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The Soul of the American University RevisitedFrom Protestant to Postsecular

The Soul of the American University Revisited: From Protestant to Postsecular

George M. Marsden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780190073312
eISBN:
9780190073343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073312.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

The Soul of the American University Revisited traces the role of Protestantism in shaping American higher education from the founding of Harvard in the 1630s to the present. It offers a critical ... More

Varieties of Atheism in Science

Varieties of Atheism in Science

Elaine Howard Ecklund and David R. Johnson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197539163
eISBN:
9780197539194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197539163.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Not all atheists are New Atheists, but thanks in large part to the prominence and influence of New Atheists such as Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, and Christopher Hitchens, New Atheism ... More

Pilgrims Until We DieUnending Pilgrimage in Shikoku

Pilgrims Until We Die: Unending Pilgrimage in Shikoku

Ian Reader and John Shultz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197573587
eISBN:
9780197573624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197573587.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Shikoku pilgrimage, a 1400-kilometre, eighty-eight-temple circuit around Japan’s fourth largest island, takes around forty days by foot and a week by car. Historically Buddhist ascetics walked it ... More

The Strangers in Our MidstAmerican Evangelicals and Immigration from the Cold War to the Twenty-First Century

The Strangers in Our Midst: American Evangelicals and Immigration from the Cold War to the Twenty-First Century

Ulrike Elisabeth Stockhausen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197515884
eISBN:
9780197515914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197515884.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Strangers in Our Midst tells the story of how American evangelicals have responded to refugees and immigrants—ranging from the Cuban refugee influx in the 1960s, to Southeast Asian refugees in ... More

Claiming the Call to PreachFour Female Pioneers of Preaching in Nineteenth-Century America

Claiming the Call to Preach: Four Female Pioneers of Preaching in Nineteenth-Century America

Donna Giver-Johnston

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197576373
eISBN:
9780197576403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197576373.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Claiming the Call to Preach traces the history of call through the nineteenth century, at a time when the question of women’s call to preach, although seemingly fixed by ecclesial authority and ... More

Performing the Ramayana TraditionEnactments, Interpretations, and Arguments

Performing the Ramayana Tradition: Enactments, Interpretations, and Arguments

Paula Richman and Rustom Bharucha (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197552506
eISBN:
9780197552544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197552506.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Performing the Ramayana Tradition: Enactments, Interpretations, and Arguments, edited by Ramayana scholar Paula Richman and Rustom Bharucha, scholar of Theater and Performance Studies, examines ... More

The Future of Catholic Higher Education

The Future of Catholic Higher Education

James L. Heft

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197568880
eISBN:
9780197568910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197568880.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

After many years of scholarship, administrative experience, and leadership in Catholic higher education, the author has written a book that draws upon many academic disciplines to paint a picture of ... More

Climate, Catastrophe, and FaithHow Changes in Climate Drive Religious Upheaval

Climate, Catastrophe, and Faith: How Changes in Climate Drive Religious Upheaval

Philip Jenkins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197506219
eISBN:
9780197506387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197506219.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Repeatedly through history, the world has been subject to severe climate-driven shocks, which have caused famine, disease, violence, social upheaval, and mass migration. Commonly, such episodes have ... More

Practicing AtheismCulture, Media, and Ritual in the Contemporary Atheist Network

Practicing Atheism: Culture, Media, and Ritual in the Contemporary Atheist Network

Hannah K. Scheidt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197536940
eISBN:
9780197536971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197536940.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Practicing Atheism is a cultural study of contemporary atheism, focusing on how atheists negotiate meanings and values through media. This book examines a variety of cultural products, both corporate ... More

Handing Down the FaithHow Parents Pass Their Religion on to the Next Generation

Handing Down the Faith: How Parents Pass Their Religion on to the Next Generation

Christian Smith and Amy Adamczyk

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190093327
eISBN:
9780190093358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190093327.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The most important influence shaping the religious and spiritual lives of children, youth, and teenagers is parents. Yet little research has studied this link in the intergenerational transmission of ... More

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