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Network Epidemiology: A Handbook for Survey Design and Data Collection

Martina Morris (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269013
eISBN:
9780191601330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269017.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

For epidemiologists and public health professionals, the global epidemic of HIV/AIDS has provoked a fundamental re-examination of infectious disease prevention and the research needed to support it. ... More


The Language of Time

Rory Fox

in Time and Eternity in Mid-Thirteenth-Century Thought

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199285754
eISBN:
9780191603563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199285756.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines some of the key language and terminology used by 13th century thinkers. Thirteenth-century thinkers distinguished between logically indivisible boundaries and divisible parts. ... More


  Falsafa: Sources and Structure

Peter Adamson

in Al-KindĪ

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195181425
eISBN:
9780199785087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181425.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses al-Kindī’s main influences from Greek works produced by the translation movement, and how al-Kindī thought the ideas from these works should be put together into a coherent ... More


A Note on Terminology: Warding Off Some Common Connotations

Daniel H. Weiss

in Paradox and the Prophets: Hermann Cohen and the Indirect Communication of Religion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895908
eISBN:
9780199949854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895908.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Because this study focuses on questions of communication and miscommunication, the present section seeks to clarify some potentially misleading aspects of Cohen’s terminology. Cohen uses certain key ... More


Prophecy and the Prophetic Books

J. Blenkinsopp

in Text in Context: Essays by Members of the Society for Old Testament Study

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263913
eISBN:
9780191601187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263910.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This is the second of six chapters on the Old Testament and its authors. It discusses prophecy and the prophetic books of the Old Testament starting by pointing out that not much has been added to ... More


Reticulate evolution: an introduction

Michael L. Arnold

in Reticulate Evolution and Humans: Origins and Ecology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199539581
eISBN:
9780191716225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539581.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter provides a basis for much of the terminology used throughout the book. It also illustrates many of the concepts, processes, and mechanisms that characterize reticulate evolution.


Introduction

Roger Cousens, Calvin Dytham, and Richard Law

in Dispersal in Plants: A Population Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199299126
eISBN:
9780191715006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299126.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This introductory chapter serves two main purposes: to explain the structure of the book and to introduce the terminology to be used. It discusses the key terms that have been applied to dispersal, ... More


Credit ratings

Tony Van Gestel and Bart Baesens

in Credit Risk Management: Basic Concepts: Financial Risk Components, Rating Analysis, Models, Economic and Regulatory Capital

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545117
eISBN:
9780191720147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545117.003.0003
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

This chapter discusses credit ratings. Like credit scores, credit ratings order the credit risk. Ratings represent the risk level into a limited number of categories. The chapter is organized as ... More


Introduction Eθνoς and Γένoς

P. M. Fraser

in Greek Ethnic Terminology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264287
eISBN:
9780191753978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264287.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This introductory chapter surveys the various meanings given to the two terms ἔθνος and γένος in documentary and literary usage. It aims to enable the reader to follow the detailed analysis of ... More


Ethnics in Public and Private Use

P. M. Fraser

in Greek Ethnic Terminology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264287
eISBN:
9780191753978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264287.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers the various usages of the ethnic, the expression essentially of the foreigner in both public and private life, from the fifth century bc onwards. It shows that after the fifth ... More


Stephanus’ Sources: the Tradition of ἐθνικά

P. M. Fraser

in Greek Ethnic Terminology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264287
eISBN:
9780191753978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264287.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on some problems associated with Stephanus' ultimate sources, and considers how much his text contributes to the subject of ethnic terminology. Stephanus is not the earliest ... More


Introduction

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/9780199578641.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The chapter introduces the study by first providing a brief history of research on the question of similarities and differences between Christianity and Stoicism, and by arguing that the question is ... More


Introduction

Jon D. Mikalson

in Greek Popular Religion in Greek Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199577835
eISBN:
9780191723063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577835.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The introduction opens with a survey of the topics covered, an example of the method, and a listing of the philosophers included in the study. There follows a section on religious terminology in ... More


High Priesthood According to the Priestly Writer

Deborah W. Rooke

in Zadok's Heirs: The Role and Development of the High Priesthood in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269984
eISBN:
9780191600722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269986.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Discusses the Priestly writer's presentation of the high priesthood, which is primarily embodied in the figure of Aaron. Treats the relevant material in three categories—legal, narrative, and ... More


High Priesthood in the Books of Chronicles

Deborah W. Rooke

in Zadok's Heirs: The Role and Development of the High Priesthood in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269984
eISBN:
9780191600722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269986.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Discusses the presentation of the high priesthood in the Chronicler's post‐exilic version of the history of the monarchy, as compared with the Deuteronomistic History. The material on high (or chief) ... More


Understanding Music

Malcolm Budd

in Aesthetic Essays

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199556175
eISBN:
9780191721151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556175.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

After some initial remarks about the possible depth, accuracy, extent, and subtlety of musical understanding, this chapter focusses on the fundamental nature of the experience of a listener who hears ... More


Further Issues Relating To Saint Maximus's Dyothelite Christology and Their Theological Significance

Demetrios Bathrellos

in The Byzantine Christ: Person, Nature, and Will in the Christology of Saint Maximus the Confessor

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199258642
eISBN:
9780191602795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199258643.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Explores some further issues that are related to St Maximus’s dyothelite Christology. First, the question of the subject of willing is examined. It is argued that Maximus’s identification of the ... More


Terminology, Myth, and Tribes

William M. Shea

in The Lion and the Lamb: Evangelicals and Catholics in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195139860
eISBN:
9780199835232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195139860.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter begins with an explanation of the enmity between American evangelical Protestants and Roman Catholics, which can be traced back to colonial period. It then discusses scholarly literature ... More


Coming to Terms

Robert DeCaroli

in Haunting the Buddha: Indian Popular Religion and the Formation of Buddhism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195168389
eISBN:
9780199835133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195168380.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the ways in which the iconographic evidence, provided by the sculptural imagery found on early Buddhist monasteries, contradicts the traditional ... More


Legal Exegesis With Verbatim, Paraphrastic, or Pseudocitations in Historical Sources

Michael Fishbane

in Biblical Interpretation in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198266990
eISBN:
9780191600593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198266995.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Focus on the meaning and application of the law in the late historical sources (like the books of Kings, Chronicles, and Nehemiah). A method is developed to isolate verbatim, paraphrastic, and ... More


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