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A Pastoral Symphony

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0082
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The mood of A Pastoral Symphony is, as its title suggests, almost entirely quiet and contemplative—there are few fortissimos and few allegros. The only really quick passage is the Coda to the third ... More


Terraforming: Ecopolitical Transformations and Environmentalism in Science Fiction

Chris Pak

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382844
eISBN:
9781786945426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382844.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the emergence and development of terraforming in science fiction from H.G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds (1898) to James Cameron’s blockbuster Avatar (2009). Terraforming is the ... More


Fabula, between μῦθος and אגדה‎: concerning Christian exegesis during the Middle Ages

Gilbert Dahan

in Scriptural Exegesis: The Shapes of Culture and the Religious Imagination: Essays in Honour of Michael Fishbane

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199206575
eISBN:
9780191709678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206575.003.00016
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

In providing a model of allegorical interpretation and in condemning the fabula on several occasions, St Paul laid the foundation for Christian exegesis. During the following generations Christian ... More


Ruotger, Bruno, and the Fathers

Henry Mayr‐Harting

in Church and Cosmos in Early Ottonian Germany: The View from Cologne

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199210718
eISBN:
9780191705755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210718.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In assessing the reading which went into Ruotger's creation of his image of Bruno, the Bible (including St Paul), the classics, the Rule of St Benedict, and the early Christian poets and ... More


The Alfredian Project and its Aftermath: Rethinking the Literary History of the Ninth and Tenth Centuries: Sir Israel Gollancz Memorial Lecture

MALCOLM GODDEN

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 162, 2008 Lectures

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264584
eISBN:
9780191734069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264584.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This lecture presents the text of the speech about the Alfredian project and its aftermath delivered by the author at the 2008 Sir Israel Gollancz Memorial Lecture held at the British Academy. It ... More


King Alfred’s Books: Most Necessary for All Men to Know?

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the list of original works from the hand of King Alfred as well as translations of Latin writers from Late Antiquity. It begins with the king's own comments on his writings and ... More


In History's Grip: Philip Roth's Newark Trilogy

Michael Kimmage

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781824
eISBN:
9780804783675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781824.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book concentrates on the literature of Philip Roth, one of America's greatest writers, and in particular on American Pastoral, I Married a Communist, and The Human Stain. Each of these novels ... More


The Last Years

Jerome Murphy-oʼconnor

in Paul: A Critical Life

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780192853424
eISBN:
9780191670589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192853424.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

Paul's concern about his reception in Jerusalem is mentioned in his Letter to the Romans, the group that he needed to support him if he were to proceed to Spain. Luke described Paul's condition while ... More


Afterword

Mary M. Schaefer

in Women in Pastoral Office: The Story of Santa Prassede, Rome

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199977628
eISBN:
9780199369935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977628.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

3–5 sentences, or around 120 words and no more than 200 words The Afterword summarizes the book's goals: to unveil the many levels of meaning in Paschal's most important ... More


The Catholic Church, Indigenous Rights, and the Environment in the Peruvian Amazon Region

Oscar A. Espinosa

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this essay, Espinosa outlines the role played by Roman Catholic bishops of the Amazon during the intense conflicts over indigenous rights and environmental degradation that occurred in the ... More


Bleeding from the “Torn Bough”: Challenging Nature in James Joyce's Pomes Penyeach

Marc C. Conner (ed.)

in The Poetry of James Joyce Reconsidered

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039763
eISBN:
9780813043159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039763.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay examines the role of landscape and nature in Joyce's poetry, along with the rise of nature and eco-criticism in Irish Studies in the past decade, arguing that nature reminds Joyce of exile ... More


Ignatian Pedagogy and the Faith That Does Justice

Roger Bergman

in Catholic Social Learning: Educating the Faith That Does Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233281
eISBN:
9780823241736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233281.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the Pedagogical Circle as the appropriate and necessary extension of the insight about the importance of personal encounter. It traces the evolution of the pedagogical circle ... More


The influence of Christian Rome

Menno Fenger and Paul Henman

in Rome in Late Antiquity: Everyday Life and Urban Change, AD 312-609

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612390
eISBN:
9780748651009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612390.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The power of dissident theologies – Arianism, then Nestorianism and Monophysitism – in the eastern part of the Roman empire established the bishop of Rome as a moral and political authority to whom ... More


Pragmatic Authority

Claudia Rapp

in Holy Bishops in Late Antiquity: The Nature of Christian Leadership in an Age of Transition

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242968
eISBN:
9780520931411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242968.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter shows how the concrete or pragmatic authority of bishops within the church has its roots in an appreciation of a bishop's spiritual abilities. It presents an overview of the early church ... More


Guilt by Association: Heresy Catalogues in Early Christianity

Geoffrey S. Smith

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199386789
eISBN:
9780199386802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199386789.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book explores the creation, publication, and circulation of heresy catalogues by second- and early third-century Christians. Polemicists made use of these religious blacklists, which include the ... More


Credentialing Chaplains

Winnifred Fallers Sullivan

in A Ministry of Presence: Chaplaincy, Spiritual Care, and the Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226779751
eISBN:
9780226145594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226145594.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the training and credentialing of chaplains. The work of chaplains is set in the larger context of employment regulation in the US. Separate sections describe the three ... More


Rossini’s William Tell (Part I)

Katherine Kolb

in Berlioz on Music: Selected Criticism 1824-1837

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199391950
eISBN:
9780199391981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391950.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

When Rossini’s opera, in 1829, was hailed as a great new turn in the composer’s manner, Berlioz was dismissive. In this piece he reverses his stand, calling the opera a masterpiece (even if flawed), ... More


The American Pastoral and the Conquest of Space

Chris Pak

in Terraforming: Ecopolitical Transformations and Environmentalism in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382844
eISBN:
9781786945426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382844.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyses the American Pastoral in the first terraforming boom of the 1950s. Referencing Ernest J. Yanarella’s discussion of terraforming in The Cross, the Plow and the Skyline: ... More


History and the anti-pastoral: Utopian dreams and rituals of purification in the ‘American Trilogy’

David Brauner

in Philip Roth

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074240
eISBN:
9781781700938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074240.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Philip Roth's fiction has always been characterised by the tension between the individual capacity for self-determination and the deterministic forces of history; between seductive dreams of harmony, ... More


Mind Cure Medicalized: The Emmanuel Movement and Its Heirs

Wakoh Shannon Hickey

in Mind Cure: How Meditation Became Medicine

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190864248
eISBN:
9780190864279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864248.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Buddhism

This chapter describes how members of the American medical and religious establishment appropriated some of the suggestive methods taught by Mind Curers and channeled them into mainstream ... More


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