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A Summit Observed

John Wilkins

in The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269854
eISBN:
9780191600517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269854.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

John Wilkins observes that the Resurrection Summit, as the essays in this book show, was concerned to do much more than simply offer a riposte to the reductionist conclusions of the Jesus Seminar. ... More


Postscript: What Would Jesus Do?

Ananda Rose

in Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration Controversy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199890934
eISBN:
9780199949793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890934.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This brief final chapter entertains the question: What might Jesus do about migrant deaths, illegal immigration, and the U.S.–Mexico border. The question is particularly important since many of the ... More


The Bible, History, and Apologetics

James Barr

in History and Ideology in the Old Testament: Biblical Studies at the End of a Millennium

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269878
eISBN:
9780191600401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269870.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The appeal to history has been a traditional element in Christian apologetics; Christianity has been said to be ‘an historical religion’. But the historical character of the Bible has continued to ... More


Franchising Dreams: The Lure of Entrepreneurship in America

Peter M. Birkeland

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226051901
eISBN:
9780226051925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051925.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

McDonald's, Blockbuster Video, Jiffy Lube, and Subway: franchising has become an ever-present feature of the American landscape. One-third of the U.S. gross domestic product flows through franchises, ... More


The Benign First Mate: From Law In The Service Of Human Dignity: Essays in Honour of Florentino Feliciano

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0071
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Lauterpacht Centre (formerly Research Centre for International Law), located at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, would not be what it is today without vision and generosity. The ... More


Saving and the Effectiveness of Financial Education

Annamaria Lusardi

in Pension Design and Structure: New Lessons from Behavioral Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199273393
eISBN:
9780191601675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273391.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the impact of retirement seminars on the savings and investment behaviour of households. Retirement seminars have the greatest effect on families at the lowest income levels and ... More


Sex Differences, Financial Education, and Retirement Goals

Robert L. Clark, Madeleine B. d'Ambrosio, Ann A. McDermed, and Kshama Sawant

in Pension Design and Structure: New Lessons from Behavioral Finance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199273393
eISBN:
9780191601675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199273391.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines sex differences in retirement goals and responses to financial education seminars. Gender differences were observed in terms of desired retirement age, and savings and ... More


Teaching the Graduate Seminar in Comparative Mysticism: A Participatory Integral Approach

Jorge N. Ferrer

in Teaching Mysticism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199751198
eISBN:
9780199918782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751198.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes a critical-participatory pedagogy used in a doctoral seminar on the comparative study of mysticism taught at the California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco. The ... More


Exploring and Communicating Risk: Scenario-Based Workshops

Simon French and John Maule

in Risk Communication and Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199562848
eISBN:
9780191722523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562848.003.19
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The first edition of this book reported the authors' work in the Department of Health on developing a series of research-led training seminars for senior health services personnel to improve their ... More


Sociology of Education in India: A Personal Account *

Geetha B. Nambissan and S. Srinivasa Rao

in Sociology of Education in India: Changing Contours and Emerging Concerns

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082866
eISBN:
9780199082254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082866.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This essay presents an account of the author's own personal and institutional experiences related to sociology of education (SoE)) in India. It explains that the author has been a sociologist of ... More


Everything Except Science I

Barbara Forrest and Paul R. Gross

in Creationism's Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195157420
eISBN:
9780199894000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157420.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter begins the examination of Phase II of the Wedge Strategy, “Publicity and Opinion-Making,” which is continued in Chapter 7. It explains how the intelligent design movement is executing ... More


Pension Plan Distributions: The Importance of Financial Literacy

Robert L. Clark, Melinda S. Morrill, and Steven G. Allen

in Financial Literacy: Implications for Retirement Security and the Financial Marketplace

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199696819
eISBN:
9780191732089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696819.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter examines workers' plans to take lump sum distributions versus life annuities from employer retirement plans. The analysis is based on before and after surveys of retirement eligible ... More


Constructing and Contesting Knowledge in Women’s Cross-cultural Hair Testimonies

Lanita Jacobs-Huey

in From the Kitchen to the Parlor: Language and Becoming in African American Women's Hair Care

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195304169
eISBN:
9780199866939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304169.003.06
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores conversations involving black and white women across multiple settings (for example, cosmetology schools, hair educational seminars, Internet discussions) that further elucidate ... More


Rhetorical Readings

Paul de Man

in The Paul De Man Notebooks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748641048
eISBN:
9781474400954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641048.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This 1980 text describes a seminar that Paul de Man taught in 1981 at Yale University. The seminar deals with a central problem in contemporary literary theory from a pedagogical, rather than from a ... More


Director's Report on Rhetorical Reading (1982)

Paul de Man

in The Paul De Man Notebooks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748641048
eISBN:
9781474400954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641048.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this 1982 report, Paul de Man reflects on the benefits and challenges of running a national seminar on rhetorical reading at Yale University. The seminar, taught by de Man in the summer of 1981 at ... More


Melville by Design

Wyn Kelley

in Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042232
eISBN:
9780252050978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Wyn Kelley describes how students in her seminar Mapping Melville use tools developed in MIT’s HyperStudio to make new and surprising discoveries of deeply canonical texts. As students experimented ... More


Data Approaches to Emily Dickinson and Eliza R. Snow

Cynthia L. Hallen

in Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042232
eISBN:
9780252050978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Cynthia L. Hallen describes her launch and development of the Emily Dickinson Lexicon (EDL) project, a dictionary of all the words in the poet’s collected verse. With English and linguistics majors ... More


World Press Photo: Developing World Photography

Zeynep Devrim Gürsel

in Image Brokers: Visualizing World News in the Age of Digital Circulation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286368
eISBN:
9780520961616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286368.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines World Press Photo, an international platform for photography that runs the world's most international and prestigious annual competition in photojournalism. In addition to ... More


The Institutionalization of Islamic Art and Architecture by the Aga Khan Foundation

Ahmad Hamid

in Hassan Fathy and Continuity in Islamic Arts and Architecture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163418
eISBN:
9781617970146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163418.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

One of the most integrative forces of the Aga Khan Award was in bringing historians, including art and architectural historians, into close proximity with the contemporary practice of architecture. ... More


Nightmare Envy and Other Stories: American Culture and European Reconstruction

George Blaustein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190209209
eISBN:
9780190209230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190209209.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, African-American Literature

Nightmare Envy and Other Stories is a study of Americanist writing and institutions in the twentieth century. Four chapters trace four routes through an “Americanist century.” The first is the hidden ... More


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