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Uncertainty in Post-Reformation CatholicismA History of Probabilism

Uncertainty in Post-Reformation Catholicism: A History of Probabilism

Stefania Tutino

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190694098
eISBN:
9780190694128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694098.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Philosophy of Religion

This book provides a historical account of the development and implications of early modern probabilism. First elaborated in the sixteenth century, probabilism represented a significant and ... More

Women Who FlyGoddesses, Witches, Mystics, and other Airborne Females

Women Who Fly: Goddesses, Witches, Mystics, and other Airborne Females

Serinity Young

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780195307887
eISBN:
9780190659714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195307887.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The desire to transcend the mundane and the terrestrial, and to reach new heights of spiritual experience, has been expressed through myths, folk tales, and the arts throughout the world and across ... More

Secret Groups in Ancient Judaism

Secret Groups in Ancient Judaism

Michael E. Stone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190842383
eISBN:
9780190842413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842383.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The thesis advanced in this work is that the model of a secret or esoteric group is fruitful for studying various movements and groups in the Greco–Roman world. This is worked out in the extremely ... More

Soviet and MuslimThe Institutionalization of Islam in Central Asia, 1943-1991

Soviet and Muslim: The Institutionalization of Islam in Central Asia, 1943-1991

Eren Tasar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190652104
eISBN:
9780190652135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652104.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Long associated with its aggressive promotion of atheism, the Communist Party of the Soviet Union adopted a nuanced, flexible, and often contradictory approach toward Islam in the USSR’s largest ... More

Religion vs. ScienceWhat Religious People Really Think

Religion vs. Science: What Religious People Really Think

Elaine Howard Ecklund and Christopher P. Scheitle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190650629
eISBN:
9780190650650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190650629.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religion vs. Science: What Religious People Really Think busts today’s common myths about science and religion. It reveals several interesting and perhaps surprising realities. The book shows that ... More

College Hookup Culture and Christian EthicsThe Lives and Longings of Emerging Adults

College Hookup Culture and Christian Ethics: The Lives and Longings of Emerging Adults

Jennifer Beste

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190268503
eISBN:
9780190268534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190268503.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What happens at college parties? Why do students dress and behave the way they do? Who has power, and what kind? And are college students happy overall with party and hookup culture? In response to ... More

Gods, Heroes, and AncestorsAn Interreligious Encounter in Eighteenth-Century Vietnam

Gods, Heroes, and Ancestors: An Interreligious Encounter in Eighteenth-Century Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190677602
eISBN:
9780190677633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677602.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Though a minority religion in Vietnam, Christianity has constituted a significant presence in the country since its arrival in the sixteenth century. This translation and analytical study of a 1752 ... More

Ethics at the Edges of LawChristian Moralists and American Legal Thought

Ethics at the Edges of Law: Christian Moralists and American Legal Thought

Cathleen Kaveny

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190612290
eISBN:
9780190612320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612290.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Ethics at the Edges of Law: Christian Moralists and American Legal Thought shows how methods and doctrines drawn from the American legal tradition can constructively advance the discussion of key ... More

Death Rituals and Politics in Northern Song China

Death Rituals and Politics in Northern Song China

Mihwa Choi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190459765
eISBN:
9780190459796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190459765.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This study inquires into a historical question of how politics surrounding death rituals and ensuing changes in ritual performance shaped a revival of Confucianism during eleventh-century China. It ... More

Blessed Among Women?Mothers and Motherhood in the New Testament

Blessed Among Women?: Mothers and Motherhood in the New Testament

Alicia Myers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190677084
eISBN:
9780190677114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677084.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Mothers appear throughout the New Testament. Called “blessed among women” by Elizabeth in the Gospel of Luke, Mary, the mother of Jesus, is the most obvious example. But Mary is joined by Elizabeth, ... More

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