190226831.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter begins with a note on the rise of religion and religiosity in recent decades, and then reviews a number of Islamic principles that seek to integrate moderation in its theology and legal ... More


Harm (Ḍarar) Must Be Eliminated

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

in The Middle Path of Moderation in Islam: The Qur'anic Principle of Wasatiyyah

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190226831
eISBN:
9780190226855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190226831.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter highlights one of the cardinal maxims of Islamic law, both Sunni and Shi’ah, on the prevention of harm and hardship. The maxim is supplemented, in turn, by a number of other maxims and ... More


Overcoming Anger and Developing Patience

Susan J. Stabile

in Growing in Love and Wisdom: Tibetan Buddhist Sources for Christian Meditation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199862627
eISBN:
9780190258337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199862627.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter describes a Tibetan Buddhist analytic meditation that has been adapted for Christian prayer, followed by a commentary that explains the Buddhist goals for and principles underlying the ... More


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