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Anarchy in the Pure LandReinventing the Cult of Maitreya in Modern Chinese Buddhism

Anarchy in the Pure Land: Reinventing the Cult of Maitreya in Modern Chinese Buddhism

Justin Ritzinger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190491161
eISBN:
9780190491185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190491161.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Anarchy in the Pure Land investigates the cult of Maitreya, the future Buddha, promoted by the Chinese Buddhist reform movement spearheaded by Taixu as an avenue through which to consider the ... More

Death Rituals and Politics in Northern Song China

Death Rituals and Politics in Northern Song China

Mihwa Choi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190459765
eISBN:
9780190459796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190459765.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This study inquires into a historical question of how politics surrounding death rituals and ensuing changes in ritual performance shaped a revival of Confucianism during eleventh-century China. It ... More

Ethics at the Edges of LawChristian Moralists and American Legal Thought

Ethics at the Edges of Law: Christian Moralists and American Legal Thought

Cathleen Kaveny

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190612290
eISBN:
9780190612320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612290.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Ethics at the Edges of Law: Christian Moralists and American Legal Thought shows how methods and doctrines drawn from the American legal tradition can constructively advance the discussion of key ... More

From Chinese Chan to Japanese ZenA Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation

From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen: A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation

Steven Heine

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190637491
eISBN:
9780190637538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637491.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This work provides a survey and critical investigation of the remarkable century from 1225 to 1325, during which the transformation of the Chinese Chan school into the Japanese Zen sect was ... More

Gods, Heroes, and AncestorsAn Interreligious Encounter in Eighteenth-Century Vietnam

Gods, Heroes, and Ancestors: An Interreligious Encounter in Eighteenth-Century Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190677602
eISBN:
9780190677633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677602.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Though a minority religion in Vietnam, Christianity has constituted a significant presence in the country since its arrival in the sixteenth century. This translation and analytical study of a 1752 ... More

Interpreting Islam in ChinaPilgrimage, Scripture, and Language in the Han Kitab

Interpreting Islam in China: Pilgrimage, Scripture, and Language in the Han Kitab

Kristian Petersen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190634346
eISBN:
9780190634377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634346.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book explores the contours of the Han Kitab tradition through discussing the works of some of its brightest luminaries in order to identify and explicate pivotal transitions in Sino-Muslim ... More

Joseph Albo on Free ChoiceExegetical Innovation in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

Joseph Albo on Free Choice: Exegetical Innovation in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

Shira Weiss

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190684426
eISBN:
9780190684457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190684426.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Philosophical originality can be uncovered in the unique individual interpretations of biblical narrative found in Joseph Albo’s Sefer ha-‘Iqqarim (Book of Principles), one of the most popular Hebrew ... More

Meditation, Buddhism, and Science

Meditation, Buddhism, and Science

David McMahan and Erik Braun (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190495794
eISBN:
9780190495831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190495794.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This volume discusses modern transformations of Buddhist and Buddhist-derived meditation and the scientific studies of these practices from the humanistic perspective of scholars in the ... More

Newman's Early Roman Catholic Legacy, 1845-1854

Newman's Early Roman Catholic Legacy, 1845-1854

C. Michael Shea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198802563
eISBN:
9780191840845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802563.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

For the past several decades, scholars have stressed that the genius of John Henry Newman remained underappreciated among his Roman Catholic contemporaries, and in order to find the true impact of ... More

The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume IIEstablishment and Empire, 1662 -1829

The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume II: Establishment and Empire, 1662 -1829

Jeremy Gregory (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199644636
eISBN:
9780191838941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644636.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The Oxford History of Anglicanism is a major new and unprecedented international study of the identity and historical influence of one of the world’s largest versions of Christianity. This global ... More

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