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Isaac On Jewish and Christian Altars: Polemic and Exegesis in Rashi and the Glossa Ordinaria

Devorah Schoenfeld

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823243495
eISBN:
9780823243532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243495.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

“Isaac on Jewish and Christian Altars” offers an in-depth examination of two of the most influential Christian and Jewish Bible commentaries of the High Middle Ages. The Glossa Ordinaria and Rashi's ... More


Three Variations on American Liberalism

Peter Kuryla

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The focus of this chapter is on the contours of contemporary liberal thought. Tracing the historical roots of liberalism, the author, Peter Kuryla, considers the challenges to liberal thought ... More


| 1842–8 | 1842–8 The Centenary of the RoyalDanish Society

Magnetischer Verein and Henrik Steffens

in Hans Christian Ørsted: Reading Nature's Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669264
eISBN:
9780191748745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669264.003.0052
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Molbech is assigned to write the jubilee publication of the Royal Danish Society. The chapters on Ørsted's epoch are seen as predominantly critical by Ørsted, who is hurt. He is reprimanded for his ... More


The Unsettled Elizabethan Settlement

W. B. Patterson

in William Perkins and the Making of a Protestant England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199681525
eISBN:
9780191773235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681525.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

This chapter shows that religious turmoil, not the peace and stability implied by the term Elizabethan Settlement, characterized the reign of Elizabeth I. Polemical theology was rife, as was ... More


Self and Other in Historical Islamic Discourse

Jerusha Tanner Lamptey

in Never Wholly Other: A Muslima Theology of Religious Pluralism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199362783
eISBN:
9780199362806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362783.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This chapter examines various genres of the historical Islamic discourse on religious difference—including the apologetic, polemical, exegetical, juridical, and Sufi—in an effort to highlight the ... More


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