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Righteos Jehu

David T. Lamb

in Righteous Jehu and his Evil Heirs: The Deuteronomist's Negative Perspective on Dynastic Succession

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199231478
eISBN:
9780191710841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231478.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter discusses how Deuteronomistic redactor (Dtr) has shaped the narrative of Jehu (2 Kgs. 9-10) to portray the ruler favourably. Since Dtr's positive perspective is seen most clearly in the ... More


A Hetman Sent by God

Serhii Plokhy

in The Cossacks and Religion in Early Modern Ukraine

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247394
eISBN:
9780191714436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247394.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

After the military victories won by the Cossacks throughout 1648, the rule of the hetman of the Zaporozhian Host suddenly ceased to be purely military and extended to the civil, economic, judicial, ... More


Spinoza’s Biblical Criticism

Jetze Touber

in Spinoza and Biblical Philology in the Dutch Republic, 1660-1710

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198805007
eISBN:
9780191843112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805007.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Chapter 1 homes in on Spinoza as a Bible critic. Based on existing historiography, it parses the main relevant historical contexts in which Spinoza came to articulate his analysis of the Bible: the ... More


A Providentially Ordained Republic: God’s Will and the National Mission

Ricardo A. Herrera

in For Liberty and the Republic: The American Citizen as Soldier, 1775-1861

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479819942
eISBN:
9781479866786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479819942.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter highlights Americans' sense of divine election, and their belief in themselves and in their mission as a chosen people to effect the spiritual or political regeneration of mankind. This ... More


Religion, Empire, and Torture: The Case of Achaemenian Persia, with a Postscript on Abu Ghraib

Bruce Lincoln

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226481968
eISBN:
9780226481913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226481913.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

How does religion stimulate and feed imperial ambitions and violence? Recently this question has acquired new urgency, and this book approaches the problem via a classic but little-studied case: ... More


Kerygma and Decision

Emmanuel Falque

in Crossing the Rubicon: The Borderlands of Philosophy and Theology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823269877
eISBN:
9780823269914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269877.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Although a theological faith rests on a philosophical faith, theological faith transforms philosophical belief. Theologically there is no “I believe” apart from a “we believe.” The “I believe” arises ... More


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