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The Earth as Narrative Source

Betty Booth Donohue

in Bradford's Indian Book: Being the True Roote & Rise of American Letters as Revealed by the Native Text Embedded in Of Plimoth Plantation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037370
eISBN:
9780813042336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037370.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter asserts that traditional American Natives believed that the earth is the residing place of narrative, and that people, earth, and narrative are different manifestations of the same ... More


Gurus in Contemporary Hindu Practice

Daniel Gold

in The Oxford History of Hinduism: Hindu Practice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198733508
eISBN:
9780191797958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733508.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Gurus as authoritative teachers have long played important roles in Hindu traditions, but in an increasingly globalized world these roles have taken some new turns. Modern transport and ... More


At the Name of Jesus

George Pattison

in A Rhetorics of the Word: A Philosophy of Christian Life, Part II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198813514
eISBN:
9780191851377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813514.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In this chapter the focus turns from God’s call to human beings to human beings calling upon God in prayer. This is especially exemplified in the practice of hesychasm or calling on the name of ... More


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