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The Themes and Ideology of the Apodictic Laws (Exodus 20:23–26; 21:1; 22:20–23:19)

David P. Wright

in Inventing God's Law: How the Covenant Code of the Bible Used and Revised the Laws of Hammurabi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195304756
eISBN:
9780199866830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304756.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This and the following chapter discuss the compositional logic involved in creating the Covenant Code's apodictic laws. These laws show most clearly the ideological intention of the Covenant Code, ... More


Paul’s Letters: Temple Imagery as Religious Identity

Eyal Regev

in The Temple in Early Christianity: Experiencing the Sacred

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300197884
eISBN:
9780300245592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197884.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter examines Paul's analogy of the Christian community as a Temple, and his referring to Christ as a sacrifice. Most scholars simply take it for granted that for Paul, the Church is the new ... More


The Book of Revelation: The Alternative Temple

Eyal Regev

in The Temple in Early Christianity: Experiencing the Sacred

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300197884
eISBN:
9780300245592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197884.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explores the Book of Revelation. The Book of Revelation to John is exceptional within the New Testament not only because of its genre and rich imagery, but also because it introduces a ... More


The Boxer Uprising and the Souls in Purgatory

Henrietta Harrison

in The Missionary's Curse and Other Tales from a Chinese Catholic Village

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520273115
eISBN:
9780520954724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273115.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the causes of the Boxer Uprising. It argues that, although missionaries and Chinese officials claimed that there were many conversions linked to the expansion of Western ... More


Guan Yu: The Religious Afterlife of a Failed Hero

Barend J. ter Haar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198803645
eISBN:
9780191842030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803645.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

Guan Yu was a minor general in his own day, who supported one of numerous claimants to the throne in the early third century CE. He was captured and executed by enemy forces in 219. He eventually ... More


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