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The Bible and FeminismRemapping the Field

The Bible and Feminism: Remapping the Field

Yvonne Sherwood (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198722618
eISBN:
9780191789311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722618.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This groundbreaking book breaks with established canons and resists some of the stereotypes of feminist biblical studies. A wide range of contributors—from the Netherlands, Germany, Norway, East ... More

Cowboy Christians

Cowboy Christians

Marie W. Dallam

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190856564
eISBN:
9780190856595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190856564.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the long history of cowboy Christians in the American West, including the cowboy church movement of the present day and closely related ministries in racetrack and rodeo settings. ... More

Fundamentalist UKeeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Adam Laats

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190665623
eISBN:
9780190665654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665623.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Religious Studies

Why do so many conservative politicians flock to the campuses of Liberty University, Wheaton College, and Bob Jones University? In Fundamentalist U: Keeping the Faith in American Higher Education, ... More

The Goodness of HomeHuman and Divine Love and the Making of the Self

The Goodness of Home: Human and Divine Love and the Making of the Self

Natalia Marandiuc

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190674502
eISBN:
9780190699024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190674502.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

The question of what home means and how it relates to subjectivity has fresh urgency in light of pervasive contemporary migration, which ruptures the human self, and painful relational poverty, which ... More

Hinglaj DeviIdentity, Change, and Solidification at a Hindu Temple in Pakistan

Hinglaj Devi: Identity, Change, and Solidification at a Hindu Temple in Pakistan

Jürgen Schaflechner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190850524
eISBN:
9780190850555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190850524.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The shrine of the Goddess Hinglaj is located in the desert of Balochistan, Pakistan, about 215 kilometers west of the city of Karachi. Notwithstanding its ancient Hindu and Muslim history, the ... More

Images at WorkThe Material Culture of Enchantment

Images at Work: The Material Culture of Enchantment

David Morgan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190272111
eISBN:
9780190862206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190272111.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Advocates of the ideology of modern progress and rationalism are fond of regarding human beings as rational agents and the universe as a collection of inanimate things that obey laws and do not ... More

In Our Own ImageAnthropomorphism, Apophaticism, and Ultimacy

In Our Own Image: Anthropomorphism, Apophaticism, and Ultimacy

Wesley J. Wildman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198815990
eISBN:
9780191853524
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815990.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In Our Own Image is a work of comparative philosophical theology answering three questions. First, it is a study of the roles anthropomorphism and apophaticism play in the construction of conceptual ... More

Isaac of Nineveh's Ascetical Eschatology

Isaac of Nineveh's Ascetical Eschatology

Jason Scully

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198803584
eISBN:
9780191842009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803584.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book demonstrates that Isaac’s eschatology is an original synthesis based on ideas garnered from a distinctively Syriac cultural milieu. This cultural milieu includes ideas adapted from Syriac ... More

Liturgy and Byzantinization in Jerusalem

Liturgy and Byzantinization in Jerusalem

Daniel Galadza

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198812036
eISBN:
9780191850042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812036.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The church of Jerusalem, the ‘mother of the churches of God’, influenced all Christendom before it underwent multiple captivities between the eighth and thirteenth centuries: first, political ... More

The Monk's CellRitual and Knowledge in American Contemplative Christianity

The Monk's Cell: Ritual and Knowledge in American Contemplative Christianity

Paula Pryce

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190680589
eISBN:
9780190680619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680589.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Based on long-term ethnographic research with Christian monastics in the United States and a dispersed network of interdenominational non-monastic Christian contemplatives, The Monk’s Cell shows how ... More

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