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Singing the Body of God: The Hymns of Vedantadesika in Their South Indian Tradition

Steven Paul Hopkins

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195127355
eISBN:
9780199834327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195127358.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This is the first full‐length study of the devotional poetry and poetics of the fourteenth‐century poet–philosopher Vedåntadeóika, one of the most outstanding and influential figures in the Hindu ... More


Introduction: Victorian Devotional Literature and the Strangeness of Everyday Time

Krista Lysack

in Chronometres: Devotional Literature, Duration, and Victorian Reading

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198836162
eISBN:
9780191882418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836162.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The introduction lays out the argument that what distinguished Victorian devotional literature was not a set of generic conventions but the experience of time, that is to say the form and feel of ... More


Chronometres: Devotional Literature, Duration, and Victorian Reading

Krista Lysack

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198836162
eISBN:
9780191882418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836162.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

What does it mean to feel time, to sense its passing along the sinews and nerves of the body as much as the synapses of the mind? And how do books, as material arrangements of print and paper, ... More


Five Pious Care and Devotional Literature at the Time of Enlightenment Reform

Francesca Bregoli

in Mediterranean Enlightenment: Livornese Jews, Tuscan Culture, and Eighteenth-Century Reform

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804786508
eISBN:
9780804791595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786508.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter bridges the study of individual interactions with outside culture with that of communal responses to Tuscan reform, by investigating the continued importance of piety for educated Jews ... More


Catholic Devotional Literature in Dublin, 1800–30

Cormac Begadon

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the publication and sale of Catholic devotional literature in Dublin from 1800–30. The existence and expanding numbers of Catholic printers and booksellers provided the ... More


Introduction

Rebecca Krug

in Margery Kempe and the Lonely Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705335
eISBN:
9781501708169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705335.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This introductory chapter details the background and context of Margery Kempe's spirituality and examines the extraordinary nature of Kempe's engagement with the written word. It emphasizes the ... More


Pastors and Their Books

Scott M. Manetsch

in Calvin's Company of Pastors: Pastoral Care and the Emerging Reformed Church, 1536-1609

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938575
eISBN:
9780199980741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938575.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 8 describes the strategic role that print literature played in Geneva’s religious life from 1536 to 1609. After surveying the contents of the ministers’ private libraries and the ministers’ ... More


Introduction: A Vatican rag

Alana Harris

in Faith in the family: A lived religious history of English Catholicism, 1945-82

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719085741
eISBN:
9781781706503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085741.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter provides a short introduction to the Second Vatican Council, and then outlines the methodologies (grounded in gender and cultural history) and diverse sources that are employed in this ... More


Introduction: Sources and Trajectories of Evangelical Piety

John Coffey

in Heart Religion: Evangelical Piety in England & Ireland, 1690–1850

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198724155
eISBN:
9780191791963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724155.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter introduces the post-Reformation turn to inward ‘heart religion’ by discussing the relationship between Puritanism, Pietism, and evangelicalism. It emphasizes the deep sources of ... More


Joyce's Sermon on Hell: Its Source and Its Backgrounds

James R. Thrane

in Foundational Essays in James Joyce Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035291
eISBN:
9780813038483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035291.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the sermon on the historical source and background of Joyce's sermon on hell, as explained in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. The primary, and probably the solely, ... More


Early Modern Hinduism

Adrian Plau

in The Oxford History of Hinduism: Modern Hinduism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198790839
eISBN:
9780191833281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790839.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism, Religious Studies

This chapter gives an overview of the transformations that combined to give early modern Hinduism its distinct characteristics. New practices of bhakti devotionalism reshaped the relationship between ... More


Women Readers and Catholic Magazines

Úna Ní Bhroiméil

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0031
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the devotional periodicals that proliferated in late nineteenth-century Ireland. These periodicals aimed to inculcate and foster a Catholic mentality in the minds of the people. ... More


Image, Instruction, and Emotion: Visual Piety during the Seventeenth Century

Bridget Heal

in A Magnificent Faith: Art and Identity in Lutheran Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198737575
eISBN:
9780191800993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198737575.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 4 turns from the confessional to the devotional image, investigating seventeenth-century transformations in the ways in which theologians and pastors understood images’ spiritual value. It ... More


Heart Religion: Evangelical Piety in England & Ireland, 1690–1850

John Coffey (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198724155
eISBN:
9780191791963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724155.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Heart Religion provides a new account of the sources and trajectories of the eighteenth-century Evangelical Revival, a critical juncture in the history of Protestant spirituality. The book considers ... More


Translation and Religious Belief

Louis Kelly

in The Oxford History of Literary Translation in English: Volume 2 1550-1660

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199246212
eISBN:
9780191803376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199246212.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter surveys translations of religious texts in the period 1550–1660. The fraught conflicts between different kinds of Christianity energized and shaped important areas of translation ... More


Death, It's What Ails You

Arthur Krystal

in Agitations: Essays on Life and Literature

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092165
eISBN:
9780300145601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092165.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter looks at death. It talks about feeling appalled at the prospect of one's own extinction and outrage at the impending loss of someone known personally because no one remotely like any of ... More


Sermons, Primers, and Prayerbooks

Mary Morrissey

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume One: Cheap Print in Britain and Ireland to 1660

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199287048
eISBN:
9780191803468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199287048.003.0035
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter demonstrates how sermon-books, prayerbooks, and primers adapted to the new religious conditions of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. While the traditional primer diminished in ... More


Responses to Montagu

Stephen Hampton

in Grace and Conformity: The Reformed Conformist Tradition and the Early Stuart Church of England

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190084332
eISBN:
9780190084363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190084332.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 3 discusses the immediate responses to Montagu’s work undertaken by a number of Reformed Conformists. It exhibits the range of polemical approaches they used and establishes that Reformed ... More


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