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Ottoman Criminal Justice and the Transformation of Islamic Criminal Law and Punishment in the Age of Modernity, 1839–1922

Kent F. Schull

in Prisons in the Late Ottoman Empire: Microcosms of Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748641734
eISBN:
9781474400886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641734.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Chapter One provides a brief overview of the early modern Ottoman legal system and its transformation during the long nineteenth century with special emphasis on the creation of a comprehensive ... More


Prisons in the Late Ottoman Empire: Microcosms of Modernity

Kent F. Schull

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748641734
eISBN:
9781474400886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641734.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Ottoman or ‘Turkish’ prisons regularly conjure images of Oriental brutality in Western imaginations. Contrary to this stereotypical image, Ottoman prisons were sights of immense reform and ... More


Ethics at the Edges of Law: Christian Moralists and American Legal Thought

Cathleen Kaveny

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190612290
eISBN:
9780190612320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612290.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Ethics at the Edges of Law: Christian Moralists and American Legal Thought shows how methods and doctrines drawn from the American legal tradition can constructively advance the discussion of key ... More


Early Modern Jurisprudence and Theology

Thomas M. Green

in The History of Scottish Theology, Volume I: Celtic Origins to Reformed Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198759331
eISBN:
9780191819889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759331.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

This chapter argues that the subject of theology and jurisprudence in Scotland falls into two distinct and often independent histories, the first concerning the reception of Canon law in Scotland ... More


Texts and Commentaries

Michael Lapidge

in The Roman Martyrs: Introduction, Translations, and Commentary

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198811367
eISBN:
9780191848391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811367.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The Roman Martyrs contains translations (with individual introductions and commentaries) of the passiones of the following Roman martyrs (listed in approximate chronological order): St Felicitas (I); ... More


Introduction

Michael Lapidge

in The Roman Martyrs: Introduction, Translations, and Commentary

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198811367
eISBN:
9780191848391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811367.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Introduction: The forty passiones translated in this volume represent a genre of Christian-Latin literature that has seldom attracted attention and is poorly understood; yet in sum they constitute a ... More


The Roman Martyrs: Introduction, Translations, and Commentary

Michael Lapidge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198811367
eISBN:
9780191848391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811367.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The Roman Martyrs contains translations of forty Latin passiones of saints who were martyred in Rome or its near environs, during the period before the ‘peace of the Church’ (c. 312). Some of these ... More


To Be a Christ: Striving for Righteousness at the Pall Mall Gazette, 1880–8

Stewart J. Brown

in W. T. Stead: Nonconformist and Newspaper Prophet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198832539
eISBN:
9780191871078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832539.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

As assistant editor, then editor of the Pall Mall Gazette from 1880 to 1888, W. T. Stead pioneered what became known as the ‘New Journalism’, or journalism with a mission. The chapter considers ... More


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