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The Spatial Orientation of the Zohar

David Greenstein

in Roads to Utopia: The Walking Stories of the Zohar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788335
eISBN:
9780804789684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788335.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The Zohar, in its mystic quest, seeks to abolish space, to privilege the point or the vertical axis as spiritual dimensions. The horizontal dimension is given over to history and to the mundane, or ... More


The Rise of the Contemporary Progressive Evangelical Movement

Brantley W. Gasaway

in Progressive Evangelicals and the Pursuit of Social Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617725
eISBN:
9781469617749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617725.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the actions of the evangelical leaders that led to the development of the progressive evangelical movement. The publication of the 1973 Chicago Declaration culminated the ... More


Racism: “America’s Original Sin”

Brantley W. Gasaway

in Progressive Evangelicals and the Pursuit of Social Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617725
eISBN:
9781469617749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617725.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses how evangelical progressives viewed racism as an institutionalized injustice that needed remedial public programs and policies. It considers inequalities faced by the African ... More


Introduction

Brantley W. Gasaway

in Progressive Evangelicals and the Pursuit of Social Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617725
eISBN:
9781469617749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617725.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter presents an overview of the progressive evangelical movement as an alternative to both the Religious Right and the political left from the 1970s into the twenty-first century. It ... More


Zoharic Geographics

David Greenstein

in Roads to Utopia: The Walking Stories of the Zohar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788335
eISBN:
9780804789684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788335.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The Zohar's sense of space recognizes various geographic regions and qualities. It situates the Companions in Israel, the Holy Land. By contrast, Babylonia is defined as the region of the Other Side. ... More


Cleaving to the Other Side: Conversion to Christianity

Ellen D. Haskell

in Mystical Resistance: Uncovering the Zohar's Conversations with Christianity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190600433
eISBN:
9780190600457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600433.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses the sense of threat that permeated Spanish Jews’ lives, explaining how the Zohar deploys its rhetoric of the Other Side’s evil powers to defame Christians and those who ... More


Sitcom Cinema: Case Studies in Convergence

in Spanish Screen Fiction: Between Cinema and Television

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312014
eISBN:
9781846315732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312014.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines sitcom cinema in Spain. It explores the specificity of humour in Spain and the ambivalent relationship between comic film and television. The chapter also discusses the ... More


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