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Josiah's Reform and the Dynamics of Defilement: Israelite Rites of Violence and the Making of a Biblical Text

Lauren A. S. Monroe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199774166
eISBN:
9780199897377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774166.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The biblical account of the religious reforms of king Josiah is one of the most widely discussed texts in the Hebrew Bible. Scholars have long understood Josiah's destruction of Israelite cult ... More


Holy Jumpers: Evangelicals and Radicals in Progressive Era America

William Kostlevy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377842
eISBN:
9780199777204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377842.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book is the story of the Metropolitan Church Association (MCA) an intentional religious community founded in Chicago and later Waukesha, Wisconsin in the early 1890s. A product of the holiness ... More


Martin Wells Knapp and the Origins of the Radical Holiness Movement

William Kostlevy

in Holy Jumpers: Evangelicals and Radicals in Progressive Era America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377842
eISBN:
9780199777204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377842.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The MCA was the product of a division in the holiness movement between traditionalist moderates who remained loyal to the old denominations and radicals who wanted to form new bodies committed to ... More


Pentecost Comes to the White City: The Chicago Revival and the General Holiness Assembly of 1901

William Kostlevy

in Holy Jumpers: Evangelicals and Radicals in Progressive Era America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377842
eISBN:
9780199777204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377842.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In March of 1901, Duke Farson skillfully using the daily press attracted Chicago residence and visitors to MCA revival services that ran for three months. Preacher actors including converted railroad ... More


American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

John Wigger

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Francis Asbury (1745–1816) is one of the most important religious leaders in American history. He guided the creation of the American Methodist church, the largest church in nineteenth-century ... More


A Law Book for the Diaspora: Revision in the Study of the Covenant Code

John Van Seters

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195153156
eISBN:
9780199834785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195153154.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The foundation for all scholarly study in biblical law is the shared assumption that the Covenant Code, as contained in Exodus 20:23–23:33, is the oldest code of laws in the Hebrew Bible and that all ... More


After Redemption: Jim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875-1915

John M. Giggie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304039
eISBN:
9780199866885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304039.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

This book explores religious transformation in the lives of ex-slaves and their descendants living in the Arkansas and Mississippi Delta between the end of Reconstruction and the start of the Great ... More


The Americanization of Methodism: After Asbury

Mark A. Noll

in America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151114
eISBN:
9780199834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151119.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

By the middle of the nineteenth century, the Methodists were the largest American denomination. But as they grew, so also did their theology Americanize. In the years following the death of Francis ... More


Congar's Pneumatological Anthropology and Pneumatological Ecclesiology

Elizabeth Teresa Groppe

in Yves Congar's Theology of the Holy Spirit

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195166422
eISBN:
9780199835638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166426.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter presents in systematic form Congar’s pneumatological anthropology and pneumatological ecclesiology. The indwelling of the Holy Spirit in the human person, Congar affirms, is a mystery ... More


The Making of the African American Holiness Movement

John M. Giggie

in After Redemption: Jim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875-1915

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304039
eISBN:
9780199866885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304039.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

This chapter investigates how growing numbers of Delta blacks rejected a number of the new dimensions to black religion, including the role of fraternal orders, the sight of ministers hawking market ... More


Current Challenges

Gerald O'Collins SJ and Mario Farrugia SJ

in Catholicism: The Story of Catholic Christianity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199259946
eISBN:
9780191602122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199259941.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Besides the economic, political, and social challenges that face all human beings, the Catholic Church must cope with various particular issues: the need for ongoing conversion to Christ; a better ... More


Destructive Rituals and the Creative Process: The Dynamics of Defilement in 2 Kings 22–23

Lauren A. S. Monroe

in Josiah's Reform and the Dynamics of Defilement: Israelite Rites of Violence and the Making of a Biblical Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199774166
eISBN:
9780199897377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774166.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explains how the language of 2 Kgs 23 provides entrée to the ritual dimensions of Josiah's reform. The text attests to language associated with two types of defilement ritual: apotropaic ... More


Priestly Rites of Elimination and the Holiness Core of 2 Kings 23:4–20

Lauren A. S. Monroe

in Josiah's Reform and the Dynamics of Defilement: Israelite Rites of Violence and the Making of a Biblical Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199774166
eISBN:
9780199897377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774166.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter first examines unique parallels between 2 Kgs 23 and priestly, apotropaic ritual texts. It then identifies language and interests in 2 Kgs 23 found elsewhere in the Bible only in the ... More


The Mechanics of Transformation: The Holiness Substratum and Deuteronomistic Revision of 2 Kings 23:4–20

Lauren A. S. Monroe

in Josiah's Reform and the Dynamics of Defilement: Israelite Rites of Violence and the Making of a Biblical Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199774166
eISBN:
9780199897377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774166.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter establishes the literary historical relationship between priestly-Holiness and Deuteronomistic elements in the account of the reform and the mechanisms of Deuteronomistic transformation. ... More


Literary, Historiographic, and Historical Implications

Lauren A. S. Monroe

in Josiah's Reform and the Dynamics of Defilement: Israelite Rites of Violence and the Making of a Biblical Text

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199774166
eISBN:
9780199897377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199774166.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses the implications of this study for certain central issues in biblical studies. These are: the nature of Holiness writing and the duration of the Holiness school's activity; the ... More


The Way of Life

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/9780199740420.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter thirty-one analyzes Hodge’s most popular book, his devotional The Way of Life. Hodge took over the role of Professor of Theology from Archibald Alexander in 1840, and thereby became the lead ... More


High-Risk Religion: Informed Consent in Faith Healing, Serpent Handling, and Refusing Medical Treatment

Margaret Pabst Battin

in Ending Life: Ethics and the Way We Die

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140279
eISBN:
9780199850280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140279.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In some of the more colorful groups on the American religious spectrum, the religious faith of believers involves a willingness to take substantial physical risks — risks to health, physical ... More


The Constraints on Mourning Rites

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/9780199264865.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter gives an analysis of the texts that constrain mourning behaviour by proscribing rites of laceration and shaving for priests and for Israelites in general. Using Holiness and ... More


Self-Predication in the Hippias Major and the Protagoras

John Malcolm

in Plato on the Self-Predication of Forms: Early and Middle Dialogues

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239062
eISBN:
9780191679827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239062.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter first stresses that the Form of the Beautiful, the general characteristic featured in the Hippias Major, may in itself be understood as a beautiful thing, thus giving a straightforward ... More


Becoming Saints

Deidre Helen Crumbley

in Saved and Sanctified: The Rise of a Storefront Church in Great Migration Philadelphia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039848
eISBN:
9780813043791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039848.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines beliefs and practices of The Church faith community and, after immersing the reader in a worship experience, explores four elements of “getting saved”: law, holiness, scripture, ... More


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