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The Church and Religion

Glanmor Williams

in Renewal and Reformation: Wales c.1415-1642

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192852779
eISBN:
9780191670558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852779.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Glyndŵr Rebellion had been the culmination of a long period of difficulty and dislocation for the Welsh Church. The effects on ecclesiastical and religious life were catastrophic; and their ... More


Literati Influences on the Compilation of Chan Records: The Jingde [Era] Transmission of the Lamp and the Tiansheng [Era] Expanded Lamp Record

Albert Welter

in Monks, Rulers, and Literati: The Political Ascendancy of Chan Buddhism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175219
eISBN:
9780199850679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175219.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines literature influences on the compilation of records of Chan Buddhism, particularly the Jingde Transmission of the Lamp and the Tiansheng Expanded Lamp Record. It describes the ... More


Jews and Poles in Yiddish Literature in Poland Between the Two World Wars

Chone Shmeruk

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses Yiddish literature in Poland between the two World Wars. After World War I, a schism began to divide the two major centres of Yiddish literature in Eastern Europe. Despite ... More


Chan Transmission and Factional Motives in the Patriarch's Hall Anthology (Zutang ji)

Albert Welter

in Monks, Rulers, and Literati: The Political Ascendancy of Chan Buddhism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175219
eISBN:
9780199850679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175219.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the history of Chan Buddhism in terms of transmission records and factional motives contained in the Zutang ji or the Patriarch's Hall Anthology. The rediscovery of the Zutang ... More


Chan Transmission and Factional Motives in the Jingde [Era] Transmission of the Lamp (Jingde Chuandeng lu)

Albert Welter

in Monks, Rulers, and Literati: The Political Ascendancy of Chan Buddhism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195175219
eISBN:
9780199850679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175219.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the history of Chan Buddhism in relation to transmission records and factional motives contained in the Jingde Transmission of the Lamp or the Jingde Chuandeng lu. It suggests ... More


Varṇa

Arvind Sharma

in Classical Hindu Thought: An Introduction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658712
eISBN:
9780199082018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658712.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The existing discussions of the Hindu social order have fallen victim to a stereotype. According to this stereotype, Hindu society is divided into watertight compartments to which one belongs by ... More


American and Catholic and Literature: What Cultural History Helps Reveal

Una M. Cadegan

in Roman Catholicism in the United States: A Thematic History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282760
eISBN:
9780823286263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282760.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on the so-called “American Catholic literature” (in the form of diaries, journals, and descriptive accounts of their work intended for European sponsors). With the development of ... More


Royal, Aristocratic, and Ecclesiastical Culture

Sverre Bagge

in Cross and Scepter: The Rise of the Scandinavian Kingdoms from the Vikings to the Reformation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169088
eISBN:
9781400850105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169088.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines four themes that raise the question of the connection between cultural development and social change in the Scandinavian kingdoms: religious versus secular literature, the ... More


Sufis & Saints' Bodies: Mysticism, Corporeality, and Sacred Power in Islam

Scott A. Kugle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830819
eISBN:
9781469602684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872772_kugle
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Islam is often described as abstract, ascetic, and uniquely disengaged from the human body. The author of this book refutes this assertion in the first full study of Islamic mysticism as it relates ... More


Early Modern Englishwomen and Modes of Bible-Reading

Femke Molekamp

in Women and the Bible in Early Modern England: Religious Reading and Writing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665402
eISBN:
9780191752193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665402.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter details the structures and materiality of female Bible-reading practices. It examines accounts and examples of diverse modes of female Bible-reading in female autobiographical writing, ... More


Selection of Annotated Texts

Howard Jones and Martin H. Jones

in The Oxford Guide to Middle High German

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199654611
eISBN:
9780191851698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199654611.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The selection of texts comprises extracts not only from the courtly literature of the Middle High German Classical period such as Erec, the Nibelungenlied, Parzival, Tristan, and the lyrics of ... More


Varieties of Religious Publishing, 1800–50

Heidi Hansson

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter surveys religious publications in Ireland in the first half of the nineteenth century. The British Library, then a division of the British Museum, was the central depository for Irish ... More


Conclusions: Chan, a Buddhist Beauty

Alan Cole

in Patriarchs on Paper: A Critical History of Medieval Chan Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284067
eISBN:
9780520959750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284067.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This concluding chapter argues that the most reasonable way to account for the composition of Chan texts is to assume that Chan authors were quite aware of the art of writing “religious literature,” ... More


Concluding Reflections

Eugene Fontinell

in Self, God and Immortality: A Jamesian Investigation

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823220700
eISBN:
9780823284863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823220700.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This concluding chapter explains how it appears that immortality belief and terminality belief have been present in varying degrees of explicitness and with shifting degrees of dominance from the ... More


Catholic Devotional Literature in Dublin, 1800–30

Cormac Begadon

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the publication and sale of Catholic devotional literature in Dublin from 1800–30. The existence and expanding numbers of Catholic printers and booksellers provided the ... More


The Coptic Manichaean Library from Madinat Madi in the Fayoum

Gawdat Gabra

in Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis: Essays from the 2004 International Symposium of the Saint Mark Foundation and the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society in Honor of Martin Krause

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774248924
eISBN:
9781617970443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774248924.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the Coptic Manichaean library discovered at the Madinat Madi site in the Fayoum Oasis in Egypt. Manichaeism was a dualistic religion founded in Mesopotamia in the third century ... More


Lydgate’s Kneeling Retraction: The Testament as a Literary Palinode

Sebastian Sobecki

in Last Words: The Public Self and the Social Author in Late Medieval England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198790778
eISBN:
9780191886072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790778.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this chapter I show that John Lydgate’s Testament is not a rejection of his secular career but a literary palinode that attempts to impress a sense of coherence onto a diverse body of work. As the ... More


Women Readers and Catholic Magazines

Úna Ní Bhroiméil

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0031
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the devotional periodicals that proliferated in late nineteenth-century Ireland. These periodicals aimed to inculcate and foster a Catholic mentality in the minds of the people. ... More


Introduction: The Body, Flesh and Bone

John C. Waldmeir

in Cathedrals of Bone: The Role of the Body in Contemporary Catholic Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230600
eISBN:
9780823236923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230600.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the influence of the metaphoric representation of the Church as a body on Catholic thinking since the Second Vatican ... More


Selina Bunbury, Religion, and the Woman Writer

Heidi Hansson

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter describes the literary career of Selina Bunbury (1802–82). All of her works, whether religious tracts, travel narratives, novels, biographies, or historical works had a strong ... More


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