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The Lord at Home

R. R. Davies

in Lords and Lordship in the British Isles in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199542918
eISBN:
9780191715648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542918.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Lords, especially new lords, invested heavily in their favourite residences, thus demonstrating the continuing role of the castle as a status symbol. Noble ladies showed interest in the domestic ... More


. Wonder, Emotion, and the Religious Sensibility

Robert C. Fuller

in Wonder: From Emotion to Spirituality

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829950
eISBN:
9781469605593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889909_fuller.13
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book has investigated the origin and function of wonder in human lives by drawing on a number of academic disciplines from evolutionary biology and developmental psychology to historical ... More


Religion and Ideological Change in the American Revolution

Ruth H. Bloch

in Religion and American Politics: From the Colonial Period to the Present

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195317145
eISBN:
9780199851386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317145.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter looks at important developments in the founding period, focusing on the American Revolution and immediately thereafter. It shows how important religious conceptions were, especially in ... More


Numinous Experience

Melissa Raphael

in Rudolf Otto and the Concept of Holiness

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269328
eISBN:
9780191683602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269328.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Theology

As Otto asserts that those who have yet to feel religious experience are not to read further into his book, we find that the book is aimed only at those who have had spiritual orientation, and his ... More


The Wounded Hands Of Bataille: Hans Bellmer, Bataille, And The Art Of Monstrosity

Jeremy Biles

in Ecce Monstrum: Georges Bataille and the Sacrifice of Form

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227785
eISBN:
9780823235193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227785.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Artist Hans Bellmer viewed Matthias Grünewald's rendition of the Passion in 1932, during a vacation in Colmar. The encounter had an undeniable effect upon the young artist. ... More


Ecce Monstrum: Georges Bataille and the Sacrifice of Form

Jeremy Biles

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227785
eISBN:
9780823235193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227785.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In the 1930s, Georges Bataille proclaimed a “ferociously religious” sensibility characterized by simultaneous ecstasy and horror. This book investigates the content and implications ... More


The Permanence of the Theologico-political?

Claude Lefort

in Political Theologies: Public Religions in a Post-Secular World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226443
eISBN:
9780823237043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226443.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter explores the separation between politics and religion and the permanence of the theologico-political. It claims that the religious survives in the guise of new ... More


Fascinated Scientists and Empathizing Theologians

Daniel Gold

in Aesthetics and Analysis in Writing on Religion: Modern Fascinations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236134
eISBN:
9780520929517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236134.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter implies that even old stalwarts of hard-minded Enlightenment-style and soft-hearted romantic-style scholarship on religion harbor ambivalent feelings toward the materials of their study. ... More


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