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Bioethical Entanglements of Race, Religion, and AIDS

Michele Goodwin

David E. Guinn (ed.)

in Handbook of Bioethics and Religion

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178739
eISBN:
9780199784943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178734.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The domains of religious doctrine and practice provide ground for double bind analysis, particularly as applied to race, religion, and bioethics. In these spheres, reconciling church doctrine with ... More


Introduction

Caroline Franks Davis

in The Evidential Force of Religious Experience

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250012
eISBN:
9780191681233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250012.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

It is only comparatively recently in the history of civilisation that there has been widespread scepticism regarding religious experiences. Arguments against the plausibility of religious doctrines ... More


The Protection of Doctrine and Worship

Norman Doe

in Law and Religion in Europe: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604005
eISBN:
9780191729331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604005.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Comparative Law

Doctrine and worship are of central importance to most religious faiths. This chapter examines crimes against religious belief and doctrine — the offence of blasphemy (including its abolition in many ... More


Challenges for Secularism

Kitcher Philip

in Preludes to Pragmatism: Toward a Reconstruction of Philosophy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899555
eISBN:
9780199980154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899555.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter begins with a brief review of the reasons for thinking that religious doctrines about deities and other “transcendent” entities are doomed. It then addresses the challenges for any ... More


Women and Religion: Contemporary and Future Challenges in the Global Era

Elisabetta Ruspini, Glenda Tibe Bonifacio, and Consuelo Corradi (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336358
eISBN:
9781447336396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336358.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book provides interdisciplinary, global, and multi-religious perspectives on the relationship between women's identities, religion, and social change in the contemporary world. The book ... More


Helena Blavatsky and the Theosophical Society

Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke

in The Western Esoteric Traditions: A Historical Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195320992
eISBN:
9780199852062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320992.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the influence of the theosophy works of Helena Blavatsky on the revival of Western esotericism in the modern era. The Theosophical Society founded in New York in 1875 by ... More


Cases of Conscience in Seventeenth-Century England

KEITH THOMAS

in Public Duty and Private Conscience in Seventeenth-Century England: Essays Presented to G.E. Aylmer

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202295
eISBN:
9780191675270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202295.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Keith Thomas, the author of this chapter, discusses the cases of conscience and their written resolutions in seventeenth-century England. He notes that this is the period in English history when men ... More


Representing the Sacred in Mundane Politics: The Ideologies and Leaders of Mafdal and Shas

in Beyond Sacred and Secular: Politics of Religion in Israel and Turkey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758642
eISBN:
9780804763158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758642.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the ideologies of Mafdal and Shas, the leading religious political parties in Israel. It examines how religious parties engage in democratic and anti-democratic ideas, and ... More


Literati Interpretations of Chan Buddhism in Early Song China

Albert Welter

in Monks, Rulers, and Literati: The Political Ascendancy of Chan Buddhism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175219
eISBN:
9780199850679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175219.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the geographical and historical contexts of the official acceptance of Chan Buddhism in China. The evidence suggests that the presence of Chan ... More


Sterility, Childbirth, Taboos, and Popular Religious Practices

Faegheh Shirazi

in Velvet Jihad: Muslim Women's Quiet Resistance to Islamic Fundamentalism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033549
eISBN:
9780813039589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033549.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Issues of sexuality and reproduction are important aspects, especially in traditional societies. Since sterility is often associated with grave consequences, women would make several efforts to ... More


Revelation

Paul B. Moyer

in The Public Universal Friend: Jemima Wilkinson and Religious Enthusiasm in Revolutionary America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454134
eISBN:
9781501701450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454134.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter presents Jemima Wilkinson's The Universal Friend's Advice to Those of the Same Religious Society, a pamphlet containing the Comforter's religious doctrines and practices. The primary ... More


Membership

Jane Calderwood Norton

in Freedom of Religious Organizations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199689682
eISBN:
9780191769467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689682.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The first part of this chapter is concerned with the current English approach to the religious freedom claims of religious organizations in the context of becoming a member: admission to membership ... More


Chapter Four: The Modern Way

Luis Cortest

in The Disfigured Face: Traditional Natural Law and Its Encounter with Modernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228539
eISBN:
9780823235681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228539.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the most fundamental ideas that characterize modern human rights doctrine in Europe. In his Letter on Tolerance, John Locke ... More


Church and Society: The Laurence J. McGinley Lectures, 1988-2007

Avery Cardinal Dulles

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228621
eISBN:
9780823236619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228621.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The author of this book has written and lectured on a wide range of topics across his career, and for a wide range of audiences. Integrating faith and scholarship, he has created a ... More


THE SELJUQS AND THE PUBLIC SPHERE IN THE PERIOD OF SUNNI REVIVALISM: THE VIEW FROM BAGHDAD

Daphna Ephrat

in The Seljuqs: Politics, Society and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639946
eISBN:
9780748653294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639946.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

During the period called the Sunni revival (late fifth/eleventh and sixth and twelfth centuries), a mainstream Sunni camp was emerging in the Islamic Near East. In their effort to end the religious ... More


Lucifer’s Court: Ario-Germanic Paganism, Indo-Aryan Spirituality, and the Nazi Search for Alternative Religions

Eric Kurlander

in Hitler's Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300189452
eISBN:
9780300190373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189452.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the Nazis' interest in Germanic paganism, witchcraft, Luciferianism, and Eastern spirituality in their attempt to find a suitable Ario-Germanic alternative to Christianity. The ... More


The Shias of Pakistan: An Assertive and Beleaguered Minority

Andreas Rieck

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190240967
eISBN:
9780190492113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240967.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Shia minority accounts for some 15 per cent of the population of Pakistan. Indian Shias, whose historical development is examined in the first two chapters, have played a prominent role in Muslim ... More


Kumi Mountain: Center of the World, 1861–1863

George L. Kallander

in Salvation through Dissent: Tonghak Heterodoxy and Early Modern Korea

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837167
eISBN:
9780824871222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837167.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Between 1861 and 1863, Ch'oe Cheu had spread his teaching throughout the south, attracted tens of thousands of followers, and became famous throughout the peninsula. Examining developments in the ... More


The Trinitarian Theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas

Gilles Emery OP

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582211
eISBN:
9780191702310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582211.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This is an overview of the Trinitarian theology of the philosopher and theologian, St Thomas Aquinas (1225–74), one of the greatest Christian thinkers of all time. The book provides clear ... More


Epilogue

James W. Heisig

in Nothingness and Desire: A Philosophical Antiphony

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838850
eISBN:
9780824871147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838850.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this epilogue the author concludes that the final vocation of philosophy, and ultimately of religious doctrine as well, is to prepare us to watch and wait for the cracks that practice pokes into ... More


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