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The Cherished Five in Sikh History

The Cherished Five in Sikh History

Louis E. Fenech

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197532843
eISBN:
9780197532874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197532843.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Sikhism

For Sikhs, the two most important delimited groups in the tradition are the Ten Sikh Gurus and the Cherished Five (the Panj Piare). Although there are many scholarly works on the first, the second ... More

The Idea of Semitic MonotheismThe Rise and Fall of a Scholarly Myth

The Idea of Semitic Monotheism: The Rise and Fall of a Scholarly Myth

Guy G. Stroumsa

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192898685
eISBN:
9780191925207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898685.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In this work, a sequel to my A New Science: The Discovery of Religion in an Age of Reason (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010), I study some major aspects of the scholarly study of ... More

Theodore RooseveltPreaching from the Bully Pulpit

Theodore Roosevelt: Preaching from the Bully Pulpit

Benjamin J. Wetzel

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198865803
eISBN:
9780191898136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865803.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Theodore Roosevelt is well-known as a rancher, hunter, naturalist, soldier, historian, explorer, and statesman. His visage is etched on Mount Rushmore—alongside those of George Washington, Thomas ... More

A Most Peculiar BookThe Inherent Strangeness of the Bible

A Most Peculiar Book: The Inherent Strangeness of the Bible

Kristin Swenson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190651732
eISBN:
9780197539439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651732.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies

The Bible, we are constantly reminded, is the bestselling book of all time. It is read with intense devotion by hundreds of millions of people, stands as authoritative text for Judaism and ... More

Analytic Christology and the Theological Interpretation of the New Testament

Analytic Christology and the Theological Interpretation of the New Testament

Thomas H. McCall

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198857495
eISBN:
9780191890260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857495.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book draws upon the resources of both contemporary analytic theology and the theological interpretation of the New Testament in order to investigate a set of important issues in Christology. It ... More

Divine Holiness and Divine Action

Divine Holiness and Divine Action

Mark C. Murphy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198864783
eISBN:
9780191896866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864783.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Holiness is the attribute most emphatically ascribed to God in Scripture. But there has been little attention devoted to characterizing and considering the entailments of divine holiness. This book ... More

Agents of GodBoundaries and Authority in Muslim and Christian Schools

Agents of God: Boundaries and Authority in Muslim and Christian Schools

Jeffrey Guhin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190244743
eISBN:
9780190244767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190244743.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

In Agents of God, sociologist Jeffrey Guhin describes his year and a half spent in two Sunni Muslim and two Evangelical Christian high schools in the New York City area. At first, these four schools ... More

Margaret MeadA Twentieth-Century Faith

Margaret Mead: A Twentieth-Century Faith

Elesha J. Coffman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198834939
eISBN:
9780191872815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834939.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

For 50 years, Margaret Mead told Americans how cultures worked, and Americans listened. While serving as a curator at the American Museum of Natural History and as a professor of anthropology at ... More

The BundahišnThe Zoroastrian Book of Creation

The Bundahišn: The Zoroastrian Book of Creation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190879044
eISBN:
9780190879075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190879044.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The Bundahišn, meaning primal or foundational creation, is the central Zoroastrian account of creation, cosmology, and eschatology and one of the most important of the surviving testaments to ... More

John among the ApocalypsesJewish Apocalyptic Tradition and the 'Apocalyptic' Gospel

John among the Apocalypses: Jewish Apocalyptic Tradition and the 'Apocalyptic' Gospel

Benjamin E. Reynolds

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198784241
eISBN:
9780191826825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784241.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies

The central place of revelation in the Gospel of John and the Gospel’s revelatory telling of the life of Jesus are distinctive features of John when compared with the Synoptic Gospels; yet, when John ... More

Building FaithA Sociology of Religious Structures

Building Faith: A Sociology of Religious Structures

Robert Brenneman and Brian J. Miller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190883447
eISBN:
9780190883478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883447.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

Religious buildings are all around us. From Wall Street to Main Street, from sublime and historic cathedrals to humble converted storefronts, these buildings shape the global religious landscape, ... More

Love's ForgivenessKierkegaard, Resentment, Humility, and Hope

Love's Forgiveness: Kierkegaard, Resentment, Humility, and Hope

John Lippitt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198861836
eISBN:
9780191894718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861836.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book combines a discussion of the nature and ethics of forgiveness with a discussion—inspired by Kierkegaard—of the implications of considering interpersonal forgiveness as a ‘work of love’. It ... More

The Solomonic Corpus of 'Wisdom' and Its Influence

The Solomonic Corpus of 'Wisdom' and Its Influence

Katharine J. Dell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198861560
eISBN:
9780191893551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861560.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Solomon is the figurehead who holds the family of ‘wisdom’ texts together. I argue that Proverbs and Ecclesiastes forms the core of the ‘Solomonic wisdom corpus’, with the Song of Songs as a close ... More

The Proper Study of ReligionAfter Jonathan Z. Smith

The Proper Study of Religion: After Jonathan Z. Smith

Sam Gill

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780197527221
eISBN:
9780197527252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197527221.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The Proper Study of Religion charts an innovative course of development for the academic study of religion by engaging the legacy of Jonathan Z. Smith (1938–2017), perhaps the field’s most ... More

Creation and Religious Pluralism

Creation and Religious Pluralism

David Cheetham

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198856665
eISBN:
9780191889844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856665.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In the well-worn debates about religious pluralism and the theology of religions there have been many different rubrics used to account for, comprehend, or engage with the religious other. This book ... More

The Golden Calf between Bible and Qur'anScripture, Polemic, and Exegesis From Late Antiquity to Islam

The Golden Calf between Bible and Qur'an: Scripture, Polemic, and Exegesis From Late Antiquity to Islam

Michael E. Pregill

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198852421
eISBN:
9780191886881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852421.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book explores the story of the Israelites’ worship of the Golden Calf in its Jewish, Christian, and Muslim contexts, from ancient Israel to the emergence of Islam. It focuses in particular on ... More

Theology and the Anthropology of Christian Life

Theology and the Anthropology of Christian Life

Joel Robbins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198845041
eISBN:
9780191880407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845041.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

Both sociocultural anthropology and theology have made fundamental contributions to our understanding of human experience and the place of humanity in the world. But can these two disciplines, ... More

Hearing Voices and Other Matters of the MindWhat Mental Abnormalities Can Teach Us About Religions

Hearing Voices and Other Matters of the Mind: What Mental Abnormalities Can Teach Us About Religions

Robert N. McCauley and George Graham

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190091149
eISBN:
9780190091170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190091149.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religious Studies

This book endorses an ecumenical naturalism toward all cognition, which will illuminate the long-recognized and striking similarities between features of mental disorders and features of religions. ... More

Spiritual Traditions and the VirtuesLiving Between Heaven and Earth

Spiritual Traditions and the Virtues: Living Between Heaven and Earth

Mark R. Wynn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198862949
eISBN:
9780191895456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862949.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book develops a philosophical appreciation of the spiritual life. Specifically, it aims to show how a certain conception of spiritual good, one that is rooted in Thomas Aquinas’s account of ... More

Voices of the Ritual

Voices of the Ritual

Nurit Stadler

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197501306
eISBN:
9780197501337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197501306.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Voices of the Ritual analyzes the revival of and manifestation of rituals at female saint shrines in the Holy Land. In the Middle East, a turbulent, often violent place, states tend to have no clear ... More

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