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Was Hinduism Invented?Britons, Indians, and the Colonial Construction of Religion

Was Hinduism Invented?: Britons, Indians, and the Colonial Construction of Religion

Brian K. Pennington

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195166552
eISBN:
9780199835690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166558.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Is “Hinduism” a legitimate term for the widely varying religious practices of India that are commonly called by that name? The appearance of “religion” as a category comprising a set of practices and ... More

Water Is Thicker than BloodAn Augustinian Theology of Marriage and Singleness

Water Is Thicker than Blood: An Augustinian Theology of Marriage and Singleness

Jana Marguerite Bennett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195315431
eISBN:
9780199872022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195315431.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Marriage and singleness appear in the contemporary era as problems for scholars and laypeople alike. Several problems related to marriage and singleness include questions of gender roles, the nature ... More

We Gather TogetherThe Religious Right and the Problem of Interfaith Politics

We Gather Together: The Religious Right and the Problem of Interfaith Politics

Neil J. Young

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199738984
eISBN:
9780190262341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738984.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the history of conservative evangelical, Mormon, and Catholic responses to the ecumenical movement and the debates among them concerning questions of Christian unity, the Bible, ... More

Well-Mannered MedicineMedical Ethics and Etiquette in Classical Ayurveda

Well-Mannered Medicine: Medical Ethics and Etiquette in Classical Ayurveda

Dagmar Wujastyk

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199856268
eISBN:
9780199950560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856268.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

When is it right for a doctor to lie to a patient? What is more important: a patient's health, or his dignity? When should a patient refuse to follow the doctor's orders? What is acceptable medical ... More

The Western Esoteric TraditionsA Historical Introduction

The Western Esoteric Traditions: A Historical Introduction

Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195320992
eISBN:
9780199852062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320992.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Western esotericism combines spirituality with an empirical observation of the natural world while also relating humanity to the universe through a harmonious celestial order. This introduction to ... More

Western European Liberation TheologyThe First Wave (1924-1959)

Western European Liberation Theology: The First Wave (1924-1959)

Gerd-Rainer Horn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204496
eISBN:
9780191708145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204496.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book studies the development of a distinct, progressive variant of Catholicism in 20th century Western Europe. This Left Catholicism served to lay the basis for the subsequent events and ... More

Western Muslims and the Future of Islam

Western Muslims and the Future of Islam

Tariq Ramadan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183566
eISBN:
9780199850426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183566.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In a Western world suddenly acutely interested in Islam, one question has been repeatedly heard above the din: where are the Muslim reformers? As the number of Muslims living in the West grows, the ... More

Western SufismFrom the Abbasids to the New Age

Western Sufism: From the Abbasids to the New Age

Mark Sedgwick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199977642
eISBN:
9780190622701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977642.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Western Sufism is a regional variant on Sufism, as are Indonesian Sufism or African Sufism. It is sometimes dismissed as “New Age” and seen as a very modern phenomenon, but this book argues that, in ... More

What Did Jesus Mean?Explaining the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts

What Did Jesus Mean?: Explaining the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts

Anna Wierzbicka

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195137330
eISBN:
9780199867905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137337.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book explores the meaning of Jesus’ key sayings and parables from a radically new perspective – that of simple and universal human concepts, found in all languages. Building on modern biblical ... More

What is a Lollard?Dissent and Belief in Late Medieval England

What is a Lollard?: Dissent and Belief in Late Medieval England

J. Patrick Hornbeck II

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199589043
eISBN:
9780191594564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589043.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

What is a lollard? Generations of historians and propagandists, bishops and inquisitors, theologians and polemicists have asked this question about the dissenters who began to trouble the English ... More

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