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Developmental Theism: From Pure Will to Unbounded Love

Peter Forrest

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199214587
eISBN:
9780191706523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214587.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Religion

This book is a speculative philosophical theology based on three themes: that a version of materialism is a help, not a hindrance, in philosophical theology; that God develops; and that this ... More


Caring for Patients at the End of Life: Facing an Uncertain Future Together

Timothy Quill

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195139402
eISBN:
9780199999859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139402.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

In this book, the author uses his wide range of clinical experience caring for severely ill patients and their families to illustrate the challenges and potential of end-of-life care. Section One ... More


The Cost of Abandonment

Jennifer F. Hamer

in Abandoned in the Heartland: Work, Family, and Living in East St. Louis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520269316
eISBN:
9780520950177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269316.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Today, in the metropolitan-area small cities, African Americans are more likely than whites to live in poverty, to experience a high rate of school dropouts, and to be incarcerated. At a later point ... More


Redefining Social Interest: The Eighteenth-Century Foundling Crisis

Matthew Gerber

in Bastards: Politics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755370
eISBN:
9780199932603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755370.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Family History

Even as French jurists increasingly grounded the exclusion of extramarital offspring from the family on social interest rather than supposed personal defect, the definition of social interest was ... More


The Cruelest of All Mothers: Marie de l'Incarnation, Motherhood, and Christian Tradition

Mary Dunn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267217
eISBN:
9780823272327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267217.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In 1631, Marie Guyart (later, Marie de l’Incarnation) stepped over the threshold of the Ursuline convent in Tours, into the cloister and out of the world, leaving behind the family business, her ... More


Hidden in Plain Sight: Expositi in the Community

Judith Evans Grubbs

in Children, Memory, and Family Identity in Roman Culture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199582570
eISBN:
9780191595271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582570.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the dynamics of infant exposure in the Roman Empire, especially the Roman legal attitude toward those who abandoned newborn infants and the fate of the children themselves. ... More


Crisis and Opportunity

Barry Eichengreen

in Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This is the third of three chapters that consider the operation of the reconstructed gold standard system following World War I. It describes the desperate attempts of policy makers to defend the ... More


Tentative Adjustments

Barry Eichengreen

in Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter traces the consequences of the disintegration of the gold standard system, contrasting economic recovery in countries that jettisoned gold with continued depression in countries that ... More


The Dollar and the World Economic Conference

Barry Eichengreen

in Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter analyzes the critical period in the spring of 1933 when American policy was reversed and the dollar devalued. Roosevelt's abandonment of gold coincided with the World Economic ... More


Toward the Tripartite Agreement

Barry Eichengreen

in Golden Fetters: The Gold Standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195101133
eISBN:
9780199869626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195101138.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

By 1934, it was impossible to ignore the contrast between the persistence of depression in gold standard countries and the acceleration of recovery in the rest of the world; the continued allegiance ... More


Elder Abuse

Karel Kurst-Swanger and Jacqueline L. Petcosky

in Violence in the Home: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165180
eISBN:
9780199864966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165180.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores the unique characteristics of violence against family elders. It reviews the trends that have guided the salience of elder abuse throughout history and provides an overview of ... More


The Septuagint between Jews and Christians

Tessa Rajak

in Translation and Survival: The Greek Bible of the Ancient Jewish Diaspora

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199558674
eISBN:
9780191720895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558674.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers what the rapid scripturalization of the new Christian movement meant for Jews. The new religion was grafted on to Judaism and Christians defined themselves as the ‘new Israel’, ... More


The Obligations and Responsibilities of Parenthood

David Archard

in Procreation and Parenthood: The Ethics of Bearing and Rearing Children

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590704
eISBN:
9780191595547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590704.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The chapter distinguishes between the parental obligation to ensure that the child has a parent and the responsibilities of acting as a parent. It argues that a causal theory of parental ... More


Theodicy and human freedom

Demetrios S. Katos

in Palladius of Helenopolis: The Origenist Advocate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696963
eISBN:
9780191731969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696963.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Church History

This chapter continues the books presentation on Origenist theology at the turn of the fifth century. Human freedom and divine omnipotence were two hallmarks of Origen's legacy, and this chapter ... More


Whose Child Is This?

Norvin Richards

in The Ethics of Parenthood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731749
eISBN:
9780199866311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731749.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

When someone has been separated from his or her children and wants to be a parent to the child, it has to be decided whether (l) that is to be permitted or (2) this person is to have no special ... More


Introduction

Nathan Richards

in Ships' Graveyards: Abandoned Watercraft and the Archaeological Site Formation Process

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032573
eISBN:
9780813039541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032573.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

This chapter discusses the research for the Abandoned Ships Project and the concept of abandoning watercrafts. It presents the abandoned ships in Australian maritime archaeology and introduces a ... More


Abandonment and Change of Mind

Gideon Yaffe

in Attempts: In the Philosophy of Action and the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590667
eISBN:
9780191595530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590667.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Defendants sometimes fail to complete their crimes because they abandon their attempts before completion. Jurisdictions vary in their response to this. Some grant an affirmative defense for ... More


The Cloistered Passion of Radha and Krishna

Sudhir Kakar and John Munder Ross

in Tales of Love, Sex, and Danger

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072560
eISBN:
9780199082124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072560.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the paradigmatic love story of Radha and Krishna, widely considered in Hindu cultural imagination as a parable of the human longing for and union with God. The liaison of ... More


Personal Experiences

Linda Centers

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From diagnosis to bereavement, 2nd Edn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199212934
eISBN:
9780191730368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212934.003.0021
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter provides a personal experience of someone who had taken care and lived with an ALS patient. It tells the story of Linda Centers, a healthcare provider and a daughter who cared for her ... More


Psychosocial issues

Derek Doyle, David Jeffrey, and Kenneth Calman

in Palliative Care in the Home

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632272
eISBN:
9780191730245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632272.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter probes into the apprehensions, anxieties, and emotional problems faced by terminally ill patients, the emotions and psychosocial issues faced by the families and relatives, and how the ... More


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