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 Mars

Michael Ward

in Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195313871
eISBN:
9780199871964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313871.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Lewis's earliest planetary interest inspired by Mars. Enamoured of Chaucer's knight and the chivalric ideal, Lewis fought in the First World War and addressed troops during the Second. Martial ... More


Ethos and Development

James Pereiro

in `Ethos' and the Oxford Movement: At the Heart of Tractarianism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230297
eISBN:
9780191710650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230297.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter explores the role ethos played in the genesis of Newman's theory of development. It begins with an analysis of Wood's theory of doctrinal development, and Newman's and Manning's negative ... More


A Buddhist Response to Kant

Charles Goodman

in Consequences of Compassion: An Interpretation and Defense of Buddhist Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195375190
eISBN:
9780199871377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375190.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Recent interpreters of Kant, such as Wood and Korsgaard, have identified several powerful arguments that purport to refute all ethical theories other than Kant’s own. But Buddhists have the resources ... More


New England’s Theological Landscape

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter Fourteen surveys the diverse theological landscape of the New England in the period after the American Revolution. Special attention is paid to the developing theologies of Harvard, Yale and ... More


Latter-day Saint Re-Interest in Nauvoo

Scott C. Esplin

in Return to the City of Joseph: Modern Mormonism's Contest for the Soul of Nauvoo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042102
eISBN:
9780252050855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042102.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints utilized the Smith family properties in Nauvoo, Illinois, their religious siblings in the American West, The Church of Jesus Christ ... More


Edwards Amasa Park: The Last Edwardsian

Charles Phillips

in After Jonathan Edwards: The Courses of the New England Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199756292
eISBN:
9780199950379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756292.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Edwards Amasa Park championed Edwardsian Calvinism from the Jacksonian era until the very close of the nineteenth century. His own training at Andover in the irenic divinity of Moses Stuart and ... More


Song of the Wood Thrush

Mark I. Wallace

in When God Was a Bird: Christianity, Animism, and the Re-Enchantment of the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281329
eISBN:
9780823284955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281329.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter 1 begins with the song of the wood thrush and then focuses on divine animals in the Bible. It examines the Gospels’ “pigeon God” in which the Spirit-bird alights on Jesus at the time of his ... More


Worshipping the Green God

Mark I. Wallace

in When God Was a Bird: Christianity, Animism, and the Re-Enchantment of the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281329
eISBN:
9780823284955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281329.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter begins with a visitation by a great blue heron to the author’s class taught in Swarthmore College’s Crum Woods. Is the Crum Woods holy ground? Some ecotheologians (John B. Cobb Jr., ... More


Laughing, Praying, Weeping before God: A Response

John D. Caputo

in Styles of Piety: Practicing Philosophy after the Death of God

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225002
eISBN:
9780823237081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225002.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter responds to the three preceding analyses of Prayers and Tears, which it says can be reduced to Augustine's question, “When I love God, what do I love?” As a ... More


Sandalwood: Merchants, Expertise, and Profit

James McHugh

in Sandalwood and Carrion: Smell in Indian Religion and Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916306
eISBN:
9780199980260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916306.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Sandalwood is arguably as important a raw material to South Asian religions and civilization as jade is to China, or porphyry was to the Roman empire at certain times. This chapter provides a ... More


International Political Architecture the United Nations

Balmiki Prasad Singh

in Bahudhā and the Post 9/11 World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693553
eISBN:
9780199080328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693553.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The United Nations (UN) was formed on 24 October 1945. In the preceding six years, the world had witnessed several million deaths and enormous suffering caused by the use of force aimed at ... More


Muir Woods: The Living Cathedral

Kerry Mitchell

in Spirituality and the State: Managing Nature and Experience in America's National Parks

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479886418
eISBN:
9781479865260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479886418.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the religious and spiritual significance visitors ascribe to Muir Woods. The chapter focuses on park management as it enables an aesthetic experience that his highly infused ... More


Truly Two: Calvinist Anthropology and the Positive Gothic Double from Christopher Marlowe to John Buchan

Alison Milbank

in God & the Gothic: Religion, Romance, & Reality in the English Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198824466
eISBN:
9780191863257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824466.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Chapter 7 outlines the nature of Reformation anthropology as Gothic in the sense of being under the power of the usurper, Satan, and in seeing God as wrathful enemy before justification by faith. It ... More


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