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After the EvilChristianity and Judaism in the Shadow of the Holocaust

After the Evil: Christianity and Judaism in the Shadow of the Holocaust

Richard Harries

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199263134
eISBN:
9780191600616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263132.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The evil of the holocaust demands a radical rethink of the traditional Christian understanding of Judaism. This is because the anti‐Judaism of the Christian Church prepared the way for the holocaust. ... More

After the Wrath of GodAIDS, Sexuality, and American Religion

After the Wrath of God: AIDS, Sexuality, and American Religion

Anthony M. Petro

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199391288
eISBN:
9780199391318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391288.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book demonstrates how Christian leaders and AIDS activists in the United States have posited HIV/AIDS as a religious and moral epidemic and asks how this understanding has informed cultural and ... More

Against the Modern WorldTraditionalism and the Secret Intellectual History of the Twentieth Century

Against the Modern World: Traditionalism and the Secret Intellectual History of the Twentieth Century

Mark Sedgwick

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195152975
eISBN:
9780199835225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152972.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Explores the history and doctrines of Traditionalism, a movement established by Ren” Gu”non in the 1920s, and later developed further by Julius Evola (in politics), Frithjof Schuon (in religion), and ... 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

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

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

American GenerosityWho Gives and Why

American Generosity: Who Gives and Why

Patricia Snell Herzog and Heather Price

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190456498
eISBN:
9780190456528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456498.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book answers what, how much, who, where, and why questions of generous activities. This book takes an interdisciplinary approach that defines generosity as expressed through multiple forms of ... More

American PossessionsFighting Demons in the Contemporary United States

American Possessions: Fighting Demons in the Contemporary United States

Sean McCloud

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190205355
eISBN:
9780190205386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190205355.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book examines contemporary American religious culture through the themes of a “consuming convert’s republic,” “the haunted present,” and “the therapeutic.” The work argues that US religious ... More

The American University in a Postsecular AgeReligion and the Academy

The American University in a Postsecular Age: Religion and the Academy

Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195323443
eISBN:
9780199869145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323443.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Academics across America are rethinking the place of religion on college and university campuses, and religion has become a hot topic of conversation. Some conversations focus on religious literacy, ... 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

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