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Paul Rorem

in Hugh of Saint Victor

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195384369
eISBN:
9780199869886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384369.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter first introduces Hugh of St. Victor’s context as to early 12th-century Paris, the founding of St. Victor by William of Champeaux, and the leadership of Abbot Gilduin. It then surveys ... More


Adso of Montier-en-Der and the Fear of the Year 1000

Daniel Verhelst

in The Apocalyptic Year 1000: Religious Expectation and Social Change, 950-1050

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161625
eISBN:
9780199849666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161625.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Christianity has repeatedly experienced events that have given rise to eschatological expectations. Over and over again, people have emerged who, with ambitious curiosity, have attempted to evaluate ... More


Experientia vs Gallic inexperience

Richard J. Goodrich

in Contextualizing Cassian: Aristocrats, Asceticism, and Reformation in Fifth-Century Gaul

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199213139
eISBN:
9780191695841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213139.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses one of Cassian's strategies for swaying an audience, his claim to a level of experience that trumped that of Gallic practitioners. It examines Cassian's critique of Gallic ... More


Tradition and Creativity in the Construction and Reading of the Philokalia

J. L. Zecher

in The Philokalia: A Classic Text of Orthodox Spirituality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195390261
eISBN:
9780199932931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390261.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the nature of spiritual fatherhood in Symeon the New Theologian and the dangers for the ancient and modern church.


Ordination (Pabbajj ā) as Going Forth?: Social Bonds and the Making of a Buddhist Monastic

Jeffrey Samuels

in Little Buddhas: Children and Childhoods in Buddhist Texts and Traditions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199860265
eISBN:
9780199979929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860265.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the processes by which boys living in Sri Lanka become Buddhist novices (sāmaera). Providing a detailed description of a pabbajjā ordination ritual as well as examining the ... More


Teachers: Testing the Authenticity and Authority of Zen Masters

Steven Heine

in From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen: A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190637491
eISBN:
9780190637538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637491.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 6 discusses the foremost religious element that formed the basis for the transfer of Chan to Zen, which was the role of charismatic and inspiring teachers. After attaining enlightenment ... More


Vision of God and Scripture Interpretation in a Fifth-Century Mosaic

Wayne A. Meeks

in In Search of the Early Christians: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091427
eISBN:
9780300130102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091427.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter looks at an interpretation of a mosaic that most likely dates back to the fifth century and was discovered by Andreas Xyngopoulos. This mosaic, according to Charles Diehl, is the one ... More


Procreation and Patronage in the Song Chan School

Morten Schlütter

in How Zen Became Zen: The Dispute over Enlightenment and the Formation of Chan Buddhism in Song-Dynasty China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832551
eISBN:
9780824870720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832551.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter argues that the patronage of the educated elite was also critically important to the success of the Chan school and its individual lineages. In the Song, support from members of the ... More


Collective Suicide at the Funeral of Jitsunyo: Mimesis or Solidarity?

Mark L. Blum

in Death and the Afterlife in Japanese Buddhism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832049
eISBN:
9780824869250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832049.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter analyzes the suicides of Jodo Shinshu adherents, following the death of the abbot Jitsunyo—the monshu or head of the powerful Shinshu Honganji organization. The practice of ... More


Sacrificing Gender: From “Republican Mothers” to Defense of Marriage Acts

Jon Pahl

in Empire of Sacrifice: The Religious Origins of American Violence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767627
eISBN:
9780814768440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767627.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how violence around the category of gender has frequently found its roots in religion in American history. The way that male and female identity and heterosexual norms have ... More


Attacked and Defended

W. B. Patterson

in William Perkins and the Making of a Protestant England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199681525
eISBN:
9780191773235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681525.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

This chapter deals with a major controversy, which occurred soon after Perkins’s death in 1602. William Bishop, a Roman Catholic priest and scholar, educated at Oxford, Rome, Rheims, and Paris, ... More


The Taikun’s Zen Master from China: Yinyuan, the Edo Bakufu, and the Founding of Manpukuji in 1661

Jiang Wu

in Leaving for the Rising Sun: Chinese Zen Master Yinyuan and the Authenticity Crisis in Early Modern East Asia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199393121
eISBN:
9780199393152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199393121.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter offers a new interpretation of Yinyuan’s success in Japan by situating his arrival into the bakufu’s agenda of establishing a Japan-centered world order. The first part of the chapter ... More


Peirce in Context

Gary Slater

in C. S. Peirce and the Nested Continua Model of Religious Interpretation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198753230
eISBN:
9780191814846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753230.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter aims to contextualize and synthesize Peirce’s prevailing influences. Such influences are discussed as a means of providing greater context in relation to the currents of ... More


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