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H. G. M. Williamson

in The Book Called Isaiah: Deutero-Isaiah's Role in Composition and Redaction

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263609
eISBN:
9780191600821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263600.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Summarizes the arguments made in the book for the influence of the literary inheritance of Isaiah of Jerusalem on the work of Deutero‐Isaiah in continuing the role of prophesying a time of judgement ... More


Homage to G&R 2nd ser. 11 (1964): 185–7 or The Sibyl Prophesies the Slaying of the Jabberwock

J. L. Lightfoot

in Hesperos: Studies in Ancient Greek Poetry Presented to M. L. West on his Seventieth Birthday

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199285686
eISBN:
9780191713958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285686.003.0025
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter presents The Sibyl Prophesies the Slaying of the Jabberwock.


Prophesies of Godlessness: Predictions of America's Iminent Secularization from the Puritans to Postmodernity

Charles T Mathewes and Christopher McKnight Nichols (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195342536
eISBN:
9780199867042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342536.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the surprisingly similar expectations of religious and moral change voiced by major American thinkers from the time of the Puritans to modern times. These predictions of ... More


The New Services

Owen Chadwick

in The Early Reformation on the Continent

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269021
eISBN:
9780191600470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269021.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

All Reformers agreed that church services should be simpler; in language people understood; and contain nothing contrary to Scripture. Differences over communion in the 1520s saw Luther opposed to ... More


Crisis and Salvation

Frank Graziano

in The Millennial New World

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195124323
eISBN:
9780199784561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195124324.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter treats eschatological and apocalyptic themes through a range of cases from Latin America and early modern Spain. Of particular focus are the imminent end of the world, the messianic ... More


Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Lee Jussim

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195366600
eISBN:
9780199933044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book contests the received wisdom in the field of social psychology that suggests that social perception and judgment are generally flawed, biased, and powerfully self-fulfilling. The book ... More


Crowding Out Morality: How the Ideology of Self-Interest Can Be Self-Fulfilling

Barry Schwartz

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

“If you want someone to do something, you have to make it worth their while.” This uncontroversial statement is the watchword of our time. It is the core assumption of economics and of rational ... More


Micro–Macro Dynamics of the Cultural Construction of Reality: A Niche Construction Approach to Culture

Toshio Yamagishi

in Advances in Culture and Psychology: Volume 1

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195380392
eISBN:
9780199863501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380392.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Humans think, communicate, and behave to adapt to a particular social ecology, and by doing so they collectively create, maintain, and change the very ecology (i.e., social niche) they adapt to. The ... More


Dharma over Time, II: Prophesies of Disaster

Alf Hiltebeitel

in Dharma: Its Early History in Law, Religion, and Narrative

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195394238
eISBN:
9780199897452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394238.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Chapter 7 is about the two “minor dharma texts” mentioned in chapter 1: the Brahmanical Yuga Purāṇa (a unit by that name in an astronomical treatise) which foretells the decline of dharma toward the ... More


One Small Candle: The Story of the Plymouth Puritans and the Beginning of English New England

Francis J. Bremer

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780197510049
eISBN:
9780197510070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510049.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, British and Irish Early Modern History

One Small Candle tells how the religious values of the Pilgrims prompted their settlement of the Plymouth Colony and how those values influenced the political, intellectual, and cultural aspect of ... More


Zion in Crisis: Friends as the Israel of Old

Sarah Crabtree

in Holy Nation: The Transatlantic Quaker Ministry in an Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226255767
eISBN:
9780226255934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255934.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter One, “Zion in Crisis,” traces the imbricated relationship between the Quakers' evolving theological identity and the political movements of the late eighteenth century. The universalist ... More


The Gleam of Light: Initiation, Prophesy, and Emersonian Moral Perfectionism

Naoko Saito

in Stanley Cavell and the Education of Grownups

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823234738
eISBN:
9780823240753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234738.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this chapter Naoko Saito explores the prophetic dimension in Cavell's idea of philosophy as the education of grownups, which she interprets in terms of the necessity of the renewal of the self and ... More


Biblical Preaching and English Prose

W. B. Patterson

in William Perkins and the Making of a Protestant England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199681525
eISBN:
9780191773235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681525.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

Perkins’s Prophetica (1592), translated from Latin into English as The Arte of Prophecying (1607), was the first major work by an English author on preaching. Perkins was himself a powerful preacher ... More


Prophecy without Prophets: Spinoza and Maimonides on Law and the Democracy of Knowledge

Arthur J. Jacobson

in Spinoza Now

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672806
eISBN:
9781452946887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672806.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Theologico-Political Treatise to examine the status of prophets. For Spinoza, there are no miracles, and in this sense prophesy is part of natural knowledge, its distinctive ... More


Dei in remotis: Epiphany, solitude, and divine inspiration

Georgia Petridou

in Divine Epiphany in Greek Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198723929
eISBN:
9780191791246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723929.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 4 focuses on the landscapes of epiphany and the people and the gods (most notably Hermes, Dionysus, and divine pluralities like the nymphs or the Nemeseis) who inhabit these landscapes. It ... More


Authority, Authenticity, and Leadership: Failed Prophecy and the Emergence of Post-Messianic Sects in the Ottoman Empire and Eastern Europe

Cengiz Sisman

in The Burden of Silence: Sabbatai Sevi and the Evolution of the Ottoman-Turkish Donmes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190244057
eISBN:
9780190244071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190244057.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Judaism

The fourth chapter deals with the formative period of the Dönme sub-communities between 1676 and 1720. When the prophecy of messianic triumph failed, scattered constellations of messianic believers ... More


Sermons and Preaching

David J. Appleby

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume I: The Post-Reformation Era, 1559-1689

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780198702238
eISBN:
9780191840135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702238.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Preaching has always been central to the dissenting Protestant tradition. The fact that sermons were a crucial means of mass communication ensured that ‘hotter Protestants’ would be locked in a ... More


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