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Ancient ProphecyNear Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives

Ancient Prophecy: Near Eastern, Biblical, and Greek Perspectives

Martti Nissinen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198808558
eISBN:
9780191846083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808558.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book is a comprehensive treatment of the ancient prophetic phenomenon as it comes to us through biblical, Near Eastern, and Greek sources. Once a distinctly biblical concept, prophecy is today ... More

The Biblical Canon Lists from Early ChristianityTexts and Analysis

The Biblical Canon Lists from Early Christianity: Texts and Analysis

Edmon L. Gallagher and John D. Meade

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198792499
eISBN:
9780191834493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792499.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book contributes to the discussion on the development of the biblical canon by presenting clearly the early Christian lists of canonical books. Scholarly and popular literature frequently ... More

Blessed Among Women?Mothers and Motherhood in the New Testament

Blessed Among Women?: Mothers and Motherhood in the New Testament

Alicia Myers

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190677084
eISBN:
9780190677114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677084.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Mothers appear throughout the New Testament. Called “blessed among women” by Elizabeth in the Gospel of Luke, Mary, the mother of Jesus, is the most obvious example. But Mary is joined by Elizabeth, ... More

College Hookup Culture and Christian EthicsThe Lives and Longings of Emerging Adults

College Hookup Culture and Christian Ethics: The Lives and Longings of Emerging Adults

Jennifer Beste

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190268503
eISBN:
9780190268534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190268503.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What happens at college parties? Why do students dress and behave the way they do? Who has power, and what kind? And are college students happy overall with party and hookup culture? In response to ... More

Deuteronomy 28 and the Aramaic Curse Tradition

Deuteronomy 28 and the Aramaic Curse Tradition

Laura Quick

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198810933
eISBN:
9780191848049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810933.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This study considers the relationship of Deuteronomy 28 to the curse traditions of the ancient Near East. It focuses on the linguistic and cultural means of the transmission of these traditions to ... More

Divine Agency and Divine Action, Volume IExploring and Evaluating the Debate

Divine Agency and Divine Action, Volume I: Exploring and Evaluating the Debate

William J. Abraham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198786504
eISBN:
9780191828706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786504.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This book lays the groundwork for a constructive contribution to the contemporary debate regarding divine action. It argues that the concept of divine action is not a closed concept, like knowledge, ... More

Divine Agency and Divine Action, Volume IISoundings in the Christian Tradition

Divine Agency and Divine Action, Volume II: Soundings in the Christian Tradition

William J. Abraham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198786511
eISBN:
9780191828799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786511.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This book builds upon the groundwork laid in the first volume, where it was established that no generic concept of action will suffice for understanding the character of divine actions explicit in ... More

Empirical Foundations of the Common GoodWhat Theology Can Learn from Social Science

Empirical Foundations of the Common Good: What Theology Can Learn from Social Science

Daniel K. Finn (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190670054
eISBN:
9780190681999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670054.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

What has social science learned about the common good? Would humanists even want to alter their definitions of the common good based on what social scientists say? In this volume, six social ... More

Scriptural Authority and Biblical Criticism in the Dutch Golden AgeGod's Word Questioned

Scriptural Authority and Biblical Criticism in the Dutch Golden Age: God's Word Questioned

Henk Nellen

Dirk van Miert, Piet Steenbakkers, and Jetze Touber (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198806837
eISBN:
9780191844379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806837.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Did innovative textual analysis reshape the relations between Christian believers and their churches in early modern confessional states? This volume explores the hypothesis that in the long ... More

Soviet and MuslimThe Institutionalization of Islam in Central Asia, 1943-1991

Soviet and Muslim: The Institutionalization of Islam in Central Asia, 1943-1991

Eren Tasar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190652104
eISBN:
9780190652135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190652104.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Long associated with its aggressive promotion of atheism, the Communist Party of the Soviet Union adopted a nuanced, flexible, and often contradictory approach toward Islam in the USSR’s largest ... More

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