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High on GodHow Megachurches Won the Heart of America

High on God: How Megachurches Won the Heart of America

James Wellman, Katie Corcoran, and Kate Stockly

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199827718
eISBN:
9780190053949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199827718.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Humans are homo duplex, seeking to be individuals but knowing this is only possible in communities. Thus, humans struggle to integrate these two sides of their nature. Megachurches have been ... More

Switched On PopHow Popular Music Works, and Why it Matters

Switched On Pop: How Popular Music Works, and Why it Matters

Nate Sloan and Charlie Harding

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190056650
eISBN:
9780190056681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056650.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Switched On Pop: How Pop Music Works, and Why It Matters illuminates the essential musical concepts behind two decades of chart-topping songs. The book moves through close studies of sixteen modern ... More

The Truth About DenialBias and Self-Deception in Science, Politics, and Religion

The Truth About Denial: Bias and Self-Deception in Science, Politics, and Religion

Adrian Bardon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190062262
eISBN:
9780190062309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062262.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

It is a striking—yet all too familiar—fact about human beings that our belief-forming processes can be so distorted by fears, desires, and prejudices that an otherwise sensible person may sincerely ... More

The Claims of ExperienceAutobiography and American Democracy

The Claims of Experience: Autobiography and American Democracy

Nolan Bennett

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190060695
eISBN:
9780190060725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060695.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

Why have so many figures throughout American history proclaimed their life stories when confronted by great political problems? The Claims of Experience provides a new theory for what makes ... More

Myth, Locality, and Identity in Pindar's Sicilian Odes

Myth, Locality, and Identity in Pindar's Sicilian Odes

Virginia M. Lewis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190910310
eISBN:
9780190910341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190910310.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Myth, Locality, and Identity in Pindar’s Sicilian Odes argues that Pindar engages in a striking, innovative style of mythmaking that represents and shapes Sicilian identities in his epinician odes ... More

Eastern Medieval ArchitectureThe Building Traditions of Byzantium and Neighboring Lands

Eastern Medieval Architecture: The Building Traditions of Byzantium and Neighboring Lands

Robert G. Ousterhout

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190272739
eISBN:
9780190068592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190272739.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

The rich and diverse architectural traditions of the Eastern Mediterranean and adjacent regions are the subject of this book. Representing the visual residues of a “forgotten” Middle Ages, the social ... More

Age of IronOn Conservative Nationalism

Age of Iron: On Conservative Nationalism

Colin Dueck

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190079369
eISBN:
9780190079390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079369.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Age of Iron attempts to describe the past, present, and possible future of conservative nationalism in American foreign policy. It argues that a kind of conservative US nationalism long predates the ... More

Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence

Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence

Deborah Avant, Marie Berry, Erica Chenoweth, Rachel Epstein, Cullen Hendrix, Oliver Kaplan, and Timothy Sisk (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190056896
eISBN:
9780190056933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056896.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Many view civil wars as violent contests between armed combatants. But history shows that community groups, businesses, NGOs, local governments, and even armed groups can respond to war by engaging ... More

Mobilization and Conflict in Multiethnic States

Mobilization and Conflict in Multiethnic States

Manuel Vogt

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190065874
eISBN:
9780190065904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065874.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Why are ethnic movements more likely to turn violent in some multiethnic countries than in others? Focusing on the long-term legacies of European colonialism, this book presents two ideal-typical ... More

Dearest LennyLetters from Japan and the Making of the World Maestro

Dearest Lenny: Letters from Japan and the Making of the World Maestro

Mari Yoshihara

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190465780
eISBN:
9780190943790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465780.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Buried in the massive archives of Leonard Bernstein are many letters to the maestro from two unknown Japanese individuals: Kazuko Amano, who became a loyal fan of Bernstein in 1947, and Kunihiko ... More

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