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Teaching Spirits: Understanding Native American Religious Traditions

Joseph Epes Brown

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195138757
eISBN:
9780199871759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138757.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book offers a thematic approach to looking at Native American religious traditions. Within the great multiplicity of Native American cultures, the book observes certain common themes that ... More


Nature in Spiritual Traditions: Social and Cultural Implications for Environmental Change

Carolyn P. Egri

in Living with Nature: Environmental Politics as Cultural Discourse

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295099
eISBN:
9780191599262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829509X.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Concerns spiritual discourse as a means of constructing and reconstructing humankind's relationship with the natural environment. After a brief historical review, the chapter explores the spiritual ... More


Hierarchy

Sarah Kay

in The Chansons de Geste in the Age of Romance: Political Fictions

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151920
eISBN:
9780191672903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151920.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

According to French social anthropologist Louis Dumont, hierarchy refers to the ‘principle by which elements of a whole are ranked in relation to the whole’, wherein the whole covers its parts. ... More


Gilgamesh among Us: Modern Encounters with the Ancient Epic

Theodore Ziolkowski

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450358
eISBN:
9780801463419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450358.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The world's oldest work of literature, the Epic of Gilgamesh recounts the adventures of the semi-mythical Sumerian king of Uruk and his ultimately futile quest for immortality after the death of his ... More


Dharma

Alf Hiltebeitel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834661
eISBN:
9780824870713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834661.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book proposes a fresh take on the ancient Indian concept dharma. It offers insights into the innovative character of both Hindu and Buddhist usages of the concept. The book explores how the ... More


Teaching Interspiritual Dialogue to Health Care Professionals: Reflections on a Course for Pharmacy Students

Kelly R. Arora

in Teaching Interreligious Encounters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190677565
eISBN:
9780190677596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677565.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, World Religions

Interspiritual conversations are becoming more common in health care settings as providers recognize that patients’ diverse spiritual/religious values, beliefs, and practices may influence their ... More


Love and Human Knowledge

in Eros and Inwardness in Vienna: Weininger, Musil, Doderer

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226496474
eISBN:
9780226496481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226496481.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Musil's view of modern life emphasized that rationalism and irrationalism were the poles of the age, and his thought was a sophisticated way of coming to terms with both, particularly by exploring ... More


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