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The Pericope Adulterae and the Rise of Modern New Testament Scholarship

Jennifer Knust and Tommy Wasserman

in To Cast the First Stone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691169880
eISBN:
9780691184463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169880.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter evaluates the modern scholarship on the pericope adulterae. Debates about the pericope adulterae have been central to the development of both modern textual criticism and ... More


Introduction

Henriette van der Blom

in Cicero's Role Models: The Political Strategy of a Newcomer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582938
eISBN:
9780191723124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582938.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Introduction presents the main argument of this book, namely that Cicero presented himself as a follower of specific role models from the past in an attempt to make up for his lack of politically ... More


The Occidentalist Response to Modern Western Scholarship

in Jews, Christians, and the Abode of Islam: Modern Scholarship, Medieval Realities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226471075
eISBN:
9780226471099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226471099.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter addresses the response to the idea of occidentalist to modern Western scholarship. Not all critics of orientalists were situated in the Islamic world. A. L. Tibawi could argue that the ... More


Past Belief: The Fall and Rise of Ecclesiastical History in Early Modern Europe

Anthony Grafton

in Formations of Belief: Historical Approaches to Religion and the Secular

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190754
eISBN:
9780691194165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190754.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the centrality of early modern ecclesiastical history, written by Catholics as well as Protestants, in the refinement of research techniques and practices anticipatory of modern ... More


Introduction

MICHAEL J. HOLLERICH

in Eusebius of Caesarea’s Commentary on Isaiah: Christian Exegesis in the Age of Constantine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263685
eISBN:
9780191682636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263685.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Biblical Studies

Eusebius, bishop of Caesarea in Palestine, was the leading Christian scholar of his age. His books gave him a permanent place in the history of church and of human culture. The first section of this ... More


Orientalists: The Modern Quest for Muhammad and the Origins of Islamic Civilization

in Jews, Christians, and the Abode of Islam: Modern Scholarship, Medieval Realities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226471075
eISBN:
9780226471099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226471099.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes the interest of the Latin West in seeking knowledge of the Islamic East for both polemical and practical purposes. It concentrates on the development of a modern orientalist ... More


Giessen and Beyond (1920–1932)

Marc B. Shapiro

in Between the Yeshiva World and Modern Orthodoxy: The Life and Works of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg, 1884-1966

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774525
eISBN:
9781800340855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774525.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg's life during the Weimar Republic. It begins with a brief overview of German Orthodoxy and the various political and religious disputes which ... More


Post-War Years (1946–1966)

Marc B. Shapiro

in Between the Yeshiva World and Modern Orthodoxy: The Life and Works of Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg, 1884-1966

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774525
eISBN:
9781800340855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774525.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Rabbi Jehiel Jacob Weinberg's shift from a very public life to a more private one during his final years, which were spent in Montreux, Switzerland. It shows how his failing ... More


Judah Loew and Modern Jewish Scholarship

Byron L. Sherwin

in Mystical Theology and Social Dissent: The Life and Works of Judah Loew of Prague

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100516
eISBN:
9781800340886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100516.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Judah Loew in modern Jewish scholarship. The personal and intellectual prejudices of many nineteenth-century German Jewish scholars toward Central and Eastern European Jewry ... More


Introduction: The Reception of Ancient Inscriptions

Peter Liddel and Polly Low

in Inscriptions and their Uses in Greek and Latin Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199665747
eISBN:
9780191758201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665747.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This introductory chapter opens with an exploration of the modern organisation of epigraphical knowledge, considering its relationship to both antiquarianism and scholarship and its relationship to ... More


Conclusion

Byron L. Sherwin

in Mystical Theology and Social Dissent: The Life and Works of Judah Loew of Prague

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100516
eISBN:
9781800340886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100516.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This concluding chapter describes how previous studies of Judah Loew ignored his theology. Moreover, previous studies have attempted to portray him as he was not, i.e., as a proto-modern. Thus, a ... More


The Reception of Ibn Khaldun

Syed Farid Alatas

in Ibn Khaldun

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198090458
eISBN:
9780199082636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090458.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 4 is a broad survey of the reception of Ibn Khaldun. It looks at how Ibn Khaldun was thought of in the pre-modern Muslim world by scholars who lived in places and times uninfluenced by the ... More


Conclusion

Alicia Simpson

in Niketas Choniates: A Historiographical Study

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199670710
eISBN:
9780191758119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670710.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The conclusion summarizes the main issues involving Niketas Choniates discussed in the book and presents the conclusions reached by the writer of this book. It also discusses the potential benefits ... More


Jewish Concepts of Scripture: A Comparative Introduction

Benjamin D. Sommer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740620
eISBN:
9780814724798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740620.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

What do Jews think scripture is? How do the People of the Book conceive of the Book of Books? In what ways is it authoritative? Who has the right to interpret it? Is it divinely or humanly written? ... More


Ego Cogito, Ego Meminí: I Think, Therefore I Remember

Sergey Dolgopolski

in The Open Past: Subjectivity and Remembering in the Talmud

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244928
eISBN:
9780823252497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244928.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter articulates the difference in the understanding of the role of memory in thiniking in modern ways of thinking, and in the way of thinking displayed in the late ancient texts of the ... More


Introduction

Grace S. Fong

in Herself an Author: Gender, Agency, and Writing in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831868
eISBN:
9780824869175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831868.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter briefly reflects on the scarcity of sources of women's literature in imperial China, remarking on the double standards that have limited the production of women's writing. ... More


Introduction

Eric E. Poehler

in The Traffic Systems of Pompeii

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190614676
eISBN:
9780190614690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614676.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

As the introduction to this study, Chapter 1 begins the search for traffic at Pompeii by placing the subject within a context of its discovery at Pompeii and the generations of scholars who have, in ... More


An Introduction to Baths in Rome and Methodologies of This Study

Maryl B. Gensheimer

in Decoration and Display in Rome's Imperial Thermae: Messages of Power and their Popular Reception at the Baths of Caracalla

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190614782
eISBN:
9780190614805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614782.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Given the fundamental importance of baths to daily life in ancient Rome, this chapter introduces the book and concentrates attention on the best preserved of Rome’s imperial thermae, the Baths of ... More


Receiving Receptions Received: A New Collection of testimonia Sapphica c.600 bc–ad 1000

Thea S. Thorsen and Robert Emil Berge

in Roman Receptions of Sappho

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198829430
eISBN:
9780191867958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829430.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter includes the most comprehensive collection of Greek and Latin testimonies to Sappho to date, with English translations. The collection is preceded by a brief introduction that outlines ... More


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