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A. J. Appasamy and his Reading of RāmānujaA Comparative Study in Divine Embodiment

A. J. Appasamy and his Reading of Rāmānuja: A Comparative Study in Divine Embodiment

Brian Philip Dunn

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198791416
eISBN:
9780191833885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791416.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book is a comparative study exploring the writings of an Indian Christian theologian named Ayadurai Jesudason Appasamy (1891–1975) and his comparative theological interaction with the ... More

Are We Not Men?Unstable Masculinity in the Hebrew Prophets

Are We Not Men?: Unstable Masculinity in the Hebrew Prophets

Rhiannon Graybill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190227364
eISBN:
9780190227388
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190227364.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Unstable Masculinity in the Hebrew Prophets offers an innovative approach to gender and embodiment in the Hebrew Bible. The book argues that prophecy destabilizes the category of masculinity and ... More

Intercessory Prayer and the Monastic Ideal in the Time of the Carolingian Reforms

Intercessory Prayer and the Monastic Ideal in the Time of the Carolingian Reforms

Renie S. Choy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198790518
eISBN:
9780191834486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790518.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In early medieval Europe, monasticism constituted a significant force in society because the prayers of the religious on behalf of others featured as powerful currency. The study of this phenomenon ... More

The King and the LandA Geography of Royal Power in the Biblical World

The King and the Land: A Geography of Royal Power in the Biblical World

Stephen C. Russell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199361885
eISBN:
9780190244859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361885.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The King and the Land offers a history of space and power in the world of the Hebrew Bible. It shows how the monarchies in ancient Israel and Judah asserted their legitimacy in relation to ... More

Making Saints in Modern China

Making Saints in Modern China

David Ownby, Vincent Goossaert, and Ji Zhe (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190494568
eISBN:
9780190494582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190494568.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Making Saints in Modern China offers a new perspective on the history of religion in modern and contemporary China by focusing on the profiles of religious leaders from the early twentieth century ... More

The New SectarianismThe Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth of the Shi'a-Sunni Divide

The New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth of the Shi'a-Sunni Divide

Geneive Abdo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190233143
eISBN:
9780190233174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190233143.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The Shi’a–Sunni conflict is one of the most significant outcomes arising from the Arab rebellions. Yet, there is little understanding of who is driving this tension and the underlying causes. By ... More

Ottoman Puritanism and its DiscontentsAhmad al-Rumi al-Aqhisari and the Qadizadelis

Ottoman Puritanism and its Discontents: Ahmad al-Rumi al-Aqhisari and the Qadizadelis

Mustapha Sheikh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198790761
eISBN:
9780191833250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790761.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This book is about the emergence of a new activist Sufism in the Muslim world from the sixteenth century onwards, which emphasised personal responsibility for putting God’s guidance into practice. It ... More

The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume IIIPartisan Anglicanism and its Global Expansion 1829-c.1914

The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume III: Partisan Anglicanism and its Global Expansion 1829-c.1914

Rowan Strong (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199699704
eISBN:
9780191831812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699704.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The Oxford History of Anglicanism is a major new and unprecedented international study of the identity and historical influence of one of the world’s largest versions of Western Christianity. This ... More

Practicing What the Doctor PreachedAt Home with Focus on the Family

Practicing What the Doctor Preached: At Home with Focus on the Family

Susan B. Ridgely

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199755073
eISBN:
9780190619107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755073.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Using interviews with mothers, fathers, sons, and daughters, Practicing What the Doctor Preached explores the mutual relationship between James C. Dobson, Focus on the Family, and the actual values ... More

Re-Envisioning Christian HumanismEducation and the Restoration of Humanity

Re-Envisioning Christian Humanism: Education and the Restoration of Humanity

Jens Zimmermann (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198778783
eISBN:
9780191823961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778783.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Since the early 1980s, there has been renewed scholarly interest in the concept of Christian humanism. A number of official Catholic documents have stressed the importance of ‘Christian humanism’ as ... More

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