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Abject JoyPaul, Prison, and the Art of Making Do

Abject Joy: Paul, Prison, and the Art of Making Do

Ryan S. Schellenberg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190065515
eISBN:
9780190065546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065515.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

No extant text gives so vivid a glimpse into the experience of an ancient prisoner as Paul’s letter to the Philippians. As a letter from prison, however, it is not what one would expect. For although ... More

The Acts of the Early Church CouncilsProduction and Character

The Acts of the Early Church Councils: Production and Character

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198868170
eISBN:
9780191904691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868170.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The present study examines the acts of ancient church councils as the objects of textual practices, in their editorial shaping and in their material conditions. The book analyses the purposes and ... More

American Catholicism TransformedFrom the Cold War Through the Council

American Catholicism Transformed: From the Cold War Through the Council

Joseph P. Chinnici

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197573006
eISBN:
9780197573044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197573006.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

American Catholicism Transformed examines the intellectual vibrancy of the Catholic Church in the United States in the context of the political and social changes of the postwar world and the Second ... More

The Analects: A Guide

The Analects: A Guide

Erin M. Cline

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190863111
eISBN:
9780190863159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863111.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Analects (Lunyu) is not only a collection of the teachings of Kongzi (Confucius) that describes how to follow the Way; it is a sacred text. This book examines why we ought to regard the Analects ... More

Augustine on Memory

Augustine on Memory

Kevin G. Grove

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197587218
eISBN:
9780197587249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197587218.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Augustine of Hippo, indisputably one of the most important figures for the study of memory, is credited with establishing memory as the inner source of selfhood and locus of the search for God. Yet ... More

The Beauty of the HouriHeavenly Virgins, Feminine Ideals

The Beauty of the Houri: Heavenly Virgins, Feminine Ideals

Nerina Rustomji

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190249342
eISBN:
9780190249373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190249342.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The fascination with the houri, the pure female of Islamic paradise, began long before September 11, 2001. The Beauty of the Houri demonstrates how the ambiguous reward of the houri, mentioned in the ... More

Believing in South CentralEveryday Islam in the City of Angels

Believing in South Central: Everyday Islam in the City of Angels

Pamela J. Prickett

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226747149
eISBN:
9780226747316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226747316.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The area of Los Angeles known as South Central is often overshadowed by dismal stereotypes, problematic racial stigmas, and its status as the home to some of the city’s poorest and most violent ... More

Benjamin FranklinCultural Protestant

Benjamin Franklin: Cultural Protestant

D. G. Hart

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198788997
eISBN:
9780191830990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788997.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Benjamin Franklin grew up in a devout Protestant family with limited prospects for wealth and fame. By hard work, limitless curiosity, native intelligence, and luck (what he called “providence”), ... More

Challenge and ConformityThe Religious Lives of Orthodox Jewish Women

Challenge and Conformity: The Religious Lives of Orthodox Jewish Women

Lindsey Taylor-Guthartz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781786941718
eISBN:
9781800852143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941718.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Orthodox Jewish women are increasingly seeking new ways to express themselves religiously, and important changes have occurred in consequence in their self-definition and the part they play in the ... 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

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

The Cloud of LongingA New Translation and Eco-Aesthetic Study of Kalidasa's Meghaduta

The Cloud of Longing: A New Translation and Eco-Aesthetic Study of Kalidasa's Meghaduta

E. H. Rick Jarow

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197566633
eISBN:
9780197566671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566633.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The Cloud of Longing is a full-length study and translation of the great Sanskrit poet Kālidāsa’s famed Meghadūta (literally: The Cloud Messenger) with a focus on its interfacing of nature, feeling, ... More

Core Texts of the Sŏn ApproachA Compendium of Korean Sŏn (Chan) Buddhism

Core Texts of the Sŏn Approach: A Compendium of Korean Sŏn (Chan) Buddhism

Jeffrey Broughton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197530542
eISBN:
9780197530573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197530542.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The book is a study and partial translation of Core Texts of the Sŏn Approach (Sŏnmun ch’waryo), a Korean anthology of key texts foundational to Korean Sŏn (Chan/Zen) Buddhism. This anthology ... 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 Damascus Document

The Damascus Document

Steven D. Fraade

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198734338
eISBN:
9780191823251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198734338.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Damascus Document is an ancient Hebrew text that is one of the longest, oldest, and most important of the ancient scrolls found near Khirbet (ruins of) Qumran, usually referred to collectively as ... More

Divine AccountingTheo-Economics in Early Christianity

Divine Accounting: Theo-Economics in Early Christianity

Jennifer A. Quigley

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780300253160
eISBN:
9780300258165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300253160.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book shows how the divine was an active participant in the economic spheres of the ancient Mediterranean world. Gods and goddesses were represented as owning goods, holding accounts, and ... More

The Embodied GodSeeing the Divine in Luke-Acts and the Early Church

The Embodied God: Seeing the Divine in Luke-Acts and the Early Church

Brittany E. Wilson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190080822
eISBN:
9780190080853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080822.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This book focuses on God’s body in the New Testament. While there are various views in the New Testament regarding God’s body, this work argues that Luke-Acts stands out as an important example of a ... More

Environmental Guilt and ShameSignals of Individual and Collective Responsibility and the Need for Ritual Responses

Environmental Guilt and Shame: Signals of Individual and Collective Responsibility and the Need for Ritual Responses

Sarah E. Fredericks

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198842699
eISBN:
9780191878602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842699.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Bloggers confessing that they waste food, nongovernmental organizations naming corporations selling unsustainably harvested seafood, and veterans apologizing to Native Americans at the Standing Rock ... More

The Evil CreatorOrigins  of an Early  Christian Idea

The Evil Creator: Origins of an Early Christian Idea

M. David Litwa

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197566428
eISBN:
9780197566459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566428.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book examines the origins of the evil creator idea chiefly in light of early Christian biblical interpretation. It is divided into two main parts. In Part I, the focus is on the interpretation ... More

Faith and Virtue FormationChristian Philosophy in Aid of Becoming Good

Faith and Virtue Formation: Christian Philosophy in Aid of Becoming Good

Adam C. Pelser and W. Scott Cleveland (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192895349
eISBN:
9780191916168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895349.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The Christian tradition offers a robust and compelling vision of what it is for human life to be lived well. The essays in this volume articulate various aspects of that vision in ways that will ... More

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