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Religion, Community, and Education: The Case of Rural Bihar

Sanjeer Alam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076940
eISBN:
9780199080946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076940.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The debate over educational disparities across religious communities in India, especially those concerning the Muslims, is as old as the history of the modern education system in the country. This ... More


Art

G. E. R. Lloyd

in Disciplines in the Making: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Elites, Learning, and Innovation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199567874
eISBN:
9780191721649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567874.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

How far is the category of ‘art’ applicable cross-culturally? Both self-styled connoisseurs and some artists themselves often claim particular expertise in judging artistic productions, though both ... More


Miracle Healing and Exorcism in South Indian Pentecostalism

Michael Bergunder

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/9780195393408.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter argues that missionary success of the South Indian pentecostal movement in church planting is largely attributable to claims of miracle healing and exorcism, practices that exhibit ... More


The Science of Meditation

Are Holen

in Asian Traditions of Meditation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824855680
eISBN:
9780824873028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855680.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The first big wave of scientific research on meditation came in the 1970s and mainly focused on the physiology of relaxation. The second wave, which is still ongoing, has a stronger focus on modes of ... More


Contemplating Historical Actors in Context

Donald Bloxham

in History and Morality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198858713
eISBN:
9780191890833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858713.003.0002
Subject:
History, Historiography

Part 1 Contemplating Historical Actors in Context This Part of the book takes seriously the historian’s imperative to do justice to different ways and circumstances of life in the past. One of the ... More


Scriptural Authority and Biblical Criticism in the Dutch Golden Age: God's Word Questioned

Henk Nellen

Dirk van Miert, Piet Steenbakkers, and Jetze Touber (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198806837
eISBN:
9780191844379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806837.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Did innovative textual analysis reshape the relations between Christian believers and their churches in early modern confessional states? This volume explores the hypothesis that in the long ... More


Conclusion

Anh Q. Tran

in Gods, Heroes, and Ancestors: An Interreligious Encounter in Eighteenth-Century Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190677602
eISBN:
9780190677633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677602.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

What has been done is a preliminary attempt to enter into the world of Vietnamese traditional religions through an analysis of a particular Christian text. This study has explored the issues arising ... More


The “People from Downstream”: The Chambira Basin and Urarina Society

Bartholomew Dean

in Urarina Society, Cosmology, and History in Peruvian Amazonia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033785
eISBN:
9780813038384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033785.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses an introduction to the Chambira Basin, which is the ancestral “homelands” of the Urarina, the so-called people from downstream. It presents geographical and ecological ... More


Quṣayr ʿAmra Contextualized

Garth Fowden

in Qusayr 'Amra: Art and the Umayyad Elite in Late Antique Syria

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236653
eISBN:
9780520929609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236653.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter bridges the gap between the iconographical studies and the hoped-for historical conclusions by examining those aspects of the monument that can not just show the identity and ideas of ... More


Anglicanism in Southern Africa during the Twentieth Century

Robert S. Heaney

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume V: Global Anglicanism, c. 1910-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780199643011
eISBN:
9780191840111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199643011.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Theological and ecclesiological consolidation between 1900 and 1948 created the conditions for apartheid. This led to a period between 1948 and 1989 that witnessed some Anglican complicity with ... More


Epilogue: Healing the Wounds of the Modern World

Joseph W. Williams

in Spirit Cure: A History of Pentecostal Healing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765676
eISBN:
9780199315871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765676.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The epilogue situates the changes in pentecostal and charismatic healing in the United States in the broader context of global pentecostalism. While the twentieth- and early-twenty-first-century ... More


Introduction

Kate Parker Horigan

in Consuming Katrina: Public Disaster and Personal Narrative

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817884
eISBN:
9781496817921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817884.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter begins with a personal narrative of Katrina, positioning the author as a survivor-ethnographer, and describes the book’s origins in Surviving Katrina and Rita in Houston, a ... More


Introduction

Fiona McHardy, James Robson, and David Harvey (eds)

in Lost Dramas of Classical Athens: Greek Tragic Fragments

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859897525
eISBN:
9781781380628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897525.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Classical scholars are turning increasingly to the study of Greek tragic fragments, engaging with fragmentary texts in different ways. Tragic fragments inform discussions in areas ranging from ... More


Orientation and Judgment in Hermeneutics

Rudolf A. Makkreel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226249315
eISBN:
9780226249452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226249452.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This work is about how philosophy can contribute to the challenges that hermeneutics faces in interpreting an ever-changing world. It proposes an orientational and reflective approach to ... More


Introduction

Sara Le Menestrel

in Negotiating Difference in French Louisiana Music: Categories, Stereotypes, and Identifications

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461459
eISBN:
9781626740785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461459.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter introduces French Louisiana cultural and musical landscape. It contextualizes Creole and Cajun identities throughout Louisiana history up to the present and gives a brief description of ... More


Triangulating the GRID: A corpus-based cognitive linguistic analysis of five Greek emotion terms1

Marina Terkourafi, Efthymia C. Kapnoula, Penny Panagiotopoulou, and Athanassios Protopapas

in Components of Emotional Meaning: A sourcebook

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592746
eISBN:
9780191762765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592746.003.0031
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

We outline a corpus-based methodology that builds on Halliday’s framework of systemic functional grammar, in particular his notion of grammatical metaphor, to analyse the semantics of emotion terms, ... More


From Missionary Writings to Chinese Christian Texts: An Introduction

Chloë Starr

in Chinese Theology: Text and Context

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204216
eISBN:
9780300224931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204216.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter One presents three texts from the late sixteenth and early to mid seventeenth centuries to show the evolution from a Chinese language to a Chinese-authored theology. The theology of the early ... More


Zhao Zichen and a Creative Theology: The Life of Jesus (1935)1

Chloë Starr

in Chinese Theology: Text and Context

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204216
eISBN:
9780300224931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204216.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Christian intellectuals and leaders who inherited the mission legacy and its rhetoric and remained within historic denominations occupied a demanding mediating position: interpreting Christian ... More


The performance of humor

Salvatore Attardo

in The Linguistics of Humor: An Introduction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198791270
eISBN:
9780191833717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791270.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter introduces the third section of the book, dedicated to the performance of humor (as opposed to competence) or using another term to the sociopragmatics of humor. It starts out with a ... More


Philosophical Problems in the History of Philosophy: What Are They?

Leo Catana

in Philosophy and Its History: Aims and Methods in the Study of Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199857142
eISBN:
9780199345427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199857142.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Richard Rorty, J. B. Schneewind and Quentin Skinner argued in Philosophy in History (1984) that what is outside the sphere of philosophical problems, that is, historical truth and the contingency of ... More


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