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Origins—The Synoptic Gospels

Philip Burton

in The Old Latin Gospels: A Study of their Texts and Language

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269885
eISBN:
9780191600449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269889.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Are the extant texts of the Old Latin Synoptic Gospels the result of monogenesis or polygenesis? What is their relationship to the so‐called Itala and Afra text?


The Specter of Polygenesis

Justin E. H. Smith

in Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153643
eISBN:
9781400866311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153643.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter follows the development of Renaissance debates about the nature of human diversity into the following century, and particularly as they played out in France and England. It focuses in ... More


Racial Crossing and the Empire: Scholarship, Science, Politics, and Place

Damon Ieremia Salesa

in Racial Crossings: Race, Intermarriage, and the Victorian British Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604159
eISBN:
9780191729423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604159.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Standard histories of race show the importance of the question of race crossing or hybridity in scientific arguments about human origins and diversity. However, outside these small scientific ... More


“The Character of a Family” in Stowe’s Dred: On the Limits of Alternative Kinship

Holly Jackson

in American Blood: The Ends of the Family in American Literature, 1850-1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199317042
eISBN:
9780199369256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199317042.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, Women's Literature

Turning to the American author perhaps most associated with the enshrinement of domestic kinship, this chapter argues that Harriet Beecher Stowe’s second novel, Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp ... More


Race Mixing and Color in Literature and Science

Howard Bodenhorn

in The Color Factor: The Economics of African-American Well-Being in the Nineteenth-Century South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199383092
eISBN:
9780199383115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199383092.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 3 explores early nineteenth-century literary and scientific considerations of race and mixed-race. Through the literary trope of the “tragic mulatto,” early American novelists used mixed-race ... More


The Dependence of Sociocultural Anthropology on Theological Anthropology

Timothy Larsen and Daniel J. King

in Theologically Engaged Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198797852
eISBN:
9780191839177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797852.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that classic Christian theological anthropology has emphasized that all human beings are part of the one human family descending from Adam and Eve, created in the image of God, ... More


The Rubicon of Language: Max Müller, Evangelical Anthropology, and the History of True Religion

Sebastian Lecourt

in Cultivating Belief: Victorian Anthropology, Liberal Aesthetics, and the Secular Imagination

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198812494
eISBN:
9780191850332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812494.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter considers a series of formative debates in British anthropology from the 1840s through the 1860s and uses them to map out the two dominant constructions of religion whose politics the ... More


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