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Albert Schweitzer: A Biography

Nils Ole Oermann

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198784227
eISBN:
9780191827020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784227.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Philosophy of Religion

Nils Ole Oermann vividly describes the many-sided life of Albert Schweitzer (1975–1965), who achieved world renown through his selfless work as a doctor in the African jungle and as a pioneer of an ... More


Anglophilia: Deference, Devotion, and Antebellum America

Elisa Tamarkin

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226789446
eISBN:
9780226789439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226789439.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book charts the phenomenon of the love of Britain that emerged after the Revolution and remains in the character of U.S. society and class, the style of academic life, and the idea of American ... More


The Beauty of Seeing More Than We Can Understand

Eric Dietrich

in Excellent Beauty: The Naturalness of Religion and the Unnaturalness of the World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171021
eISBN:
9780231539357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171021.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues that the excellent beauties or mysteries, as discussed in the previous chapter, are also worth exploring because they are beautiful, and not merely strange or nonmundane. It ... More


Chaste Magnificence: Church Restoration and Ceremonial

George Herring

in The Oxford Movement in Practice: The Tractarian Parochial Worlds from the 1830s to the 1870s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198769330
eISBN:
9780191822391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769330.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter initiates an exploration of how Tractarian clergy put liturgical theory into parochial practice. First the fabric of the church building had to be made fit for purpose, beginning with ... More


The Chinese Classic of Family Reverence: A Philosophical Translation of the Xiaojing

Henry Jr. Rosemont and Roger T. Ames

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832841
eISBN:
9780824869953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832841.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Few if any philosophical schools have championed family values as persistently as the early Confucians, and a great deal can be learned by attending to what they had to say on the subject. In the ... More


City of Masks

James H. Johnson

in Venice Incognito: Masks in the Serene Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267718
eISBN:
9780520948624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267718.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the practice of donning masks in Venice. In the eighteenth century masks were the norm in Venice, and they were worn beyond the carnival season for occasions that were far from ... More


Clarendon: History, Religion, Politics

Blair Worden

in God's Instruments: Political Conduct in the England of Oliver Cromwell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199570492
eISBN:
9780191739347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570492.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, was the foremost royalist statesman of his age and the writer of the most influential book on English history ever written, his ‘History of the Rebellion’ through ... More


The Common People 《庶人章》‎

Henry Rosemont and Roger T. Ames

in The Chinese Classic of Family Reverence: A Philosophical Translation of the Xiaojing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832841
eISBN:
9780824869953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832841.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this chapter, Confucius and Master Zeng are talking about the family reverence of the common people. According to Confucius, “By making the most of the seasonal cycle (dao) and discriminating ... More


Conclusion: Myth and Reality

Nils Ole Oermann

in Albert Schweitzer: A Biography

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198784227
eISBN:
9780191827020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784227.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Philosophy of Religion

If Schweitzer’s life and work have an essential core, then perhaps it is authenticity, not only in his words, but also in his deeds. The fascination Schweitzer holds is not only due to his apparent ... More


The Controversy Over Images at the Time of the Reformation

Heiko A. Oberman

in The Two Reformations: The Journey from the Last Days to the New World

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098686
eISBN:
9780300130348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098686.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the controversies revolving around the adoration for religious images and icons during the time of the Reformation. Desiderius Erasmus and John Colet, two renowned figures in ... More


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