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White Men's Magic: Scripturalization as Slavery

Vincent L. Wimbush

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199873579
eISBN:
9780199949595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873579.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book is a transdisciplinary analysis of The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, first published in England in 1789. It was one of the earliest ... More


“ … in the Bible, I saw things new … “: Scripturalization and White Men's Magic as Orientation

Vincent L. Wimbush

in White Men's Magic: Scripturalization as Slavery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199873579
eISBN:
9780199949595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873579.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 5 focuses on Equiano’s narration of his conversion experience as full entry into the discursive regime of scripturalization as magical arts.


Ageing, Loss, Recidivism …

John Kinsella

in Disclosed Poetics: Beyond Landscape and Lyricism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075582
eISBN:
9781781701034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075582.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The crumbling foundations were solid in the author's childhood. Reincarnated, he can expect another exposure in a different body. Ageing fuels visionary dreariness, but the spots in time are empty. ... More


Relationship and rehabilitation in a post-‘what works’ era

Aaron Pycroft

in Risk and rehabilitation: Management and treatment of substance misuse and mental health problems in the criminal justice system

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300205
eISBN:
9781447307778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300205.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The research illustrates how substance misuse and mental health problems are not being addressed satisfactorily by the criminal justice system, as it is failing to keep pace with our understanding of ... More


Conclusion

in Family, Law, and Community: Supporting the Covenant

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226074993
eISBN:
9780226075020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075020.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This concluding chapter begins by reviewing the preceding discussions. The initial section of the book provided evidence for the centrality of trust in society's choices of which relationships to ... More


Introduction: Knowing Ex-centrics/Ex-centric Knowing

Vincent L Wimbush

in MisReading America: Scriptures and Difference

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199975419
eISBN:
9780199346158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975419.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Vincent L. Wimbush presents an overview of the research project and the questions that frame the chapters in this collection. Connections between center formations, scriptural fundamentalism, and the ... More


Imitating, Challenging, and Perfecting Nature: The Arts and Alchemy in European Antiquity

in Promethean Ambitions: Alchemy and the Quest to Perfect Nature

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226577128
eISBN:
9780226577135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226577135.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the human endeavors of imitating, challenging, and perfecting nature. Greek and Latin literature is filled with admonitory stories of the results of human endeavors to imitate ... More


Ageing, nutrition, disease, and therapy: a role for antioxidants?

Barry Halliwell and John M.C. Gutteridge

in Free Radicals in Biology and Medicine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198717478
eISBN:
9780191802133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717478.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter reviews various theories of ageing, with a particular focus on the free-radical theory of ageing (cumulative oxidative damage by reactive species [RS] causes ageing) and the evidence ... More


Conclusions: Competition across time

Brian MacWhinney

in Competing Motivations in Grammar and Usage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198709848
eISBN:
9780191780158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709848.003.0022
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Like other biological systems, language emerges as a product of competing motivations that interact at the moment of speaking. These many different motivations are each linked to different timeframes ... More


“We Have Fallen Apart”: The Rupture of Meaning

Vincent L. Wimbush

in Scripturalectics: The Management of Meaning

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190664701
eISBN:
9780190664725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190664701.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter is exploration of the conditions and reasons for the near destruction of the villagers who are ensnared by the colonial project and its forms of violence. Beyond expropriation of their ... More


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