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Schleiermacher on Religion and the Natural Order

Andrew C. Dole

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195341171
eISBN:
9780199866908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341171.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book reconstructs Friedrich Schleiermacher's understanding of religion and sets this reconstruction into the intellectual and political context of Schleiermacher's work. It is common in the ... More


Milton and the Ineffable

Noam Reisner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199572625
eISBN:
9780191721892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572625.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This book offers a comprehensive reassessment of Milton's poetic oeuvre in light of the literary and conceptual problem posed by Milton's sustained attempt to put into words that which is unsayable ... More


Becoming Christian: Race, Reformation, and Early Modern English Romance

Dennis Austin Britton

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257140
eISBN:
9780823261482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257140.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The infidel-conversion motif—in which Jews and Muslims convert to Christianity—is a staple of romance narratives by Roman Catholic writers in medieval and early modern Europe. Baptisms and ... More


The Search for a Universal Method

Vishwa Adluri and Joydeep Bagchee

in The Nay Science: A History of German Indology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199931347
eISBN:
9780199345724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931347.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The examination of the critical method as applied in German Mahābhārata and Bhagavadgītā scholarship has shown that although German scholars claimed to take a scientific approach to the epic, their ... More


‘Tongues of Heaven’: Prodigies, Portents, and Prophets

Alexandra Walsham

in Providence in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208877
eISBN:
9780191678172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208877.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The chapter focuses on the various aspects of pre-Reformation practice and belief, and explores how traditional cultural paradigms were subtly altered and rehabilitated rather than permanently ... More


The Political and Religious Landscape Shifts, 1980–2008

Caitlin Carenen

in The Fervent Embrace: Liberal Protestants, Evangelicals, and Israel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741047
eISBN:
9780814708378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741047.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter describes further changes in Jewish–Christian relations, as Americans abandoned their historical mainline denominations in the heart of the city and struck out to form new ... More


Who They Were and Why They Wanted to Suppress Obscene Literature

P. C. Kemeny

in The New England Watch and Ward Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190844394
eISBN:
9780190844424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844394.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

After examining who supported the Society for the Suppression of Vice, this chapter explores why so many social leaders and prominent liberal ministers, usually recognized as leading social and ... More


Freedom and Solidarity: Toward New Beginnings

Fred Dallmayr

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165783
eISBN:
9780813165813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165783.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores the possibility of a transition from the modern paradigm—presently in a state of decay or disarray—toward new modes of life where freedom and solidarity would be reconciled, thus ... More


A Goy Who Speaks Yiddish: Christians and the Jewish Language in Early Modern Germany

Aya Elyada

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781930
eISBN:
9780804782821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781930.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book explores the unique phenomenon of Christian engagement with Yiddish language and literature from the beginning of the sixteenth century to the late eighteenth century. By analyzing the ... More


Political Reformulation of Christian Personal Law

Flavia Agnes

in Law and Gender Inequality: The Politics of Women's Rights in India

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195655247
eISBN:
9780199081189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195655247.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter aims to trace the complex legal history of the Indian Christian community and their attempts at reform in the post-independence period and recent judicial intervention. The process of ... More


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