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Zen Skin, Zen Marrow: Will the Real Zen Buddhism Please Stand Up?

Steven Heine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326772
eISBN:
9780199870363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326772.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book provides analyses of the many ways Japanese Zen Buddhism can be interpreted as either a cure‐all for the world's problems as stated by the Traditional Zen Narrative (TZN) view or whether ... More


Introduction

Ayfer Karakaya-Stump

in The Kizilbash/Alevis in Ottoman Anatolia: Sufism, Politics and Community

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781474432689
eISBN:
9781474476799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474432689.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The introduction places the book in the context of the larger literature on Islam in Anatolia. It explains how this book is part of a recent wave of studies that take a critical, revisionist approach ... More


If It Is Not Catholic, Is It Popular Catholicism? Evil Eye, Espiritismo, and Santería: Latina/o Religion within Latina/o Theology

Michelle A. González

in Decolonizing Epistemologies: Latina/o Theology and Philosophy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823241354
eISBN:
9780823241392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823241354.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Through a synthesis of personal ethnography, sociological and theological reflection, author Michelle González takes aim at the Christocentric, church-focused, and hyperphilosophical discourse of ... More


Becoming Jewish, Believing in Jesus?

Manoela Carpenedo

in Becoming Jewish, Believing in Jesus: Judaizing Evangelicals in Brazil

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190086923
eISBN:
9780190086954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190086923.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter investigates the question of how the Judaizing Evangelicals appear to want to become Jewish, believing in Jesus. It carefully analyzes the social and cultural organization of the ... More


Religious Syncretism

Ignacio López-Calvo

in Imaging the Chinese in Cuban Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032405
eISBN:
9780813039466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032405.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses religious syncretism, with particular emphasis on the representation of Chinese witchcraft and religion. As evidenced by the numerous works that are analyzed in this chapter, ... More


Colonization and Symbolic Realityin Mesoamerica

Andrzej Piotrowski

in Architecture of Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673049
eISBN:
9781452945835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673049.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses the notion of religious syncretism in Mesoamerica. It shows that the hybrid character of religious practices in the Americas eluded not only the Spaniards but also later ... More


Islam in South Asia: From Orthodoxy to Fundamentalism

T. N. Madan

in Modern Myths, Locked Minds: Secularism and Fundamentalism in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198065104
eISBN:
9780199080182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198065104.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter presents an argument about the character of Muslim fundamentalism in South Asia. The argument runs as follows: While a concern with orthodoxy and orthopraxis is only to be expected among ... More


Keshab: Bengal's Forgotten Prophet

John Stevens

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190901752
eISBN:
9780190943042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901752.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Keshab Chandra Sen (1838-84) was one of the most powerful and controversial figures in nineteenth-century Bengal. A religious leader and social reformer, his universalist interpretation of Hinduism ... More


Charismatic, Pentecostal, and Evangelical Movements in Europe, the US, and Brazil

Detlef Pollack and Gergely Rosta

in Religion and Modernity: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801665
eISBN:
9780191840302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801665.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The growth of Evangelical Protestantism and Pentecostalism is widely regarded as a potent argument against the validity of secularization theory. To explain this growth, Chapter 12 draws on ... More


Religion in Free Fall: The Netherlands

Detlef Pollack and Gergely Rosta

in Religion and Modernity: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801665
eISBN:
9780191840302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801665.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Netherlands are among the most secular countries in Western Europe, with the proportion of those without religious affiliation now accounting for more than 60% of the Dutch population. The ... More


Continuity and Convergence

Nancy Farriss

in Tongues of Fire: Language and Evangelization in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190884109
eISBN:
9780190884130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190884109.003.0012
Subject:
History, Latin American History, History of Religion

Continuities in written doctrinal language contrast with semantic shifts within the indigenous speech community, revealed through petitions, testaments, trial testimony, and other records, as well as ... More


Epilogue: The Sunken World of the Adriatic

Konstantina Zanou

in Transnational Patriotism in the Mediterranean, 1800-1850: Stammering the Nation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198788706
eISBN:
9780191830785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788706.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Epilogue recounts the story of Andrea Mustoxidi’s clash with Niccolò Tommaseo (1802–74), who lived for a time as an exile on the Ionian Islands. The reason for this disagreement was the gradual ... More


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