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Suffering and the Universal Order

Nicholas Hudson

in Samuel Johnson and Eighteenth-Century Thought

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112143
eISBN:
9780191670671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112143.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses a form of correspondence between vice and suffering, which is related to the idea of natural punishments. Additional discussions related to the universal order and suffering ... More


The Perfection of Tolerance

Dale S. Wright

in The Six Perfections: Buddhism and the Cultivation of Character

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195382013
eISBN:
9780199870332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382013.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 3 is divided into two sections. The first section presents an overview of the Mahayana Buddhist teachings on ksāntipāramitā, the perfection of tolerance or patience. The second section raises ... More


We are Free to Think about God

George Pattison

in Thinking about God in an Age of Technology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199279777
eISBN:
9780191603464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279772.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter sketches possibilities for thinking about God as a counter-movement to technology, that nevertheless accepts the reality of the technological society. One still remains free to think ... More


Narration in the Pearl Poet

A. C. Spearing

in Textual Subjectivity: The Encoding of Subjectivity in Medieval Narratives and Lyrics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198187240
eISBN:
9780191719035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187240.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter first studies briefly the poet’s three heterodiegetic narratives. In Gawain and the Green Knight, expressions of telling, judgement, and emotional engagement encode subjectivity in the ... More


Problems of Patience and Equanimity: ‘The Franklin's Tale’, ‘The Clerk's Tale’, ‘The Nun's Priest's Tale’

Alcuin Blamires

in Chaucer, Ethics, and Gender

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248674
eISBN:
9780191714696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248674.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This discussion links the odd-seeming ‘glad cheer’ ascribed to Arveragus at the crux of the Franklin’s Tale with strenuous Stoic aspiration to tolerant equanimity. Arveragus attempts an equanimity ... More


Ghazālī and Others on Hospitality

Mona Siddiqui

in Hospitality and Islam: Welcoming in God's Name

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300211863
eISBN:
9780300216028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211863.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the views of Abū Hāmid al-Ghazālī, a Sunnī Muslim scholar, mystic, jurist and theologian of the medieval world, about eating and hospitality. It begins with an overview of the ... More


Some Virtues for Psychiatrists

Jennifer Radden and John Z. Sadler

in The Virtuous Psychiatrist: Character Ethics in Psychiatric Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195389371
eISBN:
9780199866328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389371.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Some of the virtues called for by the psychiatric setting are enumerated in Chapter 5. Several different kinds of character traits are included here: some are traits as essential in everyday as in ... More


The Good of Care

Jeffrey Blustein

in Care and Commitment: Taking the Personal Point of View

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195067996
eISBN:
9780199852895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195067996.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the various claims about the good of care. It suggests that disinterested care and self-regarding care are not the only sources of self-knowledge. They are significant sources ... More


The “Patience” Problem

Bruce Zuckerman

in Job the Silent: A Study in Historical Counterpoint

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195058963
eISBN:
9780199853342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195058963.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The book of Job predominantly presents a “patient Job” or “ten hupomonen lob” posing an attitude of unquestioning, unresisting fortitude and endurance in the face of suffering. This chapter notes ... More


The Way of Cane: The Science, Craft, and Art of Bassoon Reed-making

Eric Arbiter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190919610
eISBN:
9780197554722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190919610.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

The philosophical, musical, personal and scientific basis for the author’s particular approach to reed-making. The importance of the communication of being human as expressed through the arts in ... More


Holy living, hourly living

Philip West

in Henry Vaughan's Silex Scintillans: Scripture Uses

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198187561
eISBN:
9780191718960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187561.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Henry Vaughan's poem The Mount of Olives; or, Solitary Devotions (1652) takes its title from the Bible (Luke 21:37). Such dutiful, incessant devotion in the night presides over Vaughan's book of ... More


Dwelling in the Way: (Chu dao 處道)

in Shizi: China's First Syncretist

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159067
eISBN:
9780231504171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159067.003.0012
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the ruler “dwelling in the Way” by setting a good example for his people. It almost goes without saying that a good ruler will “dwell in the Way,” but the central theme of ... More


Lessons and Challenges

Gareth Evans

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the three lessons learned from the analysis of the responsibility to protect (RtoP). These are that ideas matter, politics matters, and patience matters. The chapter then ... More


1880–1881 Patience

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Popular

As a cult, aestheticism achieved notoriety through Oscar Wilde at Oxford in the late 1870s. In 1878, Wilde had attended a fancy dress ball wearing plum-red breeches and silk stockings, and at one ... More


1881 The Savoy Theatre

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0017
Subject:
Music, Popular

Throughout September, preparations were being made for opening the Savoy Theatre and for winding up at the Opera Comique. Richard Barker, disappointed that Richard D'Oyly Carte would not go in with ... More


1881–1882 Iolanthe

Michael Ainger

in Gilbert and Sullivan: A Dual Biography

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195147698
eISBN:
9780199849437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147698.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Popular

While Patience ran successfully at the new Savoy Theatre in London, The Sorcerer, Pinafore, and The Pirates were all still alive and being performed by separate companies around the country. In ... More


Patience

Gayden Wren

in A Most Ingenious Paradox: The Art of Gilbert and Sullivan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195301724
eISBN:
9780199850655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301724.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

Patience marks the threshold of Gilbert and Sullivan’s mature period where substantial innovation at a new form was worked on and predictably shows some growing pains. Most ... More


Prayer after Augustine: A study in the development of the Latin tradition

Jonathan D. Teubner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198767176
eISBN:
9780191821356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198767176.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

Prayer after Augustine explores the place of prayer in the works of Augustine, Boethius, and Benedict, three figures critically important to the development of Latin medieval philosophical and ... More


Patience and Passion in Shakespeare and Milton

Judith H. Anderson

in Reading the Allegorical Intertext: Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228478
eISBN:
9780823241125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228478.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Milton's poetry recalls the centrality and complexity of Shakespeare's engagement with patience but goes beyond it to render the traditional significance of this virtue dynamic and revisionary. King ... More


Completely Packed In

Benjamin Tausig

in Bangkok is Ringing: Sound, Protest, and Constraint

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190847524
eISBN:
9780190847562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847524.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This is the first of several interlude chapters that are interspersed throughout the book to give an impression of conditions the author encountered. It contains an extended quotation from a work by ... More


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