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Contemporary poetry and classics

Oliver Taplin

in Classics in Progress: Essays on Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263235
eISBN:
9780191734328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263235.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter looks at the here and now and the unselfconscious use of Greek and Latin writers by contemporary British and Irish poets. In 1973 an enterprising garland-maker collected together some ... More


 The Big Man of the Big God: Pentecostalism, Media, and Popular Culture in the 1980s

Ogbu Kalu

in African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The 1980s brought major changes including socioeconomic and political collapse; the enlarged networking with external, Western forms of Pentecostalism; and the liberalization of media space following ... More


American Culture and Religion

James L. Heft S.M.

in Catholic High Schools: Facing the New Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199796656
eISBN:
9780199919352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796656.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter highlights five general themes in contemporary US culture that leaders of Catholic high schools need to understand. The first two are clearly historically rooted: the stress on ... More


Introduction

Caroline Bassett

in The Arc and the Machine: Narrative and New Media

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073427
eISBN:
9781781700907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073427.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to come to the defence of narrative, arguing that it is a vital element of contemporary culture, lying at the heart of the ... More


The Idea of Continental Philosophy

Simon Glendinning

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624706
eISBN:
9780748671885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624706.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The idea of Continental Philosophy has never been properly explained in philosophical terms. This book attempts finally to succeed where others have failed, although not by giving an account of its ... More


Dead Pledges: Debt, Crisis, and Twenty-First-Century Culture

Annie McClanahan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799058
eISBN:
9781503600690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799058.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Dead Pledges is a study of our contemporary culture of debt. Examining novels, poems, artworks, photographs, and films produced in the wake of the financial crisis of 2008, this book aims to show how ... More


Making the Best of It: Following Christ in the Real World

John G. Stackhouse

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173581
eISBN:
9780199851683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173581.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

What should be the Christian's attitude toward society? When so much of our contemporary culture is at odds with Christian beliefs and mores, it may seem that serious Christians now have only two ... More


Does God Still Matter at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century?

Warren A. Nord

in Does God Make a Difference?: Taking Religion Seriously in Our Schools and Universities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199766888
eISBN:
9780199895038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766888.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter surveys contemporary culture in general, adding a little historical perspective, noting the importance and influence of religion on people's lives, our social institutions, and our ... More


Good and Evil, Joy and Pain

Krzysztof Michalski

in The Flame of Eternity: An Interpretation of Nietzsche's Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691143460
eISBN:
9781400840212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691143460.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter posits an understanding of Nietzsche's “genealogy of morals.” The genealogy of morals is an attempt to show the dynamic hidden behind our moral concepts, the intractable tension that ... More


Introduction

Julian Johnson

in Who Needs Classical Music?: Cultural Choice and Musical Values

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195146813
eISBN:
9780199849246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146813.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

Classical music is currently undergoing apparent devaluation and this has consequences as a legitimation crisis. Assessing the relevance in the postmodern, plural, and multicultural world is merely ... More


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