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Zen Skin, Zen Marrow: Will the Real Zen Buddhism Please Stand Up?

Steven Heine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326772
eISBN:
9780199870363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326772.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book provides analyses of the many ways Japanese Zen Buddhism can be interpreted as either a cure‐all for the world's problems as stated by the Traditional Zen Narrative (TZN) view or whether ... More


The Philosophy of Jürgen Habermas: A Critical Introduction

Uwe Steinhoff

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547807
eISBN:
9780191720758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547807.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Jürgen Habermas seeks to defend the Enlightenment and with it an “emphatical”, “uncurtailed” conception of reason against the post-modern critique of reason on the one hand, and against so-called ... More


Alternative Viewpoint: Edwards and Biblical Typology

Gerald R. McDermott

in Understanding Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to America's Theologian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195373431
eISBN:
9780199871681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373431.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The chapter argues that Edwards’s biblical exegesis does not fit neatly into a simplistic dichotomy of “precritical” versus “critical,” and challenges theologians to explore Edwards’s typological ... More


Conclusion

Uwe Steinhoff

in The Philosophy of Jürgen Habermas: A Critical Introduction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547807
eISBN:
9780191720758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547807.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

The results are summarised along with further critical comments on Habermas' methodology.


Discourse and Practice: New Tools for Critical Analysis

Theo van Leeuwen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323306
eISBN:
9780199869251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323306.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Building on Bernstein's concept of recontextualization, Foucault's theory of discourse, Halliday's systemic-functional linguistics and Martin's theory of activity sequences, this book defines ... More


Afterword

Jessica Waldoff

in Recognition in Mozart's Operas

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195151978
eISBN:
9780199870387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151978.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Opera

The Afterword opens with a letter of 1791 in which Mozart relates an experience he has while attending a performance of Die Zauberflöte. He represents the episode as a recognition narrative in ... More


Religious Ambiguity and Religious Diversity

Robert McKim

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195128352
eISBN:
9780199834488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195128354.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The religious ambiguity of the world has many aspects, one of which is the hiddenness of God. Theists have proposed a number of explanations of God's hiddenness. Some putative explanations contend ... More


A Guide to Evidence-Based Group Work

Mark J. Macgowan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195183450
eISBN:
9780199864935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183450.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This book illustrates, step by step, how to practice evidence-based group work. As group workers are increasingly being held accountable to evaluate, monitor, and improve their practice, there are ... More


Elements of Phase Transitions and Critical Phenomena

Hidetoshi Nishimori and Gerardo Ortiz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199577224
eISBN:
9780191722943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577224.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Phase transitions and critical phenomena have consistently been among the principal subjects of active studies in statistical physics. The simple act of transforming one state of matter or phase into ... More


The Uses of the Canon: Elizabethan Literature and Contemporary Theory

Howard Felperin

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122654
eISBN:
9780191671517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122654.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The critical school of ‘new historicism’ is very much at the centre of contemporary debates on literary studies and theory. Much ‘new historicist’ writing has focused ... More


Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch, and Janet Hoy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195398472
eISBN:
9780199979325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398472.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Qualitative methods have become increasingly popular among researchers in the professions: social work, nursing, education, business, computer science, and occupational therapy. And while many ... More


Narrativity: Theory and Practice

Philip J. M. Sturgess

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119548
eISBN:
9780191671173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119548.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Defining narrativity as the enabling force of narrative, this is a full-length exploration of the concept in fiction. It develops the notion of a ‘logic of narrativity’, and by this means contributes ... More


The Politics of Interpretation: Ideology, Professionalism, and the Study of Literature

Patrick Colm Hogan

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062724
eISBN:
9780199855247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062724.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

While affirming the profound importance of political analysis, this book is critical of prevalent doctrines. Specifically, it examines and criticizes several influential post-structuralist positions, ... More


International Society and its Critics

Alex J. Bellamy (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book is a major new evaluation of the contribution of the influential English School to international relations theory. It focuses on all the key contemporary and international political issues, ... More


Institutional Culture

Melanie M. Morey and John J. Piderit

in Catholic Higher Education: A Culture in Crisis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305517
eISBN:
9780199784813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305515.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter discusses how a pervasive institutional culture at Catholic colleges and universities has eroded in the absence of highly visible, knowledgeable, and committed nuns, brothers, and ... More


Dialogic Foundations

Andrew Vincent

in The Nature of Political Theory

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199271252
eISBN:
9780191601101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271259.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Examines the intellectual context of the works of Jürgen Habermas and Hans‐Georg Gadamer. Both thinkers successfully utilize language and dialogue to develop a viable perspective on political theory, ... More


“I Want to Be Ready!”:: Teaching Christian Education in the African American Experience

Yolanda Y. Smith

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter introduces four teaching strategies that emerge from the characteristics of a triple-heritage model of Christian education that is grounded in the African American spirituals. The model ... More


Critical Aesthetics and Postmodernism

Paul Crowther

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198236238
eISBN:
9780191597268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198236239.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Considerable controversy has raged around the question of postmodern culture and its products. This book attempts to overcome some of the antagonistic viewpoints involved by developing themes from ... More


Critical Security Studies

Paul Williams

in International Society and its Critics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The author submits that the English School of International Relations could usefully engage in a dialogue with the literature emerging under the umbrella label of Critical Security Studies (CSS), ... More


Introducing the Old Testament

R. J. Coggins

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192132543
eISBN:
9780191670053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192132543.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Study of the Old Testament has long been dominated by what is sometimes called the ‘historical-critical method’: careful analysis of individual books in order to discover their component sources, ... More


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