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Substitute Faiths

Byron L. Sherwin

in Faith Finding Meaning: A Theology of Judaism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195336238
eISBN:
9780199868520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336238.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents and analyzes a variety of secular and religious “substitute faiths” embraced by modern (particularly American) Jews that have replaced classical Jewish beliefs, which have ... More


From Power! to Personal Power!: Survivalism and the Inward Turn

Micki McGee

in Self-Help, Inc.: Makeover Culture in American Life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195171242
eISBN:
9780199944088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171242.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter describes the unisex or general-audience advice literature, exploring the new survivalism that emerges against the background of a continuing inward turn. In The Road Less Traveled, M. ... More


Identity

Karl Ameriks

in Kant's Theory of Mind: An Analysis of the Paralogisms of Pure Reason

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238973
eISBN:
9780191597022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238975.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter concerns Kant's views on the issue of personal identity, the topic of the third paralogism. This is an especially complicated topic for Kant because it immediately requires bringing ... More


Self-Defense and Personal Responsibility

Angela Stroud

in Good Guys with Guns: The Appeal and Consequences of Concealed Carry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627892
eISBN:
9781469627915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627892.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter examines how ideas about crime and criminals are shaped by neoliberal cultural discourses of personal responsibility that not only justify why people need to be armed but also ... More


Earth Discourses: Theorizing the Environment for Global Media Studies

Patrick D. Murphy

in The Media Commons: Globalization and Environmental Discourses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252041037
eISBN:
9780252099588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041037.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter draws from the interpretive school of environmental policy analysis, especially John S. Dryzek’s The Politics of the Earth: Environmental Discourses (Oxford, 2005), to provide an ... More


Neo-Malthusian Entertainment: The Limits of Green TV

Patrick D. Murphy

in The Media Commons: Globalization and Environmental Discourses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252041037
eISBN:
9780252099588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041037.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the resurgence of the Survivalism on cable and public TV, and how it is introducing a new generation of media audiences to the Limits discourse. Focus is placed on identifying ... More


Christ and the Interim State

Timothy Pawl

in In Defense of Extended Conciliar Christology: A Philosophical Essay

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198834144
eISBN:
9780191872327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834144.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Traditional Christian doctrine teaches that Christ was dead for three days, and that, during those days, he descended into hell. Does this teaching, when conjoined with Conciliar Christology, imply ... More


Ecological Crisis and Climate Change: From States of Emergency to “Fortress World”?

Frank Fischer

in Climate Crisis and the Democratic Prospect: Participatory Governance in Sustainable Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199594917
eISBN:
9780191842108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199594917.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter looks at the possible futures associated with climate change, in particular the ecological crisis it will bring for many people around the planet. It does this with a special focus on ... More


The Afterlife

Jeffrey E. Brower

in Aquinas’s Ontology of the Material World: Change, Hylomorphism, and Material Objects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198714293
eISBN:
9780191782701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714293.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines one of the most hotly disputed questions of contemporary Aquinas scholarship—namely, the question of what happens to human beings immediately following their death. The standard ... More


Motivations

Mark Edele

in Stalin's Defectors: How Red Army Soldiers became Hitler's Collaborators, 1941-1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198798156
eISBN:
9780191839375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798156.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

Both contemporaries and later historians have seen the mass surrenders of 1941 as a ‘plebiscite’ against Soviet power. This chapter investigates the extent to which this thesis can be supported by ... More


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