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Against HarmonyProgressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan

Against Harmony: Progressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan

James Mark Shields

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190664008
eISBN:
9780190675523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190664008.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, Religion and Society

Against Harmony traces the history of progressive and radical experiments in Japanese Buddhist thought and practice from the mid-Meiji period through the early Shōwa period (1885–1935), when ... More

Divine Powers in Late Antiquity

Divine Powers in Late Antiquity

Anna Marmodoro and Irini-Fotini Viltanioti (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198767206
eISBN:
9780191821370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767206.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

What are divine powers? What is their relation to divine nature? Is power the essence of divinity, or are divine powers distinct from divine essence? Are they divine hypostases or are they divine ... More

The Grammar of MessianismAn Ancient Jewish Political Idiom and Its Users

The Grammar of Messianism: An Ancient Jewish Political Idiom and Its Users

Matthew V. Novenson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190255022
eISBN:
9780190255046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190255022.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Messianism is one of the great themes in intellectual history. But, precisely because it has done so much important ideological work for the people who have written about it, the historical roots of ... More

If I Give My SoulFaith Behind Bars in Rio de Janeiro

If I Give My Soul: Faith Behind Bars in Rio de Janeiro

Andrew Johnson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190238988
eISBN:
9780190239015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238988.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Prisons and jails in Rio de Janeiro are violent and crowded; they are governed by narco-gangs and are also intensely religious spaces. Rio's penal institutions reflect the social world of the poor ... More

Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

Jocelyne Cesari and José Casanova (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198788553
eISBN:
9780191830419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788553.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

This volume reframes the debate around Islam and women’s rights within a broader comparative literature. It examines the complex and contingent historical relationships between religion, secularism, ... More

Meaning in Our BodiesSensory Experience as Constructive Theological Imagination

Meaning in Our Bodies: Sensory Experience as Constructive Theological Imagination

Heike Peckruhn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190280925
eISBN:
9780190280949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280925.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

What do our everyday experiences and bodily movements have to do with our theological imagination? How should we draw the connection between lived experience and theology? Feminist theologians, as ... More

The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume IIIThe Nineteenth Century

The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Timothy Larsen and Michael Ledger-Lomas (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199683710
eISBN:
9780191823923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199683710.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III considers the Dissenting traditions of the United Kingdom, the British Empire, and the United States in the nineteenth century. It ... More

Purity, Community, and Ritual in Early Christian Literature

Purity, Community, and Ritual in Early Christian Literature

Moshe Blidstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198791959
eISBN:
9780191834172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791959.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Judaism

This book examines the meanings of purification practices and purity concepts in early Christian culture, as articulated and formed by Greek Christian authors of the first three centuries, from Paul ... More

ScripturalecticsThe Management of Meaning

Scripturalectics: The Management of Meaning

Vincent L. Wimbush

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190664701
eISBN:
9780190664725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190664701.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book is about the work we make texts do for us, a transdisciplinary theoretical essay in the politics of language and communication. The author engages such politics by problematizing and ... More

Singing the Rite to BelongRitual, Music, and the New Irish

Singing the Rite to Belong: Ritual, Music, and the New Irish

Helen Phelan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190672225
eISBN:
9780190672263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190672225.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Why do so many people feel part of something bigger than themselves when they sing with others? How does listening to people sing, especially in certain ritual contexts, give us this same feeling? ... More

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