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Conclusion/s: Making Space for God/s in an Urban World

Joanne Punzo Waghorne

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

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195156638
eISBN:
9780199785292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156638.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Three general reconfigurations of sacred space — sometimes interlocking, sometimes in tension — emerge from the new style and sensibilities of contemporary global Hindu temples with implications for ... More


 Beauty Out of Zion?: Zions Above and Zions Below

Arieh Bruce Saposnik

in Becoming Hebrew: The Creation of a Jewish National Culture in Ottoman Palestine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331219
eISBN:
9780199868100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331219.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The principal focus of this chapter is the creation in 1906 of the Bezalel art school and museum. In its organizational structure as in the content of its art, Bezalel reflected the growing ... More


Introduction

Richard Kieckhefer

in Theology in Stone: Church Architecture From Byzantium to Berkeley

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154665
eISBN:
9780199835676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154665.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The basic categories of analysis (spatial dynamics, centering focus, aesthetic impact, and symbolic resonance) and the traditions of church-building (classic sacramental churches, classic evangelical ... More


The Fourth Factor: Symbolic Resonance

Richard Kieckhefer

in Theology in Stone: Church Architecture From Byzantium to Berkeley

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154665
eISBN:
9780199835676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154665.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

A church that is rich in symbolic associations conveys a strong sense of sacrality—the presence of the holy within the sacred. Different forms of symbolic association in the classic sacramental ... More


Issues in Church Architecture

Richard Kieckhefer

in Theology in Stone: Church Architecture From Byzantium to Berkeley

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195154665
eISBN:
9780199835676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195154665.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Beginning in the years after World War II, church building in much of the Christian world experienced a reaction against various perceived abuses: extravagance, use of revival styles, use of ... More


711

Peter Linehan

in History and the Historians of Medieval Spain

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198219453
eISBN:
9780191678349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198219453.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

In the years after the Fourth Council of Toledo the flaws in the contract were soon revealed and by January 681, and when the Twelfth Council assembled, quite gaping conceptual cracks were already ... More


Ghosts of the New City: Spirits, Urbanity, and the Ruins of Progress in Chiang Mai

Andrew Alan Johnson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839390
eISBN:
9780824868437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839390.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chiang Mai (literally, “new city”) suffered badly in the 1997 Asian financial crisis as the Northern Thai real estate bubble collapsed along with the Thai baht, crushing dreams of a renaissance of ... More


Holiness and Liberation

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/9780198269328.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Theology

One of the dominant themes in twentieth-century holiness discourse involves establishing the distinction between natural or mundane value and holy value. The focus of contemporary theology and ... More


The Missionaries: Expiation and the Resacralization of the King’s Two Bodies

Sheryl Kroen

in Politics and Theater: The Crisis of Legitimacy in Restoration France, 1815-1830

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222144
eISBN:
9780520924383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222144.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on the missionaries orchestrating a religious revival in these years which also used their public spectacles to reassert the legitimacy of the Bourbon monarchy; however, their ... More


Terror Speech in the Year II

Ronald Schechter

in A Genealogy of Terror in Eighteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226499574
eISBN:
9780226499604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499604.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Like commentators under the Old Regime and the first four years of the Revolution, revolutionaries of the Year II characterized terror as a property of the law, deeming it exemplary, restraining, and ... More


Dismembered Divinity: Saints' Relics

Karmen MacKendrick

in Fragmentation and Memory: Meditations on Christian Doctrine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229499
eISBN:
9780823236961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229499.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses the relics of saints, their paradoxical play between fragmentation and wholeness, vitality and mortality, sacrality and profanity, and the kinds of memory at work in the ... More


Fear of Primitives, Primitive Fears: Anthropology in the Philosophies of Heidegger and Levinas

Edith Wyschogrod

in Crossover Queries: Dwelling with Negatives, Embodying Philosophy's Others

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226061
eISBN:
9780823235148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226061.003.0033
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In a trajectory that leads from man in the state of nature to the emergence of the primitive in the science of anthropology, the generalizations of ethnography have ... More


Introduction: The Broken Building

Andrew Alan Johnson

in Ghosts of the New City: Spirits, Urbanity, and the Ruins of Progress in Chiang Mai

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839390
eISBN:
9780824868437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839390.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chiang Mai is a city inseparable from its significance as a Buddhist and animist center. Its premodern status as a mandala meant that it, in Theravada Buddhist cosmology, radiated out prosperity to ... More


The King’s Death, or the Meaning of a Massacre Revealed

Arlette Jouanna

in The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre: The Mysteries of a Crime of State

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097553
eISBN:
9781781708880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097553.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The death of the still-young Charles IX in 1574 was greeted by very different responses from the two religious camps. For the Protestants, his lonely and painful end – he was spitting blood! – ... More


Literature and the Economy of the Sacred

Günter Leypoldt

in Religion and the Marketplace in the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199361793
eISBN:
9780190233082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361793.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter offers a theoretical exploration of how the production of the cultural value of “serious” literature depends on economies of symbolic capital that run counter to the actual economies of ... More


Bone of Our Bone: The Geography of Sacred Power, 1850s– 1870s

David A. Chang

in The World and All the Things upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816699414
eISBN:
9781452954417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699414.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The chapter considers the ways that Hawaiians used religion to pursue a central place in the world. Some Hawaiians saw different Christian denominations as organizing principles for competing ... More


Embedded Ecologies and the Earth Goddess

Vijaya Nagarajan

in Feeding a Thousand Souls: Women, Ritual, and Ecology in India- An Exploration of the Kolam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780195170825
eISBN:
9780190858100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195170825.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter explores the relationship between the kōlam art ritual and the earth goddess Bhūdevi. One of the main reasons the kōlam is performed is to ask for forgiveness to the earth goddess for ... More


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