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 New Immigrants, Rival Vanguards

Arieh Bruce Saposnik

in Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores competing definitions of “native” Hebrew identity claimed by two distinct social groups: a native generation that had been raised in the Zionist colonies and neighborhoods of ... More


The Critic at Work: Coming of Age

F. E. Peters

in Jesus and Muhammad: Parallel Tracks, Parallel Lives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199747467
eISBN:
9780199894796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747467.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter flows from the proposition that critical history attempts to apply criteria of facticity to literary texts and that redaction criticism in particular looks for traces of editorial ... More


The Carmelite Feast of the Presentation of the Virgin: A Study in Musical Adaptation

James John Boyce and O. Carm

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0022
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Carmelite Order accepted the Office of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary into its liturgy in 1393. The Carmelites of Mainz composed new texts for the feast and adapted music from three other ... More


The Ancient Palestinian Cult of the Virgin and the Early Dormition Traditions

Stephen J. Shoemaker

in Ancient Traditions of the Virgin Mary's Dormition and Assumption

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250752
eISBN:
9780191600746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250758.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The earliest centre of Marian cult in Palestine appears to have been an early Nativity shrine known as the Kathisma church, which by the early fifth century had become a focus of Marian piety. Not ... More


Christmas

Nicholas Lossky

in Lancelot Andrewes, the Preacher (1555-1626): The Origins of the Mystical Theology of the Church of England

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198261858
eISBN:
9780191682223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261858.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on the Christmas sermons of Lancelot Andrewes. Among his several sermons, seventeen were devoted to the Nativity and were preached on the 25th of December before James I and the ... More


Selden and Milton on Gods and Angels: Zephon and Satan

Jason P. Rosenblatt

in Renaissance England's Chief Rabbi: John Selden

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286133
eISBN:
9780191713859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286133.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines the influence of Selden’s De Diis Syris (1617; rev edn, 1629) and Maimonides’ principle of normative inversion on the catalog of pagan deities in book 1 of Paradise Lost and on ... More


European Inheritances: Christmas in the Colonies

Penne L. Restad

in Christmas in America: A History

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109801
eISBN:
9780199854073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109801.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Every Christian indeed awaits the celebration of Christmas. For centuries, every believer of the same faith battled the thoughts on why, when, and how to celebrate the coming of Christ. With the ... More


Milton's Poems 1645: the problem with soaring

Noam Reisner

in Milton and the Ineffable

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199572625
eISBN:
9780191721892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572625.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

After a brief reconsideration of Milton's well-documented impatience with, or even fear of, ineffable mystery in more general terms, and his place in the intellectual apophatic tradition traced so ... More


Counterinsurgency and the Problem of Sacred Space

Ron E. Hassner

in Treading on Hallowed Ground: Counterinsurgency Operations in Sacred Spaces

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195342048
eISBN:
9780199852017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342048.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the key problems that counterinsurgency operations pose in sacred places. It first delineates the concept of a “sacred space” and explains the key features that grant such ... 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


Early Poems and Prose: Some Hidden Continuities

Christopher Tilmouth

in Young Milton: The Emerging Author, 1620-1642

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199698707
eISBN:
9780191740756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698707.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This essay examines continuities and divergences between Milton's early poems and The Reason of Church‐Government in assessing the young Milton as a ceremonial Arminian who later endorses ... More


“A Large Dish of Onyx” in the Holy Roman Empire

Marina Belozerskaya

in Medusa’s Gaze: The Extraordinary Journey of the Tazza Farnese

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199739318
eISBN:
9780199979356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739318.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Frederick II Hohenstaufen, the Holy Roman Emperor who ruled southern Italy in the 13th century, seems to have acquired the Tazza from travelling merchants. He was keen to emulate and revive the ... More


Prologue

Lisa Yarger

in Lovie: The Story of a Southern Midwife and an Unlikely Friendship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630052
eISBN:
9781469630076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630052.003.0001
Subject:
History, Family History

At Christmas time, the narrator visits the Alte Pinakothek in Munich and stands before a triptych by Jan Joest van Kalkar, contemplating why this particular Nativity brings midwife Lovie Shelton to ... More


The Feast of the Subdeacons

Max Harris

in Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449567
eISBN:
9780801461613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449567.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the feast of the subdeacons in relation to the Feast of Fools. Writing in Paris sometime between 1160 and 1164, John Beleth talked about the feast of the subdeacons and ... More


The ‘Science’ of Astrology in Shakespeare’s Sonnets, Romeo and Juliet and King Lear

François Laroque

in Spectacular Science, Technology and Superstition in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474427814
eISBN:
9781474438735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427814.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

In chapter 1, François Laroque explores the paradoxical purposes of the science of astrology in two plays, namely Romeo and Juliet and The Tempest, and in his sonnets. The craze for astrology clearly ... More


The Nativity of Christ

Linden Bicket

in George Mackay Brown and the Scottish Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474411653
eISBN:
9781474435147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411653.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores Brown’s depiction of the babe of Bethlehem in his winter ‘homilies’, or festive journalism. The chapter examines Brown’s fusion of the folkloric and magical rituals of late ... More


Recommendations

David Scharia

in Judicial Review of National Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199393367
eISBN:
9780199393398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199393367.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter as well as the following two chapters deal with specific techniques the Israeli Supreme Court uses in its judgments. In this chapter the focus is on recommendations. The Court uses ... More


‘No Retreat, Even When Broken’: Classical Ruins in the Presepe Napoletano

Jessica Hughes

in Remembering Parthenope: The Reception of Classical Naples from Antiquity to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199673933
eISBN:
9780191797613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199673933.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter brings our journey through receptions of the classical past in Naples up to the present, focusing on the small-scale models of classical ruins sold by vendors in S. Gregorio Armeno in ... More


Bless You for Charlie Brown: Peanuts and the Evangelical Counterculture

Blake Scott Ball

in Charlie Brown's America: The Popular Politics of Peanuts

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190090463
eISBN:
9780190090494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190090463.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Schulz was always a Christian artist, but beginning in the late 1950s he started being more overt about his faith. After attending a 1957 Billy Graham Crusade meeting in New York City, Schulz was ... More


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