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The Beloved Disciple in the Gospel of John

Ismo Dunderberg

in The Beloved Disciple in Conflict?: Revisiting the Gospels of John and Thomas

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199284962
eISBN:
9780191603785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284962.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter argues that the enigmatic ‘disciple Jesus loved’ in John cannot be identified, and that the evidence for his role as the founder and the leader of the Johannine group remains meagre. The ... More


The Beloved Disciple and Thomas

Ismo Dunderberg

in The Beloved Disciple in Conflict?: Revisiting the Gospels of John and Thomas

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199284962
eISBN:
9780191603785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284962.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter shows that there is neither a sufficient basis for the identification of the Beloved Disciple with Thomas, nor for the theory that the Syrian Judas Thomas tradition had some impact on ... More


Conclusion

Ismo Dunderberg

in The Beloved Disciple in Conflict?: Revisiting the Gospels of John and Thomas

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199284962
eISBN:
9780191603785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284962.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter offers a summary of results and a brief reflection on how scholars’ reading of the Gospel of John is affected by the fact that it is included in the NT canon. This fact explains why ... More


Race Questions, Provincialism, and Other American Problems: Expanded Edition

Josiah Royce

Scott L. Pratt and Shannon Sullivan (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231324
eISBN:
9780823235568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231324.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

In 1908, American philosopher Josiah Royce foresaw the future. Race questions and prejudices, he said, “promise to become, in the near future, still more important than they have ever ... More


Le petit paradis des blessés

Christine E. Hallett

in Nurse Writers of the Great War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992521
eISBN:
9781526104342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992521.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

American millionaire, Mary Borden, established three field hospitals in the French lines during the First World War. The first of these, L’Hopital Chirurgical Mobile No. 1, was both an effective ... More


Ephesus

Clyde E. Fant and Mitchell G. Reddish

in A Guide to Biblical Sites in Greece and Turkey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139174
eISBN:
9780197561706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139174.003.0032
Subject:
Archaeology, Biblical Archaeology

Often crowded with tourists, Ephesus is a must-see stop on any itinerary through western Turkey. Few archaeological sites in Turkey are as impressive as ... More


Arteries of the Nation: Rivers of Redemption in Toni Morrison's Beloved and Henry Dumas's “Ark of Bones”

Anissa Janine Wardi

in Water and African American Memory: An Ecocritical Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037455
eISBN:
9780813042343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037455.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter reads rivers as a synecdoche of the nation. Historically, rivers were both arteries of the slave trade and conduits to freedom, as their surrounding geographies determined such ... More


Allah Remembered: Practice of the Heart

Bruce B. Lawrence

in Who Is Allah?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620039
eISBN:
9781469623276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620039.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses the practice of remembering Allah. If the ordinary believer asks for guidance through prayer and invoking Allah's name, the devout Sufi seeks to access the One beyond and ... More


Royce's Late Philosophy

Dwayne A. Tunstall

in Yes, But Not Quite: Encountering Josiah Royce's Ethico-Religious Insight

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230549
eISBN:
9780823235919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230549.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter addresses Howison's critique of Royce's idealistic metaphysics. It looks at the significance of the will to interpret for the constitution of human personhood ... More


King's Beloved Community,Royce's Metaphysics

Dwayne A. Tunstall

in Yes, But Not Quite: Encountering Josiah Royce's Ethico-Religious Insight

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230549
eISBN:
9780823235919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230549.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter compares Martin Luther King, Jr.'s philosophical theology, specifically his notions of the Beloved Community and agape, with Josiah Royce's metaphysics of ... More


Figures of Estrangement

Joanne Lipson Freed

in Haunting Encounters: The Ethics of Reading across Boundaries of Difference

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713767
eISBN:
9781501713828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713767.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 1 offers a foundational reading of two contemporary works in which literal, embodied ghosts or specters intrude into and transform the terrain of traditional literary realism: Toni Morrison’s ... More


Prologue: Community in Fiction after Auschwitz

J. Hillis Miller

in The Conflagration of Community: Fiction before and after Auschwitz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226527215
eISBN:
9780226527239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226527239.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This Prologue outlines and gives overview of the chapters following. A certian amount of anxiety comes from this study of Holocaust literature, and this analysis might be destined for failure. ... More


Morrison’s Beloved

J. Hillis Miller

in The Conflagration of Community: Fiction before and after Auschwitz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226527215
eISBN:
9780226527239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226527239.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Toni Morrison’s Beloved is a novel whose chief aim is, in her own words, to “rememory” slavery despite the obvious implication that it is better to forget it. Slavery and its aftermath is perhaps the ... More


Tragedy and Moral Experience: John Dewey and Toni Morrison's Beloved

in In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226298245
eISBN:
9780226298269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226298269.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

No one really questions John Dewey's commitment to democracy, but he was never truly attentive in his philosophical work to the problem of racism in America. Cornel West argues in “Pragmatism and the ... More


A Friend of My Mind, or Where I Enter

Simone C. Drake

in When We Imagine Grace: Black Men and Subject Making

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226363837
eISBN:
9780226364025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226364025.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Privileging imagination and creativity, this chapter is composed of vignettes that consider the complex and sometimes paradoxical relationship between crisis, vulnerability, and empowerment. It ... More


Slavery, the Civil War, and Reconstruction

Tessa Roynon

in Toni Morrison and the Classical Tradition: Transforming American Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199698684
eISBN:
9780191760532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698684.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, American History: pre-Columbian BCE to 500CE

This chapter argues that in Beloved and Jazz, Morrison writes against the identification that the ‘Old South’, the Confederate cause, and the pro-slavery elements of American society consistently ... More


Eye Witnesses

M. David Litwa

in How the Gospels Became History: Jesus and Mediterranean Myths

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780300242638
eISBN:
9780300249484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300242638.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter introduces the idea of an eyewitness as a literary device of authentication. It compares the use of such an eyewitness in the fourth gospel and other contemporary literature (namely the ... More


Property and American Identity in Toni Morrison’s Beloved

Lovalerie King

in Toni Morrison: Memory and Meaning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460193
eISBN:
9781626740419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460193.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

King’s essay reads Beloved as part of a collective intertext by which African American cultural production provides African America’s perspective on racialized discourse and practice throughout ... More


Roots, Routes, and Returns: Caryl Phillips’s, Cecil Foster’s, and Edwidge Danticat’s Caribbean Returnees

Tuire Valkeakari

in Precarious Passages: The Diasporic Imagination in Contemporary Black Anglophone Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813062471
eISBN:
9780813051963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062471.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter examines Caryl Phillips’s, Cecil Foster’s, and Edwidge Danticat’s depictions of contemporary African Caribbean encounters with the United States and Canada, with a particular focus on ... More


The Properties of Violence: Claims to Ownership in Representations of Lynching

Sandy Alexandre

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036651
eISBN:
9781621030423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036651.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book focuses on two connected issues: representations of lynching in late-nineteenth and twentieth-century American photographs, poetry, and fiction; and those representations’ effects. It shows ... More


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