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The Vision of Didymus the BlindA Fourth-Century Virtue-Origenism

The Vision of Didymus the Blind: A Fourth-Century Virtue-Origenism

Grant D. Bayliss

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198747895
eISBN:
9780191810770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747895.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Theology

A broad reading of the theological and exegetical works of Didymus the Blind suggests he is best understood not in terms of older ‘Alexandrian’/‘Antiochene’ paradigms but as a proponent of ... More

Visionary Religion and Radicalism in Early Industrial EnglandFrom Southcott to Socialism

Visionary Religion and Radicalism in Early Industrial England: From Southcott to Socialism

Philip Lockley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199663873
eISBN:
9780191744792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199663873.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The millenarian movement founded by Joanna Southcott (1750-1814), enjoyed a complex relationship with political radicalism in early nineteenth-century England. Southcott opposed radicalism during her ... More

Visions of Awakening Space and TimeD=ogen and the Lotus Sutra

Visions of Awakening Space and Time: D=ogen and the Lotus Sutra

Taigen Dan Leighton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195320930
eISBN:
9780199785360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320930.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

As a religion concerned with universal liberation, Zen grew out of a Buddhist worldview very different from the currently prevalent scientific materialism. Zen cannot be fully understood outside of a ... More

Visions of JesusDirect Encounters from the New Testament to Today

Visions of Jesus: Direct Encounters from the New Testament to Today

Phillip H. Wiebe

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126693
eISBN:
9780199853366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126693.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book provides a critical study of contemporary visions of Jesus. Based on personal accounts from thirty people, the book discusses each vision in vivid detail and discusses such issues as why ... More

Visions of ReligionExperience, Meaning, and Power

Visions of Religion: Experience, Meaning, and Power

Stephen S. Bush

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199387403
eISBN:
9780199387427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387403.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion

Three understandings of the nature of religion—religion as experience, symbolic meaning, and power—have dominated scholarly discussions, in succession, for the past hundred years. Proponents of each ... More

Visualizing a Buddhist SutraText and Figure in Himalayan Art

Visualizing a Buddhist Sutra: Text and Figure in Himalayan Art

Laxman S. Thakur

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673142
eISBN:
9780199081943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673142.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book discusses the analysis of Gaṇḍavyūhasūtra.The Gaṇḍavyūhasūtra is a grand scripture covering a number of complicated themes and intricate Buddhist ideas. The study is confined to the ... More

Vocation across the AcademyA New Vocabulary for Higher Education

Vocation across the Academy: A New Vocabulary for Higher Education

David S. Cunningham (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190607104
eISBN:
9780190607135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190607104.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book demonstrates that vocation and calling can serve as a new vocabulary for higher education—encouraging faculty and students alike to venture out of their narrow disciplinary specializations ... More

The Voice of ConscienceThe Church in the Mind of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Voice of Conscience: The Church in the Mind of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Lewis Baldwin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195380316
eISBN:
9780199869299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380316.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores various images of the Christian church in the thought of Martin Luther King, Jr., with considerable attention to how he understood that institution in definitional terms. King’s ... More

The Vulnerability of Integrity in Early Confucian Thought

The Vulnerability of Integrity in Early Confucian Thought

Michael Ing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190679118
eISBN:
9780190679149
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190679118.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Vulnerability of Integrity in Early Confucian Thought is about the necessity, and even value, of vulnerability in human experience. In this book, Michael Ing brings early Chinese texts into ... More

Waiting for AntichristCharisma and Apocalypse in a Pentecostal Church

Waiting for Antichrist: Charisma and Apocalypse in a Pentecostal Church

Damian Thompson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195178562
eISBN:
9780199785070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195178564.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores how members of one religious group with a strong apocalyptic tradition — Kensington Temple, a large Pentecostal church in London — reconciled doctrines of the end of the world with ... More

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