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To Savor the MeaningThe Theology of Literary Emotions in Medieval Kashmir

To Savor the Meaning: The Theology of Literary Emotions in Medieval Kashmir

James D. Reich

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197544839
eISBN:
9780197544860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197544839.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Medieval Kashmir in its golden age saw the development of some of the most sophisticated theories of language, literature, and emotion articulated in the pre-modern world. These theories, enormously ... More

NahmanidesLaw and Mysticism

Nahmanides: Law and Mysticism

Moshe Halbertal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300140910
eISBN:
9780300257014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300140910.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

A broad, systematic account of one of the most original and creative kabbalists, biblical interpreters, and Talmudic scholars the Jewish tradition has ever produced, Rabbi Moses b. Nahman ... More

Reclaiming the WildernessContemporary Dynamics of the Yiguandao

Reclaiming the Wilderness: Contemporary Dynamics of the Yiguandao

Sébastien Billioud

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197529133
eISBN:
9780197529164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529133.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

The Yiguandao (Way of Pervading Unity) was one of the major redemptive societies of Republican China. It is nowadays one of the largest and most influential religious movements of the Chinese world ... More

Inside The Church of Almighty GodThe Most Persecuted Religious Movement in China

Inside The Church of Almighty God: The Most Persecuted Religious Movement in China

Massimo Introvigne

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190089092
eISBN:
9780190089122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089092.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, World Religions

Branded “the new Falun Gong” by local authorities, The Church of Almighty God is today the most persecuted religious movement in China. Thousands of police officers are deployed full time to identify ... More

Sources of Mongolian Buddhism

Sources of Mongolian Buddhism

Vesna A. Wallace (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190900694
eISBN:
9780190900724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900694.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, World Religions

This volume consists of twenty-four chapters containing a collection of selected original sources of Mongolian Buddhism, composed either in Tibetan or Mongolian language. This collection brings new ... More

Missionary CalculusAmericans in the Making of Sunday Schools in Victorian India

Missionary Calculus: Americans in the Making of Sunday Schools in Victorian India

Anilkumar Belvadi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190052423
eISBN:
9780190052454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052423.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

Missionary Calculus tells the story for the first time of the making of the Sunday school in Victorian India (1858–1901), focusing on American missionaries, its most active promoters. Unlike other ... More

GṛhasthaThe Householder in Ancient Indian Religious Culture

Gṛhastha: The Householder in Ancient Indian Religious Culture

Patrick Olivelle (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190696153
eISBN:
9780190696184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696153.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, World Religions

Much has been written about the Indian ascetic, but hardly any scholarly attention has been paid to the householder, generally referred to in Sanskrit as gṛhastha, “the stay-at-home.” The institution ... More

The Great ConversationNature and the Care of the Soul

The Great Conversation: Nature and the Care of the Soul

Belden C. Lane

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190842673
eISBN:
9780190936402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842673.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, World Religions

Thomas Berry lamented that humans have dropped out of the Great Conversation with the rest of the natural world. We’ve objectified a world of things—imagining they exist solely for human use. If ... More

Considering ComparisonA Method for Religious Studies

Considering Comparison: A Method for Religious Studies

Oliver Freiberger

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199965007
eISBN:
9780190929107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199965007.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, World Religions

This book seeks to rehabilitate the comparative method in the study of religion by highlighting its fundamental role for the academic mission of religious studies and by proposing both a responsible ... More

We Are The Voice of the GrassInterfaith Peace Activism in Northern Uganda

We Are The Voice of the Grass: Interfaith Peace Activism in Northern Uganda

David A. Hoekema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190923150
eISBN:
9780190923181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923150.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

From the 1980s until the late 2000s the northern region of Uganda in East Africa endured a reign of terror imposed by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and its founder Joseph Kony. The LRA movement’s ... More

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