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Aleister Crowley and Western Esotericism

Aleister Crowley and Western Esotericism

Henrik Bogdan and Martin P. Starr (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863075
eISBN:
9780199979974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863075.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers an examination of one of the twentieth century's most distinctive occult iconoclasts. Aleister Crowley (1875–1947) was a study in contradictions. He was born into a Fundamentalist ... More

Alexander Forbes of BrechinThe First Tractarian Bishop

Alexander Forbes of Brechin: The First Tractarian Bishop

Rowan Strong

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263579
eISBN:
9780191682605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263579.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Alexander Forbes, Bishop of Brechin from 1847 to 1875, was the first member of the Oxford Movement to become a bishop. A leading example to many Tractarians and Anglo–Catholics in the Episcopal ... More

Aliens and Strangers?The Struggle for Coherence in the Everyday Lives of Evangelicals

Aliens and Strangers?: The Struggle for Coherence in the Everyday Lives of Evangelicals

Anna Strhan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198724469
eISBN:
9780191792090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724469.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

In this work of qualitative sociology, Anna Strhan offers an in-depth study of the everyday lives of members of a conservative evangelical Anglican church in London. ‘St John’s’ is a vibrant church, ... More

The Allure of Decadent ThinkingReligious Studies and the Challenge of Postmodernism

The Allure of Decadent Thinking: Religious Studies and the Challenge of Postmodernism

Carl Olson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199959839
eISBN:
9780199315970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959839.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers a compelling and provocative argument against the application of postmodern thought to religious studies, showing how such radically skeptical thinking undermines, subverts, and ... More

Ambrose of Milan and the End of the Arian-Nicene Conflicts

Ambrose of Milan and the End of the Arian-Nicene Conflicts

Daniel H. Williams

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198264644
eISBN:
9780191682735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198264644.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This study re-evaluates the history of the struggle between orthodoxy and heresy in the early church. The author argues that the traditional picture of Nicene ascendancy in the Western church from ... More

Ambrose: De OfficiisEdited with an Introduction, Translation, and Commentary (Two Volume Set)

Ambrose: De Officiis: Edited with an Introduction, Translation, and Commentary (Two Volume Set)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199245789
eISBN:
9780191601453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245789.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

De officiis, by Ambrose of Milan (c. 339–397), is one of the most important texts of Latin Patristic literature, and a major work of early Christian ethics. Modelled on the De officiis ... More

Ambrosiaster's Political Theology

Ambrosiaster's Political Theology

Sophie Lunn-Rockliffe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230204
eISBN:
9780191710681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230204.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The works of Ambrosiaster, a Christian writing in Rome in the late 4th century, were influential on at the time and throughout the Middle Ages. This book starts by addressing the problem of the ... More

America's ChurchThe National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Catholic Presence in the Nation's Capital

America's Church: The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Catholic Presence in the Nation's Capital

Thomas A. Tweed

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782987
eISBN:
9780199897384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782987.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The National Shrine in Washington, D.C., has been deeply loved, blithely ignored, and passionately criticized. It has been praised as a “dazzling jewel” and dismissed as a “towering Byzantine beach ... More

America's GodFrom Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Mark A. Noll

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151114
eISBN:
9780199834532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151119.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Examines the emergence – and then the broad effects – of a singularly American synthesis of convictions. That synthesis of evangelical Protestant religion, republican political ideology, and ... More

The American Catholic RevolutionHow the Sixties Changed the Church Forever

The American Catholic Revolution: How the Sixties Changed the Church Forever

Mark S. Massa, SJ

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734122
eISBN:
9780199866373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734122.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines the Catholic participation in the “Long Sixties” in the United States, a decade that, for Catholic Americans, began in 1964 (the year the first reforms mandated by the Second ... More

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