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Distant Musings on a Crucial Colony, 1882–1888

Michael Laffan

in The Makings of Indonesian Islam: Orientalism and the Narration of a Sufi Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145303
eISBN:
9781400839995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145303.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at Snouck Hurgronje's interventions in the field in Holland, his criticisms of the juridical and missiological attacks on the orthopraxy of Islam in the Indies, and his alliance ... More


Formal Pūjās and Stavan Repertoires

M. Whitney Kelting

in Singing to the Jinas: Jain Laywomen, Mandal Singing, and the Negotiations of Jain Devotion

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140118
eISBN:
9780199834365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140117.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

While daily puja is a locus for ritual improvization, the formal pujas are where ritual orthopraxy is circumscribed by shared understandings of the mandal's expertise and authority in the realm of ... More


Expertise, Prestige, and Authority

M. Whitney Kelting

in Singing to the Jinas: Jain Laywomen, Mandal Singing, and the Negotiations of Jain Devotion

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140118
eISBN:
9780199834365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140117.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Both expertise and prestige are sources for authority in Jain religious contexts. Most religious expertise inheres with the laywomen who teach and monitor the orthopraxy and orthodoxy of children, ... More


The Grammar Of Practice

Judith Lieu

in Christian Identity in the Jewish and Graeco-Roman World

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199262892
eISBN:
9780191602818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262896.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Bourdieu’s concept of Habitus provides a framework for understanding the nexus of practice and belief in early Judaism and how a shared set of practices and world-view can encompass multiple ... More


Behaving Badly in Early and Medieval China

N. Harry Rothschild and Leslie V. Wallace (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824867812
eISBN:
9780824875671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867812.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Focusing on a diverse cast of characters and/or depraved actions polemicized by writers from the Spring and Autumn period (771-476 B.C.E.) through the Song dynasty (960-1279 C.E.), this volume places ... More


Religious Authority in Practice: The Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice

Nabil Mouline and Ethan S. Rundell

in Clerics of Islam: Religious Authority and Political Power in Saudi Arabia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178906
eISBN:
9780300206616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178906.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses the Islamic principle of promoting virtue and preventing vice. This Islamic principle aimed to promote a society that observed orthopraxy and orthodoxy. This chapter also ... More


Introduction

N. Harry Rothschild and Leslie V. Wallace

in Behaving Badly in Early and Medieval China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824867812
eISBN:
9780824875671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867812.003.0014
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the three parts and thirteen chapters that comprise this volume, a series of focused case studies of personages and actions considered “bad” by early ... More


The Spirit of Ritual and the Letter of the Law

James D. Frankel

in Rectifying God's Name: Liu Zhi's Confucian Translation of Monotheism and Islamic Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834746
eISBN:
9780824871734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834746.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter contains a detailed analysis of the first four chapters of the Tianfang dianli before briefly dealing with the sinicized elements of Islamic praxis in the remaining chapters of Liu Zhi's ... More


Right Singing: The Voice of Orthodoxy and Orthopraxy

Jeffers Engelhardt

in Singing the Right Way: Orthodox Christians and Secular Enchantment in Estonia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199332120
eISBN:
9780199395491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199332120.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter develops the idea of right singing in a religious economy of orthodoxy (correct belief) and orthopraxy (correct practice). Focusing on stylistic differences in worship practices, the ... More


Postscript: Buddhist Authority, Politics, and Violence

Michael Jerryson

in If You Meet the Buddha on the Road: Buddhism, Politics, and Violence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190683566
eISBN:
9780190683597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683566.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This postscript examines religious authority that is beyond strictly doctrine and practice. It traces the history of Western scholarship on religion and authority. Drawing from their own religious ... More


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