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Babatha’s OrchardThe Yadin Papyri and an Ancient Jewish Family Tale Retold

Babatha’s Orchard: The Yadin Papyri and an Ancient Jewish Family Tale Retold

Philip F. Esler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198767169
eISBN:
9780191821349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767169.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Biblical Studies

In 1961 archaeologists discovered a family archive of legal papyri in a cave near the Dead Sea where their owner, the Jewish woman Babatha, had hidden them in 135 CE at the end of the Bar Kokhba ... More

The Baptized MuseEarly Christian Poetry as Cultural Authority

The Baptized Muse: Early Christian Poetry as Cultural Authority

Karla Pollmann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198726487
eISBN:
9780191793295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726487.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion and Literature

With the rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire, increasing numbers of educated people converted to this new belief. As Christianity did not have its own educational institutions, the issue of how ... More

The Bible in American Life

The Bible in American Life

Philip Goff, Arthur Farnsley, and Peter Thuesen (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190468910
eISBN:
9780190468958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190468910.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Biblical Studies

This book is an interdisciplinary reflection on the ways Americans use the Bible in their personal lives. It considers how other influences, including religious communities and the internet, have ... More

Bonhoeffer’s Reception of Luther

Bonhoeffer’s Reception of Luther

Michael P. DeJonge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198797906
eISBN:
9780191839252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198797906.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book outlines the Lutheran contours of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s theology. Chapter 1 shows Bonhoeffer emerging from the Luther renaissance with a theology that places Christ’s word, person, and ... More

John and PhilosophyA New Reading of the Fourth Gospel

John and Philosophy: A New Reading of the Fourth Gospel

Troels Engberg-Pedersen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198792505
eISBN:
9780191834509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792505.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Early Christian Studies

This book calls for a return to the text in a sanitized historical criticism that sets aside a large number of traditional issues concerning Literarkritik (source criticism), Religionsgeschichte ... More

Petitionary PrayerA Philosophical Investigation

Petitionary Prayer: A Philosophical Investigation

Scott A. Davison

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198757740
eISBN:
9780191817656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757740.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book explores the philosophical issues involved in the idea of petitionary prayer, where this is conceived as an activity designed to influence the action of the all-knowing, all-powerful, ... More

Qur’an of the OppressedLiberation Theology and Gender Justice in Islam

Qur’an of the Oppressed: Liberation Theology and Gender Justice in Islam

Shadaab Rahemtulla

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796480
eISBN:
9780191837753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796480.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book offers a comprehensive survey and analysis of the commentaries of four leading Muslim intellectuals who have turned to the Qur’an to confront the problem of social injustice, from poverty ... More

The Reception of Vatican II

The Reception of Vatican II

Matthew L. Lamb and Matthew Levering (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190625795
eISBN:
9780190625832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190625795.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The present volume, the sequel to Vatican II: Renewal within Tradition, examines the continuing influence of the Second Vatican Council on the life of the Church. It does so by looking at the ... More

The Religious Lives of Older LaywomenThe Last Active Anglican Generation

The Religious Lives of Older Laywomen: The Last Active Anglican Generation

Abby Day

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198739586
eISBN:
9780191802546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739586.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

The book draws on ethnographic fieldwork, cross-cultural comparisons, and theories exploring the beliefs, identities, and practices of ‘Generation A’—Anglican laywomen born in the 1920s and 1930s, ... More

The Ring of TruthAnd Other Myths of Sex and Jewelry

The Ring of Truth: And Other Myths of Sex and Jewelry

Wendy Doniger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190267117
eISBN:
9780190621759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190267117.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Why are sex and jewelry so often connected? What does an anxiety about the authenticity of fake jewelry have to do with the authenticity of fake women, which is to say untrue, unfaithful, promiscuous ... More

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