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Performing the Reformation: Religious Festivals in Contemporary Wittenberg

Barry Stephenson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732753
eISBN:
9780199777310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732753.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

Over the past few decades, heritage tourism, pilgrimage routes, and public festivity have emerged as important resources shaping identities and channeling cultural flows in our global world. This ... More


Seeing Krishna: The Religious World of a Brahmin Family in Vrindaban

Margaret H. Case

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130102
eISBN:
9780199848713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130102.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book offers a close-up view of the religious world of one of the most influential families in Vrinbadan, India's premier place of pilgrimage for worshipers of Krishna. This priestly family has ... More


Pilgrimage, Sacred Space

Barry Stephenson

in Performing the Reformation: Religious Festivals in Contemporary Wittenberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732753
eISBN:
9780199777310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732753.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter examines Wittenberg as a Lutheran pilgrimage site. The various Lutheran organizations promoting and developing the town as a pilgrimage site are discussed, along with tensions between ... More


Conclusion: Christian Life as Ritual

Bernard Cooke and Gary Macy

in Christian Symbol and Ritual: An Introduction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154115
eISBN:
9780199835591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154118.003.00010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Christians practice many other rituals and have many more symbols than those described as central in most books of ritual. Some of these popular rituals are introduced, including Quinceañera, the use ... More


The Pilgrim's Progress

David George Mullan

in Scottish Puritanism, 1590-1638

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269977
eISBN:
9780191600715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269978.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Puritanism made the notion of pilgrimage central to piety—the Christian could not expect an easy road to perfection in this world, but rather a difficult passage to the blessed estate. The journey ... More


Coptic Christianity in Ottoman Egypt

Febe Armanios

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199744848
eISBN:
9780199894963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744848.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book explores Coptic religious life in Ottoman Egypt (1517–1798), focusing closely on manuscripts from Coptic archives. Ottoman Copts frequently turned to religious discourses, practices, and ... More


The Miracle of Pilgrimage: A Journey to Jerusalem in the Early Eighteenth Century

Febe Armanios

in Coptic Christianity in Ottoman Egypt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199744848
eISBN:
9780199894963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744848.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 4 examines the lengths to which Coptic pilgrims went to make an annual pilgrimage from Cairo to Jerusalem, usually, but not always, with the consent of Muslim authorities. In its particular ... More


Introduction

David Young

in F. D. Maurice and Unitarianism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263395
eISBN:
9780191682520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263395.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

This book focuses on the life of F.D. Maurice and his prevailing thoughts on religion in light of Unitarianism — a religion which played a crucial part in Maurice's life and thoughts. Although ... More


Scholarly Pilgrims: Antiquarian Visions of the Holy Land

Adam G. Beaver

in Sacred History: Uses of the Christian Past in the Renaissance World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199594795
eISBN:
9780191741494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594795.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

In an effort to explore the complex relationship between religious devotion and critical research within the larger field of historia sacra, this essay aims to understand the symbiosis of antiquarian ... More


Tradition Veiled in a Postmodern Form: Commemorative Art in the Shrine of Anba Abraam

Gawdat Gabra

in Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis: Essays from the 2004 International Symposium of the Saint Mark Foundation and the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society in Honor of Martin Krause

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774248924
eISBN:
9781617970443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774248924.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the commemorative art in the shrine of Saint Anba Abraam in the monastery of Dayr al-Azab in the Fayoum Oasis in Egypt. It explains that Anba Abraam served as the bishop of ... More


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