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Righteos Jehu

David T. Lamb

in Righteous Jehu and his Evil Heirs: The Deuteronomist's Negative Perspective on Dynastic Succession

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199231478
eISBN:
9780191710841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231478.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses how Deuteronomistic redactor (Dtr) has shaped the narrative of Jehu (2 Kgs. 9-10) to portray the ruler favourably. Since Dtr's positive perspective is seen most clearly in the ... More


De Sacramentis, book two

Paul Rorem

in Hugh of Saint Victor

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195384369
eISBN:
9780199869886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384369.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter introduces and summarizes book 2 of De sacramentis. It covers Incarnation, Christ, church, orders, garments, baptism, confirmation, Eucharist, minor sacraments, simony, marriage, ... More


Rituals for Healing, Suffering, Death

Bernard Cooke and Gary Macy

in Christian Symbol and Ritual: An Introduction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154115
eISBN:
9780199835591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154118.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Jesus was perhaps best known as a healer. Christians have continued this ministry of Jesus in their long history, proving care for the sick, needy, and dying. They also pray over the sick, anoint ... More


Anointed like David

Michael Peppard

in The World's Oldest Church: Bible, Art, and Ritual at Dura-Europos, Syria

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300213997
eISBN:
9780300216516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300213997.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter interprets the painting of David and Goliath on the south wall of the baptistery. Having been situated underneath a niche that probably held oil for anointing, the painting of David ... More


Prayer Cloths: Remnants of the Holy Ghost and the Texture of Faith

Anderson Blanton

in Hittin' the Prayer Bones: Materiality of Spirit in the Pentecostal South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623979
eISBN:
9781469623993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623979.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter describes the remarkable metamorphosis of a mere rag into a sacred cloth receptacle for the healing and apotropaic power of the Holy Ghost. Tracking the circulation of anointed fragments ... More


Learning from the Master: Carlos Annacondia and the Standardization of Pentecostal Practices in and beyond Argentina

Matthew Marostica

in Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393408
eISBN:
9780199894390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393408.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Divine healing and liberación (liberation or deliverance) became the primary tool for evangelization and church growth in Pentecostal and evangelical Protestant churches in Argentina between 1985 and ... More


Oviedo to León

Peter Linehan

in History and the Historians of Medieval Spain

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219453
eISBN:
9780191678349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219453.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Fernando I (1037–65) had begun his reign by having himself anointed at Leon cathedral, the Historia reports. There are two remarks to be made about this. One is that whereas imperial and royal ... More


History and the Historians, III

Peter Linehan

in History and the Historians of Medieval Spain

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219453
eISBN:
9780191678349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219453.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Regarding the authentic history of Oppas, modern scholars have vindicated D. Rodrigo. They have, however, not commented on his presentation of the cardinal event of the reign of Wamba, the reign ... More


The Anointed, the Appointed, and the Elected: Governance of the British Empire, 1689–1784

Ian K. Steele

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Whether through benign Whiggery or the tyranny of entrenched élites, the governance of the disparate kingdoms, companies, and colonies of the British Empire was not seriously challenged during the ... More


Healing into Wholeness in the Episcopal Church

Jennifer L. Hollis

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter looks at the wide range of healing services within the Episcopal Church, from services of healing that occur once per year to charismatic healing teams that offer healing prayer several ... More


‘On other surety none’: Raphael's Temporal and Spatial Passion Allegories

Russell M. Hillier

in Milton's Messiah: The Son of God in the Works of John Milton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199591886
eISBN:
9780191725326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591886.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

According to William Hunter's interpretation of Paradise Lost's War in Heaven, Raphael's martial narrative functions as a temporal allegory where the three days of angelic warfare evoke the Paschal ... More


The New and Everlasting Covenant

Samuel Morris Brown

in In Heaven as It Is on Earth: Joseph Smith and the Early Mormon Conquest of Death

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199793570
eISBN:
9780199932511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793570.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter begins a two-chapter treatment of the early Mormon temple cultus. Beginning in the “School of the Prophets” with images of sealing to salvation, ritual purification (washing and ... More


The Emergence and Development of Foundational Themes

Anthony Briggman

in Irenaeus of Lyons and the Theology of the Holy Spirit

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641536
eISBN:
9780191738302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641536.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

While chapter 3 considered the features of Irneaeus’ theology of the Spirit in AH 3 that are less relevant to his later pneumatological development and our particular examination of it, this chapter ... More


Empire and Identity

Pamela Kyle Crossley

in A Translucent Mirror: History and Identity in Qing Imperial Ideology

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215665
eISBN:
9780520928848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215665.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Hung Taiji created the ability for his state to sponsor a history of such a style of rule, to make that history point to him and use that historical anointing to extend his power of enunciation in as ... More


The Grammar of Messianism: An Ancient Jewish Political Idiom and Its Users

Matthew V. Novenson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190255022
eISBN:
9780190255046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190255022.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Messianism is one of the great themes in intellectual history. But, precisely because it has done so much important ideological work for the people who have written about it, the historical roots of ... More


Trance States: Tongues Speaking and the Anointing

Ralph W. Hood Jr. and W. Paul Williamson

in Them That Believe: The Power and Meaning of the Christian Serpent-Handling Tradition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231474
eISBN:
9780520942714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231474.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on the socio psychological dynamics of trance states that have been long associated with the practice of various Pentecostal signs—including glossolalia and serpent handling. ... More


The Experience of the Anointing

Ralph W. Hood Jr. and W. Paul Williamson

in Them That Believe: The Power and Meaning of the Christian Serpent-Handling Tradition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231474
eISBN:
9780520942714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231474.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter describes the actual experience of handling serpents and the experience of the anointing. Anointing, like tongues speaking, may be linked to trance states. However, “trance” does little ... More


The Anointing Makes the Difference: Power, Presence, and Gendered Worship

Melvin L. Butler

in Island Gospel: Pentecostal Music and Identity in Jamaica and the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042904
eISBN:
9780252051760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042904.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter introduces the life and ministry of Pastor Hermine Bryan, whose explanations of ritual flow and spiritual anointing serve as critical "data” to support an analysis of Pentecostal ... More


Messianic Indeterminacy: A Comparative Study

Catherine Keller

in Intercarnations: Exercises in Theological Possibility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823276455
eISBN:
9780823277094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823276455.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines comparative theology within the context of the Abrahamic rhizome as inseparable from political theology. The darkness of the messianic anointing is no more that of its frequent ... More


“A Stutter and a Stick”: The (Non-) Value of Educational Credentialing

Richard N. Pitt

in Divine Callings: Understanding the Call to Ministry in Black Pentecostalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768235
eISBN:
9780814768259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768235.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the ways in which these ministers legitimate their sense of themselves as clergy in spite of a nearly complete absence of what we have come to believe is an essential feature ... More


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