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Teaching Interreligious Encounters

Teaching Interreligious Encounters

Marc A. Pugliese and Alex Y. Hwang (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190677565
eISBN:
9780190677596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677565.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, World Religions

Teaching Interreligious Encounters is a volume of essays that explores various issues related to practical and theoretical facets of teaching across multiple religious traditions, including ... More

Parish and PlaceMaking Room for Diversity in the American Catholic Church

Parish and Place: Making Room for Diversity in the American Catholic Church

Tricia Colleen Bruce

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190270315
eISBN:
9780190270346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190270315.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The Catholic Church stands at the forefront of an emergent majority-minority America. Parish and Place tells the story of how the largest US religion is responding at the local level to unprecedented ... More

Getting to ChurchNarratives of Gender and Joining

Getting to Church: Narratives of Gender and Joining

Sally K. Gallagher

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190239671
eISBN:
9780190239701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190239671.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Getting to Church explores the ways in which congregations continue to provide an arena in which adults deepen and expand a sense of identity, connection, and growth. Data for this analysis come from ... More

Shared IdentitiesMedieval and Modern Imaginings of Judeo-Islam

Shared Identities: Medieval and Modern Imaginings of Judeo-Islam

Aaron Hughes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190684464
eISBN:
9780190684495
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190684464.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This controversial study breaks with received opinion that imagines two distinct religions, Judaism and Islam, interacting in the centuries immediately following the death of Muhammad in the early ... More

Singleness and the ChurchA New Theology of the Single Life

Singleness and the Church: A New Theology of the Single Life

Jana Marguerite Bennett

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190462628
eISBN:
9780190462659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462628.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Christians ought to be the people who most support singleness, given what scripture and tradition suggests—but they do not. Despite the fact that almost half of all Americans are single, singleness ... More

ScripturalecticsThe Management of Meaning

Scripturalectics: The Management of Meaning

Vincent L. Wimbush

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190664701
eISBN:
9780190664725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190664701.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book is about the work we make texts do for us, a transdisciplinary theoretical essay in the politics of language and communication. The author engages such politics by problematizing and ... More

Richard Baxter and the Mechanical Philosophers

Richard Baxter and the Mechanical Philosophers

David S. Sytsma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190274870
eISBN:
9780190274894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274870.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Richard Baxter, one of the most famous Puritans of the seventeenth century, is generally known as a writer of practical and devotional literature. But he also excelled in knowledge of medieval and ... More

Landscapes of the Song of SongsPoetry and Place

Landscapes of the Song of Songs: Poetry and Place

Elaine T. James

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190619015
eISBN:
9780190619046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619015.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Landscapes of the Song of Songs is a unique, interdisciplinary approach to the ancient poetry of the Song of Songs. It develops a theoretical concept of landscape to explore the Song’s intrinsic ... More

The Business Turn in American Religious History

The Business Turn in American Religious History

Amanda Porterfield, Darren Grem, and John Corrigan (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190280192
eISBN:
9780190280222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190280192.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This volume examines the business side of religious organizations, focusing on business activities supporting religion that historians of religion often overlook. The essays collected in this volume ... 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

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