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Other Living Beings

Mary Douglas

in Leviticus as Literature

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244195
eISBN:
9780191600548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199244197.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The Leviticus writer finds the world divided into two kinds of humans, those under the covenant, and the rest, and two kinds of land animals, those under the covenant and the rest; but the rest are ... More


The Politics of Cult

Andrew Mein

in Ezekiel and the Ethics of Exile

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199291397
eISBN:
9780191700620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291397.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Of all the prophets, Ezekiel is most concerned with matters of cult, and his priestly background is often invoked as the source of numerous features of the book. In thinking about Ezekiel's ethical ... More


Mordecai Would Not Bow Down: Anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, and Christian Supersessionism

Timothy P. Jackson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197538050
eISBN:
9780197538081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538050.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Paradoxically, no other subjects of modern inquiry are as likely to generate false consolation as the Holocaust and anti-Semitism. Even as we acknowledge the enormity of these twin evils and resolve ... More


Ruinous Tendencies The Anti-Abolition Backlash

Elizabeth R. Varon

in Disunion!: The Coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832325
eISBN:
9781469606200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887189_varon.8
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter begins with abolitionist Lydia Maria Child's commentary on the nullification crisis: “Who does not see that the American people are walking over a subterranean fire, the flames of which ... More


Five Punishments and Beyond: The Evolution of Penal Codes in Imperial China

Xiaoqun Xu

in Heaven Has Eyes: Law and Justice in Chinese History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190060046
eISBN:
9780190060077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060046.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History, Political History

Chapter 1 discusses the intellectual foundations of Chinese law and justice, such as the notions of Heaven, the Mandate of Heaven, Heaven-human interactions, and yin and yang as two primal forces ... More


Primary Topic Article: Why Would It Be Morally Wrong to Create a Human-Animal Chimera?

Stuart J. Youngner

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0045
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This exploration of the origin and meaning of moral boundaries in bioethics asks questions such as: by what authority and methodology are boundaries created, identified, and defended; what could ... More


“Abominable mixture and spurious issue”

Heather Miyano Kopelson

in Faithful Bodies: Performing Religion and Race in the Puritan Atlantic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479805006
eISBN:
9781479814268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805006.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores concepts of and language about sinfulness and uncleanness in English and European references to interracial sex during the seventeenth century. It argues that such concepts were ... More


To Wear Is Human, to Live—Divine: Parashat Ki Tetse (Deuteronomy 21:10–25:19)

Elliot Kukla and Reuben Zellman

in Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720127
eISBN:
9780814785249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720127.003.0049
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter interprets a verse in Parashat Ki-Tetse of Deuteronomy, stating that “a man's clothes should not be on a woman, and a man should not wear the apparel of a woman; for anyone who does ... More


Nazism and the Western Conscience

Timothy P. Jackson

in Mordecai Would Not Bow Down: Anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, and Christian Supersessionism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197538050
eISBN:
9780197538081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538050.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

I offer here a scale of moral responsibility applicable to members of the Nazi Reich during the Final Solution: (1) oblivious: totally unaware, simply out to lunch or mentally impaired concerning the ... More


Purity and Pollution Ideas in the Hebrew Bible

Eve Levavi Feinstein

in Sexual Pollution in the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199395545
eISBN:
9780199395569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199395545.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Biblical Studies

This chapter surveys the Hebrew Bible’s uses of purity and pollution language and its treatment of concepts related to purity and pollution, including holiness, abomination, and sin. This is followed ... More


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