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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

A. J. TomlinsonPlainfolk Modernist

A. J. Tomlinson: Plainfolk Modernist

Roger Glenn Robins

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195165913
eISBN:
9780199835454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165918.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book explores the life of Ambrose Jessup Tomlinson, chronicling his childhood and family life, spiritual journey, missionary work, and his role in establishing the Church of God. Its main ... More

Abelard and Heloise

Abelard and Heloise

Constant J. Mews

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195156881
eISBN:
9780199835423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195156889.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In Abelard and Heloise, a dual intellectual biography of Peter Abelard (1079–1142) and Heloise (d. 1164), I argue that there is a fundamental continuity to the evolution of Abelard’s thought from his ... More

Abraham's DiceChance and Providence in the Monotheistic Traditions

Abraham's Dice: Chance and Providence in the Monotheistic Traditions

Karl W. Giberson (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190277154
eISBN:
9780190277185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277154.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Does everything happen for a reason? Does “God’s will,” “karma,” or “fate” provide an overarching purpose to everything? Are disasters and tragedies random, meaningless events? Or is there something ... More

Abrahamic ReligionsOn the Uses and Abuses of History

Abrahamic Religions: On the Uses and Abuses of History

Aaron W. Hughes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199934645
eISBN:
9780199980666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934645.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Recent years have witnessed the emergence of a virtual cottage industry in all things “Abrahamic.” Directly proportionate to the rise of religious exclusivism, perhaps best epitomized by the attacks ... More

Activity and Participation in Late Antique and Early Christian Thought

Activity and Participation in Late Antique and Early Christian Thought

Torstein Theodor Tollefsen

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199605965
eISBN:
9780191738227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605965.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Religion in the Ancient World

This book is an investigation into two basic concepts of ancient pagan and Christian thought, namely activity and participation. It shows how activity in Christian thought is connected with the topic ... More

The Aesthetics and Ethics of FaithA Dialogue Between Liberationist and Pragmatic Thought

The Aesthetics and Ethics of Faith: A Dialogue Between Liberationist and Pragmatic Thought

Christopher D. Tirres

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199352531
eISBN:
9780199358359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352531.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This book explores the methodological connections between two quintessentially American traditions: liberation theology and pragmatism. It examines how pragmatism can lend philosophical clarity and ... More

African PentecostalismAn Introduction

African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Ogbu Kalu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Across Africa, Christianity is thriving in all shapes and sizes. But one particular strain of Christianity prospers more than most — Pentecostalism. Pentecostals believe that everyone can personally ... More

After CalvinStudies in the Development of a Theological Tradition

After Calvin: Studies in the Development of a Theological Tradition

Richard A. Muller

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157017
eISBN:
9780199849581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157017.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This is a sequel to Richard Muller's The Unaccommodated Calvin (OUP 2000). The previous book attempted to situate Calvin's theological work in its historical context and to strip away various ... More

After Jonathan EdwardsThe Courses of the New England Theology

After Jonathan Edwards: The Courses of the New England Theology

Oliver D. Crisp and Douglas A. Sweeney (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199756292
eISBN:
9780199950379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199756292.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In the past half century there has been a significant amount of scholarly attention paid to the thought of Jonathan Edwards so that he is now one of the most studied figures in American history. Much ... More

After LivesA Guide to Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory

After Lives: A Guide to Heaven, Hell, and Purgatory

John Casey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195092950
eISBN:
9780199869732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092950.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Christianity from its earliest times taught the existence of heaven and hell as places where good and evil deeds in this life were judged, rewarded and punished. In the course of time ideas both of ... More

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 InvasionA Reading of Jeremiah 40-44

After the Invasion: A Reading of Jeremiah 40-44

Keith Bodner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198743002
eISBN:
9780191802904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743002.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The last act of Jeremiah’s eventful career takes place in the wake of Babylonian destruction, as he is part of a contingent left behind in the land of Judah after the invasion. Jer 40–44 is not among ... 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 HarmonyProgressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan

Against Harmony: Progressive and Radical Buddhism in Modern Japan

James Mark Shields

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190664008
eISBN:
9780190675523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190664008.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, Religion and Society

Against Harmony traces the history of progressive and radical experiments in Japanese Buddhist thought and practice from the mid-Meiji period through the early Shōwa period (1885–1935), when ... 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

The Age of EvangelicalismAmerica's Born-Again Years

The Age of Evangelicalism: America's Born-Again Years

Steven P. Miller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199777952
eISBN:
9780199362615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777952.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Recent America was awash in a sea of evangelical talk. From the Jesus chic of the Seventies to the satanism scare of the Eighties, the culture wars of the Nineties, and the faith-based vogue of the ... More

Akhenaten and the Origins of Monotheism

Akhenaten and the Origins of Monotheism

James K. Hoffmeier

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199792085
eISBN:
9780190217693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199792085.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, World Religions

Akhenaten is one of the most intriguing rulers of ancient Egypt, and one of the most fascinating individuals from the ancient world. His odd appearance in representations that he commissioned and his ... More

Al-Ghazali's Philosophical Theology

Al-Ghazali's Philosophical Theology

Frank Griffel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331622
eISBN:
9780199867998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331622.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Islam

Al-Ghazali (d. 1111) is one of the most important theologians, philosophers, and Sufis of Islam. Born around 1056 in northeastern Iran, he became the holder of the most prestigious academic post in ... More

Al-KindĪ

Al-KindĪ

Peter Adamson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195181425
eISBN:
9780199785087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181425.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This monograph is a comprehensive study of the thought of al-Kindī, the first self-described philosopher in Islam, and the first to write original treatises in Arabic. Al-Kindī’s writings are closely ... More

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