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4 Producing Minut: Minim

Adiel Schremer

in Brothers Estranged: Heresy, Christianity and Jewish Identity in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195383775
eISBN:
9780199777280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383775.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter is devoted to a close reading of the single Tannaitic text (Tosefta, tractate Hullin, 2:22-24), in which followers of Jesus are designated as minim. It is argued that the two stories in ... More


Circuit design of the Pilot ACE and the Big ACE

David O. Clayden

in Alan Turing's Automatic Computing Engine: The Master Codebreaker's Struggle to build the Modern Computer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198565932
eISBN:
9780191714016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565932.003.0020
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter describes circuit design of the Pilot ACE and Big ACE. Topics covered include the advantages of the long tailed pair in digital circuits, the half-adder and adder circuits, signal ... More


Pythagoras and the Early Pythagoreans

Leonid Zhmud

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199289318
eISBN:
9780191741371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289318.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

In ancient tradition, Pythagoras (c.570–c.495 bc) emerges as a wise teacher, an outstanding mathematician, an influential politician, and as a religious and ethical reformer. Arguably the most ... More


The Dynamics of Friendship

Vivienne J. Gray

in Xenophon's Mirror of Princes: Reading the Reflections

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199563814
eISBN:
9780191724954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563814.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 6 investigates Xenophon's views on friendship, particularly his equation of friendship between rulers and followers with those of more apparently equal status, and the methods used to ... More


Following Standards

Nils Brunsson and Bengt Jocobsson

in A World of Standards

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256952
eISBN:
9780191716508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256952.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter discusses what it means to follow a standard and why individual actors do so. A typical standard consists of a statement about the generally desired qualities of product, an activity, or ... More


The End of Leadership?

KEITH KEITH

in The Arts of Leadership

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244898
eISBN:
9780191697401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244898.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Using the four main arts of leadership, this chapter summarizes the issues and forms a conclusion from across all the topics previously discussed. It argues that it may well be a requirement of all ... More


The Dissenters

Michael R. Watts

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229681
eISBN:
9780191678905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229681.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The expansion of Evangelical Nonconformity was one of the most important developments in English and Welsh history in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. In eighty years the number of ... More


Introduction

Jonathan A. Silk

in Managing Monks: Administrators and Administrative Roles in Indian Buddhist Monasticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195326840
eISBN:
9780199852079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326840.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

When studying Buddhism, one has to account for all its aspects. This, however, presents a very difficult task as this has been put into practice for a very long period of time and across several ... More


Sequestering Sacred Space

Ronald L. Grimes

in Rite out of Place: Ritual, Media, and the Arts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195301441
eISBN:
9780199850952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301441.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter reflects on ritual as a mediating process by examining ceremonial screens, barriers that create spatial hierarchies, thus distinguishing ritual leaders from ritual followers. The plenary ... More


The Sangh

Aakash Singh Rathore and Ajay Verma

in B.R. Ambedkar: The Buddha and his Dhamma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198068679
eISBN:
9780199081233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198068679.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the followers of Buddha who are generally divided into two classes: the Bhikkhus and the Upasakas or lay followers. The Bhikkhus are organized into Sangh while the Upasakas are ... More


Ubiquitous Display: The Earl of Strafford, 1672–1739

Helen Jacobsen

in Luxury and Power: The Material World of the Stuart Diplomat, 1660-1714

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199693757
eISBN:
9780191731976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693757.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

By contrast with the other four men in these case studies, the earl of Strafford was never an arbiter of taste and was concerned only with following the latest fashions. Yet paradoxically it was by ... More


Introduction: The Art of Engineering Prosperity in Unlikely Places

Justin Yifu Lin and Célestin Monga

in Beating the Odds: Jump-Starting Developing Countries

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691192338
eISBN:
9781400884681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691192338.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter provides a methodological approach that draws lessons and insights from economic history and theory and uses empirics from economic analysis and policy practice. It starts with an ... More


The Triple Gem

Asanga Tilakaratne

in Theravada Buddhism: The View of the Elders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835965
eISBN:
9780824871598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835965.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines what it means to be a follower of the Buddha. To be a Theravada Buddhist is to take refuge in the Triple Gem of the Buddha, the Dhamma, and the Sangha— the teacher, his ... More


The Coolie's Great War: Indian Labour in a Global Conflict, 1914-1921

Radhika Singha

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197525586
eISBN:
9780197554562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197525586.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Though largely invisible in histories of World War one, over 550,000 men in the ranks of the Indian Army were followers or non-combatants. From porters and construction workers in the ‘Coolie Corps’, ... More


Not to Hell but to Salem: Antebellum Religious Crises

in The Specter of Salem: Remembering the Witch Trials in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226005416
eISBN:
9780226005423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226005423.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter traces how in the 1830s, the metaphor of Salem witchcraft moved out of histories and literature and into public discourse in the United States. The witchcraft trials provided an insight ... More


Experiencing leadership: Factors in followership

Michael Foley

in Political Leadership: Themes, Contexts, and Critiques

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685936
eISBN:
9780191765810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685936.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Political leadership is often presented as a top-down and agency-driven process but as this chapter shows, leadership is a relational dynamic that has to include followers to be a viable enterprise. ... More


Cornelius and Peter

Dennis R. MacDonald

in Does the New Testament Imitate Homer?: Four Cases from the Acts of the Apostles

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300097702
eISBN:
9780300129892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300097702.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter discusses the most significant of the texts from Acts. Whereas one might remove the other passages from Acts without collapsing the structure of the whole book, the conversion of ... More


Martin Van Buren

Steven G. Calabresi and Christopher S. Yoo

in The Unitary Executive: Presidential Power from Washington to Bush

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121261
eISBN:
9780300145380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121261.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter illustrates how President Martin Van Buren was generally a loyal follower and implementer of Jackson's views, the significance of which lies in Jackson's enthusiasm when it came to ... More


The Unfulfilled American Revolution

Laurie Weinstein, Diane Hassan, and Samantha Mauro

in Historical Archaeology of the Revolutionary War Encampments of Washington's Army

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056401
eISBN:
9780813058214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056401.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter uses ethnohistoric research to address history’s failure to recognize the roles that peoples of African descent, Native peoples, and women had in the revolutionary cause. The chapter ... More


The Master and the Pupil: E. M. Forster, Christopher Isherwood and the Forging of a Queer Aesthetic

Charlotte Charteris

in Twenty-First-Century Readings of E.M. Forster's 'Maurice'

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621808
eISBN:
9781800341265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621808.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter draws on Foucault’s ‘Friendship as a Way of Life’ in an exploration of Forster’s most significant and productive inter-generational relationships of the 1930s, arguing that these queer ... More


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