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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

From Chinese Chan to Japanese ZenA Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation

From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen: A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation

Steven Heine

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190637491
eISBN:
9780190637538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637491.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This work provides a survey and critical investigation of the remarkable century from 1225 to 1325, during which the transformation of the Chinese Chan school into the Japanese Zen sect was ... 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

Heathen, Hindoo, HinduAmerican Representations of India, 1721-1893

Heathen, Hindoo, Hindu: American Representations of India, 1721-1893

Michael J. Altman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190654924
eISBN:
9780190654955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190654924.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Americans did not write about Hinduism. They did write a lot about India, however. In their representations of India, American writers described ... More

The Human Condition in Hilary of PoitiersThe Will and Original Sin between Origen and Augustine

The Human Condition in Hilary of Poitiers: The Will and Original Sin between Origen and Augustine

Isabella Image

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198806646
eISBN:
9780191844171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806646.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The mid-fourth-century bishop Hilary of Poitiers is better known for his Trinitarian works and theology, but this book assesses his view of the human condition using his commentaries in particular. ... More

Joseph Albo on Free ChoiceExegetical Innovation in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

Joseph Albo on Free Choice: Exegetical Innovation in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

Shira Weiss

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190684426
eISBN:
9780190684457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190684426.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Philosophical originality can be uncovered in the unique individual interpretations of biblical narrative found in Joseph Albo’s Sefer ha-‘Iqqarim (Book of Principles), one of the most popular Hebrew ... More

Making Amulets ChristianArtefacts, Scribes, and Contexts

Making Amulets Christian: Artefacts, Scribes, and Contexts

Theodore de Bruyn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199687886
eISBN:
9780191767340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687886.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book examines Greek amulets with Christian elements from late antique Egypt in order to discern the processes whereby a customary practice—the writing of incantations on amulets—changed in an ... More

The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume IIEstablishment and Empire, 1662 -1829

The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume II: Establishment and Empire, 1662 -1829

Jeremy Gregory (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199644636
eISBN:
9780191838941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644636.001.0001
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 Christianity. This global ... 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

Pilgrimage as Moral and Aesthetic Formation in Augustine’s Thought

Pilgrimage as Moral and Aesthetic Formation in Augustine’s Thought

Sarah Stewart-Kroeker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198804994
eISBN:
9780191843105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804994.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Augustine’s dominant image for the human life is peregrinatio, which signifies at once a journey to the homeland—a pilgrimage—and the condition of exile from the homeland. For Augustine, all human ... More

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