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Hermeneutics, Politics, and the History of Religions: The Contested Legacies of Joachim Wach and Mircea Eliade

Christian Wedemeyer and Wendy Doniger (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195394337
eISBN:
9780199777358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394337.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book brings together an international group of leading scholars of religion to reflect in concert on the lives, works, and legacies of two of the twentieth century’s most influential historians ... More


. The Green Line

Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg

in The Road to Martyrs' Square: A Journey into the World of the Suicide Bomber

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305593
eISBN:
9780199850815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305593.003.0034
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In 1993, the authors moved from Jerusalem to Cambridge, Massachusetts. On a visit to the Harvard Divinity School, while inquiring about possible research options, they pulled out one of their ... More


Taylor at the Reins of the “One‐Hoss Shay”: New Haven and the Edwardsian Theological Culture

Douglas A. Sweeney

in Nathaniel Taylor, New Haven Theology, and the Legacy of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195154283
eISBN:
9780199834709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154282.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Sweeney argues that three key relationships grounded Taylor even deeper in the Edwardsian culture – his close friendships with Lyman Beecher and Timothy Dwight and his marriage to Rebecca Marie Hine. ... More


Taylorites and Tylerites

Douglas A. Sweeney

in After Jonathan Edwards: The Courses of the New England Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199756292
eISBN:
9780199950379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756292.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Yale’s Nathaniel William Taylor was the most controversial Edwardsian theologian of his era. He scandalized the country with his recontextualization of Edwards’s views of original sin, freedom of ... More


The Transcendentalist [1839–1840]

Charles Capper

in Margaret Fuller

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195092677
eISBN:
9780199854264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092677.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the life and career of Margaret Fuller during the period from 1839 to 1840. In starting her Conversations for women, Fuller launched her career as a transcendentalist leader. ... More


“The Nonsensical Dialect of Transcendentalism”

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0036
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter thirty-six is primarily concerned with the rise of Transcendentalism in America and Princeton’s response to this new variation of American Unitarianism. Hodge, along with Albert Dod and James ... More


St Mary's College and Other Appointments, 1713–1747

Roger L. Emerson

in Academic Patronage in the Scottish Enlightenment: Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews Universities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625963
eISBN:
9780748653652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625963.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter observes that positions at St Mary's College were filled by politicians with one eye fixed on the religious views of the men appointed and the other on political advantage. It further ... More


Thornwell and “Thus Saith the Lord”

Paul C. Gutjahr

in Charles Hodge: Guardian of American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199740420
eISBN:
9780199894703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740420.003.0046
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Chapter forty-six examines Hodge’s relationship with James Henley Thornwell, perhaps the most influential southern Presbyterian of his generation. The two men seldom agreed. As conservative as Hodge ... More


More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Inquiry, Thought, and Expression

J. Patrick Hornbeck II and Michael A. Norko (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257621
eISBN:
9780823261581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257621.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This volume contains chapters drawn from a series of public conferences held in autumn 2011 entitled “More than a Monologue.” The series was the fruit of collaboration among four institutions of ... More


Foundation and Institutionalization

L. W. B. Brockliss

in The University of Oxford: A History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199243563
eISBN:
9780191778698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243563.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapter first charts the emergence of the University from a series of independent schools about 1200, and speculates as to why it was the Oxford schools, not those in other English towns, which ... More


They Left Everything and Followed Him

Frederick J. Streets

in Preaching in the New Millennium: Celebrating the Tercentennial of Yale University

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100815
eISBN:
9780300128178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100815.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the rich religious history of Yale, and its contributions to the establishment and growth of the nation. Since Yale's beginning, graduates of Yale College, many of whom were ... More


The Learned Ministry Revisited

David C. Steinmetz

in Taking the Long View: Christian Theology in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199768936
eISBN:
9780190258276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199768936.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the Protestant tradition, the teaching office of the church is an indispensable function of the ordained ministry, even in the most charismatic traditions. Implicit in the structure and curriculum ... More


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