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Judeo-Christian Experience of the Holy

Phillip Wiebe

in God and Other Spirits: Intimations of Transcendence in Christian Experience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195140125
eISBN:
9780199835492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140125.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

An overview of phenomena in Judaeo-Christian history deemed to involve holy beings is undertaken with a view to uncovering the methodological, epistemological, and ontological questions these ... More


Autofiction: Stained Radiance and The Thirteenth Disciple

William K. Malcolm

in Lewis Grassic Gibbon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789620627
eISBN:
9781789629859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620627.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Mitchell’s first two novels are examined as works deploying the medium of imaginative literature for introspection and analysis of his own past. In reverse chronological order they recreate the ... More


Bodhisattva with a Female Body: Wu Zhao and Devi Jingguang

N. Harry Rothschild

in Emperor Wu Zhao and Her Pantheon of Devis, Divinities, and Dynastic Mothers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169387
eISBN:
9780231539180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169387.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the efforts of propagandists to illustrate how Wu Zhao was the avatar of Buddhist devi Jingguang (Sanskrit: Vimalaprabhā). In a sutra that reached China in the sixth century, ... More


Did Camara Lie? Two African Classics Between Canonicity and Oblivion

Christopher L. Miller

in Impostors: Literary Hoaxes and Cultural Authenticity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226590950
eISBN:
9780226591148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226591148.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This section analyzes questions about the authorship of two famous Francophone African novels published under the name Camara Laye: L’Enfant noir (The African Child) and Le Regard du roi (The ... More


Radiation

Eric B. Kraus and Joost A. Businger

in Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195066180
eISBN:
9780197560204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195066180.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

The earth receives virtually all of its energy from the sun in the form of electromagnetic radiation. This radiation is absorbed, reflected, and scattered by the earth”s surface, the ocean, and the ... More


Modeling and Simulating Radiative Transfer in the Ocean

Howard R. Gordon

in Ocean Optics

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195068436
eISBN:
9780197560235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195068436.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

The propagation of light in the sea is of interest in many areas of oceanography: light provides the energy that powers primary productivity in the ocean; light diffusely reflected by the ocean ... More


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