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Women in the Qur'an, Traditions, and Interpretation

Women in the Qur'an, Traditions, and Interpretation

Barbara Freyer Stowasser

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195111484
eISBN:
9780199853397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111484.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Islamic ideas about women and their role in society spark considerable debate both in the Western world and in the Islamic world itself. Despite the popular attention surrounding Middle Eastern ... More

Women Living ZenJapanese Soto Buddhist Nuns

Women Living Zen: Japanese Soto Buddhist Nuns

Paula Kane Robinson Arai

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199928682
eISBN:
9780190258405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199928682.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book, based on both historical evidence and ethnographic data, shows that nuns were central agents in the foundation of Buddhism in Japan in the sixth century. They were active participants in ... More

Women of Fire and SpiritFaith, History, and Gender in Roho Religion in Western Kenya

Women of Fire and Spirit: Faith, History, and Gender in Roho Religion in Western Kenya

Cynthia Hoehler-Fatton

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195097900
eISBN:
9780199854769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195097900.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book studies the African Christian Roho religion, or Holy Spirit movement, in Western Kenya. The book uses extensive oral histories and life narratives to provide a counterweight to existing ... More

Women, Dissent, and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790–1865

Women, Dissent, and Anti-Slavery in Britain and America, 1790–1865

Elizabeth J. Clapp and Julie Roy Jeffrey (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199585489
eISBN:
9780191728969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585489.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

As historians have gradually come to recognize, the involvement of women was central to the anti-slavery cause in both Britain and the United States. Like their male counterparts, women abolitionists ... More

Women's Lives, Women's Rituals in the Hindu Tradition

Women's Lives, Women's Rituals in the Hindu Tradition

Tracy Pintchman (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195177060
eISBN:
9780199785438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177060.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This book explores the relationship between ritual practices and the lives and activities of Hindu women beyond the ritual sphere. It presumes that Hindu women are deeply engaged and invested in the ... More

Wonder RebornCreating Sermons on Hymns, Music, and Poetry

Wonder Reborn: Creating Sermons on Hymns, Music, and Poetry

Thomas H. Troeger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195398885
eISBN:
9780199866236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398885.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores an issue at the nerve of the long-term health of all churches: how godly wonder can be reborn through renewed attention to the place of beauty in preaching and worship. The book ... More

Woodrow WilsonRuling Elder, Spiritual President

Woodrow Wilson: Ruling Elder, Spiritual President

Barry Hankins

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198718376
eISBN:
9780191787676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718376.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, Religion and Society

When Woodrow Wilson was elected as a ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church in 1897, his preacher father allegedly remarked, “I would rather that he held that position than be president of the ... More

Word and SupplementSpeech Acts, Biblical Texts, and the Sufficiency of Scripture

Word and Supplement: Speech Acts, Biblical Texts, and the Sufficiency of Scripture

Timothy Ward

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199244386
eISBN:
9780191697364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244386.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

What are Christians saying when they call the Bible the Word of God? How is that statement to be understood in relation to postmodernity's suspicion of meaning? This book tackles these questions by ... More

The Word and the ChristAn Essay in Analytic Christology

The Word and the Christ: An Essay in Analytic Christology

Richard Sturch

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198261988
eISBN:
9780191682278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198261988.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Among the wide range of criticisms of Christological orthodoxy now current, there has appeared until now no comprehensive summary of the attacks, and, consequently, no full defence of the orthodox ... More

Word Order and Time in Biblical Hebrew Narrative

Word Order and Time in Biblical Hebrew Narrative

Tal Goldfajn

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269533
eISBN:
9780191683671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269533.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book addresses the problem of temporal interpretation within narrative of the biblical Hebrew verb, thus exploring the broader issue of the expression of time in language and the ways in which ... More

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