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Christian Understandings of Physical Suffering

Lucy Bending

in The Representation of Bodily Pain in Late Nineteenth–Century English Culture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187172
eISBN:
9780191674648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187172.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses Christian understanding of pain. For Christian theologians two kinds of pain were of importance: the pains of the here and now ... More


The Pleasures and Pains of Flogging

Lucy Bending

in The Representation of Bodily Pain in Late Nineteenth–Century English Culture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187172
eISBN:
9780191674648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187172.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This final chapter revisits the subject of the first: the relationship of inflicted pain to punishment. It deals more fully with the question of class ... More


Antivivisectionary Rhetoric and Pain

Lucy Bending

in The Representation of Bodily Pain in Late Nineteenth–Century English Culture

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187172
eISBN:
9780191674648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187172.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter brings together the theoretical concerns of Chapter 3 and close readings of the literature of vivisection of the 1880s and 1890s, to ... More


Early Evangelical Consolation Literature

Ronald K. Rittgers

in The Reformation of Suffering: Pastoral Theology and Lay Piety in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199795086
eISBN:
9780199950171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795086.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the place of suffering and consolation in the theology and ministry of the early evangelical reformers, both clerical and lay (male and female), showing the important lines of ... More


Irrational and Rational Beliefs and Physical Health

Julie B. Schnur, Guy H. Montgomery, and Daniel David

in Rational and Irrational Beliefs: Research, Theory, and Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195182231
eISBN:
9780199870684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182231.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter proposes a theoretical model that could potentially increase our understanding of the effects of irrational beliefs on health outcomes. It has been written that REBT “is perhaps the only ... More


“The Principal Remains for the Next World”: Delayed Gratification and Avoidance of Pleasure in Rabbinic Thought

Eliezer Diamond

in Holy Men and Hunger Artists: Fasting and Asceticism in Rabbinic Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195137507
eISBN:
9780199849772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137507.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter shows that the asceticism resulting from study dovetails with a general rabbinic tendency toward voluntary self-denial. This tendency is the result of the rabbinic belief in the world to ... More


Paula Ferrari: Another Triumph of the Spiritual Over the Practical

David Barnard, Patricia Boston R.N., Anna Towers, and Yanna Lambrinidou

in Crossing Over: Narratives of Palliative Care

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195123432
eISBN:
9780199999835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123432.003.0021
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the case of Paula Ferrari, who was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease. ALS is an incurable degenerative motor neurone disease that leads ... More


From Self-Relinquishment to the Entry into the Flesh

Emmanuel Falque

in The Guide to Gethsemane: Anxiety, Suffering, Death

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281961
eISBN:
9780823284917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281961.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Suffering, including that of suffering humankind, is not simply moral suffering but also fleshly. The taking in charge of physical suffering by the Son is a taking on board of the human body, ... More


Thinking through the Stones: Workers’ Images and Expressions

Mohammad Talib

in Writing Labour: Stone Quarry Workers in Delhi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198067719
eISBN:
9780199080083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067719.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Stone quarrying played a central role in the social and symbolic world of the stone quarry workers in Delhi. The symbolic universe of the workers was invariably comprised of the workers' perception ... More


Weathering Fuji: Marriage, Meteorology, and the Meiji Bodyscape

Andrew Bernstein

in Japan at Nature's Edge: The Environmental Context of a Global Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836924
eISBN:
9780824871109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836924.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses Mount Fuji's meteorology in relation to the concept of bodyscape—an assemblage of human and nonhuman bodies, constituted both physically and discursively—that is coherent yet ... More


Victims and Memoir-Writing: Leaving the Troubles Behind?

Stephen Hopkins

in The Politics of Memoir and the Northern Ireland Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319426
eISBN:
9781781381076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319426.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines a distinctive dimension of memoir-writing regarding the Troubles in Northern Ireland, namely the experiences of victims/survivors who have been intimately affected by the ... More


The Whites: Expressing Unimaginable Indignities

David Wendell Moller

in Dying at the Margins: Reflections on Justice and Healing for Inner-City Poor

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199760145
eISBN:
9780190918118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199760145.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The story of Annie declares the dignity and grace of the human spirit in the midst of extensive suffering. It shows how social support heals throughout the illness experience. Her narrative is an ... More


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