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The Presentation of the Northern Kingdom of Israel in 1 Kings 12–2 Kings 17

Marvin A. Sweeney

in King Josiah of Judah: The Lost Messiah of Israel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195133240
eISBN:
9780199834693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195133242.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Scholars have long recognized the historiographical contention of the Deuteronomistic History that the northern kingdom of Israel was destroyed because it followed in the sins of its first king, ... More


Transplant Imaginary: "Mechanical Hearts, Animal Parts, and Moral Thinking in Highly Experimental Science"

Lesley A. Sharp

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277960
eISBN:
9780520957152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277960.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The extraordinarily surgically successful realm of organ transplantation is plagued worldwide by the scarcity of donated human parts, a quandary that generates ongoing debates over the marketing of ... More


‘Oh, my God … can this be England?’ (Sax Rohmer, The Mystery of Dr Fu-Manchu, 1913)

Anne Witchard

in Lao She in London

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139606
eISBN:
9789882208643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139606.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The period of China's utmost vulnerability, from the Boxer uprising of 1900 until the rise of the Nationalist Party in the mid-1920s, coincided with the mass-marketing of Chinese stereotypes and the ... More


The Golden Calf between Bible and Qur'an: Scripture, Polemic, and Exegesis From Late Antiquity to Islam

Michael E. Pregill

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198852421
eISBN:
9780191886881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852421.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book explores the story of the Israelites’ worship of the Golden Calf in its Jewish, Christian, and Muslim contexts, from ancient Israel to the emergence of Islam. It focuses in particular on ... More


Cow to Calf

Dale F. Lott

in American Bison: A Natural History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233386
eISBN:
9780520930742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233386.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

This chapter discusses the social relationships of calves, especially their relationship with their mother. The name of ruminants comes from the practice of bringing up fist-sized wads (boluses) of ... More


The Last Spittoon

Rob Christensen

in The Rise and Fall of the Branchhead Boys: North Carolina's Scott Family and the Era of Progressive Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651040
eISBN:
9781469651064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651040.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Kerr Scott is elected to the Senate in 1954, defeating race-baiting tactics by his opponent. Despite his progressive record as governor, Scott was not one of the Senate’s liberals and did not cut as ... More


Dance Typologies: The Medieval Bible

Kathryn Dickason

in Ringleaders of Redemption: How Medieval Dance Became Sacred

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197527276
eISBN:
9780197527306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197527276.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The opening chapter explores the relationship between medieval biblical interpretation and dance. The Vulgate was the urtext by which medieval authorities developed and justified their ideas ... More


Jewish Visual Practices

J. M. F. Heath

in Paul's Visual Piety: The Metamorphosis of the Beholder

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199664146
eISBN:
9780191748455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664146.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter examines the Jewish visual culture from which Paul and some of his congregations came. Like the previous chapter, it focuses not on material culture as such, but on habits of the eyes, ... More


Sense Perception and Transformative Judgement: 2 Corinthians 2:14–7:4

J. M. F. Heath

in Paul's Visual Piety: The Metamorphosis of the Beholder

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199664146
eISBN:
9780191748455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664146.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This chapter introduces the broader literary context in which Paul comes to write explicitly of the ‘metamorphosis of the beholder’ (2 Cor 3:18). It gives an account of the history of scholarship on ... More


Method and Context in the Study of Bible and Qur’an: The Calf Narrative as Case Study

Michael E. Pregill

in The Golden Calf between Bible and Qur'an: Scripture, Polemic, and Exegesis From Late Antiquity to Islam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198852421
eISBN:
9780191886881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852421.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter introduces the story of the Golden Calf, comparing the biblical version found in the book of Exodus and the presentation of the episode in the Qur’an. It argues for the importance of ... More


Biblical Beginnings: The Calf of Sinai, the Calves of Jeroboam, and the Invention of Idolatry

Michael E. Pregill

in The Golden Calf between Bible and Qur'an: Scripture, Polemic, and Exegesis From Late Antiquity to Islam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198852421
eISBN:
9780191886881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852421.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the main narrative of the Golden Calf found in Exodus 32, as well as other allusions to this episode from Israel’s history from what became the canonical Hebrew Bible. The ... More


Early Jewish Interpretation: An Opportunity for Repentance, a Pretext for Polemic

Michael E. Pregill

in The Golden Calf between Bible and Qur'an: Scripture, Polemic, and Exegesis From Late Antiquity to Islam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198852421
eISBN:
9780191886881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852421.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the earliest traditions of interpretation of the Golden Calf narrative, found in Jewish literature of the Greco-Roman period; these early retellings of the narrative are deeply ... More


A Hard Yoke Upon Their Neck: Patristic Polemic and Amoraic Apologetic

Michael E. Pregill

in The Golden Calf between Bible and Qur'an: Scripture, Polemic, and Exegesis From Late Antiquity to Islam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198852421
eISBN:
9780191886881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852421.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter compares the presentations of the Golden Calf narrative in the literary texts of early Christianity and early rabbinic Judaism. The promotion of anti-Jewish readings of the Golden Calf ... More


The Syrian–Palestinian Milieu in Late Antiquity: The Contested Legacy of Aaron and the Priesthood

Michael E. Pregill

in The Golden Calf between Bible and Qur'an: Scripture, Polemic, and Exegesis From Late Antiquity to Islam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198852421
eISBN:
9780191886881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852421.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on a unique corpus of early Christian literature in Syriac that reflects a synthesis of older patristic views of the Calf episode with specific themes that seem to have ... More


The Qur’anic Calf Episode Between Orientalism and Islamic Tradition

Michael E. Pregill

in The Golden Calf between Bible and Qur'an: Scripture, Polemic, and Exegesis From Late Antiquity to Islam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198852421
eISBN:
9780191886881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852421.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the qur’anic Golden Calf episode as it is traditionally interpreted in both Muslim exegesis and Western scholarship. The qur’anic references to the image worshipped by the ... More


A Living Calf at Sinai?: Re-evaluating the Qur’anic Calf Episode

Michael E. Pregill

in The Golden Calf between Bible and Qur'an: Scripture, Polemic, and Exegesis From Late Antiquity to Islam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198852421
eISBN:
9780191886881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852421.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter re-evaluates major aspects of the Golden Calf story in the Qur’an, proposing a reading of the narrative that breaks with those of both traditional Muslim and Western scholarship and ... More


Rescripting Sinai: The Qur’an in the History of Interpretation of the Calf Episode

Michael E. Pregill

in The Golden Calf between Bible and Qur'an: Scripture, Polemic, and Exegesis From Late Antiquity to Islam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198852421
eISBN:
9780191886881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852421.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter interprets the Golden Calf narrative in the Qur’an as a profound, subtle, and intentional engagement with the version of the story known from the book of Exodus, reshaped according to ... More


Materialist Reading: Materialism, Materiality, and Biblical Cults of Writing *

Francesca Stavrakopoulou

in Biblical Interpretation and Method: Essays in Honour of John Barton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645534
eISBN:
9780191755842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645534.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies

This chapter offers a materialist critique of the biblical portrayal of religious texts by examining portrayals of the production and promotion of the ‘cult’ of Torah in the Hebrew Bible. By engaging ... More


Conclusion

Michael E. Pregill

in The Golden Calf between Bible and Qur'an: Scripture, Polemic, and Exegesis From Late Antiquity to Islam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198852421
eISBN:
9780191886881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852421.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter, the conclusion to the book, summarizes its major findings, particularly the necessity for the qur’anic Golden Calf narrative in the Qur’an—and other narratives like it—to be carefully ... More


Among the Naive

Joel Berger

in The Better to Eat You With: Fear in the Animal World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226043630
eISBN:
9780226043647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043647.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

In 1999, a CNN story that focused on animals in Grand Teton reported that mothers and calves were thriving, but unexpectedly, the number of calves was relatively low. The recent decline dropped the ... More


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