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The AliitesRace and Law in the Religions of Noble Drew Ali

The Aliites: Race and Law in the Religions of Noble Drew Ali

Spencer Dew

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226647968
eISBN:
9780226648156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648156.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Noble Drew Ali, leader of the Moorish Science Temple of America movement in the early twentieth-century, taught that "citizenship is salvation." This book examines the legacy of Ali's thoughts on ... More

Ancient Israel's Neighbors

Ancient Israel's Neighbors

Brian R. Doak

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190690595
eISBN:
9780190690632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690595.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The purpose of this book is to tell the story of Israel’s nearest neighbors—not only discovering what the Bible has to say about them but also what we can know from archaeology, ancient inscriptions, ... More

And God Knows the MartyrsMartyrdom and Violence in Jihadi-Salafism

And God Knows the Martyrs: Martyrdom and Violence in Jihadi-Salafism

Nathan S. French

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190092153
eISBN:
9780190092184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092153.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Jihadi-Salafi narratives of martyrdom-seeking operations are filled with praise for what they label the exemplary self-renunciative acts of their martyrs performed as a model of the earliest ... More

Awakening VerseThe Poetics of Early American Evangelicalism

Awakening Verse: The Poetics of Early American Evangelicalism

Wendy Raphael Roberts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197510278
eISBN:
9780197510308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510278.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

Beginning with Isaac Watts’s Horae Lyricae (1706) and concluding with the burgeoning poetic print culture of the early nineteenth century, Awakening Verse unfolds how evangelical ministers, ... More

Back-Pocket GodReligion and Spirituality in the Lives of Emerging Adults

Back-Pocket God: Religion and Spirituality in the Lives of Emerging Adults

Melinda Lundquist Denton, Richard Flory, and Christian Smith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190064785
eISBN:
9780190064815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064785.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What do the religious and spiritual lives of American young people look like as they reach their mid to late 20s, enter the full-time job market, and start families? In Back Pocket God, the authors ... More

The Beauty of Jesus ChristFilling out a Scheme of St Augustine

The Beauty of Jesus Christ: Filling out a Scheme of St Augustine

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198853633
eISBN:
9780191888113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853633.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Commenting on a royal wedding song in his Expositions of the Psalms, St Augustine of Hippo recognized beauty at every stage in the story of Jesus Christ—from his pre-existence ‘in heaven’, through ... More

Black SamsonThe Untold Story of an American Icon

Black Samson: The Untold Story of an American Icon

Jeremy Schipper and Nyasha Junior

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190689780
eISBN:
9780190936853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689780.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The United States has never existed without a Black Samson. Before Harriet Tubman or Martin Luther King, Jr. were identified with Moses, African Americans linked those who challenged racial ... More

Calvin, the Bible, and History

Calvin, the Bible, and History

Barbara Pitkin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190093273
eISBN:
9780190093303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190093273.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Calvin, the Bible, and History investigates John Calvin’s distinctive historicizing approach to scripture. The book explores how historical consciousness manifests itself in Calvin’s engagement with ... More

Confessionalisation and Erudition in Early Modern EuropeAn Episode in the History of the Humanities

Confessionalisation and Erudition in Early Modern Europe: An Episode in the History of the Humanities

Nicholas Hardy and Dmitri Levitin (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266601
eISBN:
9780191896057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266601.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This volume examines the relationship between the history of scholarship and the history of Christianity in the early modern period. Leading British, American and continental scholars explore the ... More

Defending and Defining the FaithAn Introduction to Early Christian Apologetic Literature

Defending and Defining the Faith: An Introduction to Early Christian Apologetic Literature

D. H. Williams

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190620509
eISBN:
9780190620530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190620509.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Christian apologetics in the patristic era should be understood broadly as a defense of Christian beliefs and practices against non-Christian beliefs, practices, and policies (religious, social, and ... More

Dissident RabbiThe Life of Jacob Sasportas

Dissident Rabbi: The Life of Jacob Sasportas

Yaacob Dweck

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691183572
eISBN:
9780691189949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183572.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In 1665, Sabbetai Zevi, a self-proclaimed Messiah with a mass following throughout the Ottoman Empire and Europe, announced that the redemption of the world was at hand. As Jews everywhere rejected ... More

The Earliest Commentary on the Prophecy of Habakkuk

The Earliest Commentary on the Prophecy of Habakkuk

Timothy H. Lim

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198714118
eISBN:
9780191833793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714118.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This is the first major commentary in English on Pesher Habakkuk for forty years. It elucidates the nature of 1QpHab as the earliest commentary on the prophecy of Habakkuk by a detailed study of the ... More

Facing WestAmerican Evangelicals in an Age of World Christianity

Facing West: American Evangelicals in an Age of World Christianity

David R. Swartz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190250805
eISBN:
9780190250836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190250805.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The dramatic growth of Christianity in the Global South over the last century has shifted the balance of power away from strongholds in Europe and the United States. While we typically imagine ... More

The Formation of Genesis 1-11Biblical and Other Precursors

The Formation of Genesis 1-11: Biblical and Other Precursors

David M. Carr

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190062545
eISBN:
9780190062576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062545.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

There is general agreement that study of the formation of the Pentateuch is currently in disarray. This book turns to the Genesis Primeval History, Genesis 1–11, to offer models for the formation of ... More

Fundamentalism or TraditionChristianity after Secularism

Fundamentalism or Tradition: Christianity after Secularism

Aristotle Papanikolaou and George E. Demacopoulos (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823285792
eISBN:
9780823288755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823285792.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Tradition, secularization and fundamentalism—all three categories are contested, yet in their contestation, they shape our sensibilities and are mutually implicated, the one with the others. The ... More

The Garb of BeingEmbodiment and the Pursuit of Holiness in Late Ancient Christianity

The Garb of Being: Embodiment and the Pursuit of Holiness in Late Ancient Christianity

Georgia Frank, Susan Holman, and Andrew Jacobs (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823287024
eISBN:
9780823288908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287024.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This collection of essays explores how the body became a touchstone for late antique practice and the religious imagination. When we read the stories and testimonies of late ancient Christians, what ... More

God at WarA Meditation on Religion and Warfare

God at War: A Meditation on Religion and Warfare

Mark Juergensmeyer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190079178
eISBN:
9780190079208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190079178.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the dark attraction between religion and warfare and explains why religion needs war and war needs religion. Virtually every religious tradition leaves behind it a bloody trail of ... More

The Gospel as ManuscriptAn Early History of the Jesus Tradition as Material Artifact

The Gospel as Manuscript: An Early History of the Jesus Tradition as Material Artifact

Chris Keith

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780199384372
eISBN:
9780199384396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199384372.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This book offers a new material history of the Jesus tradition. It shows that the introduction of manuscripts to the transmission of the Jesus tradition played an underappreciated but crucial role in ... More

Governing the SacredPolitical Toleration in Five Contested Sacred Sites

Governing the Sacred: Political Toleration in Five Contested Sacred Sites

Yuval Jobani and Nahshon Perez

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190932381
eISBN:
9780190932411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932381.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Contested sacred sites pose a difficult challenge in the field of toleration. Holy sites are often at the center of intense contestation between different groups regarding a wide variety of issues, ... More

Having the Spirit of ChristSpirit Possession and Exorcism in the Early Christ Groups

Having the Spirit of Christ: Spirit Possession and Exorcism in the Early Christ Groups

Giovanni B. Bazzana

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300245622
eISBN:
9780300249514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300245622.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The earliest Christian writings are filled with stories of spirit possession and exorcism, which were crucial for the activity of the historical Jesus and for the practice of his earliest followers. ... More

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