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Billy GrahamAmerican Pilgrim

Billy Graham: American Pilgrim

Andrew Finstuen, Grant Wacker, and Anne Blue Wills (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190683528
eISBN:
9780190683559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190683528.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

For more than six decades, Billy Graham played a prominent role in shaping Americans’ outlook on the critical religious, political, and cultural issues of the day. By drawing on new sources and by ... More

Deep Equality in an Era of Religious Diversity

Deep Equality in an Era of Religious Diversity

Lori G. Beaman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198803485
eISBN:
9780191841682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803485.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

While religious conflict receives plenty of attention, the everyday negotiation of religious diversity does not. Questions of how to accommodate religious minorities and of the limits of tolerance ... More

The Emergence of SinThe Cosmic Tyrant in Romans

The Emergence of Sin: The Cosmic Tyrant in Romans

Matthew Croasmun

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190277987
eISBN:
9780190278007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277987.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

This book aims to solve an age-old problem in New Testament scholarship: namely, how to understand the relationship between “sins” as human misdeeds, and “Sin/Hamartia, ” the cosmic tyrant, in ... More

Feeding the FlockThe Foundations of Mormon Thought: Church and Praxis

Feeding the Flock: The Foundations of Mormon Thought: Church and Praxis

Terryl L. Givens

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794935
eISBN:
9780190657864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794935.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This is a study of the general scheme of organization, offices, authority, and practices that God designed to bring to fruition his ultimate intentions for the human family, which scheme arises out ... More

Inconsistency in the TorahAncient Literary Convention and the Limits of Source Criticism

Inconsistency in the Torah: Ancient Literary Convention and the Limits of Source Criticism

Joshua A. Berman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190658809
eISBN:
9780190675295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658809.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

This book proposes a new approach to the Pentateuch’s narrative and legal inconsistencies that scholars have taken as signs of fragmentation and competing agendas. Recent studies of the scribal ... More

Islam and its PastJahiliyya, Late Antiquity, and the Qur'an

Islam and its Past: Jahiliyya, Late Antiquity, and the Qur'an

Carol Bakhos and Michael Cook (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198748496
eISBN:
9780191811081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748496.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This volume has its origin in a conference held in honour of a scholar who made a major contribution to the study of the Qurʾan, Patricia Crone. Five of its eight chapters are accordingly devoted to ... More

Landscapes of the Song of SongsPoetry and Place

Landscapes of the Song of Songs: Poetry and Place

Elaine T. James

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190619015
eISBN:
9780190619046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619015.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Landscapes of the Song of Songs is a unique, interdisciplinary approach to the ancient poetry of the Song of Songs. It develops a theoretical concept of landscape to explore the Song’s intrinsic ... More

The Levites and the Boundaries of Israelite Identity

The Levites and the Boundaries of Israelite Identity

Mark Leuchter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190665098
eISBN:
9780190665128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190665098.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The biblical record attempts to present the Levites as a clerus minor under the Aaronides, a second class priestly order occupying a mediating role between them and the larger Israelite public. But ... More

Maternal Grief in the Hebrew Bible

Maternal Grief in the Hebrew Bible

Ekaterina E. Kozlova

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198796879
eISBN:
9780191838569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796879.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book explores the stories of biblical mothers who were placed at key junctures in Israel’s history to renegotiate the destinies not only of their own children, dead or lost, but also those of ... More

Muslim Civil Society and the Politics of Religious Freedom in Turkey

Muslim Civil Society and the Politics of Religious Freedom in Turkey

Jeremy F. Walton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190658977
eISBN:
9780190659004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658977.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Muslim Civil Society and the Politics of Religious Freedom in Turkey is an inquiry into the political practices of contemporary Turkish Muslim NGOs. Based on ethnographic research conducted in ... More

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