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Mani

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246953
eISBN:
9780191600463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246955.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Mani (216–76) gave fresh life to Gnostic dualism in the third century. Thinking about the problem of evil, he developed his own cosmology of conflict between the powers of light and darkness and ... More


 Sacred Arrangements: Balthasar, Flannery O'Connor, and the Glory of the Lord

Michael Patrick Murphy

in A Theology of Criticism: Balthasar, Postmodernism, and the Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195333527
eISBN:
9780199868896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333527.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Chapter 3 focuses on Balthasar's theological aesthetics as a well‐articulated critical methodology. Balthasar's fusion of aesthetics with history forges both a Christology and an analogy of being ... More


Hors D’Oeuvre: A Short History of Vegetarian Practices

Dominique Lestel

in Eat This Book: A Carnivore's Manifesto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231172974
eISBN:
9780231541152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172974.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Lestel takes readers through a brief history of vegetarianism, including discussions of, among others, Pythagoras, the Manicheans, Richard Wagner, and the contemporary animal rights movement.


The Monster Within

Caroline Ruddell

in The Besieged Ego: Doppelgangers and Split Identity Onscreen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748692026
eISBN:
9780748697052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692026.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A particularly prominent trope in moving image examples where the double is apparent is a split between good and evil; viewers are encouraged to identify and sympathise with one part of the dualistic ... More


Historical Context: Caracalla to Constantine

Michael Bland Simmons

in Universal Salvation in Late Antiquity: Porphyry of Tyre and the Pagan-Christian Debate

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190202392
eISBN:
9780190202415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190202392.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Setting Porphyrian universalism in its historical, social, political, economic, and cultural milieu, this chapter analyzes the development of universalist notions of salvation specifically in the ... More


Imagining the Colonial City

Jini Kim Watson

in The New Asian City: Three-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675722
eISBN:
9781452947556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675722.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter traces colonial urban development in historical and theoretical terms, emphasizing how colonial cities have been theorized in terms of global modernity, capitalism, and imperialism. It ... More


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