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What Is an American Muslim?Embracing Faith and Citizenship

What Is an American Muslim?: Embracing Faith and Citizenship

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199895694
eISBN:
9780199350742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895694.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This volume is about the need for American Muslims to move “beyond minority politics” in their quest for religious self-determination. This volume aims to contribute to advancing self-transformation ... More

What Is Buddhist Enlightenment?

What Is Buddhist Enlightenment?

Dale S. Wright

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190622596
eISBN:
9780190622626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622596.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book explores the meaning of Buddhist enlightenment for the contemporary world. It raises a series of important questions about how Buddhist ideals might be appropriated into the emerging global ... More

When a Goddess DiesWorshipping Ma Anandamayi after Her Death

When a Goddess Dies: Worshipping Ma Anandamayi after Her Death

Orianne Aymard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199368617
eISBN:
9780199368648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368617.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Calling on concepts of religious experiences and institutionalization, this book explores the devotional movement of the enduring religious figure, Ānandamayī Mā, through the compelling question of ... More

When Art Disrupts ReligionAesthetic Experience and the Evangelical Mind

When Art Disrupts Religion: Aesthetic Experience and the Evangelical Mind

Philip S. Francis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190279769
eISBN:
9780190279790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190279769.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The memoirs, interviews, and ethnographic field notes gathered in these pages lay bare the power of the arts to unsettle and rework deeply ingrained religious beliefs and practices. This book bridges ... More

When Church Became TheatreThe Transformation of Evangelical Architecture and Worship in Nineteenth-Century America

When Church Became Theatre: The Transformation of Evangelical Architecture and Worship in Nineteenth-Century America

Jeanne Halgren Kilde

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143416
eISBN:
9780199834372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143418.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Explores the social and religious contexts that informed the development and the widespread adoption of the neomedieval auditorium church type by evangelical Protestants in the late nineteenth ... More

When God Spoke GreekThe Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible

When God Spoke Greek: The Septuagint and the Making of the Christian Bible

Timothy Michael Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199781713
eISBN:
9780199345168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781713.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This new book narrates in a fresh and exciting way the story of the Septuagint, the Greek Scriptures of the ancient Jewish Diaspora that became the first the Christian Old Testament. Consisting both ... More

When Prayer FailsFaith Healing, Children, and the Law

When Prayer Fails: Faith Healing, Children, and the Law

Shawn Francis Peters

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195306354
eISBN:
9780199867714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306354.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Relying on religious traditions that date back thousands of years, many devout Christians turn to prayer rather than medicine when their children fall victim to illness or injury. Faith healers claim ... More

When Prophecy Never FailsMyth and Reality in a Flying-Saucer Group

When Prophecy Never Fails: Myth and Reality in a Flying-Saucer Group

Diana G. Tumminia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195176759
eISBN:
9780199835720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176758.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This ethnography details the UFO religion, Unarius Academy of Science, and their belief system, which includes visions, channeling, dreams, myths, healing, past-life therapy, and recovered memories. ... More

When Souls Had WingsPre-Mortal Existence in Western Thought

When Souls Had Wings: Pre-Mortal Existence in Western Thought

Terryl L. Givens

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195313901
eISBN:
9780199871933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313901.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

When Souls Had Wings represents the first attempt to trace a history of “pre-heaven,” the idea that the human soul (or spirit) had an existence prior to its mortal birth. Philosophers ... More

When Sparrows Became HawksThe Making of the Sikh Warrior Tradition, 1699-1799

When Sparrows Became Hawks: The Making of the Sikh Warrior Tradition, 1699-1799

Purnima Dhavan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199756551
eISBN:
9780199918881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756551.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This study interrogates the dominant historiography about the origins and early history of the Sikh warrior community, the Khalsa. Contrary to the commonly accepted belief that the distinctive ... More

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