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Conclusion to Part II

Marvin A. Sweeney

in King Josiah of Judah: The Lost Messiah of Israel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133240
eISBN:
9780199834693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133242.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter summarizes the conclusions to Part II of the study. The books of Zephaniah and Nahum were written to support Josiah's program of religious reform and national restoration. Isaiah, Hosea, ... More


Structural Equation Modeling

Natasha K. Bowen and Shenyang Guo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367621
eISBN:
9780199918256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367621.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) has long been used in social work research, but the writing on the topic is typically fragmented and highly technical. The chapters demonstrate two SEM programs ... More


Organizational Ecology as a Theory of Competition

Nikolaus Beck

in The Institutions of the Market: Organizations, Social Systems, and Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231423
eISBN:
9780191710865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231423.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter shows that organizational ecology is much more sociological and less biological than many critics of organizational ecology think. It argues that organizational ecology and its theory of ... More


Figuratively Speaking: Revised Edition

Robert J. Fogelin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199739998
eISBN:
9780199895045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739998.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Figuratively Speaking (1986) examines figures of speech that concern meaning—irony, hyperbole, understatement, similes, metaphors, and others—to show how they work and to explain their ... More


Assyrian Tributes

Zvi Ben‐Dor Benite

in The Ten Lost Tribes: A World History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307337
eISBN:
9780199867868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307337.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents the historical circumstances that gave birth to the story of the Ten Lost Tribes in the 8th and 7th centuries BCE. The two most important elements in this chapter are the ... More


Who Can But Prophesy?: Creation Dialogue in the Book of Amos

Hilary Marlow

in Biblical Prophets and Contemporary Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199569052
eISBN:
9780191723230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569052.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines the nature and function of metaphor in the Old Testament and particularly the prophetic books, before moving to a detailed discussion of imagery of the non-human world. It ... More


Amos

Marvin A. Sweeney

in King Josiah of Judah: The Lost Messiah of Israel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133240
eISBN:
9780199834693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133242.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Biblical scholarship has tended to focus on the reconstruction of the “authentic” oracles of the prophet Amos and the exilic or postexilic redaction of his book. An analysis of the structure of the ... More


Deutero‐Isaiah and Isaiah 13–27

H. G. M. Williamson

in The Book Called Isaiah: Deutero-Isaiah's Role in Composition and Redaction

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263609
eISBN:
9780191600821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263600.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Continues the examination begun in the previous chapter, this time focusing on Chs. 13–27, which contain the ‘oracles against the nations’ (13–23) and the so‐called ‘Isaiah Apocalypse’ (24–27). ... More


The Empty Stage: A Story About the Past by Matthew Buckingham

Jane Blocker

in Becoming Past: History in Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696970
eISBN:
9781452952321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696970.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter contemplates artist Matthew Buckingham’s 1996 film Amos Fortune Road, which focuses on the relation between factual and fictional representations of the past by looking at the archival ... More


Textuality Under Empire: Reflexes of Neo-Assyrian Domination

David M. Carr

in The Formation of the Hebrew Bible: A New Reconstruction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199742608
eISBN:
9780199918737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742608.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter starts with a survey of probable examples of neo-Assyrian influence on various parts of the Bible (psalms, Deuteronomy, Moses story, history-writing, early forms of the Tower of Babel ... More


The Sources of Sensory Similarity

Mohan Matthen

in Seeing, Doing, and Knowing: A Philosophical Theory of Sense Perception

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199268504
eISBN:
9780191602283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199268509.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In the Cartesian paradigm, similarity of sensation is explained by the similarity of receptor state; it is shown that this is empirically mistaken. C. R. Gallistel has suggested that sensory ... More


Johann Heinrich Alsted 1588–1638: Between Renaissance, Reformation, and Universal Reform

Howard Hotson

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208280
eISBN:
9780191677960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208280.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Johann Heinrich Alsted, professor of philosophy and theology at the Calvinist academy of Herborn, was a man of many parts. A deputy to the famous Synod of Dort and greatest encyclopaedist of his age, ... More


Moral Intuitions, Cognitive Psychology, and the Harming/Not-Aiding Distinction

F. M. Kamm

in Intricate Ethics: Rights, Responsibilities, and Permissible Harm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189698
eISBN:
9780199851096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189698.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Previous chapters have made liberal use of intuitive judgments about cases and principles. The book has also discussed the difference of opinion between some nonconsequentialists and some ... More


Balaam, Amos, and Jonah

Gerald O'Collins, SJ

in Salvation for All: God's Other Peoples

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199238903
eISBN:
9780191696794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238903.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter talks about the three prophets of God namely Balaam, Amos, and Jonah. Balaam was a foreign priest-diviner who showed himself obedient to the will of YHWH and delivered inspired oracles. ... More


The Cost of Self in Two Alcott Utopias

Katherine Adams

in Owning Up: Privacy, Property, and Belonging in U.S. Women's Life Writing, 1840-1890

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195336801
eISBN:
9780199868360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336801.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter traces developments in U.S. privacy discourse from the antebellum period, through Reconstruction, and into the 1890s. Taking ... More


The Sanctioned Mixing of Mourning and Rejoicing

Saul M. Olyan

in Biblical Mourning: Ritual and Social Dimensions

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199264865
eISBN:
9780191698996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264865.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explores the implications of texts in which mourning and rejoicing are fused in the exceptional context of temple destruction and its aftermath. Several biblical texts note that under ... More


The Universal Benevolence of God

Gerald O'Collins, SJ

in Salvation for All: God's Other Peoples

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199238903
eISBN:
9780191696794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238903.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter highlights several instances wherein the universal benevolence of God to mankind is shown. The rebellion of Adam and Eve affects the whole human community. Different destructive ... More


Introduction

Howard Hotson

in Johann Heinrich Alsted 1588–1638: Between Renaissance, Reformation, and Universal Reform

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208280
eISBN:
9780191677960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208280.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Samuel Hartlib, John Dury, and Johann Amos Comenius step from central Europe's Reformed world into the pages of English intellectual history as if from out of a void. The places where they studied — ... More


Reforming Hungarian Education

Graeme Murdock

in Calvinism on the Frontier 1600–1660: International Calvinism and the Reformed Church in Hungary and Transylvania

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208594
eISBN:
9780191678080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208594.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

A central aim of the Hungarian reformation was to improve standards of education. Leading clergy in the Reformed church worked together with noble patrons and town authorities in determined efforts ... More


Jurisprudence 1

Barry Nicholas

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VII: Nineteenth-Century Oxford, Part 2

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199510177
eISBN:
9780191700972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199510177.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The state of legal education in England had been a cause for public concern for some twenty years before the creation of the School of Law and Modern History at Oxford University in 1850. Such ... More


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