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 Spirituality In/Of the Flesh

Robert C. Fuller

in Spirituality in the Flesh: Bodily Sources of Religious Experiences

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195369175
eISBN:
9780199871186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369175.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Metaphor structures a great deal of human thought and knowledge. Most metaphors originate in bodily movement, the contours of our spatial and temporal orientation, and our efforts to manipulate ... More


Joseph Smith, American Culture, and the Origins of Mormonism

Klaus J. Hansen

in Joseph Smith, Jr.: Reappraisals After Two Centuries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369786
eISBN:
9780199871292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369786.003.003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues why the Mormon prophet's contributions must be seen as the intersecting of American culture and Smith's own particular religious imagination. Comparing Smith to Samuel Johnson and ... More


“I Love All Men Who Dive”: Herman Melville and Joseph Smith

Richard Dilworth Rust

in Joseph Smith, Jr.: Reappraisals After Two Centuries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369786
eISBN:
9780199871292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369786.003.004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter illuminates Smith's religious-making imagination by juxtaposing him with America's greatest myth-making novelist of the 19th century, Herman Melville. Melville revealed a recurrent ... More


Joseph Smith: Prophecy, Process, and Plenitude

Terryl L. Givens

in Joseph Smith, Jr.: Reappraisals After Two Centuries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369786
eISBN:
9780199871292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369786.003.008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter connects Joseph Smith's religion-making, in both its scope and its method, to the intellectual revolution called Romanticism. Like all intellectual revolutionaries of that era from ... More


How Do They Stay?

Andrew Greeley and Paul Wink

in The Catholic Revolution: New Wine, Old Wineskins, and the Second Vatican Council

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520238176
eISBN:
9780520938779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238176.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter studies the model of Catholic revolution. Pre-1965, the model was very clear and precise—being Catholic entailed uniform acceptance of ecclesiastical dictate. This model was so hallowed ... More


Male Confessions: Intimate Revelations and the Religious Imagination

Bjorn Krondorfer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768993
eISBN:
9780804773430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768993.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book examines how men open their intimate lives and thoughts to the public through confessional writing. It examines writings—by St. Augustine, a Jewish ghetto policeman, an imprisoned Nazi ... More


Conclusion: Cloud, Fire, and Beyond

Herbert Robinson Marbury

in Pillars of Cloud and Fire: The Politics of Exodus in African American Biblical Interpretation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479835966
eISBN:
9781479875030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835966.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter looks at the contemporary world and the ongoing deployment of exodus within a politics of freedom. Black political freedom as a primary goal recedes and becomes but one among ... More


Introduction: Male Confessions

in Male Confessions: Intimate Revelations and the Religious Imagination

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804768993
eISBN:
9780804773430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768993.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book examines confessions by men as a particular style of gendered writing, and the related issues of religiosity and masculinity. From St. Augustine to Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Calel Perechodnik, ... More


Garden, City, or Wilderness? Landscape and Destiny in the Christian Imagination

Philip Sheldrake

in The Place of Landscape: Concepts, Contexts, Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015523
eISBN:
9780262295840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015523.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on the important role played by landscape in the Christian religious imagination. It argues for the ambiguity of “landscape” in the sense that locales like forests, fields, and ... More


Biblical rhetoric: the English nation and national sentiment in the prophetic mode

Patrick Collinson

in This England: Essays on the English Nation and Commonwealth in the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084423
eISBN:
9781781702031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084423.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

When members of the Elizabethan parliaments demanded of their queen that she marry or otherwise determine the succession to the crown, they sometimes spoke with feeling of England. Early modernists ... More


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