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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

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

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

Imagining the EastThe Early Theosophical Society

Imagining the East: The Early Theosophical Society

Tim Rudbog and Erik Sand (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190853884
eISBN:
9780190853914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190853884.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The Theosophical Society (est. 1875 in New York by H. P. Blavatsky, H. S. Olcott, and others) is increasingly becoming recognized for its influential role in shaping the alternative new religious and ... 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

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

The Public Image of Eastern OrthodoxyFrance and Russia, 1848-1870

The Public Image of Eastern Orthodoxy: France and Russia, 1848-1870

Heather L. Bailey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749513
eISBN:
9781501749537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749513.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Focusing on the period between the revolutions of 1848 to 1849 and the First Vatican Council (1869–1870), this book explores the circumstances under which westerners, concerned about the fate of the ... More

Send LazarusCatholicism and the Crises of Neoliberalism

Send Lazarus: Catholicism and the Crises of Neoliberalism

Matthew T. Eggemeier and Peter Joseph Fritz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823288014
eISBN:
9780823290444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823288014.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Contrary to Catholicism, Catholic social teaching, and the commitment to live out the mercy of Jesus Christ, today’s dominant global economic and cultural system, neoliberalism, demands that life be ... More

To Bring the Good News to All NationsEvangelical Influence on Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Relations

To Bring the Good News to All Nations: Evangelical Influence on Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Relations

Lauren Frances Turek

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748912
eISBN:
9781501748936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748912.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

When American evangelicals flocked to Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe in the late twentieth century to fulfill their Biblical mandate for global evangelism, their experiences abroad ... More

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