Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-13 of 13 items

  • Keywords: devotionalism x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Singing to the Jinas: Jain Laywomen, Mandal Singing, and the Negotiations of Jain Devotion

M. Whitney Kelting

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140118
eISBN:
9780199834365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140117.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book draws upon 14 months of field research centered on devotional singing and Svetambar Jain laywomen's religiosity in Pune, Maharashtra. These women balance their lives between received ideals ... More


Virtual Pilgrimages to Real Places: the Holy Landscapes

Bianca Kühnel

in Imagining Jerusalem in the Medieval West

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265048
eISBN:
9780191754159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265048.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter attempts to differentiate between types of monumental representations of Jerusalem, to locate them historically and to explore the reasons for their extraordinary density by deciphering ... More


The Relationship Between Jurors’ Religious Characteristics and Their Legal Attitudes and Decisions

Brian H. Bornstein and Monica K. Miller

in God in the Courtroom: Religion's Role at Trial

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195328677
eISBN:
9780199869954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328677.003.004
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

“Religiosity” is more than just a person's religious affiliation; it is a complex construct that has been conceptualized in a variety of different ways in different studies. This chapter reviews ... More


Kālī

Rachel Fell McDermott and Jeffrey J. Kripal

in Encountering Kālī: In the Margins, at the Center, in the West

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232396
eISBN:
9780520928176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232396.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter, a reprint of the chapter on Kālī in David Kinsley's book Hindu Goddesses: Visions of the Divine Feminine in the Hindu Religious Tradition, provides an introduction to Kālī's basic story ... More


Kālī the Terrific and Her Tests: The Śākta Devotionalism of the Mahābhāgavata Purāṇa

Rachel Fell McDermott and Jeffrey J. Kripal

in Encountering Kālī: In the Margins, at the Center, in the West

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232396
eISBN:
9780520928176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232396.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter describes the Mahābhāgavata Purāna, a late medieval Śākta text that glorifies the Goddess in her form as Kālī. It shows that the Kālī to emerge from this work is not simply a ... More


Kāḷi in a Context of Terror: The Tasks of a Goddess in Sri Lanka's Civil War

Rachel Fell McDermott and Jeffrey J. Kripal

in Encountering Kālī: In the Margins, at the Center, in the West

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520232396
eISBN:
9780520928176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520232396.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

On the east coast of Sri Lanka, the number of participants in devotionalism to local, territorial forms of the Goddess has increased dramatically during recent years. Kālī's magnetism is, however, ... More


The Living Stations of the Cross: Black Catholic Difference in the Black Metropolis

Matthew J. Cressler

in Authentically Black and Truly Catholic: The Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479841325
eISBN:
9781479815425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479841325.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces “the Living Stations of the Cross,” a Black Catholic reenactment of the passion and death of Jesus performed annually by parishioners of Chicago’s largest Black Catholic ... More


Devotion

Bridget Ford

in Bonds of Union: "Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626222
eISBN:
9781469628028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626222.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter argues that laypeople recast their private devotional practices to permit a closer, more deeply felt, personal connection to the divine. Lay Catholics and Protestants rediscovered more ... More


Zen and Jōdo, Two Types of Buddhist Experience

James C. Dobbins and Richard M. Jaffe

in Selected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume II

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520268937
eISBN:
9780520959620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268937.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This essay compares and contrasts two types of Buddhism, Zen and Pure Land. Suzuki uses the Pure Land categories of self-power (jiriki) and other-power (tariki) as a rubric to classify them. He ... More


The Middle Generation: Catholics, Scripture, and Tradition

Hillary Kaell

in Walking Where Jesus Walked: American Christians and Holy Land Pilgrimage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738368
eISBN:
9780814738252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738368.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter shifts the focus to American Catholics. Drawing on work in Catholic studies that reevaluates the impact of the Second Vatican Council, it situates Holy Land pilgrimage at the nexus of ... More


How American Women and Men Read the Bible

Amanda Friesen

in The Bible in American Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190468910
eISBN:
9780190468958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190468910.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Biblical Studies

Gender differences in religious belief and behavior are evident throughout the American Christian landscape. Though many scholars have compared women and men on numerous religious measures, very ... More


Shinto and Revelation

Helen Hardacre

in Shinto

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190621711
eISBN:
9780190621742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190621711.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Examines three mid-nineteenth-century Shinto religious movements, Kurozumikyō, Misogikyō, and Uden Shinto, each based on a regimen of self-cultivation, seeking salvation through uniting oneself with ... More


“Be Saints!”: Remixing Devotionalism

Katherine Dugan

in Millennial Missionaries: How a Group of Young Catholics is Trying to Make Catholicism Cool

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190875961
eISBN:
9780190875992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875961.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes the relationships FOCUS missionaries develop with Catholic saints. These missionaries’ intimate relationships with saints root their Catholic identity in Catholic history while ... More


View: