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The Oracle of al-Wurūd: Ḥamad al-Jāsir’s Genealogical Correspondence

Nadav Samin

in Of Sand or Soil: Genealogy and Tribal Belonging in Saudi Arabia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164441
eISBN:
9781400873852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164441.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter follows the lives of Saudi lineage seekers as they weave in and out of Hamad al-Jāsir's letters and their own personal narratives and texts. It first examines al-Jāsir's genealogical ... More


Introduction: The Cult of the Book and the Culture of Text

Charlotte Eubanks

in Miracles of Book and Body: Buddhist Textual Culture and Medieval Japan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520265615
eISBN:
9780520947894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265615.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter introduces the connection between the sacred text and the devotional body in medieval Japan. It notes that the main focus of the book is on Buddhist texts, and stresses the importance of ... More


Badius and Textual Culture

Paul White

in Jodocus Badius Ascensius: Commentary, Commerce and Print in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265543
eISBN:
9780191760358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265543.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter is divided into three parts. The first focuses on the first two parts of Varro’s definition of the role of the grammarian: lectio and enarratio. It shows how Badius used figurative ... More


Introduction: Religious Dissent and Textual Culture in the Eighteenth Century

Tessa Whitehouse

in The Textual Culture of English Protestant Dissent 1720–1800

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198717843
eISBN:
9780191787348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717843.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The introduction sets out the intellectual background informing the present study. It explains the legal situation of Protestant dissent in the eighteenth century, identifies some difficulties ... More


Writing Without Borders: Multilingual Content in Welsh Miscellanies from Wales, the Marches, and Beyond

Ceridwen Lloyd-Morgan

in Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265833
eISBN:
9780191771996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265833.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The single-text manuscript is not the norm in later mediaeval Wales and most surviving Welsh manuscripts of that period contain two or more distinct texts. The multi-text codex was the norm and a ... More


The Textual Culture of English Protestant Dissent 1720–1800

Tessa Whitehouse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198717843
eISBN:
9780191787348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717843.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The book is about an under-researched but highly significant group of educators and writers in the Puritan tradition of moderate nonconformity. It explores the sociable character of dissenters’ ... More


Print Culture and the Making of Methodism

Brett C. McInelly

in Textual Warfare and the Making of Methodism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198708940
eISBN:
9780191779640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708940.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Chapter 1 examines the textual culture surrounding the revival and demonstrates the ways Methodism was defined by this culture. A textual culture is constituted, in part, by the proliferation and ... More


Texts and readers in the Age of Marvell

Christopher D'Addario and Matthew Augustine (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526113894
eISBN:
9781526138897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526113894.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Texts and Readers in the Age of Marvell offers fresh perspectives from leading and emerging scholars of seventeenth-century British literature, focusing on the surprising ways that texts interacted ... More


Gospels before the Book

Matthew D. C. Larsen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190848583
eISBN:
9780190848613
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848583.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

What does it mean to read the gospels “before the book”? For centuries, the way people have talked about the gospels has been shaped by ideas that have more to do with the printing press and modern ... More


The Textual Culture of the Nauvoo Female Relief Society Leadership and Minute Book

Jennifer Reeder

in Foundational Texts of Mormonism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190274375
eISBN:
9780190274405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190274375.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Jennifer Reeder’s “The Textual Culture of the Nauvoo Relief Society Leadership and Minute Book” provides a foundation for a deep understanding of the social production of the Nauvoo Female Relief ... More


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