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After ArminiusA Historical Introduction to Arminian Theology

After Arminius: A Historical Introduction to Arminian Theology

Thomas H. McCall and Keith D. Stanglin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190874193
eISBN:
9780190874230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874193.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

“Arminianism” was the subject of important theological controversies in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and it maintains an important position within Protestant thought. What became known ... 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

Analytic Theology and the Academic Study of Religion

Analytic Theology and the Academic Study of Religion

William Wood

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198779872
eISBN:
9780191825897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779872.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

Analytic theology can flourish in the secular academy, and flourish as authentically Christian theology. This book aims to explain analytic theology to other theologians and to scholars of religion, ... More

Another ModernityElia Benamozegh's Jewish Universalism

Another Modernity: Elia Benamozegh's Jewish Universalism

Clémence Boulouque

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781503612006
eISBN:
9781503613119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503612006.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESSStanford, CaliforniaSTANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESSStanford, California© 2020 by the Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University.All rights reserved.No part of this ... More

Arthur SzykArtist, Jew, Pole

Arthur Szyk: Artist, Jew, Pole

Joseph P. Ansell

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774945
eISBN:
9781789623314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774945.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Artist and illustrator Arthur Szyk was a Polish Jew whose work was overwhelmingly Jewish in theme and content. The mission he set himself was to use his artistic talents to serve humanity and the ... More

Athens in JerusalemClassical Antiquity and Hellenism in the Making of the Modern Secular Jew

Athens in Jerusalem: Classical Antiquity and Hellenism in the Making of the Modern Secular Jew

Yaacov Shavit

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774259
eISBN:
9781800340879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774259.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

According to this book, the Hellenistic tradition played a role as a model for Jewish modernisers to draw upon as they perceived a lack in Jewish culture. The book claims that Greek and Hellenistic ... More

Augustine's City of GodA Reader's Guide

Augustine's City of God: A Reader's Guide

Gerard O'Daly

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198841241
eISBN:
9780191876806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841241.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The City of God, written in the aftermath of the Gothic sack of Rome in AD 410, is the most influential of Augustine’s works. It has played a decisive role in the formation of the culture of the ... More

Barth, Bonhoeffer, and Modern Politics

Barth, Bonhoeffer, and Modern Politics

Joshua Mauldin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198867517
eISBN:
9780191904288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867517.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

Recent political events around the world have raised the specter of an impending collapse of democratic institutions. Contemporary worries about the decline of liberal democracy harken back to the ... More

Between the Yeshiva World and Modern OrthodoxyThe Life and Works of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg, 1884-1966

Between the Yeshiva World and Modern Orthodoxy: The Life and Works of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg, 1884-1966

Marc B. Shapiro

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774525
eISBN:
9781800340855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774525.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The span of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg's life (1884–1966) illuminates the religious and intellectual dilemmas that traditional Jewry has faced over the past century. Rabbi Weinberg became a central ... More

Beyond Reasonable Doubt

Beyond Reasonable Doubt

Louis Jacobs

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774587
eISBN:
9781800340305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774587.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

More than forty years have passed since the author first put forward the argument that traditionally observant Jews have no reason to take issue with the results obtained by the historical critics in ... More

The Book of Common Prayer: A Guide

The Book of Common Prayer: A Guide

Charles Hefling

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190689681
eISBN:
9780190689728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689681.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book surveys the contents and the history of the Book of Common Prayer, a sacred text which has been a foundational document of the Church of England and the other churches in the worldwide ... More

British Jewry and the Holocaust: With a New IntroductionWith a New Introduction

British Jewry and the Holocaust: With a New Introduction: With a New Introduction

Richard Bolchover

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774808
eISBN:
9781800340022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774808.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

How did British Jewry respond to the Holocaust, how prominent was it on the communal agenda, and what does this response tell us about the values, politics, and fears of the Anglo-Jewish community? ... More

Broadening Jewish History

Broadening Jewish History

Todd M. Endelman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113010
eISBN:
9781800342606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113010.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book seeks to expand the horizons of modern Jewish historiography by focusing on 'ordinary' rather than exceptional Jews, arguing that what ordinary people did or felt can do more to deepen our ... More

The Carved Wooden Torah Arks of Eastern Europe

The Carved Wooden Torah Arks of Eastern Europe

Bracha Yaniv

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764371
eISBN:
9781800343436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764371.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The carved wooden Torah arks found in eastern Europe from the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries were magnificent structures, unparalleled in their beauty and mystical significance. The work of ... More

Ceremonial Synagogue TextilesFrom Ashkenazi, Sephardi, and Italian Communities

Ceremonial Synagogue Textiles: From Ashkenazi, Sephardi, and Italian Communities

Bracha Yaniv

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764180
eISBN:
9781800343320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764180.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Richly illustrated and meticulously documented, this is the first comprehensive survey of synagogue textiles to be available in English. The book records their evolution from ancient times to the ... More

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

Church State CorporationConstruing Religion in US Law

Church State Corporation: Construing Religion in US Law

Winnifred Fallers Sullivan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226454559
eISBN:
9780226454726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454726.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Through readings of the opinions of the US Supreme Court and other legal texts, this book shows how “the church” as a religious collective is granted special privilege in US law. In-depth analyses of ... More

Circling the ElephantA Comparative Theology of Religious Diversity

Circling the Elephant: A Comparative Theology of Religious Diversity

John J. Thatamanil

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288526
eISBN:
9780823290314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288526.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Christian theologians have, for some decades, affirmed that they have no monopoly on encounter with God or ultimate reality; other religions also have access to religious truth and transformation. If ... More

Clergy Education in AmericaReligious Leadership and American Public Life

Clergy Education in America: Religious Leadership and American Public Life

Larry Abbott Golemon

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780195314670
eISBN:
9780197552872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195314670.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Judaism

This book explores the first 150 years of how pastors, priests, rabbis were educated in the United States. These clerical and professions were educated to lead in both religious and public ... More

Collected Essays: v. 1

Collected Essays: v. 1

Haym Soloveitchik

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113973
eISBN:
9781800341104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113973.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book reflects the author's lifelong interest in the history of halakhah. What stimulated change, and why? What happened when strong forces impinged on halakhic observance and communities had to ... More

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