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William Perkins and the Making of a Protestant England

William Perkins and the Making of a Protestant England

W. B. Patterson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199681525
eISBN:
9780191773235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681525.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Theology

This book presents a new interpretation of the thought and historical significance of William Perkins (1558–1602), a prominent Cambridge scholar and teacher during the reign of Queen Elizabeth ... More

Wisdom and Law in the Old TestamentThe Ordering of Life in Israel and Early Judaism

Wisdom and Law in the Old Testament: The Ordering of Life in Israel and Early Judaism

Joseph Blenkinsopp

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198755036
eISBN:
9780191695131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755036.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This new edition has been considerably expanded to take in work on the legal and didactic material published since the 1980s. It gives more attention to the different literary genres used by Israel's ... More

Wisdom-LawsA Study of the Mishpatim of Exodus 21:1–22:16

Wisdom-Laws: A Study of the Mishpatim of Exodus 21:1–22:16

Bernard S Jackson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269311
eISBN:
9780191683596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269311.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This book offers fresh perspectives on the nature of biblical law and the methodology we bring to its study. We think of law as rules whose words are binding, used by the courts in the adjudication ... More

Wisdom, Politics, and HistoriographyTractate Avot in the Context of the Graeco-Roman Near East

Wisdom, Politics, and Historiography: Tractate Avot in the Context of the Graeco-Roman Near East

Amram Tropper

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199267125
eISBN:
9780191699184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267125.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

In third-century CE Palestine, the leading member of the rabbinic movement put together a highly popular wisdom treatise entitled Tractate Avot. Though Avot has inspired hundreds of commentaries, ... More

With God on All SidesLeadership in a Devout and Diverse America

With God on All Sides: Leadership in a Devout and Diverse America

Douglas A. Hicks

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195337174
eISBN:
9780199868407
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337174.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Perhaps no other nation is as religiously diverse as the United States. For elected officials, school principals, and corporate leaders, this diversity poses challenges. How should leaders deal with ... More

With Reverence for the WordMedieval Scriptural Exegesis in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

With Reverence for the Word: Medieval Scriptural Exegesis in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Barry D. Walfish, and Joseph W. Goering (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195137279
eISBN:
9780199849482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137279.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book explores medieval scriptural interpretation. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are often characterized as religio-cultural siblings, traditions whose origins can be traced to the same ... More

Within the Love of GodEssays on the Doctrine of God in Honour of Paul S. Fiddes

Within the Love of God: Essays on the Doctrine of God in Honour of Paul S. Fiddes

Anthony Clarke and Andrew Moore (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198709565
eISBN:
9780191779794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709565.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This book examines the doctrine of God from a variety of perspectives, stimulated by but not restricted to the work of Professor Paul S. Fiddes, to whom it is offered as a Festschrift. The chapters ... More

Without Benefit of ClergyWomen and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Karin E. Gedge

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

By examining a wide variety of public and private primary sources from northeastern, mid-Atlantic, and midwestern states, Gedge challenges an assumption prevalent in nineteenth-century culture as ... More

Wittgenstein and the Metaphysics of Grace

Wittgenstein and the Metaphysics of Grace

Terrance W. Klein

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199204236
eISBN:
9780191708039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204236.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

What is the meaning of the word ‘grace’? Can Wittgenstein's maxim that the meaning of a word is its usage help explicate the claims that Christians have made about grace? When Christians use the ... More

Women in Early Indian BuddhismComparative Textual Studies

Women in Early Indian Buddhism: Comparative Textual Studies

Alice Collett (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199326044
eISBN:
9780199369324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199326044.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This volume is a broad-ranging comparative study of texts, sections of texts, and textual fragments that are concerned with women in early Indian Buddhism. The volume is based on texts from early ... More

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