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Subalternity and Advocacy as Kairos for Theology

Mark Lewis Taylor

in Opting for the Margins: Postmodernity and Liberation in Christian Theology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195161199
eISBN:
9780199835201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516119X.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This essay explores a central crisis facing theologians of liberation in the postmodern context: those seeking to hear the voice of the subalterns and to advocate on their behalf may also participate ... More


Symposium, Physical and Social Health in Plutarch's Table Talk

Maria Vamvouri Ruffy

in The Philosopher's Banquet: Plutarch's Table Talk in the Intellectual Culture of the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588954
eISBN:
9780191728907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588954.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter deals with the therapeutic effects of an ideal symposium, as it is defined by the narrator of Table Talk and his circle, for the body and for the social group. The relationships between ... More


Ecosophic Times and Spaces

Hanjo Berressem

in Felix Guattari's Schizoanalytic Ecology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474450751
eISBN:
9781474480833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450751.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The chapter deals with the conceptualization of time and space in Schizoanalytic Cartographies. It first shows how Guattari ecologizes the pair of chronic and aionic time by squaring it within the ... More


Feeding Bodies and Souls: Kairos Prison Ministry International

Kristy Nabhan-Warren

in The Cursillo Movement in America: Catholics, Protestants, and Fourth-Day Spirituality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607153
eISBN:
9781469608037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607153.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses Kairos Prison Ministry International (KPMI), which was founded in Florida in 1976 by Catholic cursillista and attorney Tom Johnson. It is currently active in thirty-three U.S. ... More


Situation and Occasion

Jeanne Fahnestock

in Rhetorical Style: The Uses of Language in Persuasion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199764129
eISBN:
9780199918928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764129.003.0016
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

In everyday conversation, speakers and hearers inhabit specific places and times. Languages include deictic terms to refer to these givens of the physical situation. Speakers can choose to refer ... More


Introduction to the question of world-political time

kimberly Hutchings

in Time and World Politics: Thinking the Present

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073021
eISBN:
9781781701447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073021.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces the main arguments of the book and offers some preliminary arguments for why conceptions of time matter in theories of world politics. The first section examines the concept ... More


Thinking the present

kimberly Hutchings

in Time and World Politics: Thinking the Present

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073021
eISBN:
9781781701447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073021.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter offers a critical comparison of the different accounts of political time. It argues that all of them rest on assumptions about the time of world politics being constructed through the ... More


Internet Humanities Essays and Books

Alan G. Gross and Joseph E. Harmon

in The Internet Revolution in the Sciences and Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190465926
eISBN:
9780197559635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465926.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Equipment and Technology

Has there been in the 21st-century humanities an Internet transformation similar to that in the sciences? A comparison of online elite journals suggests that the ... More


Critical Approaches: Past Times, Fast Times, and the Rapture of Rupture

Andrew R. Hom

in International Relations and the Problem of Time

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198850014
eISBN:
9780191884474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850014.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter eight tackles the vanguard of IR time studies, where critical scholars have successfully placed time and temporality at the front of the agenda but done less to elaborate and interrelate ... More


Grace, Faith, Scripture, Spirit: Lutheran Transformations

Mark Chinca

in Meditating Death in Medieval and Early Modern Devotional Writing: From Bonaventure to Luther

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198861980
eISBN:
9780191894787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861980.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

The chapter examines the prolific quantity of writings on death and the afterlife that Lutheran authors produced in the second half of the sixteenth century, and argues that the constitutive ... More


Modern Chronological Biography and the Conception of Historical Scholarship

Ying-shih Yü

Josephine Chiu-Duke and Michael S. Duke (eds)

in Chinese History and Culture: Seventeenth Century Through Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231178600
eISBN:
9780231542005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178600.003.0016
Subject:
History, Asian History

While comparing Chinese biographical writing with the Western tradition, this article focuses on the evolution of the chronological biography (nianpu). It further discusses how Qing dynasty ... More


The Prospects and Regrets of an EdTech Gold Rush

Alex Reid

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives: Experiments in Scale and Access in Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226469317
eISBN:
9780226469591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469591.003.0015
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Expectations about the role that MOOCs might play in higher education remain intertwined with conventional understandings of how learning happens and might be measured. Another approach to online ... More


The Time it Takes for Time to End

Victor Fan

in Extraterritoriality: Locating Hong Kong Cinema and Media

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781474440424
eISBN:
9781474476614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440424.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter is about how extraterritoriality was elevated from the level of spontaneous awareness to a fully formed political consciousness in the 1980s and 1990s under the uncertainty of the future ... More


Hope in the Present: Paratactic Apocalypses and Contemplative Events in Milton’s Sonnets

Ryan Netzley

in Lyric Apocalypse: Milton, Marvell, and the Nature of Events

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263479
eISBN:
9780823266630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263479.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

Milton’s sonnets explore what it means to imagine an alternative, hopeful future. This exploration occurs not only in Milton’s contemplative sonnets, but also in those praising Cromwell, Fairfax, and ... More


Fruits of the Poisonous Tree: Plato and Alcidamas on the Evils of Writing

Michael Naas

in Plato and the Invention of Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279678
eISBN:
9780823281596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279678.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter revisits Jacques Derrida’s 1968 essay “Plato’s Pharmacy” on Plato’s critique of writing in order to ask about the values of life and living presence in Plato and in two ... More


Civil Religion and National Identity

Andrew M. Manis

in The Columbia Guide to Religion in American History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231140201
eISBN:
9780231530781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231140201.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the relationship between civil religion and national identity. The study of civil religion requires a tolerance for a certain amount of asceticism. Ever since 1967, when Robert ... More


Neighbor (A)

L. L. Welborn

in Paul's Summons to Messianic Life: Political Theology and the Coming Awakening

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171311
eISBN:
9780231539159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171311.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses the difficulty of fulfilling Paul's command to love the neighbor stated in Romans 13. It examines Jacob Taubes's exposition of Paul's political theology: Paul's designation of ... More


Kairos (B)

L. L. Welborn

in Paul's Summons to Messianic Life: Political Theology and the Coming Awakening

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171311
eISBN:
9780231539159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171311.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

According to Paul, the possibility of executing the command to love the neighbor arises from an awareness, or recognition, of the kairos (Rom. 13:11). In addition, Paul is not referring to a future ... More


Neighbor (A′)

L. L. Welborn

in Paul's Summons to Messianic Life: Political Theology and the Coming Awakening

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171311
eISBN:
9780231539159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171311.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter addresses the following questions: How does an awakening among those who have discerned the kairos make it possible to fulfill the command to love the neighbor? Or how does the ... More


Kairos

Geoffrey Bennington

in Scatter 1: The Politics of Politics in Foucault, Heidegger, and Derrida

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270521
eISBN:
9780823270569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270521.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter three pursues the motif of decision more explicitly, showing that it is absolutely bound up with Heidegger’s disastrous political engagements, but that it too harbors an element of ... More


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