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The Passions of Christ in High-Medieval Thought: An Essay on Christological Development

Kevin Madigan

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195322743
eISBN:
9780199785407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322743.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Theologians have always struggled to understand how humanity and divinity coexisted in the person of Christ. Proponents of the Arian heresy, which held that Jesus could not have been fully divine, ... More


Secularism’s Magic

Peter van der Veer

in The Modern Spirit of Asia: The Spiritual and the Secular in China and India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128146
eISBN:
9781400848553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128146.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the question of “popular religion” and the relation between religion and magic in India and China. The categories of popular belief, superstition, and magic have been used by ... More


Divine Discontent: The Religious Imagination of W. E. B. Du Bois

Jonathon S. Kahn

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307894
eISBN:
9780199867516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307894.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Against the normative view of W. E. B. Du Bois as hostile to and uninterested in religion, this book argues that religion furnishes Du Bois writings with their distinctive moral vocabulary. Du Bois's ... More


Introduction: Divine Discontent as Religious Faith

Jonathon S. Kahn

in Divine Discontent: The Religious Imagination of W. E. B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307894
eISBN:
9780199867516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307894.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter begins by introducing the heterodox nature of Du Bois's religious voice. Against David Levering Lewis, it argues that despite Du Bois's hostile comments against religion, Du Bois also ... More


The Prehistory and Origins of the Dormition and Assumption Traditions

Stephen J. Shoemaker

in Ancient Traditions of the Virgin Mary's Dormition and Assumption

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250752
eISBN:
9780191600746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250758.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Many previous interpreters have sought to locate the origins of the Dormition traditions within ancient “Jewish‐Christianity.” Although they are quite correct in identifying a number of heterodox ... More


The Theological Significance of Hegel Today

Peter C. Hodgson

in Hegel and Christian Theology: A Reading of the Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199273614
eISBN:
9780191602443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273618.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The thesis of this chapter is that Hegel’s philosophy of religion provides fruitful resources for theological reflection today. The first task is to consider those who question this assumption. ... More


The Church in Society

Jeremy Morris

in F D Maurice and the Crisis of Christian Authority

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199545315
eISBN:
9780191602825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545315.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Had Frederick Denison Maurice himself died late in 1847, his career retrospectively would have looked like a steady crescendo of recognition and success. What later generations were to regard as his ... More


Post-Vedic Brahmanical Dharma

Alf Hiltebeitel

in Dharma: Its Early History in Law, Religion, and Narrative

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195394238
eISBN:
9780199897452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394238.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 5 is about how Brahmanical authors seek to shape consensus in a post‐Vedic society affected by Buddhism and other nāstika traditions or “heterodoxies” by composing dharma texts in new genres, ... More


Counsel for Kings: Wisdom and Politics in Tenth-Century Iran: Volume I: The Nasihat al-muluk of Pseudo-Mawardi: Contexts and Themes

L. Marlow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748696901
eISBN:
9781474422215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696901.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This two-volume work represents a textual and contextual study of an early Arabic mirror for princes, the book known as Naṣīḥat al-mulūk (‘Counsel for Kings’) and attributed to the jurist and ... More


Falun Gong and the Future of China

David Ownby

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195329056
eISBN:
9780199870240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329056.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book treats Falun Gong as an example of one form of Chinese popular religion, and the core of the volume, based on a close reading of founder Li Hongzhi's writings and on fieldwork among Falun ... More


Democracy and Its Indian Pasts

Sunil Khilnani

in Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen, Volume 2: Society, Institutions, and Development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239979
eISBN:
9780191716874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239979.003.0027
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Amartya Sen has argued powerfully against narrow conceptions of democracy, that restrict its meanings to elections and state forms, and see it as a unique acquisition of the West. He has urged a more ... More


Apocalyptic Changes: The Origins of Alsted's Millenarianism, 1619–27

Howard Hotson

in Johann Heinrich Alsted 1588–1638: Between Renaissance, Reformation, and Universal Reform

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208280
eISBN:
9780191677960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208280.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Diatribe de mille annis apocalypticis, like the Encyclopaedia, presents Johann Heinrich Alsted's thought in its most sober and respectable guise. This little book — the first and most influential ... More


 A History for Falun Gong

David Ownby

in Falun Gong and the Future of China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195329056
eISBN:
9780199870240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329056.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter situates Falun Gong in the history of popular religion in late imperial and modern China, seeking to identify genealogical linkages among the late imperial White Lotus sectarian ... More


The Culture of the Church

DAVID GARY SHAW

in The Creation of a Community: The City of Wells in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204015
eISBN:
9780191676086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204015.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter approaches the Church as a cultural fact and outlines how it impinged on and shaped the lives and expectations of the people of the later medieval Wells. It turns away from theology and ... More


‘People of God’ Part II: Accommodation, Faith, and the Supernatural

Nicholas Doumanis

in Before the Nation: Muslim-Christian Coexistence and its Destruction in Late-Ottoman Anatolia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199547043
eISBN:
9780191746215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547043.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter considers the ways in which popular religions in Anatolia overlapped, and why Muslims and Christians made a habit of crossing boundaries. ‘Popular’ Islam was replete with heterodoxies, ... More


‘Illiterate Mechanick Persons’: Writing, Radicalism, and the Dominant Culture

NICHOLAS McDOWELL

in The English Radical Imagination: Culture, Religion, and Revolution, 1630-1660

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260515
eISBN:
9780191717628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260515.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter outlines the book's contention that to understand the culture of radicalism in the English Revolution we need to develop a greater understanding of how that culture was shaped not simply ... More


Pentecostal Origins in Northern Mexico and Southern Texas

Daniel Ramírez

in Migrating Faith: Pentecostalism in the United States and Mexico in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624068
eISBN:
9781469624082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624068.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter traces Pentecostal growth in central northern Mexico from 1914 to 1930. Like chapter 1, it appraises the pioneering role of women (Romana Valenzuela) as well as an ambivalent ... More


Law and Development Economics: Toward a New Alliance

David Kennedy

in Law and Economics with Chinese Characteristics: Institutions for Promoting Development in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698547
eISBN:
9780191745522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698547.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Macro- and Monetary Economics

The debates about Chinese development policy that are the subject of this volume contrast doubts about neo-liberal orthodoxies in the West with the experience and choices available to policymakers in ... More


The symbolic face of power

Matthew Eagleton-Pierce

in Symbolic Power in the World Trade Organization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199662647
eISBN:
9780191748424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662647.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Inspired by Bourdieu’s theorising, and considering the limitations of conventional notions of power used to study trade politics, this chapter argues that a critical framework on symbolic power is of ... More


The competing kings of cotton

Matthew Eagleton-Pierce

in Symbolic Power in the World Trade Organization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199662647
eISBN:
9780191748424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199662647.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

As the first case study, this chapter investigates the WTO west- and central-African (WCA) cotton initiative and how it can be understood through the lens of symbolic power. There are four sections. ... More


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