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Conclusion

Caroline Johnson Hodge

in If Sons, Then Heirs: A Study of Kinship and Ethnicity in the Letters of Paul

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182163
eISBN:
9780199785612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182163.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This concluding chapter begins with a discussion of whether the assemblies in Paul's letters would have been understood as ethnic groups or some other sort of community. While they did speak in terms ... More


Biblical Myth and Rabbinic Mythmaking

Michael Fishbane

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198267331
eISBN:
9780191602078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198267339.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book aims to retrieve, study, and reconstruct the phenomenon of monotheistic myth over the course of two millennia, from its first literary articulations in the Hebrew Bible to mythmaking in ... More


Broadcast on the Winds

Adam Ewing

in The Age of Garvey: How a Jamaican Activist Created a Mass Movement and Changed Global Black Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157795
eISBN:
9781400852444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157795.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers how religious practices had acquired a radical visage, an anticolonial posture, at those moments when they offered a viable means of articulating a conflict, a lingua franca ... More


Conclusions and Other Considerations

MICHAEL FISHBANE

in Biblical Myth and Rabbinic Mythmaking

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198267331
eISBN:
9780191602078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198267339.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter begins with a discussion on the development paths of ancient rabbinic myth and mythmaking. These developed along two themes: the first marked by a thematic continuity with mythic topics, ... More


Introduction

MICHAEL FISHBANE

in Biblical Myth and Rabbinic Mythmaking

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198267331
eISBN:
9780191602078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198267339.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter begins with an exploration of the diverse sources that carried rabbinic myths to the Middle Ages. Three patterns are noted: a defence of the straightforward sense of Scripture and the ... More


Conclusions

MICHAEL FISHBANE

in Biblical Myth and Rabbinic Mythmaking

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198267331
eISBN:
9780191602078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198267339.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents a synthesis of the studies in the preceding Chapters (10-12), focusing on a number of mystical tracts, particularly the book of Zohar — an heir of these prior layers of ... More


Final Conclusions

MICHAEL FISHBANE

in Biblical Myth and Rabbinic Mythmaking

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198267331
eISBN:
9780191602078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198267339.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter presents a synthesis of all chapters discussed in this book. Three specific concepts are emphasized. The first is that this book is an exploration of the morphologies of myth and ... More


Introduction

MICHAEL FISHBANE

in Biblical Myth and Rabbinic Mythmaking

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198267331
eISBN:
9780191602078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198267339.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses myth and mythmaking in the Hebrew Bible on the basis of two thematic constellations: with reference to a paradigmatic divine action, specifically to a divine battle against the ... More


Conclusions and Other Considerations

MICHAEL FISHBANE

in Biblical Myth and Rabbinic Mythmaking

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198267331
eISBN:
9780191602078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198267339.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The agon model — a theology of combat against the forces of chaos or disorder — has been the focus of the analysis on biblical myth and mythmaking. The model illustrates how the common ancient Near ... More


Introduction

MICHAEL FISHBANE

in Biblical Myth and Rabbinic Mythmaking

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198267331
eISBN:
9780191602078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198267339.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter begins with discussion on rabbinic myths and mythmaking, tracing its permutations and preservation throughout the ages. It then provides an overview of the studies in the succeeding ... More


The Process of Mythmaking

Diana G. Tumminia

in When Prophecy Never Fails: Myth and Reality in a Flying-Saucer Group

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195176759
eISBN:
9780199835720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176758.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Living myth is explored as a sacred narrative that is made and elaborated upon through a process of charismatic labor or interactional storytelling between leaders and followers of spiritual groups. ... More


Myths

Pamela Burnard

in Musical Creativities in Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199583942
eISBN:
9780191740671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583942.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter studies the myths of musical creativity and tries to determine why studying the assumptions that support them is so important. It first notes that myths are significant to those who are ... More


Ex-Jew, Eternal Jew: Early Representations of the Jewish Spinoza

Daniel B. Schwartz

in The First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142913
eISBN:
9781400842261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142913.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter analyzes the “prehistory” of the Jewish rehabilitation of Spinoza, exploring how his Jewish origins figured in fashioning him into a cultural symbol among non-Jews first. It traces his ... More


Laying the Foundations for an Antiheroic Approach to Modern Sculpture

Sharon Hecker

in Moment's Monument: Medardo Rosso and the International Origins of Modern Sculpture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520294486
eISBN:
9780520967564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294486.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter contextualizes Medardo Rosso's early life and the beginning of his career within the uncertain nationalism and ambivalent internationalism that characterized Italy in the two decades ... More


Oklahoma!: The Making of an American Musical

Tim Carter

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106190
eISBN:
9780300134872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106190.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Oklahoma! premiered on Broadway in 1943 under the auspices of the Theatre Guild, and is today performed more frequently than any other Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. This book offers a fully ... More


Ukrainian Nationalism: Politics, Ideology, and Literature, 1929-1956

Myroslav Shkandrij

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300206289
eISBN:
9780300210743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206289.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Both celebrated and condemned, Ukrainian nationalism is one of the most controversial and vibrant topics in contemporary discussions of Eastern Europe. Perhaps today there is no more divisive and ... More


Rural Ireland, mythmaking and transatlantic translation

Tara Stubbs

in American literature and Irish culture, 1910-55: The politics of enchantment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719084331
eISBN:
9781781705841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084331.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The efforts of the Celtic Revivalists had done much to persuade American writers that Ireland was a rural idyll – even if this was largely due to a fantastic reading of the Irish countryside and its ... More


Afterword

Judith Deutsch Kornblatt

in Stories of Khmelnytsky: Competing Literary Legacies of the 1648 Ukrainian Cossack Uprising

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804793827
eISBN:
9780804794961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793827.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Afterword examines the image of Khmelnytsky and his fellow Cossacks as boundary jumpers who provide subsequent readers, viewers, and listeners with ample material to use in the construction of ... More


Bringing Beauty Back

Tim Scholl

in Sleeping Beauty, a Legend in Progress

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099560
eISBN:
9780300128826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099560.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter recounts the effect and influence that Sleeping Beauty would create during its production in 1890, and then reviews how its revival in 1999 was received by the ballet public, ... More


Bureaucratizing the Glorious Past: Moscow’s Victory Memorial Project during Late Socialism

Jonathan Brunstedt

in Excavating Memory: Sites of Remembering and Forgetting

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061603
eISBN:
9780813051222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061603.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Through the lens of a long-drawn-out project for a Second World War memorial complex in Moscow, this chapter explores the ambiguities involved in official commemoration in what was a highly ... More


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