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 The Arts Faculty and General Education

Amy Nelson Burnett

in Teaching the Reformation: Ministers and Their Message in Basel, 1529-1629

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305760
eISBN:
9780199784912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305760.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The evolution of dialectic over the course of the 16th century had significant ramifications for the study of theology. Throughout German-speaking Europe, the rhetorical dialectic popularized by the ... More


Renaissance Natural Philosophies

Stephen Gaukroger

in The Emergence of a Scientific Culture: Science and the Shaping of Modernity 1210-1685

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199296446
eISBN:
9780191711985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296446.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

There were three competing movements in 16th-century natural philosophy. Platonism was revived in the 15th century and Ficino and Patrizi attempted, unsuccessfully, to provide an alternative to ... More


 Literature, Textbook, and Primary Source: Constructing the Reading List

Sarah K. Pinnock

in Teaching Death and Dying

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335224
eISBN:
9780199868810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335224.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the advantages of using religious literature in teaching about death, in order to relieve the topic of its morbid stereotype and approach it positively and holistically. The ... More


Schools and Textbooks

Larry A. Witham

in Where Darwin Meets the Bible: Creationists and Evolutionists in America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195150452
eISBN:
9780199834860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150457.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights opened hearings on religion in public schools in 1998, and the evolution debate was a key issue. This chapter looks at the idea of “neutrality” toward religion in ... More


Financial Asset Pricing Theory

Claus Munk

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199585496
eISBN:
9780191751790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585496.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

“Financial Asset Pricing Theory” offers a comprehensive overview of the classic and the current research in theoretical asset pricing. Asset pricing is developed around the concept of a state-price ... More


History and Politics in Post-Colonial India

Michael Gottlob

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072485
eISBN:
9780199080731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072485.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book provides an insight to the teaching and writing of history in postcolonial India. It traces the different events that shaped postcolonial Indian historiography like the textbook ... More


Scientific and Political Claims in the Rewriting of Indian History: Stages of an Ongoing Controversy

Michael Gottlob

in History and Politics in Post-Colonial India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072485
eISBN:
9780199080731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072485.003.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter gives an overview of the chain of public controversies about the interpretation of history. At the same time it systematically investigates the interrelations between the cognitive and ... More


Historical Education for Citizens

Michael Gottlob

in History and Politics in Post-Colonial India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072485
eISBN:
9780199080731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072485.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter explores the controversy surrounding history textbooks for school students. The central premise surrounding this controversy was that of national identity. The chapter studies the case ... More


Some Tudor Readers and Their Freedom

Daniel Wakelin

in Humanism, Reading, and English Literature 1430-1530

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215881
eISBN:
9780191706899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215881.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The final chapter returns to the more familiar humanist writers of the 16th century, who proclaim that humanism is newly triumphant, despite the continuities with 15th-century writing. The chapter ... More


Saudi Arabia

Paul Marshall and Nina Shea

in Silenced: How Apostasy and Blasphemy Codes are Choking Freedom Worldwide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199812264
eISBN:
9780199919383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812264.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Saudi Arabia has perhaps the broadest blasphemy and apostasy prohibitions. The government uses its position as custodian of Islam's two holiest shrines, Mecca and Medina, to assert that its Wahhabi ... More


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