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A Question of Character: The “Labor of Composition” as “Preventative Medicine” in Theodoret of Cyrrhus’s Religious History

Rebecca Krawiec

in The Garb of Being: Embodiment and the Pursuit of Holiness in Late Ancient Christianity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780823287024
eISBN:
9780823288908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287024.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The similarity of the accounts of monk’s lives, and the function of this homogeneity, in Theodoret of Cyrrus’s Religious History has been the focus of much scholarship on this work. This chapter ... More


Apologia

Ian Ker

in John Henry Newman: A Biography

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199569106
eISBN:
9780191702044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569106.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

After years of silence, Newman resurfaced mainly to defend himself from Charles Kingsley's grave accusation that he and the Roman Catholic Church were conspirators of false truths and deception. ... More


Eighteenth-Century Women's Writing and the Methodist Media Revolution: 'Consider the Lord as Ever Present Reader'

Andrew O. Winckles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620184
eISBN:
9781789629651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620184.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Eighteenth-Century Women’s Writing and the Methodist Media Revolution argues that Methodism in the eighteenth century was a media event that uniquely combined and utilized different types of media to ... More


Epilogue

Hannah Holtschneider

in Jewish Orthodoxy in Scotland: Rabbi Dr Salis Daiches and Religious Leadership

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474452595
eISBN:
9781474476553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452595.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The book concludes by articulating the significance of the attention to local history for our study of national and international themes of migration. Complementing works which address the lives of ... More


Introduction

Maureen Sabine

in Veiled Desires: Intimate Portrayals of Nuns in Postwar Anglo-American Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251650
eISBN:
9780823253043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251650.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book challenges the stereotypes that have trivialized and sentimentalized the cinematic nun by examining how iconic movie stars injected a complicated history of desire into their film ... More


Keshab: Bengal's Forgotten Prophet

John Stevens

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190901752
eISBN:
9780190943042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901752.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Keshab Chandra Sen (1838-84) was one of the most powerful and controversial figures in nineteenth-century Bengal. A religious leader and social reformer, his universalist interpretation of Hinduism ... More


Minority Religions in the Sasanian Empire: Suppression, Integration and Relations with Rome

Lee E. Patterson

in Sasanian Persia: Between Rome and the Steppes of Eurasia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474401012
eISBN:
9781474435277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401012.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Gauging the importance of religion to the exercise of political will in the Sasanian world requires enormous care. It is all too easy to take the Great Kings at their word as they championed the ... More


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