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The Figure of Thomas 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:
10.1093/0199284962.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter offers a closer discussion of the Johannine portrayal of Thomas. It argues that the author of John was unaware of the Syrian Thomas tradition: he never used the name Judas Thomas for ... More


Judas

Alexander Murray

in Suicide in the Middle Ages: Volume ii: The Curse on Self-Murder

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207313
eISBN:
9780191677625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207313.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Social History

The associations of Judas with suicide, suicide with the sin of despair, and the sin of despair with Judas, were three separate ideas. Since all three were implied in Nicholas of Bologna's image of ... More


Unhappy endings: ‘The most accursed, unhappy, and evil fortuned’

Helen Cooper

in The English Romance in Time: Transforming Motifs from Geoffrey of Monmouth to the Death of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248865
eISBN:
9780191719394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248865.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The happy ending is often taken as the definitive feature of romance; this chapter looks at the exceptions. Each of the motifs discussed in earlier chapters can impel disaster, as Judas and Mordred ... More


Truth

Benson Mates

in The Philosophy of Leibniz: Metaphysics and Language

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195059465
eISBN:
9780199833429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195059468.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Leibniz has a very special, and philosophically notorious, way of understanding what it means to say that a proposition is true. His best known and most important dictum on the subject is “a ... More


The Selection of Ajax to Face Hector

Dennis R. MacDonald

in Does the New Testament Imitate Homer?: Four Cases from the Acts of the Apostles

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300097702
eISBN:
9780300129892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300097702.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter describes the time when Ajax recognized his lot, rejoiced and asked the army to pray to Zeus for victory—and pray they did. The fight between Ajax and Hector ended in a draw; each ... More


Mothers and Sons

Elizabeth Archibald

in Incest and the Medieval Imagination

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198112099
eISBN:
9780191708497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112099.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter on mother-son incest (the most serious kind for the Middle Ages) considers two main types of plot. When the incest is consummated, the issue is whether the protagonist(s) will confess, ... More


Judas Macchabaeus: Justifying the 1745 Anti‐Jacobite Campaign *

Deborah W. Rooke

in Handel's Israelite Oratorio Libretti: Sacred Drama and Biblical Exegesis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199279289
eISBN:
9780191738050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279289.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The libretto for Judas Macchabaeus was written by Thomas Morell in the aftermath of the 1745 Jacobite rebellion. The subject‐matter is taken from the Apocrypha, and in some places the libretto quotes ... More


Dueling Sacraments: The Communion of Judas Iscariot

Jehangir Yezdi Malegam

in The Sleep of Behemoth: Disputing Peace and Violence in Medieval Europe, 1000-1200

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451324
eISBN:
9780801467899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451324.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter shows how Judas imagery had brought together several related concerns about the peace of the church. Peace was a sacrament, held to be so in oaths of reconciliation (sacramenta), ... More


Shaw's Jesus and Judas: Passion Without “Passion”

Stanley Weintraub

in Who's Afraid of Bernard Shaw?: Some Personalities in Shaw's Plays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037264
eISBN:
9780813041544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037264.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Rediscovering his first, abortive attempt for the stage, written, astonishingly, in Shakespearean blank verse, in 1878 when he was twenty-one, Shaw called his failed start “A Passion Play.” He was an ... More


Into the Labyrinth: Kenneth MacMillan and his Ballets

Richard Ralph

in Dance Research: The Journal of the Society for Dance Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635849
eISBN:
9780748671120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635849.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

Please Provide (as in Journal Copy) This study explores the choreographic themes and the emotional and psychic concerns which are so central to the creativity of Kenneth MacMillan. Clement Crisp, who ... More


‘He Is Not Here by Accident’: Transit, Sin and the Model Settler in Patrick Lussier’s Dracula 2000

Jerod Ra'Del Hollyfield

in Framing Empire: Postcolonial Adaptations of Victorian Literature in Hollywood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474429948
eISBN:
9781474453561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429948.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Dracula 2000 as both a resistant text of settler colonial identity and an example of Hollywood’s influence on the Canadian film industry. Seen by Miramax cofounder Bob Weinstein ... More


MATTHEW KING (b. 1967)Dives and Lazarus (1994): Text from Luke:16 (Tyndale Bible)

Jane Manning

in Vocal Repertoire for the Twenty-First Century, Volume 1: Works Written Before 2000

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780199391028
eISBN:
9780199391073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199391028.003.0042
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies, Popular

This chapter examines Dives and Lazarus. This impressive piece supplies a fresh slant to the traditional cantata on a biblical theme. It demonstrates the versatile gifts of the composer-pianist ... More


Tragical Mimesis and Biblical Interpretation II: Exposing and Expounding the Tragic in Sacred History

Paul M. Blowers

in Visions and Faces of the Tragic: The Mimesis of Tragedy and the Folly of Salvation in Early Christian Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198854104
eISBN:
9780191888458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854104.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter, following on the last, expands to other case studies of dramatic interpretation and tragical mimesis in patristic exposition of tragic narratives in the Bible beyond Genesis, in Old and ... More


Derams of Social Flying: The Yupple-Slacker Dialectic

Rob Latham

in Consuming Youth: Vampires, Cyborgs, and the Culture of Consumption

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226468914
eISBN:
9780226467023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226467023.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores how the ideal Fordist image of youth consumption has been impacted by the socioeconomic realities of post-Fordism. It specifically looks at youth-consumer vampirism in the ... More


The Wisdom of Jesus ben Sira and 2 Maccabees

Timothy H. Lim

in The Formation of the Jewish Canon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300164343
eISBN:
9780300164954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300164343.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

An important period for our understanding of the formation of the Jewish canon is the second century bce. Scholars have looked to the Wisdom of Jesus ben Sira and 2. Maccabees to back up the view ... More


A short history of betrayal

Gerry Smyth

in The Judas kiss: Treason and betrayal in six modern Irish novels

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719088537
eISBN:
9781781708835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088537.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter serves as an introduction to some of the principal representations of betrayal at large in western culture. ‘Judas’ is a by-word for betrayal; the concept of betrayal (in Eden and in ... More


The Selection of Matthias to Replace Judas

Dennis R. MacDonald

in Does the New Testament Imitate Homer?: Four Cases from the Acts of the Apostles

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300097702
eISBN:
9780300129892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300097702.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter describes how Luke wrote that after the Ascension the church at Jerusalem cast lots to determine whether Joseph Barsabbas Justus or Matthias would replace Judas among the Twelve. ... More


Jerusalem Legend or Homeric Imitation?

Dennis R. MacDonald

in Does the New Testament Imitate Homer?: Four Cases from the Acts of the Apostles

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300097702
eISBN:
9780300129892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300097702.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter shows that Luke surely knew a tradition about the death of Judas insofar as he shares intriguing details with Matthew's version; some of Papias's account likewise may be independent of ... More


The Medieval Europe an Oedipal Judas

Jonathan A. Silk

in Riven by Lust: Incest and Schism in Indian Buddhist Legend and Historiography

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830908
eISBN:
9780824868987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830908.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter focuses on the medieval European tale of Judas Iscariot, which is remarkably similar to, but ultimately conceptually quite different from, that of the Indian Buddhist Mahādeva. The ... More


Judaic Maccabæus: Longfellow and Joseph Massel

Jeffrey Einboden

in Nineteenth-Century US Literature in Middle Eastern Languages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748645640
eISBN:
9780748689132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645640.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Reading Judas Maccabaeus as rendered by Manchester Zionist, Joseph Massel, Chapter 1 explores the recruitment of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow for Hebrew language revival and the recovery of sacred ... More


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