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Confucianism as a World Religion: The Legitimation of a New Paradigm

Anna Sun

in Confucianism as a World Religion: Contested Histories and Contemporary Realities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155579
eISBN:
9781400846085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155579.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter presents an overview of how Confucianism has been classified as a world religion in both popular and academic texts over the past century, suggesting that this classification has had a ... More


Advice for Religious Historians: On the Myth of a Purely Historical Jesus

Alan G. Padgett

in The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In his presentation Alan Padgett analyses and rejects a powerful and attractive ideology (‘myth’) in academia, viz. that the best approach to biblical and religious studies is one that brackets‐off ... More


Predicting the Next Attacks

Charles Kurzman

in The Missing Martyrs: Why There Are So Few Muslim Terrorists

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199766871
eISBN:
9780199897414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199766871.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

American government officials would like academic experts on the Middle East and Islam to help predict the next terrorist attacks. However, terrorism is not easily susceptible to predictive models—it ... More


Introduction: The Need for Catholic Studies

JAMES T. FISHER and MARGARET M. MCGUINNESS

in The Catholic Studies Reader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234103
eISBN:
9780823240906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234103.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Catholic Studies is an interdisciplinary program that includes, but is not limited to, theology, history, literature, political science, economics, sociology, fine arts, music, and social work. ... More


The Protocols in Japan

David G. Goodman

in The Paranoid Apocalypse: A Hundred-Year Retrospective on The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748923
eISBN:
9780814748930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748923.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the long-standing presence of the Protocols in Japan, its natural alliance with a number of both Christian and Buddhist millenarian traditions, and the political—often ... More


Professor Graham: Billy Graham’s Missions to Colleges and Universities

Andrew Finstuen

in Billy Graham: American Pilgrim

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190683528
eISBN:
9780190683559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190683528.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Billy Graham has consistently been portrayed as a prominent example of anti-intellectualism. What this perspective misses is that from the time he decided for Wheaton College, his life and career ... More


Afterword: An Interview with Bruce Lincoln on Religion, Comparison, and the Politics of Scholarship

Hugh B. Urban and Greg Johnson

in Irreverence and the Sacred: Critical Studies in the History of Religions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190911966
eISBN:
9780190911997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190911966.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

The Afterword includes an interview with Bruce Lincoln, in which he is asked to reflect on the current study of religion, methods of comparison, and the political implications of academic discourse. ... More


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