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The Sacrificial Process of Ancient Israel

Jonathan Klawans

in Purity, Sacrifice, and the Temple: Symbolism and Supersessionism in the Study of Ancient Judaism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195162639
eISBN:
9780199785254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162639.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the biblical sacrificial process, including purity rites, as recorded especially in the priestly tradition and the Holiness Code. It argues against placing the priestly ... More


Sinful People, Impure Priests, and Inadequate Structures: The Temple as Defiled and Rejected

Jonathan Klawans

in Purity, Sacrifice, and the Temple: Symbolism and Supersessionism in the Study of Ancient Judaism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195162639
eISBN:
9780199785254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162639.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines literature discovered at Qumran and related literature, including the Temple Scroll, with an eye toward describing more fully the anti-temple polemics articulated. It identifies ... More


The Purity of the Second Temple in Rabbinic Literature

Jonathan Klawans

in Purity, Sacrifice, and the Temple: Symbolism and Supersessionism in the Study of Ancient Judaism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195162639
eISBN:
9780199785254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162639.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines an array of rabbinic sources concerning the temple, including Mishnah, Midrash, and Talmud, drawing a number of contrasts with Qumran literature in particular. The Rabbis seem ... More


Is a Good Will Overrated?

Thomas E. Hill

in Human Welfare and Moral Worth: Kantian Perspectives

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252633
eISBN:
9780191597695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252637.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Offers a “practical” interpretation of Kant's famous thesis that only a good will is unconditionally good. Rather than providing a criterion for praise and blame, this thesis affirms the moral ... More


Introducing Purity Discourses

Moshe Blidstein

in Purity, Community, and Ritual in Early Christian Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198791959
eISBN:
9780191834172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791959.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Judaism

This chapter sets out the aims of the book: to understand what Christians meant when they talked about purity, purification, and defilement, whether of body or of soul. It indicates the theoretical ... More


In Praise of Guilt: How the Yearning for Moral Purity Blocks Reparations for Native Americans

Williams David C

in Reparations for Indigenous Peoples: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199235605
eISBN:
9780191696664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235605.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter explains why – despite the fact that most Americans are theoretically committed to remedial justice and also aware of the abuses inflicted on the Indians by non-Indian governments, ... More


The Theognidea on Straight Minds and Moral Purity

Andrej Petrovic and Ivana Petrovic

in Inner Purity and Pollution in Greek Religion: Volume I: Early Greek Religion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198768043
eISBN:
9780191821851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768043.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Chapter 6 looks at poetry ascribed to Theognis, which displays a keen interest in discussing moral goodness and badness. In the Theognidea the noun nous denotes the seat of moral character, and the ... More


Remembering Mario: Lynne Hollander Savio

Lynne Hollander Savio

in The Free Speech Movement: Reflections on Berkeley in the 1960s

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222212
eISBN:
9780520928619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222212.003.0029
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shares the author's knowledge about Mario Savio as a person. It suggests that the single greatest influence upon his politics and upon his life was his early exposure to Catholicism and ... More


Women … will never know how much they owe to her

Maureen Wright

in Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy and the Victorian Feminist Movement: The Biography of an Insurgent Woman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081095
eISBN:
9781781700037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081095.003.0010
Subject:
History, Political History

The colleagues with whom Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy had shared the struggles of women's emancipation remained strangely silent after her death. Her feminism had been moulded (and re-moulded) long ... More


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