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 The Spirit of Christ: A Theological Reading of the Writings of Jarena Lee

J. Kameron Carter

in Race: A Theological Account

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195152791
eISBN:
9780199870578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152791.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter looks to Jarena Lee's autobiographical narratives as a correction and supplement to Hammon's and Douglass's efforts to give voice to an Afro‐Christian consciousness articulating itself ... More


Conclusion

Max Saunders

in Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579761
eISBN:
9780191722882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579761.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This conclusion argues that auto/biography is shadowed by the alter ego of scepticism, whether directed at the reality or intelligibility of selves; their representability; or the adequacy of the ... More


Nine Wartime Lives: Mass Observation and the Making of the Modern Self

James Hinton

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199574667
eISBN:
9780191702167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574667.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This book provides a fascinating re-evaluation of the social history of the Second World War and the 20th century making of the modern self. Using the wartime diaries of nine individuals, the book ... More


Conclusion

Sarah M. S. Pearsall

in Atlantic Families: Lives and Letters in the Later Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199532995
eISBN:
9780191714443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532995.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This concluding chapter briefly surveys the central themes and arguments of the book. It also revises notions of ‘self-fashioning’ and the alleged emergence of the modern self in the 18th century. ... More


The Sorcerer and His Apprentice: Aleister Crowley and the Magical Exploration of Edwardian Subjectivity

Alex Owen

in Aleister Crowley and Western Esotericism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863075
eISBN:
9780199979974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863075.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses the theme of the “sacralization of the self,” and places Crowley's magical work in the context of a fin de siècle occultism. It tries to determine whether Crowley's magic ... More


The Makings of the Modern Self

John D. Caputo

in On Becoming God: Late Medieval Mysticism and the Modern Western Self

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823239924
eISBN:
9780823239962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239924.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter traces the reaction of Heinrich Seuse to the condemnation of Meister Eckhart's teachings as heretical in 1329. Inquisitorial procedure as it developed after 1215 is presented, showing the ... More


Private

Caroline Field Levander and Matthew Pratt Guterl

in Hotel Life: The Story of a Place Where Anything Can Happen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621128
eISBN:
9781469623290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621128.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter takes up the question of what happens to the modern subject when venturing into the private spaces that the hotel creates and makes available to guests, especially with regard to the ... More


Research Reflexivity: Audiences and Investigators in Context

Katherine Sender

in The Makeover: Reality Television and Reflexive Audiences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740699
eISBN:
9780814738979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740699.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses how the participants in this study are reflexive about the research process in order to return to larger questions about the contribution of reflexivity to audience research. ... More


Conclusion

Alexander M. Martin

in Enlightened Metropolis: Constructing Imperial Moscow, 1762-1855

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199605781
eISBN:
9780191750649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605781.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

By the time of Nicholas I’s death in 1855, the imperial social project was producing paradoxical results. As the regime had hoped, middling Muscovites were acquiring the outlook of modern Europeans ... More


Epilogue

Kathryn Reklis

in Theology and the Kinesthetic Imagination: Jonathan Edwards and the Making of Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199373062
eISBN:
9780199373086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373062.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The longing for a unified whole is as acute in late as it was in early modernity, and that longing is often projected onto bodily ecstasy. The epilogue suggests another way of understanding revival ... More


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