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Diaspora of the Gods: Modern Hindu Temples in an Urban Middle-Class World

Joanne Punzo Waghorne

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195156638
eISBN:
9780199785292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156638.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

From Chennai (Madras), India to London and Washington D.C., contemporary urban middle-class Hindus invest earnings, often derived from the global economy, into the construction or renovation of ... More


Muḥammad’s Mission and the Dı̄n of Ibrāhı̄m according to Ibn Isḥāq

R. Kevin Jaques

in Varieties of Religious Invention: Founders and Their Functions in History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199359714
eISBN:
9780190264253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359714.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter focuses on the debate over Muhammad’s role as prophet in the first centuries after his death in 632. The earliest extant biography of Muhammad was written by Ibn Isḥāq during the last ... More


Circumvention and Violation of Halakha

Jonathan Garb

in The Chosen Will Become Herds: Studies in Twentieth-Century Kabbalah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300123944
eISBN:
9780300155044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300123944.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the relationship between kabbalisctic (mystic rituals, customs, and techniques) literature and halakhic (system of daily rituals and customs) literature. It wants to see if ... More


A Career in Music

Jill Timmons

in The Musician’s Journey: Crafting Your Career Vision and Plan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199861323
eISBN:
9780190268336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199861323.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter identifies what comprises a career in music. These include understanding the relationship of a musician with the world, the present state of the world of music, and the new music ... More


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