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 Zen Rites: The Eclipse of Buddha

Steven Heine

in Zen Skin, Zen Marrow: Will the Real Zen Buddhism Please Stand Up?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326772
eISBN:
9780199870363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326772.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The next area of debate, nonduality versus mediation, examined in Chapter Three involves the function of rituals and other intermediating elements of practice, such as objects of worship, in what is ... More


Invisible

Aviad Kleinberg

in The Sensual God: How the Senses Make the Almighty Senseless

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174701
eISBN:
9780231540247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174701.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Where outraged iconoclasts and horrified philosophers are told that seeing is believing.


 The Protestant Reformation in the Church and the Arts

Richard Viladesau

in The Triumph of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts from the Renaissance to the Counter-Reformation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195335668
eISBN:
9780199869015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335668.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the context of the Protestant Reformation and explores the centrality of the cross in the theologies of the Reformers, especially Luther and Calvin. Both Reformers espoused a ... More


 Movements of Ritual and Sincerity

Adam B. Seligman, Robert P. Weller, Michael J. Puett, and Bennett Simon

in Ritual and Its Consequences: An Essay on the Limits of Sincerity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336009
eISBN:
9780199868933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336009.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter looks at different cultural examples of the tensions between ritual and sincerity over time. First, it discusses the interplay of law and love, Judaism and Christianity, and ritual and ... More


The Temptation of Graves in Salafi Islam: Iconoclasm, Destruction and Idolatry

Ondrej Beránek and Pavel Tupek

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474417570
eISBN:
9781474444774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417570.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In various parts of the Islamic world over the past decades, virulent attacks have targeted Islamic funeral and sacral architecture. Rather than being random acts of vandalism, these are associated ... More


Framing the Jina: Narratives of Icons and Idols in Jain History

John Cort

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385021
eISBN:
9780199869770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385021.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

This book is an interpretive analysis of the role of icons (images) of the Jina (the perfected, liberated, and enlightened teachers) in Jainism. The book places different interpretive frames around ... More


The Consolidation of the Protestant Movement, 1561–1562

Allan A. Tulchin

in That Men Would Praise the Lord: The Reformation in Nimes, 1530-1570

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736522
eISBN:
9780199866229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736522.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter describes the evolution of the Nîmes Protestant movement from the first meeting of the church’s governing body, the consistory, to the outbreak of civil war the following year. In this ... More


Idols and a History of Corruption

John E. Cort

in Framing the Jina: Narratives of Icons and Idols in Jain History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385021
eISBN:
9780199869770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385021.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

The use of icons in Jainism has not gone uncontested. In particular, the Shvetambara layman Lonka Shah agitated against icons in the fifteenth century. From this anti‐iconic tradition the ... More


The Inevitability of Tangible Form: A Natural Theology of Icons

John E. Cort

in Framing the Jina: Narratives of Icons and Idols in Jain History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385021
eISBN:
9780199869770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385021.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

In the twentieth century, we find new Jain narratives in defense of icons. These new narratives take into account a growing awareness of the fact that Jainism is just one among many religions in the ... More


St John Damascene: Tradition and Originality in Byzantine Theology

Andrew Louth

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252381
eISBN:
9780191600654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252386.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

A study of the theological achievement of St John Damascene, set in its historical context. John Damascene was born between 650–75 in Damascus and died in or near Jerusalem about 750. His early life ... More


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