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Prophecy, Policy, and the Unfolding of God’s Plan

Stephen Spector

in Evangelicals and Israel: The Story of American Christian Zionism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195368024
eISBN:
9780199867646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368024.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Judaism

This chapter considers survey research about white evangelicals’ motives for supporting Israel. It reports on a religious service at a charismatic church that celebrated the emigration of the Jews to ... More


The Built Environment: Buckminster Fuller's Spaceship Earth

Linda Sargent Wood

in A More Perfect Union: Holistic Worldviews and the Transformation of American Culture after World War II

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195377743
eISBN:
9780199869404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377743.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Structural engineer Buckminster Fuller's geodesic dome was a visible manifestation of holism. Held together in what he described as “synergetic” wholeness, each part relying on neighboring parts for ... More


. Al-Aqsa Massacre Video

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/9780195305593.003.0027
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter recounts the scene of the Al–Aqsa massacre as taken from tourist video footage. The event that quickly came to be called “Al–Aqsa massacre” took place in October 1990, after the Temple ... More


Ringside Seat at the Revolution

Abigail Pogrebin

in When We Were Free to Be: Looking Back at a Children's Classic and the Difference It Made

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837238
eISBN:
9781469601427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837559_rotskoff.21
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes how the author feels strange to be so proud, at age forty-six, of something she did when she was seven. Free to Be … You and Me is that badge that allows her to say, “I was ... More


At Last, Light

Raymond Cohen

in Saving the Holy Sepulchre: How Rival Christians Came Together to Rescue Their Holiest Shrine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189667
eISBN:
9780199851645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189667.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the reconstruction of the great dome over the rotunda of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The contract for the project was awarded to British structural engineering firm ... More


Holy Language, Holy Place: To Franz Rosenzweig

Aloni Udi

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this tribute to Franz Rosenzweig, the author talks about a mosque where Moslems praise the Lord on a daily basis. The Dome of the Rock has come to symbolize Jerusalem, but the author says “we ... More


“The Same Unsavory Smell of Teapot Dome”

Paul Sabin

in Crude Politics: The California Oil Market, 1900-1940

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241985
eISBN:
9780520931145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241985.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The State Lands Act resolved tensions between industrial and recreational usage of the coast by tying beaches and oil together. California's tidelands oil problem became thoroughly intertwined with ... More


The Basilica Transformed: Hagia Sophia in Constantinople

Robert G. Ousterhout

in Eastern Medieval Architecture: The Building Traditions of Byzantium and Neighboring Lands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190272739
eISBN:
9780190068592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190272739.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE, European History: BCE to 500CE

A unique achievement in the history of architecture and the major monument of Byzantine architecture requires detailed analysis to understand its historical context, planning principles, structural ... More


Little Excursions Outside the Avant-Garde: the Pageant, the Parade and the Dome

Koenraad Claes

in The Late-Victorian Little Magazine

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474426213
eISBN:
9781474453776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426213.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Publicity for the British Fin-de-Siècle avant-garde peaked around the middle of the 1890s with the appearance of the Yellow Book and the Savoy (see Chapter 4), but even afterwards its integrated ... More


Pharmacoanalysis

Anna Powell

in Deleuze, Altered States and Film

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632824
eISBN:
9780748651139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632824.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses the popularisation of altered consciousness in drugs-oriented films. It provides a critical analysis of several relevant films including Kenneth Anger's 1954 Inauguration of the ... More


Driven to the margins

Brian Baker

in Iain Sinclair

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069048
eISBN:
9781781700891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069048.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter assesses the impact of the Millennium Dome, a structure that is believed to have been a part of an ideological project to negotiate the seeming fracture of a unified British ‘identity’. ... More


‘Like a Shell on a Sandhill’: Woolf’s Images of Emptiness

Julia Briggs

in Reading Virginia Woolf

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624348
eISBN:
9780748651856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624348.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter studies absence as emptiness, an empty vessel that once held life. It looks at the connections between the empty house, the empty shell and the skull – which is the most traditional ... More


The Carnivora from Porcupine Cave

Elaine Anderson

in Biodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene: The Porcupine Cave Fauna from Colorado

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240827
eISBN:
9780520930858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240827.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter identifies carnivore specimens in Porcupine Cave. There were 22 species and 144 specimens of carnivores reported from nine areas in Porcupine Cave in 1996. Since then, Ursus americanus ... More


Pachycephalosauria

Teresa Maryanska, Ralph E. Chapman, and David B. Weishampel

in The Dinosauria

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242098
eISBN:
9780520941434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242098.003.0024
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Pachycephalosauria is a group of bipedal ornithischians with thickened bones of the skull roof. The group is widely distributed throughout the Northern Hemisphere, mostly in western North America and ... More


The Bodhidharma Style and the Poetry Contest in Six Hundred Rounds

Paul S. Atkins

in Teika: The Life and Works of a Medieval Japanese Poet

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858506
eISBN:
9780824873677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858506.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Teika’s early poetry was pejoratively termed “daruma-uta,” or “Bodhidharma poems,” by his rivals, a reference to the founder of Zen Buddhism. The term implied that the poetry was incomprehensible ... More


Hazards and Risks at Gunung Merapi,Central Java: A Case Study

Jean-Claude Thouret and Franck Lavigne

in The Physical Geography of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199248025
eISBN:
9780191917530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199248025.003.0028
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

Of the 1.1 million people living on the flanks of the active Merapi volcano in Java (average population density: 1140 inhabitants per km2), 440 000 live in relatively high-risk areas prone to ... More


Commemorative Architecture and Salih’s “Blessed Mausoleum”

D. Fairchild Ruggles

in Tree of Pearls: The Extraordinary Architectural Patronage of the 13th-Century Egyptian Slave-Queen Shajar al-Durr

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190873202
eISBN:
9780190873233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873202.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

As the widow of the Ayyubid sultan, Shajar al-Durr represented a vital link to that dynasty. But as the newly appointed sultan and a former slave, she was historically important as the first Mamluk ... More


Modernity and Mega-Events: Architecturing a Future

in The Sociology of Architecture: Constructing Identities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310768
eISBN:
9781846315930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315930.005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the relationship between states and their landmark architecture, focusing on major modernist architectural projects that house large–scale ‘mega–events’. The case of Millennium ... More


Introduction

Michael Dumper

in Jerusalem Unbound: Geography, History, and the Future of the Holy City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161961
eISBN:
9780231537353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161961.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter provides a descriptive view of Jerusalem as a vantage point to the question: why the city, with little obvious economic attributes and assets, could be the focus of so much ... More


Maria Mitchell (1818–1889)

Daniel R. Altschuler and Fernando J. Ballesteros

in The Women of the Moon: Tales of Science, Love, Sorrow, and Courage

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198844419
eISBN:
9780191879951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844419.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The main subject of this chapter is the life of Maria Mitchell, the first American woman to discover a comet, and the first director of the Vassar Observatory.


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