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Medicine as a Vehicle for Religious Speculation

Joseph Ziegler

in Medicine and Religion c.1300: The Case of Arnau de Vilanova

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207269
eISBN:
9780191677595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207269.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses how Arnau's thought processes were affected by his medical background and elucidates the phenomenon of the theologising ... More


Belief and Doubt

Carol Lansing

in Power & Purity: Cathar Heresy in Medieval Italy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195149807
eISBN:
9780199849079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149807.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter explores the religious beliefs of Italian Cathars, in the context of contemporary skepticism and religious debate. It begins with giving some direct evidence for the beliefs of ... More


Guide to the Dialogues

Alberto Rigolio

in Christians in Conversation: A Guide to Late Antique Dialogues in Greek and Syriac

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190915452
eISBN:
9780190915483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915452.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The guide presents all sixty dialogues that survive entirely or in fragmentary state until the end of the sixth century, arranged in chronological order so as to emphasize changes and transformations ... More


Introduction

Alberto Rigolio

in Christians in Conversation: A Guide to Late Antique Dialogues in Greek and Syriac

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190915452
eISBN:
9780190915483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915452.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Although some scholars have written of an end of dialogue coinciding with the rise of Christianity, the composition of prose dialogues was far from moribund during late antiquity. During this period, ... More


Pastoral Forms and Religious Reform in Spenser and Shakespeare

Karen Nelson

in Shakespeare and Spenser: Attractive Opposites

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079627
eISBN:
9781781701058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079627.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter discusses religious reform and pastoral forms in the works of Shakespeare and Spenser. It determines that, when placed beside each other, these two concepts show the complexity of ... More


Christians in Conversation: A Guide to Late Antique Dialogues in Greek and Syriac

Alberto Rigolio

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190915452
eISBN:
9780190915483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915452.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Christians in Conversation: A Guide to Late Antique Dialogues in Greek and Syriac deals with a particular form of writing by Christians in late antiquity, the prose dialogue. To study late antique ... More


‘Reform’

Benjamin F. Soares

in Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622856
eISBN:
9780748670635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Chapter 7 looks at so-called Islamic reform, particularly the activities and influence of Muslim reformists, their discourses, and efforts to change the way Islam has been practiced in West Africa ... More


Customizing Authority: Anthologies and Epitomes

Arnoud S. Q. Visser

in Reading Augustine in the Reformation: The Flexibility of Intellectual Authority in Europe, 1500-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199765935
eISBN:
9780199895168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765935.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

An important part of the distribution of Augustine's works was the publication of patristic anthologies and epitomes. These works far outstripped the production of full-text editions, and often ... More


Catholics and Muslims in the Court of Jahangir (1608–1611)

Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam

in Writing the Mughal World: Studies on Culture and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158114
eISBN:
9780231527903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158114.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the early modern encounter between the Jesuits of the Society of Jesus and the Mughal empire, as it returns to the Jesuit materials, which are read together and contrasted ... More


Writing About the Mughal World in Sanskrit

Audrey Truschke

in Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231173629
eISBN:
9780231540971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173629.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

Chapter 5 recovers how Jain and Brahmanical communities memorialized their links with the Mughal court in Sanskrit texts and inscriptions. Both Jains and Brahmans explored how to promote community ... More


Textualism

Zev Eleff

in Who Rules the Synagogue?: Religious Authority and the Formation of American Judaism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190490270
eISBN:
9780190490294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190490270.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the post-Civil War period and the role of texts to further empower rabbis and distance laypeople from traditional religious spaces. Very aware of their growing power, leading ... More


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