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Scriptural Exegesis: The Shapes of Culture and the Religious Imagination: Essays in Honour of Michael Fishbane

Deborah A. Green and Laura S. Lieber (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199206575
eISBN:
9780191709678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206575.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This book gathers voices from an international community of scholars to consider the many facets of the history of biblical interpretation and to question how exegesis shapes spiritual and cultural ... More


Between Postsecular Society and the Neutral State: Religion as a Resource for Public Reason

Maureen Junker‐Kenny

in Religious Voices in Public Places

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566624
eISBN:
9780191722042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566624.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter compares John Rawls's and Jürgen Habermas's concepts of ‘public reason’ in their starting points and methods as the framework for the role accorded to religious convictions within ... More


Conclusion: Austria’s Jewish Past and the Future

Lisa Silverman

in Becoming Austrians: Jews and Culture between the World Wars

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199794843
eISBN:
9780199950072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794843.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The conclusion returns to a number of the figures whose narrative histories thread through it and describes their fates after 1938. It also suggests possible directions for applying the lens of ... More


Rooted Cosmopolitans: The Cultural Creativity of the Second Generation

Fred Rosenbaum

in Cosmopolitans: A Social and Cultural History of the Jews of the San Francisco Bay Area

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520259133
eISBN:
9780520945029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259133.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Even after the Gold Rush had become a distant memory, the ethnic diversity, physical beauty, and venturesome spirit of the San Francisco Bay Area continued to set it apart. In the late nineteenth ... More


Introduction: understanding media rights

Richard Haynes

in Media Rights and Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618804
eISBN:
9780748670994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618804.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book is about media rights and intellectual property. It discusses law and how it shapes certain aspects of the media industry and examines aspects of media practice that are heavily dependent ... More


Cosmopolitans: A Social and Cultural History of the Jews of the San Francisco Bay Area

Fred Rosenbaum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520259133
eISBN:
9780520945029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520259133.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Levi Strauss, A.L. Gump, Yehudi Menuhin, Gertrude Stein, Adolph Sutro, Congresswoman Florence Prag Kahn—Jewish people have been so enmeshed in life in and around San Francisco that their story is a ... More


Natural Burial and Cultural Memory

Douglas J. Davies

in Mors Britannica: Life Style & Death Style in Britain Today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199644971
eISBN:
9780191815737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644971.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Three innovative individuals drive this chapter through their imaginative provision of UK funerary and memorial practice. Ken West fostered woodland, natural, green or ecological burial; David ... More


Introduction

in Imaginative Horizons: An Essay in Literary-Philosophical Anthropology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226118734
eISBN:
9780226118758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226118758.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is dedicated to the German anthropologist and second director of the institute, Adolph Jensen, whose work is little known in the United States. Jensen's concern for cultural history, ... More


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