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Prolegomena: The Ritual Context for Ambrose’s Soteriology

J. Warren Smith

in Christian Grace and Pagan Virtue: The Theological Foundation of Ambrose’s Ethics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195369939
eISBN:
9780199893362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369939.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Based on Ambrose’s explanation of the elements of the sacrament of Christian initiation practiced in Milan in De sacramentis and De mysteriis, the prolegomena reconstructs Augustine’s baptism. Thus ... More


Julius Caesar: Stones or Men?

Harold Fisch

in The Biblical Presence in Shakespeare, Milton, and Blake: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184898
eISBN:
9780191674372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184898.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter analyses Act II, scene i, in Julius Caesar, where the conspirators meet to plot the assassination. The scene lights up not the individual quirks of Brutus but the frightful moral chasm ... More


Hand hygiene

Nizam Damani

in Manual of Infection Prevention and Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698356
eISBN:
9780191732126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698356.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Regular hand hygiene is one of the most crucial interventions to prevent cross-infection in health care facilities. It is the responsibility of health care establishments to ensure that adequate ... More


The Kiss

Lamed Shapiro

in The Cross and Other Jewish Stories

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110692
eISBN:
9780300134698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110692.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents the text of Lamed Shapiro's short fiction titled The Kiss. It explains that the story is about a pogromist who kills a Jew because of his refusal to kiss the pogromist's feet. ... More


Radically Both: Transformation and Crisis in Jekyll and Hyde Porn

Laura Helen Marks

in Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042140
eISBN:
9780252050886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042140.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses transformation and duality in pornographic adaptations of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Hardcore adaptations of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde utilize the concept ... More


Strange Legacies of Thought and Passion: Technologies of the Flesh and the Queering Effect of Dorian Gray

Laura Helen Marks

in Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042140
eISBN:
9780252050886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042140.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Meanwhile, adaptations of Oscar Wilde’s queer classic The Picture of Dorian Gray extend and elaborate on explorations of the double by explicitly invoking histories of sexual representation in ... More


The Big Solutions: Localizing Agrifood Systems

David A. Cleveland

in Balancing on a Planet: The Future of Food and Agriculture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520277410
eISBN:
9780520957084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277410.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Agrifood system globalization is increasing rapidly, driven by industrial world governments and multinational corporations. Globalization increases the distance between inputs and production and ... More


Water Flows Downward: Hong Kong as a Gateway to Asia

Yoshiko Nakano

in Where There Are Asians, There Are Rice Cookers: How “National” Went Global via Hong Kong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028085
eISBN:
9789882207684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028085.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines Hong Kong's growing importance in Matsushita's plans for market expansion during the 1960s: as a showcase for National appliances; a test market for new export items, including ... More


The New and Everlasting Covenant

Samuel Morris Brown

in In Heaven as It Is on Earth: Joseph Smith and the Early Mormon Conquest of Death

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199793570
eISBN:
9780199932511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199793570.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter begins a two-chapter treatment of the early Mormon temple cultus. Beginning in the “School of the Prophets” with images of sealing to salvation, ritual purification (washing and ... More


Animation: From Hand-Crafted Experimentation to Digitalization

John A. Lent and Xu Ying

in Comics Art in China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811745
eISBN:
9781496811783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811745.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Animation in China grew from its austere beginnings in the 1920s, when the Wan brothers used very rudimentary materials and learn-as-you-go skills to produce animated shorts, to an industry today ... More


Mojave Desert Scrub Vegetation

Todd Keeler-Wolf

in Terrestrial Vegetation of California, 3rd Edition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520249554
eISBN:
9780520933361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520249554.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Mojave Desert scrub vegetation includes all the shrub and woodland vegetation of the Mojave Desert Region below the cool desert zone. This chapter reviews the classification of Mojave Desert scrub ... More


Environmental Health

Emily Ying Yang Chan

in Essentials for Health Protection: Four Key Components

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198835479
eISBN:
9780191873140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835479.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Human health is closely linked to the natural environment, behavioural patterns, and policy context. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines environment, as it relates to health, as all the ... More


The Revitalization of African-Bahian Culture

Scott Ickes

in African-Brazilian Culture and Regional Identity in Bahia, Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044781
eISBN:
9780813046433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044781.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 2 tells the story of the revitalization of African-Bahian culture from 1930 to 1937, as leading African-Bahians, especially within the Candomblé community, cooperated with progressive ... More


Commensality and Love Feast: The Agape Meal in the Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Brethren in Christ Church

Heidi Oberholtzer Lee

in Food and Faith in Christian Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149976
eISBN:
9780231520799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149976.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses the love feast, or agape, of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Brethren in Christ Church. The love feast represents a central movement and site of pious ... More


Gateways and Borders: Black St. Louis in the 1840s and 1850s

Eric Gardner

in Unexpected Places: Relocating Nineteenth-Century African American Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732832
eISBN:
9781604732849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732832.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter considers three texts that expand the sense of the black stories located in and even told from within antebellum St. Louis: John Berry Meachum’s 1846 Address to All the Colored Citizens ... More


The only options? “Experience” and “theory” in debates over forensic knowledge and expertise in early twentieth-century China

Daniel Asen

in Historical epistemology and the making of modern Chinese medicine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096006
eISBN:
9781781708460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096006.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Recent scholarship on Qing forensics has focused on the ways that forensic knowledge was wielded and produced by private secretaries, officials involved in forensic inquests, and literati ... More


The Great and Holy Week

Philip H. Pfatteicher

in Journey into the Heart of God: Living the Liturgical Year

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199997121
eISBN:
9780199367825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199997121.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Holy Week, celebrated with rich liturgical actions that enhance and reinforce the biblical texts,does not emphasize chronology, but instead a more comprehensive contemplation of the Passion of ... More


Field-system types in the Eastern and Western Regions

David Hall

in The Open Fields of England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198702955
eISBN:
9780191772429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702955.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology, British and Irish Medieval History

It is demonstrated that there was no single type of ‘field system’ used in the large area of the countryside lying outside of the Central Region, although in most regions an underlying similarity was ... More


Different Approaches to Estimating Hedonic Indexes

Saeed Heravi and Mick Silver

in Hard-to-Measure Goods and Services: Essays in Honor of Zvi Griliches

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226044491
eISBN:
9780226044507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226044507.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines alternative approaches to the use of hedonic indexes for Consumer Price Index measurement in dynamic markets to explicitly adjust for in-sample and out-of-sample bias when both ... More


Micro-Syntactic Variation in North American English

Raffaella Zanuttini and Laurence Horn (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199367221
eISBN:
9780199367245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199367221.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

By comparing linguistic varieties that are quite similar overall, linguists can often determine where and how grammatical systems differ, and how they change over time. The goal of this work is to ... More


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