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Evidence for the Resurrection

Richard Swinburne

in The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In assessing what happened on some particular past occasion we have to take into account both detailed historical evidence (memories, testimony, and physical traces) and general background evidence. ... More


Preparing to Collect Historical Data

Elizabeth Ann Danto

in Historical Research

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333060
eISBN:
9780199864119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333060.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter outlines the preliminary phases of collecting historical evidence for social work and social welfare history research. Data collection (or acquisition) can be characterized as a strategy ... More


Rabbinic Texts and the History of Late-Roman Palestine

Martin Goodman and Philip Alexander (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264744
eISBN:
9780191734663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264744.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This volume brings together studies in the rabbinic literature of late antiquity by specialists in the history of the Jews in that period in order to reveal the value of rabbinic material as ... More


The Matter of Evidence

Richard Sturch

in The Word and the Christ: An Essay in Analytic Christology

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198261988
eISBN:
9780191682278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261988.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter argues in defence of traditional Christology against criticisms on the validity and accuracy of Christological evidence. One such criticism is the vulnerability of Christianity to ... More


The Use of Literary Evidence for The History of Marriage: Wolfram Von Eschenbach 1

Christopher N. L. Brooke

in The Medieval Idea of Marriage

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205043
eISBN:
9780191676468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205043.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Ideas

This chapter discusses the use of imaginative literature as historical evidences of marriage. This chapter argues that literary pieces are not mere works of fiction but they mirror the society and ... More


Medieval Irish Saints' Lives: An Introduction to Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae

Richard Sharpe

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198215820
eISBN:
9780191678219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198215820.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This is a study of three important late medieval collections of saints' Lives. The manuscripts, written in Latin and, for the most part, relating to the lives of Irish saints, have never before been ... More


Recapturing the Past: Individuality and Cooperation in Auschwitz

Nechama Tec

in Approaching an Auschwitz Survivor: Holocaust Testimony and its Transformations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195389159
eISBN:
9780199866694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389159.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Historiography

This chapter describes how domination did not produce total atomization. Help, solidarity, and resistance in Auschwitz served to a certain extent as counter-reality to the order of the camp, even ... More


History and Its Objects: Antiquarianism and Material Culture since 1500

Peter N. Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801453700
eISBN:
9781501708244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453700.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Cultural history is increasingly informed by the history of material culture—the ways in which individuals or entire societies create and relate to objects both mundane and extraordinary—rather than ... More


Introduction: Conservatism and History

Carolina Armenteros

in The French Idea of History: Joseph de Maistre and His Heirs, 1794-1854

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449437
eISBN:
9780801462597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449437.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Joseph de Maistre's historical thought. For Maistre, history was a moral force, the vehicle of Providence, the site for the accumulation of ... More


Why Historiography Matters

Peter N. Miller

in History and Its Objects: Antiquarianism and Material Culture since 1500

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801453700
eISBN:
9781501708244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453700.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This introductory chapter stresses the importance of a history of the study of objects as historical evidence. It argues that there is more depth to the use of objects as evidence than we might ... More


Introduction

Charlotte Williamson

in Towards the emancipation of patients: Patients' experiences and the patient movement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427458
eISBN:
9781447304043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427458.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the patient movement and the emancipation of patients. It argues that the patient movement is an emancipation movement and ... More


A Second Photo of Emily Dickinson

Joe Nickell

in Real or Fake: Studies in Authentication

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125343
eISBN:
9780813135229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125343.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter investigates the authenticity of the second photo of Emily Dickinson, depicting her at about age twenty-nine, whereas history had seemed to bequeath only a single photograph of the poet ... More


William of Newburgh: History and Interpretation

Michael Staunton

in The Historians of Angevin England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198769965
eISBN:
9780191822742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769965.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

This chapter looks at the work of William of Newburgh, one of the most highly acclaimed of medieval English historians. William’s work has been praised for its critical approach to historical ... More


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