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Anarchy in the Pure LandReinventing the Cult of Maitreya in Modern Chinese Buddhism

Anarchy in the Pure Land: Reinventing the Cult of Maitreya in Modern Chinese Buddhism

Justin Ritzinger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190491161
eISBN:
9780190491185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190491161.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Anarchy in the Pure Land investigates the cult of Maitreya, the future Buddha, promoted by the Chinese Buddhist reform movement spearheaded by Taixu as an avenue through which to consider the ... More

Ancient Israel in SinaiThe Evidence for the Authenticity of the Wilderness Traditions

Ancient Israel in Sinai: The Evidence for the Authenticity of the Wilderness Traditions

James K. Hoffmeier

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195155464
eISBN:
9780199835652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/0195155467.001.000
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

For the past two decades, the nature of ancient Israel’s origins has been debated heatedly. Much of this debate has concentrated on part of the book of Exodus and the book of Joshua. Little ... More

Ancient Jewish NovelsAn Anthology

Ancient Jewish Novels: An Anthology

Lawrence M. Wills (ed.)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151428
eISBN:
9780199870516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151429.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The present collection makes available in fresh translations all of the ancient examples of the Jewish novels, and introduces them for the student and general reader. The texts are divided into three ... More

Ancient Laws and Contemporary ControversiesThe Need for Inclusive Biblical Interpretation

Ancient Laws and Contemporary Controversies: The Need for Inclusive Biblical Interpretation

Cheryl Anderson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195305500
eISBN:
9780199867028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305500.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

The Ten Commandments (Exodus 20) accept slavery, and Deuteronomy 22 requires a single female who has been raped to marry her rapist. Biblical laws, including these two examples, continue to influence ... More

Ancient Mediterranean Sacrifice

Ancient Mediterranean Sacrifice

Jennifer Wright Knust and Zsuzsanna Varhelyi (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199738960
eISBN:
9780199918676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738960.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Ancient Mediterranean Sacrifice reappraises the diverse religious texts and practices of the late Hellenistic and Roman periods, investigating the meanings and functions of sacrifice in ... More

Ancient Traditions of the Virgin Mary's Dormition and Assumption

Ancient Traditions of the Virgin Mary's Dormition and Assumption

Stephen J. Shoemaker

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250752
eISBN:
9780191600746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250758.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The ancient Dormition and Assumption traditions, a remarkably diverse collection of narratives recounting the end of the Virgin Mary's life, first emerge into historical view from an uncertain past ... More

Angels in Early Medieval England

Angels in Early Medieval England

Richard Sowerby

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198785378
eISBN:
9780191827303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785378.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Theology

In the modern world, angels perhaps seem to be no more than a symbol—something encountered only on the top of Christmas trees, or seemingly emblematic of Christian beliefs at their most traditional ... More

Angels in Late Ancient Christianity

Angels in Late Ancient Christianity

Ellen Muehlberger

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199931934
eISBN:
9780199332991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931934.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Ellen Muehlberger explores the diverse and inventive ideas Christians held about angels in late antiquity, focusing especially on the fourth and fifth centuries. At that time, Christians were ... More

Anglican EvangelicalsProtestant Secessions from the Via Media, c. 1800-1850

Anglican Evangelicals: Protestant Secessions from the Via Media, c. 1800-1850

Grayson Carter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270089
eISBN:
9780191683886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270089.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This study examines, within a chronological framework, the major themes and personalities that influenced the outbreak of a number of Evangelical clerical and lay secessions from the Church of ... More

Anglican Ritualism in Victorian Britain 1830–1910

Anglican Ritualism in Victorian Britain 1830–1910

Nigel Yates

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198269892
eISBN:
9780191683848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269892.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This innovative book challenges many of the widely held assumptions about the impact of ritualism on the Victorian church. Through a detailed analysis of the geographical spread of ritualistic ... More

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