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Teaching New Religious Movements

David G. Bromley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195177299
eISBN:
9780199785537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177299.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Since its inception around 1970, the study of new religious movements (NRMs) has evolved into an established multidisciplinary field. At the same time, both the movements and the scholars who study ... More


The Quest for the Origins of Vedic Culture: The Indo-Aryan Migration Debate

Edwin Bryant

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137774
eISBN:
9780199834044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137779.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

As a result of the discovery of similarities between Sanskrit and the classical languages of Europe, scholars hypothesized the existence of an early “proto-Indo-European” people who spoke the ... More


Proceedings of the British Academy, 138 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, V

P. J. Marshall (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263938
eISBN:
9780191734236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263938.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This series features studies of the lives and works of some of Britain's foremost scholars. This volume of the Proceedings of the British Academy contains nineteen obituaries of recently deceased ... More


Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 166, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, IX

Ron Johnston (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264751
eISBN:
9780191734229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264751.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This series features studies of the lives and works of some of Britain's foremost scholars. This volume contains sixteen obituaries of recently deceased Fellows of the Academy. Obituaries of the ... More


Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 121, 2002 Lectures

P. J. Marshall (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263037
eISBN:
9780191734007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263037.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This series features studies of the lives and works of some of Britain's foremost scholars. Volume 121 of the Proceedings of the British Academy contains twelve lectures delivered at the British ... More


Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 153 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VII

Ron Johnston (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264348
eISBN:
9780191734250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264348.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This series features studies of the lives and works of some of Britain's foremost scholars. This volume contains seventeen obituaries of recently deceased Fellows of the Academy. They are: Shackleton ... More


Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

P. J. Marshall (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263020
eISBN:
9780191734199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This series features studies of the lives and works of some of Britain's foremost scholars. This volume of the Proceedings of the British Academy contains twenty-five obituaries of recently deceased ... More


Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 124. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, III

P. J. Marshall (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263204
eISBN:
9780191734205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263204.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This series features studies of the lives and works of some of Britain's foremost scholars. This volume of the Proceedings of the British Academy contains nineteen obituaries of recently deceased ... More


Emerson's Ghosts: Literature, Politics, and the Making of Americanists

Randall Fuller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313925
eISBN:
9780199787753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313925.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The central question engaged in this book is the following: why does Emerson's cultural legacy continue to influence writers so forcefully? This study examines the way influential 20th-century ... More


Introduction: How to Understand the American Theologian

Gerald R. McDermott

in Understanding Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to America's Theologian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195373431
eISBN:
9780199871681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373431.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This introductory chapter descibes how the editor of this book came to be interested in the subject of Jonathan Edwards. It explains the interest Edwards has held for so many theologians and talks ... More


Epilogue

KATE ZEBIRI

in Maḥmūd Shalt=ut and Islamic Modernism

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263302
eISBN:
9780191682469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263302.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the contribution of Shaykh Maḥmūd Shaltūt to Islamic modernism. It suggests that the importance of Shaltūt's work lies not only in ... More


Introduction

J. A. Burrow

in The Ages of Man: A Study in Medieval Writing and Thought

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117551
eISBN:
9780191670985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117551.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter provides an introduction to the different ages of Man and how these have been viewed by scholars and other educated persons over the years. It also provides a brief rundown of the topics ... More


J. David Bleich, Contemporary Halakhic Problems, vol 4. New York: Ktav and Yeshiva University Press, 1995. xix + 410 pp.

Shmuel Shilo

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XV 1999

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134681
eISBN:
9780199848652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134681.003.0034
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A review of the book, Contemporary Halakhic Problems by J. David Bleich is presented. This fourth volume of Contemporary Halakhic Problems is similar in its format to the previous volumes — being ... More


Myths of Origin: Europe and the Aryan Homeland Quest

Edwin Bryant

in The Quest for the Origins of Vedic Culture: The Indo-Aryan Migration Debate

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137774
eISBN:
9780199834044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137779.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The Indigenous Aryan debate can only be understood in the context of the history of the greater Indo-European homeland quest in Europe. The purpose of this chapter is to outline the most prominent ... More


Conclusion

Teresa Webber

in Scribes and Scholars at Salisbury Cathedral c. 1075–c. 1125

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203087
eISBN:
9780191675706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203087.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter sums up the key findings of this book concerning the book collection and the scholars and scribes of Salisbury Cathedral during the late 11th to early 12th centuries. The Salisbury ... More


‘Ulama’

Muhammad Qasim Zaman

in Islamic Political Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164823
eISBN:
9781400866427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164823.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses the origin and development of the term ‘ulama.’ The Arabic term ‘ulamā’ refers to Muslim scholars specializing in the Islamic religious sciences. A number of other terms are ... More


Introduction

Edwin Bryant

in The Quest for the Origins of Vedic Culture: The Indo-Aryan Migration Debate

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137774
eISBN:
9780199834044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137779.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This introduction describes the book as primarily a historiographical study of how various Indian scholars, over the course of a century or more, have rejected this idea of an external origin of the ... More


Linguistic Paleontology

Edwin Bryant

in The Quest for the Origins of Vedic Culture: The Indo-Aryan Migration Debate

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137774
eISBN:
9780199834044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137779.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

An examination is made of various points of view on the location of the Indo-European homeland based on evidence from the method of linguistic paleontology. This is one of the most exploited ... More


James Cochran Stevenson Runciman 1903–2000

Anthony Bryer

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263020
eISBN:
9780191734199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.003.0018
Subject:
History, Historiography

James Cochran Stevenson Runciman (SR) lived a long life, which may be brought to order by identifying four overlapping phases. In the first, SR, went up from Eton (where as a Colleger he transferred ... More


The People of the Book, 200 BCE–200 CE

Maristella Botticini and Zvi Eckstein

in The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History, 70-1492

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144870
eISBN:
9781400842483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144870.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the well-documented shift of the religious norm that transformed the Jews into the People of the Book. During the first century BCE, some Jewish scholars and religious leaders ... More


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