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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

Women in Pastoral OfficeThe Story of Santa Prassede, Rome

Women in Pastoral Office: The Story of Santa Prassede, Rome

Mary M. Schaefer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199977628
eISBN:
9780199369935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199977628.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

5–10 sentences, or around 200 words and no more than 250 words This book investigates the foundation story and mosaic programs (with their unique gender parity) of the ninth-century ... More

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 of the WallNavigating Religion in Sacred Sites

Women of the Wall: Navigating Religion in Sacred Sites

Yuval Jobani and Nahshon Perez

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190280444
eISBN:
9780190280468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280444.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

For more than twenty-five years, the Women of the Western Wall (WoW) have been leading a groundbreaking struggle, attempting to gain permission from Israeli authorities to pray according to their ... 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

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