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The Supplicants and Their Saints

Jacalyn Duffin

in Medical Miracles: Doctors, Saints, and Healing in the Modern World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195336504
eISBN:
9780199868612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336504.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter provides an analysis through time of the people in whom miracle cures were worked (miraculés) and their relationship to the saints in terms of geography, gender, occupation, and class. ... More


Body Work: Slavery and the Pauline Churches

Jennifer A. Glancy

in Slavery in Early Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195136098
eISBN:
9780199834228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195136098.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the urban settings of Paul's ministry, slaves he encountered were likely to be engaged in a variety of occupations, from production of commodities to bookkeeping to domestic service. Because ... More


Town and Country in Roman Africa

W. H. C. Frend

in The Donatist Church: A Movement of Protest in Roman North Africa

Published in print:
1985
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264088
eISBN:
9780191682704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264088.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Before discussing the geographical distribution of Donatist and Catholic communities, this chapter describes the type of society that grew up on the Tell and High Plains, and which formed the ... More


Between the Times: October 1921–March 1930

Timothy Gorringe

in Karl Barth: Against Hegemony

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198752462
eISBN:
9780191695117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752462.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

When Barth had already started with his rewriting of the Romans, he was offered the possibility of receiving a Chair position at Göttingen in January 1921 that was confirmed in May of that year. ... More


Mr. Cust’s Immobile Machine

Raymond Cohen

in Saving the Holy Sepulchre: How Rival Christians Came Together to Rescue Their Holiest Shrine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189667
eISBN:
9780199851645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189667.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the confusion and disagreement over who should have control or ownership of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre when the British forces occupied Jerusalem in December 1917. The ... More


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