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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

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

Daemons Are ForeverContacts and Exchanges in the Eurasian Pandemonium

Daemons Are Forever: Contacts and Exchanges in the Eurasian Pandemonium

David Gordon White

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226692401
eISBN:
9780226715063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226715063.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Dæmons Are Forever is both a record of archaic contacts and transactions between humans and protean spirit beings (dæmons) and an account of exchanges, among human populations, of the science of ... More

The Making of American CatholicismRegional Culture and the Catholic Experience

The Making of American Catholicism: Regional Culture and the Catholic Experience

Michael Pfeifer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781479829453
eISBN:
9781479804184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829453.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Making of American Catholicism: Regional Culture and the Catholic Experience argues that regional and transnational relationships have been central to the making of American Catholicism. The book ... 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

Pilgrimage, Landscape, and IdentityReconstucting Sacred Geographies in Norway

Pilgrimage, Landscape, and Identity: Reconstucting Sacred Geographies in Norway

Marion Grau

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197598634
eISBN:
9780197598665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197598634.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book explores the ritual geography of a pilgrimage system woven around local medieval saints in Norway and the renaissance of pilgrimage in contemporary majority-Protestant Norway, facing ... 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

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

Saving HistoryHow White Evangelicals Tour the Nation’s Capital and Redeem a Christian America

Saving History: How White Evangelicals Tour the Nation’s Capital and Redeem a Christian America

Lauren R. Kerby

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469658773
eISBN:
9781469655918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469658773.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Millions of tourists visit Washington, D.C., every year, but for some the experience is about much more than sightseeing. Lauren R. Kerby’s lively book takes readers onto tour buses and explores the ... More

SecrecySilence, Power, and Religion

Secrecy: Silence, Power, and Religion

Hugh B. Urban

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226746500
eISBN:
9780226746784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226746784.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book is a comparative study of the role of secrecy in religion, with special attention to the complex intersections between concealment, power, and claims to religious authority. The book is at ... More

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

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

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

Women of the CatacombsMemoirs of the Underground Orthodox Church in Stalin's Russia

Women of the Catacombs: Memoirs of the Underground Orthodox Church in Stalin's Russia

Wallace L. Daniel

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501753657
eISBN:
9781501754067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753657.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The memoirs presented in this book offer a rare close-up account of the underground Orthodox community and its priests during some of the most difficult years in Russian history. The catacomb church ... More

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