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The School Tradition of the Old Testament: The Bampton Lectures for 1994

E. W. Heaton

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263623
eISBN:
9780191601156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263627.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The books of the Old Testament are often thought of as being remote and ‘primitive’. In fact, they were written by thoroughly learned men, educated in the traditional schools of ancient Israel. This ... More


The Graceful Guru: Hindu Female Gurus in India and the United States

Karen Pechilis

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195145380
eISBN:
9780199849963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145380.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

A distinctive aspect of Hindu devotion is the veneration of a human guru, who is not only an exemplar and a teacher, but is often worshipped as an embodiment of the divine. In the past these gurus ... More


The Beloved Disciple in Context

Ismo Dunderberg

in The Beloved Disciple in Conflict?: Revisiting the Gospels of John and Thomas

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199284962
eISBN:
9780191603785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284962.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In this chapter, the Johannine Beloved Disciple is located within the broader context of early Christian portrayals of the disciples of Jesus. First, it is pointed out how they increasingly became ... More


 Negotiating Multiple Identities

Caroline Johnson Hodge

in If Sons, Then Heirs: A Study of Kinship and Ethnicity in the Letters of Paul

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182163
eISBN:
9780199785612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182163.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter uses a model of multiple identities — in which individuals and groups might embody several ethnic or other identities, situationally emphasizing one while downplaying others — as an ... More


Chances and Choices: Exploring the Impact of Music Education

Stephanie Pitts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199838752
eISBN:
9780199950065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838752.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This book considers the aims and impact of formative musical experiences, evaluating the extent to which music education of various kinds provides a foundation for lifelong involvement and interest ... More


Teacher Strike!: Public Education and the Making of a New American Political Order

Jon Shelton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040870
eISBN:
9780252099373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040870.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Historians have sought for some time to understand why the labor-liberal coalition’s political influence declined and how the right instituted a conservative revolution in the 1970s and 80s in the ... More


Plutarch Against Colotes: A Lesson in History of Philosophy

Eleni Kechagia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199597239
eISBN:
9780191731495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199597239.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

Plutarch's philosophical work remained largely in the shadow of his celebrated Lives, partly because it was often dubbed ‘popular philosophy’, and partly because it was thought to be lacking in ... More


The Outlook for Canada's Public Sector Employee Pensions

Silvana Pozzebon

in The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573349
eISBN:
9780191721946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573349.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter examines the context and features of occupational pension plans in the Canadian public sector and compares these with their private sector counterparts. Relative to the declining ... More


Redefining Traditional Plans: Variations and Developments in Public Employee Retirement Plan Design

Keith Brainard

in The Future of Public Employee Retirement Systems

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199573349
eISBN:
9780191721946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573349.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Retiree benefits for US employees of state and local governments have been traditionally paid via defined benefit (DB) plans, but this arrangement has been neither monolithic nor static. This chapter ... More


Women and the mother tongue in the Ottocento

Helena Sanson

in Women, Language and Grammar in Italy, 1500-1900

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264836
eISBN:
9780191754043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264836.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter first outlines the linguistic situation of Italy in the first decades of the nineteenth century. It then investigates the role that schooling had in spreading Italian in the ... More


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