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Christian Themes in Russian Opera: A Millennial Essay

Richard Taruskin

in On Russian Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520249790
eISBN:
9780520942806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249790.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter discusses the Christianization of Russia that took place in 988, and which was recently celebrated the world over. After considering and rejecting Judaism and Islam, the Great Prince ... More


The Preacher King: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Word that Moved America

Richard Lischer

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111323
eISBN:
9780199853298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111323.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a spellbinding orator and it is evident that he honed these skills in the pulpit in his capacity as a Baptist minister. This book is a full-scale study of King as a ... More


Moses' Veil: Secularization as Christian Myth

Robert A. Yelle

in After Secular Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775366
eISBN:
9780804780704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775366.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter argues that the view that law is properly secular, or separate from, religion finds its roots in earlier theological readings of history. This includes the central event of Christian ... More


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