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The Character of Creation: Scriptural Profiles

Norman Wirzba

in The Paradise of God: Renewing Religion in an Ecological Age

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195157161
eISBN:
9780199835270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157168.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The moral and spiritual character of creation is developed through a reading of five different biblical motifs: (1) the Yahwist account of creation in Genesis, (2) the Sabbath code, (3) Job’s ... More


Humanity's Place in Creation

Norman Wirzba

in The Paradise of God: Renewing Religion in an Ecological Age

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195157161
eISBN:
9780199835270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195157168.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

As creatures made in the “image of God,” we have a unique identity and vocation. After showing that the popular models of ourselves as stewards or citizens of creation is inadequate, a case is made ... More


Middlebrow Patriotism, Neighborly Reading

Yung-Hsing Wu

in Faulkner and Print Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812308
eISBN:
9781496812346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812308.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This essay argues that William Faulkner’s participation in the People-to-People program rendered his authorship through a middlebrow patriotism. Made up of 40-odd committees representing a diverse ... More


Conclusion

Janet Downie

in At the Limits of Art: A Literary Study of Aelius Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199924875
eISBN:
9780199345649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924875.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The conclusion briefly sums up the argument of the book: that Aristides’ Hieroi Logoi should be read in the context of his professional vocation, as a literary text in which he merges religion and ... More


Epilogue: Demonic Ambiguities

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/9780691198668.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This concluding chapter conjoins, in one constellation, the three texts from which certain observations have been drawn, and ourselves as readers of texts, and thereby attempt to provide this story ... More


Departures: Orphans, Heirs and Adventurers

Oana Panaïté

in The Colonial Fortune in Contemporary Fiction in French

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940292
eISBN:
9781786944290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940292.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The first chapter focuses on the works of four writers, Paule Constant, Pierre Michon, Claude Simon and Tierno Monénembo, whose scenes of departure (from the characters’ native village in the Creuse ... More


Karl Marx

Jessica Whyte

in Agamben's Philosophical Lineage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423632
eISBN:
9781474438520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423632.003.0028
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In the concluding volume of his Homo Sacer project, The Use of Bodies, Giorgio Agamben briefly turns to Marx to distinguish his own account of what he terms ‘inoperativity’ from a Marxist account of ... More


The Vocational Routes of American Literature

Leslie Elizabeth Eckel

in Atlantic Citizens: Nineteenth-Century American Writers at Work in the World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748669370
eISBN:
9780748684427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669370.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This introduction provides framing examples of American writers’ transatlantic vocational pursuits, including Whitman’s editorial attempt to introduce his poetry to foreign readers and Douglass’s ... More


Living in the Present

Carole Garibaldi Rogers

in Habits of Change: An Oral History of American Nuns

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199757060
eISBN:
9780190254421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199757060.003.0016
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter presents oral history interviews with five nuns who have chosen to live in the present: Sister Catherine Bertrand, executive director of the National Religious Vocation Conference; ... More


Conclusion

George Pattison

in A Rhetorics of the Word: A Philosophy of Christian Life, Part II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198813514
eISBN:
9780191851377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813514.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The conclusion sums up the argument of the book, explaining the interconnectedness of such key terms as vocation/calling, the name, and the promise and their essential coherence around the imperative ... More


Max Weber: Scholarship and Politics in the Disenchanted World

Mary Ann Glendon

in The Forum and the Tower: How Scholars and Politicians Have Imagined the World, from Plato to Eleanor Roosevelt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199782451
eISBN:
9780190252533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199782451.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on Max Weber, who longed for a leading role in the public arena, even after his writings had made him a towering figure in social thought. In his 1918 lecture on “Science as a ... More


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