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The Political Work of a Spiritual Text: Sarah Wight, Henry Jessey, and The exceeding Riches of Grace

Susan Wiseman

in Conspiracy and Virtue: Women, Writing, and Politics in Seventeenth-Century England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199205127
eISBN:
9780191709579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205127.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter investigates the political implications of women's involvement in sectarian writing in the later years of the 1640s. The material discussed — printed writings — carries the discussion of ... More


Jump Dance

Thomas Buckley

in Standing Ground: Yurok Indian Spirituality, 1850-1990

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233584
eISBN:
9780520936447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233584.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the contemporary revival of the Yurok jump dance at the village of Pecwan, inaugurated in 1984 and still ongoing, interpreting the jump dance as an arena of social as well as ... More


Clerical Perceptions of Sufi Practices in Late Seventeenth-Century Persia, II: Al-Hurr al-ʿAmili (d. 1693) and the Debate on the Permissibility of Ghina

Andrew J. Newman

in Living Islamic History: Studies in Honour of Professor Carole Hillenbrand

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637386
eISBN:
9780748653218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637386.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The anti-Sufi polemic that marked Iran’s spiritual discourse during the seventeenth century was no mere obscure discussion. Although visible during the century flowing from the 1501 establishment of ... More


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