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Passing the Light: The Incense Light Community and Buddhist Nuns in Contemporary Taiwan

Chün-fang Yü

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836580
eISBN:
9780824871086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836580.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The term “revival” has been used to describe the resurgent vitality of Buddhism in Taiwan. Particularly impressive is the quality and size of the nun's order: Taiwanese nuns today are highly educated ... More


New Lights and Old Faiths

S. J. Connolly

in Divided Kingdom: Ireland 1630-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199543472
eISBN:
9780191716553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543472.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Penal laws continued to exclude the Catholic, and to a lesser extent, Protestant dissenter populations from full citizenship. Despite major legal disadvantages, there was a substantial Catholic ... More


 Vox Populi, Vox Dei

J. Rixey Ruffin

in A Paradise of Reason: William Bentley and Enlightenment Christianity in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326512
eISBN:
9780199870417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326512.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Bentley had led the Democratic‐Republican Party to victory, but not all of Salem's Republicans followed along for the reasons he offered. Many, perhaps most, of Salem's Republicans were evangelicals, ... More


Father of Forms: Merrill, Auden, and a Fable of Influence

Aidan Wasley

in The Age of Auden: Postwar Poetry and the American Scene

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136790
eISBN:
9781400836352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136790.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses Auden's influence on James Merrill. It suggests that Merrill looked to Auden as the guide who could instruct him and encourage him to enjoy the feast of the full range of ... More


A Controversial Spirit: Evangelical Awakenings in the South

Philip N. Mulder

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131635
eISBN:
9780199834525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131630.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Presbyterians, Baptists, and Methodists in the American South competed divisively with each other during the First and Second Great Awakenings, establishing a spirited evangelical presence in the ... More


Creating Sacred Spaces: Energy Efficiency, Green Jobs, and Green Building

Mallory McDuff

in Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God's Earth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379570
eISBN:
9780199869084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379570.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how churches are redefining the creation of sacred space to reflect stewardship of the earth. The stories in this chapter include the initial steps taken by La Capilla de Santa ... More


Making a Pilgrimage: Mountaintop Removal, Water, and Wildflowers

Mallory McDuff

in Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God's Earth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379570
eISBN:
9780199869084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379570.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religious traditions are rich with stories of pilgrimage, a journey for spiritual enrichment that involves travel to a place of meaning. This chapter reveals how people of faith made a pilgrimage to ... More


George Fox and Early Quaker Culture

Hilary Hinds

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081576
eISBN:
9781781702383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081576.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

What was distinctive about the founding principles and practices of Quakerism? This book explores how the Light Within became the organising principles of this seventeenth-century movement, ... More


Religion and Radical Ideology

I. R. Mcbride

in Scripture Politics

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206422
eISBN:
9780191677113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206422.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the contribution of Ulster Presbyterianism to United Irish political thought during the 18th century. It outlines various modes of argument that characterized radical writing ... More


‘That Living Voice’: Gilbert Murray at the BBC

Mick Morris

in Gilbert Murray Reassessed: Hellenism, Theatre, and International Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208791
eISBN:
9780191709029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208791.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores Murray's long involvement with the medium of radio. His broadcasts ranged from classical drama to current affairs to memories of his youth; from translations to lectures to the ... More


Quaker Attitudes and Practices

Geoffrey Cantor

in Quakers, Jews, and Science: Religious Responses to Modernity and the Sciences in Britain, 1650-1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276684
eISBN:
9780191603389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276684.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The early Quakers often saw their scientific endeavours pitted against those of the Anglican establishment. However, the doctrine of the ‘Inner Light’ also emphasised the importance of appreciating ... More


Appalachian Folklore

Katherine Ledford and Theresa Lloyd (eds)

in Writing Appalachia: An Anthology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178790
eISBN:
9780813178806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178790.003.0705
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The terms “folklore,” “folklife,” and “folkways” refer to cultural practices transmitted orally among members of a group. The literature represented in this anthology is an example of verbal ... More


Conclusion

Christina L. Baade

in Victory through Harmony: The BBC and Popular Music in World War II

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195372014
eISBN:
9780199918287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372014.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

The book concludes with a consideration of VE-Day and the initial shape of the better postwar future promised by the People's War. Near the end of the war, BBC Listener Research began to recognize ... More


The Reign of the New Light

I. R. Mcbride

in Scripture Politics

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206422
eISBN:
9780191677113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206422.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines the reign of the so-called New Light Presbyterianism in Ireland during the 18th century. It traces the progress of the New Light from its origins in the 1720s to its triumph in ... More


Shards of Speech

Michel de Certeau, Luce Giard, and Michael B. Smith

in The Mystic Fable, Volume Two: The Sixteenth And Seventeenth Centuries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226209135
eISBN:
9780226209272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226209272.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

John of the Cross is revisited, particularly with respect to his aphorisms, specifically in Sayings of Light and Love. Their form is that of the dicho (saying). The “you” oscillates between you “the ... More


Out of the Garden

Joel Williamson

in William Faulkner and Southern History

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101294
eISBN:
9780199854233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101294.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Mansion reflected the saving force in the South that shows the innate goodness in white people of all classes. This optimism was not present in The Sound and the Fury, where ... More


Public and Private: Newton’s Chrysopoeia and the Republic of Chymistry

William R. Newman

in Newton the Alchemist

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691174877
eISBN:
9780691185033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174877.003.0020
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter shows that Newton developed a theory of refraction based on the chymical principle sulfur, which he described in the first edition Opticks (1704). It also finds that the seeds of this ... More


Tennyson and the Histories of Criticism

Jerome J. McGann

in The Beauty of Inflections: Literary Investigations in Historical Method and Theory

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198117506
eISBN:
9780191670961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117506.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter works toward a historically grounded revaluation of a famous poem, and it attempts to integrate this interpretation with several disparate yet related sets of historical materials, ... More


The Photomultiplier Handbook

A. G. Wright

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199565092
eISBN:
9780191747335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199565092.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This handbook is aimed at helping users of PMTs who are faced with the challenge of designing sensitive light detectors for scientific and industrial purposes. The raison d’être for photomultipliers ... More


Hobbes's Kingdom of Light: A Study of the Foundations of Modern Political Philosophy

Devin Stauffer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226552903
eISBN:
9780226553061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226553061.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Hobbes’s Kingdom of Light is a wide-ranging exploration of Hobbes’s thought. The book delves into Hobbes’s critique of the classical tradition, his natural philosophy, and his critique of religion ... More


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