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Determining the Sources of Islamic Law and Jurisprudence

Tariq Ramadan

in Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331714
eISBN:
9780191720987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331714.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines scriptural sources in an attempt to understand what they tell us about the role of the Universe, creation, and the human and social contexts in the elaboration of Islamic law ... More


Absolute Misotheism II: Perverse Worshippers, Divine Avatars, and Peter Shaffer’s Attacks Against God

Bernard Schweizer

in Hating God: The Untold Story of Misotheism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199751389
eISBN:
9780199894864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751389.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The case of Peter Shaffer is unique in this study because he is the only one among all the major figures of misotheism who gives an unflattering portrait of God-haters. Contrasting sharply with the ... More


The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden: Volume II: Liber Caelestis, Books IV–V

Bridget Morris (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195166262
eISBN:
9780199868223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166262.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This is the second volume of the translation of the Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden. It contains Book IV and Book V, the so-called Liber Quaestionum (The Book of Questions). Book IV includes ... More


Reading Luke in Southampton County

Christopher Tomlins

in In the Matter of Nat Turner: A Speculative History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780691198668
eISBN:
9780691199870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691198668.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines Turner's affinity for biblical scripture. It first surveys Turner's account of himself and of what inspired him, with particular attention to his account's pattern of scriptural ... More


The Ethiopic Version

BRUCE M. METZGER

in The Early Versions of the New Testament: Their Origin, Transmission, and Limitations

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198261704
eISBN:
9780191682209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261704.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter discusses the introduction of Christianity into Ethiopia and the early manuscripts of the Ethiopic version of the New Testament. Many modern scholars date the origin of the Ethiopic ... More


Revelations II: 1969

Thomas F. DeFrantz

in Dancing Revelations: Alvin Ailey's Embodiment of African American Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195301717
eISBN:
9780199850648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301717.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines the 1969 version of Alvin Ailey's concert dance Revelations. The dance's performance was very different from its 1962 incarnation and the changes in it reflected the changes in ... More


Judges

Paul B. Moyer

in The Public Universal Friend: Jemima Wilkinson and Religious Enthusiasm in Revolutionary America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454134
eISBN:
9781501701450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454134.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the setbacks in the last two decades of the Public Universal Friend's ministry. The prophet had moved to the New York frontier hoping to find a peaceful sanctuary for herself ... More


Diane Arbus: A Feeling for the Camera

Deborah Nelson

in Tough Enough: Arbus, Arendt, Didion, McCarthy, Sontag, Weil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226457772
eISBN:
9780226457949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226457949.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Located in the documentary tradition by both John Szarchowski and Susan Sontag, Diane Arbus's photography has elicited decades of questions about her compassion. This chapter looks to Arbus's own ... More


Darkness and Illumination

Frederick Gross

in Diane Arbus's 1960s: Auguries of Experience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670116
eISBN:
9781452946467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670116.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Photography

This chapter presents the author’s reflections on the Revelations exhibition, which was held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 2004–2005. He ... More


Refusing Modernist Formulas of Second-Class Citizenship: Arthur Mitchell and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Clare Croft

in Dancers as Diplomats: American Choreography in Cultural Exchange

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199958191
eISBN:
9780190226329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199958191.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

This chapter examines the State Department’s attempts to package messages about American racial inclusivity in dance modernism in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. Modernism’s emphasis on abstraction made ... More


The Revelations of St. Birgitta of Sweden, Volume 4: The Heavenly Emperor’s Book to Kings, The Rule, and Minor Works

Bridget Morris (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780195166286
eISBN:
9780190247515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166286.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This is the fourth and final volume of the modern English translation of St. Birgitta of Sweden’s Revelations into English. It contains the supplementary and liturgical materials relating to St. ... More


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