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The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Paula McDowell

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

The period 1678–1730 was a decisive one in Western political history and in the history of the British press. Changing conditions for political expression and an expanding book trade enabled ... More


Imagine No Religion: How Modern Abstractions Hide Ancient Realities

Carlin A. Barton and Daniel Boyarin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823271191
eISBN:
9780823271245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271191.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

There are two lines of argument in the book. The first, supported by some current and previous scholarship, develops the idea that ancient Hellenic and Roman cultures did not have and would not have ... More


Introduction

Paula McDowell

in The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

Part II examines the largest category of writings in this period, religious and religio-political works. Underscoring the centrality of religious debates to the literary marketplace and the growth of ... More


Oral Religio-Political Activism and Textual Production

Paula McDowell

in The Women of Grub Street: Press, Politics, and Gender in the London Literary Marketplace 1678-1730

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198183952
eISBN:
9780191674143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183952.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 18th-century Literature

Chapter 3 examines the textual and oral activism of four women of the middling and lower ranks who wrote and spoke from different religio-political viewpoints: Anglican printer-author Elinor James, ... More


From Ronald Reagan to George W. Bush: What Happened to American Civil Religion? Wade Clark Roof

Clark Roof Wade

in America and the Misshaping of a New World Order

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098701
eISBN:
9780520943797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098701.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter explores the perspective of religio-political rhetorical development in America that began during the Reagan presidency and was carried over vociferously into the tenure of George W. ... More


Olga Sedakova (1949– )

Catriona Kelly

in A History of Russian Women's Writing 1820–1992

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159643
eISBN:
9780191673665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159643.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter gives a brief but detailed analysis of Olga Sedakova's works, which have marked her as an important female poet in the post-Stalinist tradition of ‘internal emigration’. Part of ... More


No Longer Invisible

Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen

in No Longer Invisible: Religion in University Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199844739
eISBN:
9780199950331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844739.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religion has become more visible on many college and university campuses, as illustrated by examples including Penn State, MIT, Harvard, and Boston College. The religion that has “returned” to ... More


Introduction

Eric Saak

in Creating Augustine: Interpreting Augustine and Augustinianism in the Later Middle Ages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646388
eISBN:
9780199949960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646388.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

This chapter problematizes the interpretation of Augustine and Augustinianism on theoretical and historiographical grounds. It argues that when we seek to understand the Augustine of the past, ... More


The Religio Augustini

Eric Saak

in Creating Augustine: Interpreting Augustine and Augustinianism in the Later Middle Ages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646388
eISBN:
9780199949960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646388.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

This chapter details the religious identity of the OESA, based on the imitation of Augustine and following the religio Augustini. It examines how the Hermits sought to embody Augustine as the rule ... More


Conclusion: Augustine, the Augustinian, and Augustinianism in the Later Middle Ages

Eric Saak

in Creating Augustine: Interpreting Augustine and Augustinianism in the Later Middle Ages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646388
eISBN:
9780199949960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646388.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

The Conclusion sums up the argument, and offers definitions of the terms ‘Augustinianism’, ‘Late Medieval Augustinianism’, and ‘Augustinian’, based on the historical reconstruction of the historical ... More


Introduction: Religion, Law and Knowledge in Classical Rome

Clifford Ando

in Roman Religion

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748615650
eISBN:
9780748650989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615650.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter concentrates on the epistemology of the religion of Rome, arguing that this basis by its very nature conditions the manner in which Roman religion can be studied, and considers further ... More


Rethinking Ibn 'Arabi

Gregory A. Lipton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190684501
eISBN:
9780190684532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190684501.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

For over a century, Euro-American scholars and esotericists alike have heralded the thirteenth-century Spanish mystic Ibn ‘Arabi (d. 1240) as the premodern Sufi theorist of inclusive religious ... More


Mysticism of Sexual Union

Alessandro Vettori

in Poets of Divine Love: The Rhetoric of Franciscan Spiritual Poetry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823223251
eISBN:
9780823240913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823223251.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In the Book of Genesis, it reveals that adoption of nudity as a chief human trait is complemented by matrimonial union as a theological and poetic topos. The interactive structure of the two genders ... More


Religion, Law, and Knowledge in Classical Rome

Clifford Ando

in The Matter of the Gods: Religion and the Roman Empire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520250833
eISBN:
9780520933651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250833.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

The book concentrates on one specific aspect of the field of inquiry, namely the epistemological basis of Roman religion. This basis by its very nature conditions the manner in which Roman religion ... More


Royalizing the Realm and the Ritualization of Violence

in Eccentric Spaces, Hidden Histories: Narrative, Ritual, and Royal Authority from The Chronicles of Japan to The Tale of the Heike

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751582
eISBN:
9780804767644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751582.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter compares how the historical narratives Kojiki and Nihon shoki manipulate legendary material, focusing on the Yamato Takeru narrative and Emperor Jimmu's subjugation chronicle. It ... More


The Verb Bāyaca in the Qurɔān: Allegiance to Muḥammad

Andrew Marsham

in Rituals of Islamic Monarchy: Accession and Succession in the First Muslim Empire

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625123
eISBN:
9780748653157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625123.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter aims to recover aspects of ideas about allegiance in the first Muslim community in Medina. This period is historically obscure because of the absence of corroborative, contemporaneous, ... More


The Oath of Allegiance in the ‘Conquest Society’ (c. 628–c. 660)

Andrew Marsham

in Rituals of Islamic Monarchy: Accession and Succession in the First Muslim Empire

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625123
eISBN:
9780748653157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625123.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

For three decades (c.628–c.660), the Muslim community witnessed military and diplomatic success, and spectacular expansion. During these period of expansion and conflict, many of the ... More


The Political and Doctrinal Legacy of ʿÖmer El-Fuʾâdî

John J. Curry

in The Transformation of Muslim Mystical Thought in the Ottoman Empire: The Rise of the Halveti Order, 1350-1650

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639236
eISBN:
9780748653225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639236.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The final years of Ömer El-Fu'ādī were fraught with religious and political tensions in the Ottoman Empire present since the time of its foundation, and his contemporaries came to note him as a ... More


Difficult Dialogues: The Technologies and Limits of Reconciliation

Dawne Moon

in Religion on the Edge: De-centering and Re-centering the Sociology of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199938629
eISBN:
9780199980758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199938629.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Projects known as dialogue or reconciliation build on the common ground between members of historically adversarial groups to help overcome vicious cycles of retaliation. This chapter compares ... More


Conclusion

David J. Appleby

in Black Bartholomew's Day: Preaching, Polemic and Restoration Nonconformity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075612
eISBN:
9781781701744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075612.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the farewell sermons of the Bartholomean clergy. The farewell sermons demonstrate the extent to which religion remained a central consideration ... More


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