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Christina RossettiPoetry, Ecology, Faith

Christina Rossetti: Poetry, Ecology, Faith

Emma Mason

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198723691
eISBN:
9780191791086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723691.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

Christina Rossetti: Poetry, Ecology, Faith suggests that the life and works of Christina Rossetti offer a commentary on the relationship between Christianity and ecology. It counters readings of her ... More

Connecting GospelsBeyond the Canonical/Non-Canonical Divide

Connecting Gospels: Beyond the Canonical/Non-Canonical Divide

Francis Watson and Sarah Parkhouse (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198814801
eISBN:
9780191852480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814801.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

By the late second century, early Christian gospels had been divided into two groups by a canonical boundary that assigned normative status to four of them while consigning their competitors to the ... More

The Donatist Church in an Apocalyptic Age

The Donatist Church in an Apocalyptic Age

Jesse A. Hoover

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198825517
eISBN:
9780191864124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825517.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book explores how a schismatic ecclesiastical movement in Roman North Africa known as Donatism incorporated apocalyptic motifs into its literature. In contrast to previous assessments, it will ... More

The Fame of C. S. LewisA Controversialist's Reception in Britain and America

The Fame of C. S. Lewis: A Controversialist's Reception in Britain and America

Stephanie L. Derrick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198819448
eISBN:
9780191859946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819448.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book considers the history of British literary scholar, author and Christian apologist C. S. Lewis’s fame from the 1940s through the present and compares his contrasting patterns of reception in ... More

High CultureDrugs, Mysticism, and the Pursuit of Transcendence in the Modern World

High Culture: Drugs, Mysticism, and the Pursuit of Transcendence in the Modern World

Christopher Partridge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190459116
eISBN:
9780190459147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190459116.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

For a number of complex reasons, humans are fascinated by drugs and altered states. Even if only momentarily, psychoactive substances lift people out of the ennui and pain of their everyday lives ... More

A History of Death in the Hebrew Bible

A History of Death in the Hebrew Bible

Matthew Suriano

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190844738
eISBN:
9780190844769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844738.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

In the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, a good death meant burial inside the family tomb, where one would join one’s ancestors in death. This was the afterlife in biblical literature; it was a postmortem ... More

InspirationTowards a Christian Interpretation of Biblical Inspiration

Inspiration: Towards a Christian Interpretation of Biblical Inspiration

Gerald O’Collins, SJ

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198824183
eISBN:
9780191868443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824183.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book anchors its study of inspiration firmly in the Scriptures themselves, and examines both the inspired nature of the Bible and its inspiring impact. It begins by evaluating classical views of ... More

Interrupting CapitalismCatholic Social Thought and the Economy

Interrupting Capitalism: Catholic Social Thought and the Economy

Matthew A. Shadle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190660130
eISBN:
9780190660161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660130.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Interrupting Capitalism: Catholic Social Thought and the Economy traces the history of Catholic thinking about economic life from the Second World War to the present, from the perspective of a ... More

Jesus as PhilosopherThe Moral Sage in the Synoptic Gospels

Jesus as Philosopher: The Moral Sage in the Synoptic Gospels

Runar M. Thorsteinsson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198815228
eISBN:
9780191852992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815228.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The main purpose of the book is to examine the possible ways in which the authors of the Synoptic Gospels, Mark, Matthew, and Luke, were inspired by contemporary philosophical traditions about the ... More

Jewish Theology Unbound

Jewish Theology Unbound

James A. Diamond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198805694
eISBN:
9780191843648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805694.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book challenges the widespread caricature of Judaism as a religion of law as opposed to theology. Broad swaths of rabbinic literature involve not just law but what could be best described as ... More

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