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The Imama and the Need for Moral Leadership

Hussein Ali Abdulsater

in Shi'i Doctrine, Mu'tazili Theology: al-Sharif al-Murtada and Imami Discourse

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474404402
eISBN:
9781474434898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474404402.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter covers Murtaḍā’s changes to the doctrine of Imama, which proved to be permanent. Understood as an expression of divine assistance, the Imama is studied in its theoretical aspects: ... More


“And Now Another Word from Our Sponsor”: Strategies of Occultation and Imbuement in Musical Commercials

Ron Rodman

in Tuning In: American Narrative Television Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195340242
eISBN:
9780199863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340242.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter traces the development of the television commercial from its hard sell early years to the soft sell paradigm that predominated since the 1980s. Winfried Nöth (1992) has called this trend ... More


Jamkaran: Embodiment and Messianic Experience in the Making of Digital Pilgrimage

Babak Rahimi

in Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651460
eISBN:
9781469651484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651460.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The author of this article discusses the experiences of Iranian Shiite pilgrims to a mosque where a special connection to Mahdi is expected. In this article, he focuses mostly on the representations ... More


Karl Barth and Parousia in Comparative Messianism

Kurt Anders Richardson

in Karl Barth and Comparative Theology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284603
eISBN:
9780823286102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284603.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Kurt Richardson compares similar eschatological perspectives in Barth and in Shi’a Islam. He discusses Barth’s complex understanding of Christ’s parousia as both present and future, and he suggests ... More


Principles of Atmospheric Remote Sensing Measurements

Kelly Chance and Randall V. Martin

in Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer of Planetary Atmospheres

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199662104
eISBN:
9780191748370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199662104.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter provides an overview of atmospheric remote sensing measurement types, with examples. Measurements are made from a variety of locations, platforms, and geometries, including ground-based ... More


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