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The Schweich Lectures

Graham Davies

in The Schweich Lectures and Biblical Archaeology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264874
eISBN:
9780191754067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264874.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The first series of Schweich Lectures were delivered in the spring of 1908 by Canon S. R. Driver, Regius Professor of Hebrew at Oxford and one of the founding Fellows of the British Academy. But the ... More


Neither Eyewitnesses, Nor Windows to the Past, but Valuable Testimony in its Own Right: Remarks on Iconography, Source Criticism and Ancient Data-processing

CHRISTOPH UEHLINGER

in Understanding the History of Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264010
eISBN:
9780191734946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264010.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explores the potential use of visual sources, together with the methods employed for studying them, such as iconography or iconology, for the history of ‘ancient Israel’. It describes ... More


Science and Religion in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Landscape Art

David Brown

in Reading Genesis after Darwin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195383355
eISBN:
9780199870561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383355.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, History of Christianity

This chapter identifies the impact of Darwin's discoveries on landscape art. Constable, Friedrich, and the Hudson River school are used to illustrate pre-1858 attitudes; Ruskin, Dyce, and van Gogh ... More


Conclusions: The Essential Essenes

Joan E. Taylor

in The Essenes, the Scrolls, and the Dead Sea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199554485
eISBN:
9780191745911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554485.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Biblical Studies

Reading for the historical Essenes in the wide range of sources available, it is clear that the Essenes were a powerful legal society or school at the heart of Second Temple Judaism, supported by the ... More


A Disciplinary Blind Spot and its Origins

J. M. F. Heath

in Paul's Visual Piety: The Metamorphosis of the Beholder

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199664146
eISBN:
9780191748455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664146.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

Why has Biblical Studies paid comparatively little attention to visuality, even when other disciplines have been studying it extensively since the 1970s? Rather than a traditional ‘history of ... More


Patmos in the Reception History of the Apocalypse

Ian Boxall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199674206
eISBN:
9780191752230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674206.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, History of Christianity

This monograph explores the significance accorded to St John’s island of Patmos (Rev. 1:9) within the wider reception history of the Apocalypse. In contrast to the relatively scant attention paid to ... More


Visual

Eugen J. Pentiuc

in The Old Testament in Eastern Orthodox Tradition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195331226
eISBN:
9780199358380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331226.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

Chapter 7 opens with a discussion on icon’s nature and functions (liturgical, anagogical, pedagogical), periodization of the Byzantine art, and media of visual art (portable icons and monumental ... More


A Journey of Two Psalms: The Reception of Psalms 1 and 2 in Jewish and Christian Tradition

Susan Gillingham

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199652419
eISBN:
9780191766053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652419.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

For two-and-a-half millennia these two psalms have been commented on, translated, painted, set to music, employed in worship, and adapted in literature, often being used disputatiously by Jews and ... More


Falling in Love: Stumbling Words

in Loving Yusuf: Conceptual Travels from Present to Past

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226035864
eISBN:
9780226035888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226035888.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between art and love in more ways than one. The primary form this relationship takes is the seriousness, yet elusiveness, of words. The chapter suggests that ... More


Preparing for the Journey

Susan Gillingham

in A Journey of Two Psalms: The Reception of Psalms 1 and 2 in Jewish and Christian Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199652419
eISBN:
9780191766053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652419.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Chapter 1 explains the three aims of the book: to examine, through their reception history, the relationship between Psalms 1 and 2; to assess how and why Jews and Christians have viewed these psalms ... More


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