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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

American CatholicThe Politics of Faith During the Cold War

American Catholic: The Politics of Faith During the Cold War

D. G. Hart

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501700576
eISBN:
9781501751981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700576.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book places the rise of the United States' political conservatism in the context of ferment within the Roman Catholic Church. How did Roman Catholics shift from being perceived as un-American to ... More

Analytic Christology and the Theological Interpretation of the New Testament

Analytic Christology and the Theological Interpretation of the New Testament

Thomas H. McCall

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198857495
eISBN:
9780191890260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857495.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book draws upon the resources of both contemporary analytic theology and the theological interpretation of the New Testament in order to investigate a set of important issues in Christology. It ... More

Anti-Christian Violence in India

Anti-Christian Violence in India

Chad M. Bauman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750687
eISBN:
9781501751431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750687.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Does religion cause violent conflict, this book asks, and if so, does it cause conflict more than other social identities? Through an extended history of Christian–Hindu relations, with particular ... 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

Becoming Jewish, Believing in JesusJudaizing Evangelicals in Brazil

Becoming Jewish, Believing in Jesus: Judaizing Evangelicals in Brazil

Manoela Carpenedo

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190086923
eISBN:
9780190086954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190086923.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book investigates a growing religious movement fusing beliefs and rituals deriving from Charismatic Evangelicalism and Judaism. Unlike analogous phenomena found in the West, such as Messianic ... 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

The Bible Told Them SoHow Southern Evangelicals Fought to Preserve White Supremacy

The Bible Told Them So: How Southern Evangelicals Fought to Preserve White Supremacy

J. Russell Hawkins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197571064
eISBN:
9780197571392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197571064.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Bible Told Them So explains why southern white evangelical Christians in South Carolina resisted the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s. Simply put, they believed the Bible told them ... More

Christian Martyrdom and Christian ViolenceOn Suffering and Wielding the Sword

Christian Martyrdom and Christian Violence: On Suffering and Wielding the Sword

Matthew D. Lundberg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197566596
eISBN:
9780197566626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197566596.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

What is the place—if any—for violence in the Christian life? This book explores this question by analyzing a paradox of mainstream Christian history, theology, and ethics: at the heart of the ... More

Christianity in South and Central Asia

Christianity in South and Central Asia

Kenneth R. Ross, Daniel Jeyaraj, and Todd M. Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Christianity has had a long, varied history in South and Central Asia. Today, it faces challenges old and new in a rapidly changing and diverse population. Socio-religious crosswinds involving ... More

Cities of Splendour in the Shaping of Sephardi History

Cities of Splendour in the Shaping of Sephardi History

Jane S. Gerber

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781904113300
eISBN:
9781800343276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113300.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Sephardi identity has meant different things at different times, but has always entailed a connection with Spain, from which the Jews were expelled in 1492. While Sephardi Jews have lived in numerous ... 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

Collected EssaysVolume III

Collected Essays: Volume III

Haym Soloveitchik

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781904113997
eISBN:
9781800851061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113997.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Continuing the contribution to medieval Jewish intellectual history, this book's author focuses here on the radical pietist movement of Ḥasidei Ashkenaz and its main literary work, Sefer Ḥasidim, and ... 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

The Dalai Lama and the Nechung Oracle

The Dalai Lama and the Nechung Oracle

Christopher Bell

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197533352
eISBN:
9780197533383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533352.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book is about two immortals whose friendship has spanned nearly five hundred years across the Tibetan plateau and beyond. The first immortal is the Dalai Lama, the emanation of a bodhisattva, an ... More

Divine Agency and Divine Action, Volume IVA Theological and Philosophical Agenda

Divine Agency and Divine Action, Volume IV: A Theological and Philosophical Agenda

William J. Abraham

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198786535
eISBN:
9780191828812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786535.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

Following the first three volumes in the series on divine action, this fourth and final volume seeks a prescriptive account of God as an agent. Christian systematic theology raises deep metaphysical ... More

Economics of FaithReforming Poverty in Early Modern Europe

Economics of Faith: Reforming Poverty in Early Modern Europe

Esther Chung-Kim

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197537732
eISBN:
9780197537763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537732.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This book addresses the role of religious reformers in the development of poor relief in the sixteenth century. During the Reformation, religious leaders served as catalysts, organizers, stabilizers, ... 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

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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