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Variety and Unity in New Testament Thought

John Reumann

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198262015
eISBN:
9780191682285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262015.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The blend of variety and unity apparent in the thought of the New Testament has been a subject for theological debate through the ages. Certain themes, teachings, and characterizations are clearly ... More


Conclusion

Nancy C. Dorian

in Investigating Variation: The Effects of Social Organization and Social Setting

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195385939
eISBN:
9780199870141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385939.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Unexpected aspects of personal‐pattern variation include high frequency despite homogeneous face‐to‐face social structure, maintenance across generations, variants' social neutrality, and low ... More


Introduction to Roman Christianity

Runar M. Thorsteinsson

in Roman Christianity and Roman Stoicism: A Comparative Study of Ancient Morality

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199578641
eISBN:
9780191722868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578641.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Corresponding to chapter one, this chapter provides a general introduction to Roman Christianity. It begins with the difficult question of the origin of the Christ-movement in Rome. It is suggested ... More


Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Marybeth Shinn and Hirokazu Yoshikawa (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This book examines how to improve social settings in order to foster positive youth development. Each chapter describes a theory of intervention and specific exemplars of strategies to transform ... More


Hong Kong Society in This Period

Patricia Lim

in Forgotten Souls: A Social History of the Hong Kong Cemetery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099906
eISBN:
9789882207714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099906.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the society of Hong Kong during the late nineteenth century. It begins by discussing cultural and leisure activities during the 1870s, which included amateur theatrical ... More


The Character of Adolescents

Paul Howe

in Teen Spirit: How Adolescence Transformed the Adult World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501749827
eISBN:
9781501749841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749827.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the character of adolescents. It is hard to say precisely how much the distinctive character of adolescents reflects a natural stage in the human maturation process and how much ... More


Criminal Justice, Not Criminology?

Andrew Ashworth

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter argues that a great deal of what is commonly regarded as criminology is in fact the study of criminal justice. This assumes that ‘criminal justice’ is chiefly concerned with the ... More


Peace at Last?

Steven Weinberg

in The One Culture?: A Conversation about Science

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226467221
eISBN:
9780226467245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226467245.003.0024
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Although scientists recognize that their theories often bear the stamp of the social environment in which they are formulated, some like to think of this as an impurity, some slag left amid the ... More


Context and Metaphorical Creativity

Zoltán Kövecses

in Where Metaphors Come From: Reconsidering Context in Metaphor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190224868
eISBN:
9780190224882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190224868.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Where do we recruit novel and unconventional conceptual materials from when we speak, think and act metaphorically, and why? This question has only been partially answered in the cognitive linguistic ... More


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