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Catholics

Helena Waddy

in Oberammergau in the Nazi Era: The Fate of a Catholic Village in Hitler's Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195371277
eISBN:
9780199777341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371277.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter One introduces master potter Anton Lang, the most famous player of Christ and an exemplary Catholic whose lifestyle helped to promote the Bavarian People’s Party (BVP) and whose success as a ... More


Pelléas et Mélisande: Mélisande as Christ Symbol‐Life, Death, and Resurrection‐and Motivic Reinterpretations of the Whole‐Tone Dyad

Elliott Antokoletz

in Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195365825
eISBN:
9780199868865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter first looks at Act IV, Scene 1, a room in the castle. This scene anticipates Pelléas's fate as foreseen by his father. It then next looks at Act IV, Scene 2, which presents Mélisande as ... More


Jesus and Empire: The Crucified

Christopher Bryan

in Render to Caesar: Jesus, the Early Church, and the Roman Superpower

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195183344
eISBN:
9780199835584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195183347.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Jesus suffered crucifixion by the Romans. Is this because he was a rebel against Rome? Not according to the evangelists, who claim that the Sanhedrin under Caiaphas initially arraigned Jesus on a ... More


Congregations in the Early Church

Curtiss Paul DeYoung

in United by Faith: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152159
eISBN:
9780199849659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152159.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The first congregation of Christian faith was comprised of followers of Jesus from Galilee who gathered days after the Crucifixion and the Resurrection. These events, along with the ascension of ... More


The Mystic Nativity: Botticelli and the Book of Revelation

Natasha O'Hear

in Contrasting Images of the Book of Revelation in Late Medieval and Early Modern Art: A Case Study in Visual Exegesis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590100
eISBN:
9780191725678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590100.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter 4 focuses on another synchronic visualization of elements of the Book of Revelation: Botticelli's Mystic Nativity of 1500/1. Botticelli's possible links to Savonarola himself and particularly ... More


Cyril of Jerusalem: The Devil in the Word, the Demons in the Image

Dayna S. Kalleres

in City of Demons

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520276475
eISBN:
9780520956841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276475.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Cyril, lacking in ecclesiastical autonomy, crafts a demonology and anti-ritualizing weaponry for baptized Christians to experience the true Jerusalem and enable them to aid others in the same. ... More


Apocalyptic Prophets and the Cross: Revealing Jerusalem’s Demons from the Crucifixion to the End of Days

Dayna S. Kalleres

in City of Demons

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520276475
eISBN:
9780520956841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276475.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter is in two parts. Part 1 reads almost all of Cyril’s Cat. Hom. 15 (except chapters 11–17) and argues that it presents a radical apocalyptic, eschatological viewpoint postdating his first ... More


Mona Siddiqui

Jonathan Benthall

in Islamic Charities and Islamic Humanism in Troubled Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993085
eISBN:
9781526124005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993085.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This review of Mona Siddiqui’s Christians, Muslims, and Jesus (Yale University Press) was published in the Times Literary Supplement on 29 January 2014, under the heading “Abraham’s children”. As ... More


The Last German Jews

Ruth Gay

in Safe Among the Germans: Liberated Jews After World War II

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092714
eISBN:
9780300133127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092714.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the small town of Deggendorf in southeast Bavaria, which has long had a bad reputation in Jewish chronicles. The Jews of the town were massacred, their property confiscated, ... More


The Body in Question

David Morgan

in Embodied Eye: Religious Visual Culture and the Social Life of Feeling

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520272224
eISBN:
9780520952140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272224.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter discusses the relations between the image and the body: the fleshly body that the image portrays and the body of the viewer standing before the image. It presents Renaissance artist ... More


Trauma and Theology: Prospects and Limits in Light of the Cross

Hilary Jerome Scarsella

in Trauma and Transcendence: Suffering and the Limits of Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280261
eISBN:
9780823281602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280261.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The discipline of Christian theology is itself formed around the traumatic narrative of Jesus’ crucifixion. Investigating trauma in order to provide useful accompaniment to trauma survivors is, ... More


Identity

Candida R. Moss

in Divine Bodies: Resurrecting Perfection in the New Testament and Early Christianity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300179767
eISBN:
9780300187632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300179767.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The chapter uses the mark of the nails in the hands of the risen Jesus in John to investigate the question of identity and recognition in the resurrection. It asks which aspects of bodily identity ... More


The Theology of Archetypes in “Taras Bul'ba”

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter analyzes the theology of archetypes in Nikolai Gogol's “Taras Bul'ba.” It suggests that the character of Taras represents both faces of the “the Jews'” archetype of the Wise Old Man, and ... More


The Analytic and Synthetic Approach to Buddhism

Jeff Wilson, Tomoe Moriya, and Richard M. Jaffe (eds)

in Selected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume III: Comparative Religion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520269170
eISBN:
9780520965355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269170.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter contains an essay by D. T. Suzuki in which he describes two approaches to the understanding of Zen Buddhism: analytic and synthetic. Using God language and Christian concepts, he ... More


The Science of the Cross

François Laruelle

in Christo-Fiction: The Ruins of Athens and Jerusalem

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167246
eISBN:
9780231538961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167246.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter deals with the science of the Cross, where many mysteries are condensed and some are easily dissipated. It begins by addressing the Resurrection of Christ and his Christian inversion ... More


The Father's Will: Christ's Crucifixion and the Goodness of God

Nicholas E. Lombardo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199688586
eISBN:
9780191767807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688586.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Biblical Studies

The night before his crucifixion, in the garden of Gethsemane, Jesus asks his Father to take away the cup of his suffering, but then says, “not my will, but yours, be done.” Shortly afterward, Judas ... More


On the Mystery of the Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ

in A Rule for Children and Other Writings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226648316
eISBN:
9780226648347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648347.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter presents Jacqueline Pascal's devotional treatise on the Crucifixion, On the Mystery of the Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ, written shortly before her entry into the convent. She wrote ... More


The Spectatorial Turn: Witnessing Early English Drama from the York Cycle to Shakespeare

John J. Mcgavin and Greg Walker

in Imagining Spectatorship: From the Mysteries to the Shakespearean Stage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198768616
eISBN:
9780191821998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768616.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter looks at the practical experience of witnessing medieval and early-modern performances. It draws upon a wide range of examples from the Mysteries to the Shakespearean stage to suggest ... More


Ḥasho

Tala Jarjour

in Sense and Sadness: Syriac Chant in Aleppo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190635251
eISBN:
9780190635299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190635251.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

THIS CHAPTER begins by explaining the emotion of huzn, sadness, as a religious aesthetic, then presents ḥasho within canonical liturgical practice. It also explains ḥasho as an emotion to which ... More


‘The Temple of His Body’

John Behr

in John the Theologian and his Paschal Gospel: A Prologue to Theology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198837534
eISBN:
9780191874178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837534.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter Three opens Part Two of this work, which looks at what it is that is ‘finished’, as Christ affirms with his last word from the Cross in the Gospel of John. This chapter focuses on Christ as ... More


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