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Flight from the Palace

Hans H. Penner

in Rediscovering the Buddha: Legends of the Buddha and Their Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195385823
eISBN:
9780199870073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385823.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter details the departure of Gotama from the palace for a homeless life. Life in the palace became ugly and gloomy. One day an inhabitant of the heavens appeared before Gotama in the form of ... More


Diseased and Holy: The Peri Philoptōchias Sermons and the Transforming Body

Susan R. Holman

in The Hungry are Dying: Beggars and Bishops in Roman Cappadocia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195139129
eISBN:
9780199834310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139127.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Explores three sermons by Gregory of Nazianzus and Gregory of Nyssa and commonly titled “On the Love of the Poor” that focus on the homeless and destitute diseased poor. While both authors also ... More


“We Make the Road by Stumbling”: Aristotle, Service-Learning, and Justice

Roger Bergman

in Catholic Social Learning: Educating the Faith That Does Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233281
eISBN:
9780823241736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233281.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues for well-integrated service-learning as an effective pedagogy for justice. Students in such programs often report experiencing painful emotions in homeless shelters and other ... More


Monique R. Balbuena, <i>Homeless Tongues: Poetry and Languages of the Sephardic Diaspora</i>. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2016. xi + 239 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book Homeless Tongues: Poetry and Languages of the Sephardic Diaspora (2016), by Monique R. Balbuena. Homeless Tongues is the first in-depth analysis of contemporary ... More


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