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 Liturgical Space in the Post‐Shoah and Zionist Era

Steven Kepnes

in Jewish Liturgical Reasoning

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313819
eISBN:
9780199785650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313819.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Jewish liturgy helps develop new forms of discourse and theology to respond to the two central events of the contemporary Jewish era: the Shoah and the establishment of the State of Israel. Peter ... More


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


Joseph Smith and Creation of the Sacred

Richard Lyman Bushman

in Joseph Smith, Jr.: Reappraisals After Two Centuries

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369786
eISBN:
9780199871292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369786.003.007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter proposes a simple fundamental in its account for Joseph Smith's religious appeal: he met a human need for the sacred. So, of course, do all religions, but Smith was different, the ... More


Replacing Sacred Space

Gordon Graham

in The Re-enchantment of the World: Art versus Religion

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199265961
eISBN:
9780191708756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265961.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter draws a distinction between holy places and sacred spaces, and examines the ability of architecture as an art to create a secular equivalent of the latter — ‘enchanted space’ as an ... More


Counterinsurgency and the Problem of Sacred Space

Ron E. Hassner

in Treading on Hallowed Ground: Counterinsurgency Operations in Sacred Spaces

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195342048
eISBN:
9780199852017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342048.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the key problems that counterinsurgency operations pose in sacred places. It first delineates the concept of a “sacred space” and explains the key features that grant such ... More


A Sacred City

Zain Abdullah

in Black Mecca: The African Muslims of Harlem

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314250
eISBN:
9780199871797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314250.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

For more than twenty years, West African Muslims from the Muridiyya order, a Sufi brotherhood based in Senegal, have organized the annual Cheikh Amadou Bamba Day parade in New York City. It is a ... More


Sacred Topography

Josef W. Meri

in The Cult of Saints among Muslims and Jews in Medieval Syria

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250783
eISBN:
9780191697968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250783.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Judaism

This chapter discusses sacred topography, providing a background to pilgrimage sites and the manner in which Jews and Muslims employed Scripture to refer to sacred places. It examines how Jews and ... More


Migrant Sufis and Sacred Space

Nile Green

in Making Space: Sufis and Settlers in Early Modern India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077961
eISBN:
9780199080991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077961.003.0019
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter surveys the widespread phenomenon of the migrant Sufi saint in South Asian history. It examines how non-Indian origins were important to the success of Sufis and how these holy migrants ... More


The Religious Significance of Some Built and Natural Environments

Mark R. Wynn

in Faith and Place: An Essay in Embodied Religious Epistemology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199560387
eISBN:
9780191721175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560387.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter continues the discussion of Chapter 6, by examining the human significance of a number of built and natural environments, unrelated to pilgrimage practice. Again, the three models of the ... More


Conclusion: Counterinsurgency in Sacred Spaces

Nora Bensahel

in Treading on Hallowed Ground: Counterinsurgency Operations in Sacred Spaces

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195342048
eISBN:
9780199852017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342048.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter concludes the book with an instructive analysis across the various case studies. It draws out a number of operational lessons to be learned from the cases, including an assessment of the ... More


Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

Elazar Barkan and Karen Barkey (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169943
eISBN:
9780231538060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169943.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This anthology explores the dynamics of shared religious sites in Turkey, the Balkans, Palestine/Israel, Cyprus and Algeria, indicating where local and national stakeholders manoeuvre between ... More


Contributions to the Political Peace Process

John D. Brewer, Gareth I. Higgins, and Francis Teeney

in Religion, Civil Society, and Peace in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199694020
eISBN:
9780191730825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694020.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Church History

This chapter completes the outline of the typology of kinds of active peacemaking by focusing on the contribution of the churches to the political peace process. It focuses on the backchannel ... More


Ritual Space

SUSAN GUETTEL COLE

in Landscapes, Gender, and Ritual Space: The Ancient Greek Experience

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235441
eISBN:
9780520929326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235441.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter addresses the evidence for recognizing sacred space. It starts by introducing the boundaries between human and divine. Every polis inhabited the same landscape as its divinities. Respect ... More


Introduction

Sumit Ganguly and C. Christine Fair

in Treading on Hallowed Ground: Counterinsurgency Operations in Sacred Spaces

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195342048
eISBN:
9780199852017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342048.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This introductory chapter begins by identifying the two specific problems of counterinsurgency that have received inadequate attention in the scholarly literature. It then sets out the purpose of the ... More


Treading on Hallowed Ground: Counterinsurgency Operations in Sacred Spaces

C. Christine Fair and Sumit Ganguly (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195342048
eISBN:
9780199852017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342048.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After America's Iraq adventure devolved into a debacle, a chorus of commentators and analysts noted that the U.S. military had no plan to fight a counterinsurgency campaign. Given the failure of ... More


Reimagining late Heian and Early Medieval Space

in Eccentric Spaces, Hidden Histories: Narrative, Ritual, and Royal Authority from The Chronicles of Japan to The Tale of the Heike

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751582
eISBN:
9780804767644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751582.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines how changes in the conceptualization of defilement over the course of the late Heian and early medieval periods transformed the character of ritual space which ultimately ... More


Worlds in Space: American Religious Pluralism in Geographic Perspective

Bret E. Carroll

in Gods in America: Religious Pluralism in the United States

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199931903
eISBN:
9780199345779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931903.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

American religious pluralism—its symbolic expressions, its characteristic tensions and contests—play out nowhere more noticeably than on the landscape. Because exchanges among the nation's faiths are ... More


Constructing the Sacred in Space and Place

Katie Day and Edd Conboy

in Faith on the Avenue: Religion on a City Street

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199860029
eISBN:
9780199358427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860029.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how sacred space is socially constructed in an urban context in different types of buildings from historic churches to former commercial buildings adapted for religious ... More


Introduction

Elazar Barkan and Karen Barkey

in Choreographies of Shared Sacred Sites: Religion, Politics, and Conflict Resolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169943
eISBN:
9780231538060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169943.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, namely to explore the politics of the “choreography of sacred spaces” within the framework of state-society relations and to examine the ... More


4 The Religious Regeneration of the Landscape: Ritual, Rehabilitation, and Renewal

Alexandra Walsham

in The Reformation of the Landscape: Religion, Identity, and Memory in Early Modern Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199243556
eISBN:
9780191725081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243556.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses a series of processes which served to reinvest the early modern landscape with religious associations. It considers how lollards and Protestant dissenters used the natural ... More


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